Luxury SUVs make a bunch of sense for Indian roads, where ‘might is usually right’. It’s not just the butch, imposing looks of SUVs that make them a favourite among the swish set. These vehicles are also spacious and powerful, and feature tall ride heights that can handle the rough and tumble of Indian roads. Almost everyone in Bollywood’s A-List of actors have an SUV or two to their name. Today, we round them all up.
Amitabh Bachchan, also known as Big B, has a fleet of luxury sedans in his garage but when it comes to driving about town, the movie star prefers the high seats of SUVs. A Range Rover vogue, a Toyota Land Cruiser and a Lexus LX470 are the three luxury SUVs that the Senior Bachchan has been spotted in.
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One of the biggest stars in Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan is also the consummate businessman who makes millions each year. The man’s prefers luxury sedans but there’s the odd luxury SUV thrown in for good measure in his garage. The King Khan’s chosen SUV is a Mercedes Benz GL350 CDI. He also owns a BMW X5, which is mostly used by his wife Gauri.
Hrithik Roshan prefers a sporty set of wheels when it comes to his SUV choice. A Porsche Cayenne Turbo is what the charismatic actor owns. The man’s fleet is quite sporty with a range of luxury saloons and sportscars. You can check them all out here.
Salman Khan’s biggest travail has been the drunk driving case, and the subsequent accident that killed one, whichled to him being convicted by a Bombay sessions court for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. However, the man still stands by his SUVs. A Toyota Land Cruiser, a Range Rover Vogue, a Lexus LX 470 and the Mercedes Benz GL350 CDI are the four SUVs that Salman owns.
Want to see more of Salman Khan’s cars? Here they are!
The ageless Anil Kapoor’s solitary SUV is a humble one at that. The Tata Safari Storme is what the movie star has in his garage. His daughter has a flashier SUV though, in the form of an Audi Q7, which is a firm favourite among the Bollywood fraternity. Here’s more of Anil Kapoor and his cars.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan is another movie star whose SUV has gotten him into trouble. Saif’s Toyota Land Cruiser is said to have run over a street kid’s leg in Mumbai. The man also owns a Range Rover Vogue luxury SUV. Rated as a one of Bollywood’s bad boys, Saif has plenty of other cars too. Here they are.
Currently doing jail time at Pune’s Yerwada prison after being convicted in the Arms Act, Sanjay Dutt is another car connoisseur from Bollywood who also owns butch luxury SUVs. An Audi Q7 and a Lexus LX 470 are two of Sanjay’s SUVs. His other cars can be seen here.
A Range Rover Autobiography is the man’s chosen set of wheels. He also gifted his dad, Dharmendra, a Range Rover Evoque. The Dharmendra family owns a slew of SUVs. From an Audi Q5 to the Land Rover Freelander, here are all the details of how this family rolls.
Aamir Khan is seen in his trusty Toyota Land Cruiser, an SUV that’s as much home in south Bombay as it is in sub-Saharan Africa. Aamir Khan has also been spotted in India’s least priced compact SUV, the Ford Ecosport, which is owned by his wife Kiran Rao. Here, see it for yourself.
Ajay Devgn, the thinking man’s actor, is a known car enthusiast. The man has three SUVs, a Range Rover Vogue, the Mercedes Benz GL-Class and the Audi Q7. He has a fleet of fast and luxurious saloons, and a Mini Cooper S for daily thrills. Here’s a glimpse.
Akshay Kumar has 3 interesting SUVs. One is an everyday vehicle in the form of the Honda CR-V. The other is a high performance machine in the form of the Porsche Cayenne. Then you have the Range Rover Vogue, which is a chariot on wheels. Akshay Kumar owns luxury saloons too. Here’s more.
Ranbir Kapoor is the youngest A-Lister of Bollywood, and one who has an eclectic taste when it comes to his cars. From a supercar to a high performance off roader, the actor has a unique garage. While you can check out his garage here, the man’s SUVs include the Range Rover Sport and the Mercedes Benz G63 AMG.