Despite being classified as still a “growing” country, India has no shortage of wealthy individuals. The country’s billionaires have frequently been ranked among the richest individuals in the world by a couple of tabloids and their fortune has always been the focus of countless write-ups.
One of the all-time fascinations about India’s billionaires is centered on their automobiles, especially swanky cars. These billionaires have been seen showing up at social gatherings in their fancy, gorgeous-looking toys. Here are ten of India’s renowned billionaires and some of the most expensive vehicles they own.
1. Mukesh Ambani and His Maybach 62
Mukesh Ambani, renowned for being one of the richest men in the world, is also known for his very luxury car collection. Even though he has been seen traveling along with his family in the extravagant Mercedes-Benz S Class, the Maybach 62 is the most attractive toy this celebrity businessman has.
Considered to be one of the poshest cars to be ever made, the Maybach costs almost 50 million Indian rupees. The chairman of the Reliance group is also known for his private yachts and jets, apart from his cars.
2. Gautham Singhania and His Ferrari 458
The managing director and chief decision maker of the internationally acclaimed fabric brand Raymond Group, Gautham Singhania is an Indian billionaire who often makes news for his extravagant lifestyle. This business honcho has various interests, and among them is his fascination for automobiles.
Singhania’s passion for driving inspired him to travel to France and drive a car meant for Formula 1 racing. He then proceeded to buy the swanky Ferrari 458, one of the most luxurious cars in the world today. It cost him 25 million Indian rupees for this sophisticated four-wheeler. This billionaire has a fleet of other cars as well, which include Audi Q7, Nissan Skyline GTR, Verde Ithaca LP570 Superlaggera, Honda S2000, and a Lamborghini Gallardo.
3. Ratan Tata and His Ferrari California
Many people in India often agree that his name is synonymous to wealth, and his assemblage of glamorous cars is the best proof to that. Even though the chairman of the Tata Group has owned plenty of cars in the past, Ratan Tata made news in 2010 when people knew about his then new toy—a red Ferrari California. He was among the first people to purchase this super-luxury car in India.
This Indian business czar also owns other spectacular four-wheelers like the Cadillac XLR, Chrysler Sebring, Maserati Quattroporte, and Mercedes SL500. He even fancied one of the most expensive cars in the world that costs around $1.6 million—the LaFerrari.
4. KP Singh and His Mercedes S Class
Famously known as K. P. Singh, Kushal Pal Singh, is a brainchild of real estate baron of the multibillion-dollar real estate empire DLF Group. K. P. Singh is known to be the mastermind behind the booming mall culture and exotic commercial spaces that we see in India today. K. P. Singh is also known for his cherished belongings, notably the swanky cars he own. He has been seen traveling in his Carlsson S Class.
5. Laxmi Mittal and His Palace on Wheels
Undoubtedly one of the most luxurious customized vehicles in the world, the Palace on Wheels is a thing of beauty that will definitely catch anyone’s attention, even though technically, it’s not a car.
The Palace on Wheels is a luxurious hotel in itself and is owned by Mr. Laxmi Mittal, one of the world’s richest individuals. If the exterior looks captivating, a peek on the interiors of this convoy will leave you breathless. With its luxurious bedroom, sparkling-clean bathroom, and a living room with cozy furniture, it is nothing short of a five-star hotel suite. There are also a variety of options inside this ten-wheel wonder that’ll keep a person entertained.