It may not have been the fastest lap ever recorded at the Daytona 500, but when it’s done in “The Beast”, you can go as fast, or slow, as you want!
(Silver Doctors Editors) Start your engines!
President Trump took time today to give the iconic command of “start your engines” at the Daytona 500 today.
Via Nascar on Fox:
He also took the time to take a lap in “The Beast”:
GM won contracts worth $15.8 million for two phases of the development of the limo from 2014 through 2017, according to federal contracting records, but it is not clear if that represents all development costs. In 2010, GM won a $35 million contract from the Secret Service for additional presidential limousine vehicles.
Experts say the presidential limousine has run-flat tires, bulletproof glass and a completely sealed interior to ward off a chemical attack, among many other high-tech security features. It also has extensive electronic communications equipment.
Car and Driver magazine said the headlights from the new version appear to be borrowed from a Cadillac Escalade SUV, and the new grille appears to be influenced by its 2016 Escala concept. The magazine said the “car’s proportions are considerably more attractive than the previous, somewhat Frankenstein-like Beast.”