Armored car

an armorplated truck with strong locks and doors, and usually portholes for guards to shoot through, for transporting money and valuables, as to and from banks.
a military combat and reconnaissance vehicle with wheels, light armor, and usually machine guns.
Contemporary Examples

CEO of armored car company tests his merchandise from the inside.
Occupied SUV Fired On With AK-47 Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video November 11, 2014

One time, when an armored car drove by, Paddy Considine said, “Hey, Martin, are those your Hobbit residuals?”
My London Getaway With Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Stars of ‘The World’s End’ Marlow Stern November 17, 2013

One armored car heist in 1984 had netted the group $3.6 million.
The Killer Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant Michael Daly April 14, 2014

An armored car was driving over the sidewalk as people were fleeing for their lives.
U.S.-Funded Democracy Crushers? Tara McKelvey October 12, 2011

Ex-corrections officer and armored car guard Sharon Jones knows a thing or two about hard living.
The Yes List – Sharon Jones Brings Her Retro Groove Back The Daily Beast April 7, 2010

Historical Examples

Yes; I thought they were coming all around me and go up by me and go up to the armored car, that is what I had in mind.
Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

“It would at least be convincing,” the pilot of the armored car declared.
The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields Lieut. Howard Payson

Now, do you remember when the armored car came down—was brought down the ramp?
Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

They went out of the hospital and there was an armored car waiting.
The Invaders William Fitzgerald Jenkins

Although exceedingly loath to leave the armored car, we had no other course than to obey.
War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt


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