Trump allows North Korean leader a glimpse of The Beast

Donald Trump gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a glimpse inside his presidential car during their summit in Singapore.

The US president gestured to the vehicle and a Secret Service agent opened the right passenger door to allow Mr Kim to take a look inside.

The seven-seat black armoured limousine - nicknamed The Beast - reportedly costs two million US dollars (£1.5 million) and is designed to give Mr Trump the ultimate protection.

It can be turned into a sealed panic room with oxygen tanks, night-vision camera and reinforced steel plating said to be able to resist bullets, chemical attacks and bombs.

The Cadillac has Kevlar-reinforced tyres and steel rims that can keep the vehicle moving even if the tyres have been destroyed.

Bottles of the president's blood type are carried on board in case of a medical emergency, and a satellite phone enables communication to be maintained from anywhere in the world.

As well as being able to defend the president, the car also features a host of attacking capabilities, such as a pump-action shot gun and a tear gas cannon.

The exact size of the fleet is unknown, with some models based in the US and others stored around the world for foreign visits.

A new model is set to be launched later this summer.

Mr Kim travelled in a BMW7 limousine, surrounded by running bodyguards.