By People Staff
February 01, 1999 12:00 AM

“Prince Charles is spending a fortune fitting son Wills’s new car with James Bond-style security gadgets,” reports Britain’s News of the World. A “thrilled” Prince William “was given the blue Volkswagen Golf turbo diesel for his 17th birthday last month.” Among the customized accessories: armored-glass windows more than an inch thick and special armored panels in the doors, floor and roof. “Even the tires have been replaced with special bullet-proof versions that stay inflated when they are shot at,” says the paper.

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