Official State Car - Indonesia


The President of Indonesia is driven in one of two black, armored 2008 Mercedes-Benz S600L W221 models, bearing the license plates "RI 1" (Republic of Indonesia One). The President rides in one vehicle, while the other is commonly used as a decoy. The Vice President is driven in a similar car, bearing the "RI 2" (Republic of Indonesia Two) license plate.

The previous official car, two black, armored 1994 Mercedes-Benz S600L W140 is now used as a backup vehicle. Two black BMW X5 is also available for use, notably during the Jakarta floods of 2007.

The President's motorcade is accompanied by security personnel in Mercedes-Benz G-Class, BMW X5, Land Rover Defender and Toyota Land Cruiser models, sometimes also accompanied by a number of Toyota Camry, Nissan Patrol and Ford Expedition models carrying his entourage.

A Volkswagen Caravelle and a Toyota Alphard is also present in the motorcade, carrying his security guards. The motorcade is escorted by either a number of Mazda6, Mitsubishi Galant, or Ford Focus police cars and also police motorcycle.

Cabinet ministers are driven in black Toyota Mark X vehicles, escorted by security guards in black Nissan X-Trail cars, while members of the parliament are given either Toyota Fortuner or Toyota Kijang Innova models without security escort.

Governors of various provinces in Indonesia are usually given Toyota Camry vehicles as their official car, although some provinces such as DKI Jakarta use the Toyota Land Cruiser 200.

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