B-Town celebrities love to travel in expensive and exotic cars. This is reflected by their exuberant garages too which usually boast of several international high-end car models. However, Bollywood celebrities also love gifting some expensive vehicles to their friends and family. Here are the 10 most expensive car ‘gifts’ of Bollywood
Vidhu Vinod Chopra to Big B – Rolls Royce Phantom
Amitabh Bachchan has no dearth of luxury cars but two of the most expensive cars he owns were actually gifted to him. The last-gen Rolls Royce Phantom you see above was gifted to him by director Vidhu Vinod Chopra after the filming of Eklavya. The Phantom is one of the most luxurious cars around and is powered by a 6.75-litre petrol engine. However, Big B recently sold his Phantom for unknown reasons.
Amar Singh to Big B – Bentley Continental GT
Apart from the Rolls Royce Phantom, another expensive car that was gifted to Amitabh Bachchan is this white Bentley Continental GT. It was gifted to him by political friend Amar Singh. Abhishek and Aishwarya are often seen using this car. The Bentley Continental GT is available with two engine options India. One is a 521 bhp V8 while the other is a 680 bhp producing massive W12.
Shahrukh Khan to Farah Khan – Mercedes GL
It is a known fact that Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and film director Farah Khan are good friends. Some time back, Shahrukh gifted Farah a brand new Mercedes GL-Class SUV on her birthday. The GL-Class was the flagship SUV of Mercedes in India for a long time and now has been replaced by the GLS-Class. The GL-Class offers a luxurious cabin and is sufficiently capable off the road.
Saif Ali Khan to Taimur – Jeep SRT
Yes, baby boy Taimur Ali Khan is already the owner of a high-end car. Last year, it came to light that Jeep India has given a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Saif Ali Khan. Days later, the actor was quoted as saying that his new SUV is for Taimur. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT costs Rs 1.30 crore. It’s powered by a 6.4-liter V8 supercharged petrol engine that outputs 470 bhp and 640 Nm. The motor comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Salman Khan to Arpita Khan – BMW 7-Series
The BMW 7-Series is the flagship luxury sedan by the German manufacturer in India. Salman Khan gifted a BMW 7-Series to his sister Arpita some time back and the car is painted in all black. It rivals the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Audi A8 among others in the segment.
Aditya Chopra to Rani Mukerji – Audi A8 L W12
Aditya Chopra gifted a swanky Audi A8 L W12 to his wife Rani Mukherjee quite some time back. The A8 L W12 is the most powerful luxury sedan from the German premium car marque. The A8 L currently has a starting price of Rs. 1.19 crore and comes with two engine options – a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine and a 4.2-litre V8 petrol engine.
Abhishek Bachchan to Amitabh Bachchan – Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper is the most expensive hatchback on sale in India right now. A red coloured Mini was gifted by Abhishek Bachchan to his father Amitabh Bachchan sometime back recently. It has a registration number with last digits 2882.
Sanjay Dutt to Manyata Dutt – Rolls Royce Ghost
Sanjay Dutt has quite an impressive collection of cars including a Ferrari 599 GTB, a car that’s quite rare in India. A few years back, the well-known Bollywood actor gifted a Rolls Royce Ghost to his wife Manyata Dutta.
Ajay Devgan to Kajol – Audi Q7
Ajay Devgan gifted an Audi Q7 luxury SUV to wife Kajol on her birthday quite a few years back. The actor also has several other cars in his garage including a vintage Mercedes Benz W115 220D, Range Rover Vogue and Maserati Quattroporte among others.
Jacqueline to make-up artist – Jeep Compass
Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is well-known for gifting expensive stuff to her film crew. Recently, the pretty actress gifted a brand-new Compass to her make-up artist on his birthday. Here is a video that shows the actress excitedly gifting the premium SUV to her make-up man.