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Vehicles Press Release) CANADIAN COMPANY UNVEILS THE
KNIGHT XV -- THE WORLDS LARGEST, MOST LUXURIOUS, HANDCRAFTED,
BIOFUEL POWERED FULLY ARMOURED SUV AT SEMA 2008 IN LAS VEGAS
Las Vegas, Nevada, November 4, 2008 Conquest Vehicles Inc., the
Toronto-based company that specializes in the design and
manufacturing of fully armoured, ultra-luxurious, handcrafted sport
utility vehicles has unveiled its flagship vehicle, the KNIGHT XV
at the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas, announced William Maizlin,
President, Conquest Vehicles, Inc.
Inspired by the Gurkha military vehicle, the KNIGHT XV is an
ultra-luxurious handcrafted, Bio-fuel powered fully armoured SUV.
The KNIGHT XV is powered by a V10, 6.8-litre engine and sits on a
super duty Ford modified platform chassis. It provides 400 hp and
498-ft lbs of torque.
The KNIGHT XV is priced at $310,000 USD. Only 100 will be made
available as a limited first run. Each vehicle takes 1,500 hours to
build by hand.
Our goal with the KNIGHT XV is to deliver an ownership experience
that is unrivaled in todays marketplace. The KNIGHT XV offers the
very best in security and luxury while ensuring that the environment
is positively impacted when the vehicle is on the road, said
The KNIGHT XV offers interior appointments including Wilton Wool
luxury carpeting; Andrew Muirhead leather; 6-way electric leather
boardroom-style seating; Tandem sunroof glass with privacy shades;
Personal side-mounted lap top stations; LED cabin lighting; Alpine
AM, FM, CD, DVD navigation and Bluetooth equipment; TV Monitors;
Night vision and rear op camera system and Playstation 3 (PS3). The
cabins 283-cubic-foot interior is larger than the interior of most
SUVs on the road today and can comfortably seat six professional
We believe that the combination of the secure exterior appointments
and ultra-luxurious interior will appeal to high-profile individuals
with discriminate tastes that place security and luxury at the top
of their list when it comes to acquiring a bespoke luxury vehicle,
The KNIGHT-XV is built using ballistic hardened steel making it
fully armoured including ballistic fiberglass fenders, bumper and up
to 64 mm. (2.5 inches) transparent armor (glass).
The KNIGHT XV is 240 in length, 98 in width with a ground
clearance of 14 and stands at 100. Its wheelbase is 141 and has
an armoured curb weight of 10,000 pounds. The vehicle holds 40
gallons of fuel and sits on four, LT40X13.50R20 Mickey Thompson Baja
Radial ATZ tires with ballistic run flats.
Additionally, the KNIGHT XV contains an E-85 Ethanol conversion
system (Flex Fuel) with California emission certification, thereby
making it certified in all 50 States.
We designed this vehicle with three goals in mind. To provide the
ultimate in security and luxury while ensuring the vehicle is
environmentally friendly, said Maizlin.
About Conquest Vehicles Inc
Conquest Vehicles Inc.,
specializes in the design and manufacturing of ultra-luxurious,
fully armoured, handcrafted sport utility vehicles. The company,
headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is comprised of the automotive
industrys most respected talent whose award-winning experience in
engineering, fabrication, design, armouring and customization
combine to create one-of-a-kind SUVs unrivaled and unmatched in
todays automotive marketplace. Conquest Vehicles Inc., also
provides auto customization and after-market design for luxury
For more information about the KNIGHT XV or Conquest Vehicles,