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Dartz Motorz Company (Latvian: Dartz Motorz Uzņēmums; Russian: Dartz Моторз Kомпании) is a privately held Latvian-based corporation, that designs, manufactures, and sells high performance armored vehicles.[1][2][3] Having constituted itself from a renovated, former Russo-Balt factory in Riga, Latvia,[4][5] the company recently attained notoriety with its current model – the Prombron – in part because it was originally available in upholstered leather that was made from the foreskin of whale penises.[6] The Prombron comes in nine distinct models, they are, the Iron Diamond, Iron Xtal, Monaco Red Diamond Edition, Black Dragon, Black Russian, Gold Russian, Aladeen, White Horse and the Monako.[7] The Prombron is then available in either the Saloon (sedan), or the Pullman (wagon), which can then be customized into a standard based, short based, or long based versions.[8] Prombrons are also available in several armoring levels, from B2 to B7, with the B7 designed to withstand attacks from rocket propelled grenades, and land mines.[9][10] In terms of performance the Prombron is equipped with a Duramax V8 engine, or a Vortec V8 engine,[8] which provides the vehicle with a healthy top speed of 180 km/h (110 mph).

In 2010, Red Sea Distribution announced that the T-98 Kombat would be available in North America for a list price starting at $225,000.[11][12] However, just two years later the T-98 Kombat was phased out, and the Prombron was released.

The Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition was shown at the 2010 Top Marques in Monaco,[13] with an expected price of 1,000,000 ($1.25 million), it would become the world's most expensive SUV ever sold.[14] Features included white gold - ruby embedded badges as well as a gold-plated, bullet-proof windows, an exhaust system made out of tungsten, diamond - ruby encrusted gauges, a Kevlar exterior coating, and leather made out of whale penises, although the latter was dropped.[15] The Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition also comes with three bottles of the world's most expensive vodka, RussoBaltique.[16]

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  1. ^ "Investor Relations / Dartz World / Dartz Motorz - From A Royal Coach House To The Hollywood Sky Dartz Is Always The Brightest Star". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Contact Us / Dartz World / Dartz Motorz - From A Royal Coach House To The Hollywood Sky Dartz Is Always The Brightest Star". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Dartz Motorz Company / Dartz World / Dartz Motorz - From A Royal Coach House To The Hollywood Sky Dartz Is Always The Brightest Star". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Factory Tour / Dartz Motorz Company / Dartz World / Dartz Motorz - From A Royal Coach House To The Hollywood Sky Dartz Is Always The Brightest Star". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  5. ^ "History /". Dartzkombat.com. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  6. ^ Foreskin Removal: Dartz Prombron drops the whale penis autoblog.com
  7. ^ "Models / Dartz Motorz - From A Royal Coach House To The Hollywood Sky Dartz Is Always The Brightest Star". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  8. ^ a b "PROMBRON' - general info, body styles, main car models / MODELS / DARTZ MOTORZ - From a ROYAL COACH HOUSE to the HOLLYWOOD SKY DARTZ is always the BRIGHTEST STAR". Dartz.us. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  9. ^ "Fit for a 'Dictator': World's most expensive armored SUV goes on sale... and it can be yours for $500,000 | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. 2012-05-07. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  10. ^ "Dartz Kombat High Mobility Armoring Personel Vehicle / Military /". Dartzkombat.com. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  11. ^ Red Sea Distribution official Website
  12. ^ Ramsey, Jonothan, zenvo-st1 gets a US distributor and a price October 2010, autoblog.com
  13. ^ "Road Test: Dartz Prombron Wagon". :. 2010-06-08. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  14. ^ tom. "World's Most Expensive SUVs". Most-expensive.net. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  15. ^ "Exclusive: Dartz Monaco Red Diamond Edition". :. Retrieved 2012-06-29. 
  16. ^ Blackburn, Richard. "The 4WD with seats made of whale penis". Fairfax Digital. Retrieved 15 May 2011.