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An opening statement on the Web site of Rijck — a builder of armored limousines, such as the bombproof custom Maybach 62 (pictured) — sums it up: "Terrorism, crime, kidnapping and carjacking have become part of daily life worldwide. For many years security and the demand for luxury and comfort were in conflict with each other." Damn right. You thought it was easy to be among the elite in places where whole segments of the population want to take away your shit and use your skull as a doorknob? It's totally hard out there for an oil executive pimp. [UPDATE: Not sure of where that headline reference came from? Click through.]

Maybach [Rijck via]

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