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Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

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When it comes to the love of high-end supercars and SUVs, one name that is hard to miss is Angel One or Angel Broking chairman, Dinesh Thakkar. The ultra-wealthy businessman is known for his impeccable taste in cars, and recently, he added another jewel to his collection. Dinesh Thakkar has now shared the pictures of his newly acquired BMW i7 luxury sedan, which happens to be his first all-electric full-size luxury sedan. Apart from this, the following is his entire fleet of supercars and luxury SUVs.

 

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Dinesh Thakkar’s BMW i7 EV

Dinesh Thakkar shared the pictures of his newest purchase, the BMW i7 EV sedan, on his Instagram profile. He shared the picture with the caption, “The BMW i7 slots in with the greats!! Here’s to the silent power stirring the soul.” He can be seen posing in front of the car, and then there are a few pictures showing his car’s exterior and interior. His latest EV sedan is finished in a dual-tone shade of Carbon Black metallic with a grey color on the top half of the car.

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

The BMW i7 luxury sedan is the flagship electric vehicle from the brand. It boasts a beautiful exterior as well as a feature-loaded luxury interior. Powering the BMW i7 is a dynamic duo of electric motors, one per axle. Combined, these motors generate a jaw-dropping 544 horsepower and a remarkable 745 Nm of torque. The i7 comes equipped with a robust 101.7 kWh lithium-ion battery, boasting a commendable range of 591 to 625 km in the WLTP cycle. The i7 offers a top speed of 239 kmph and an astounding 0 to 100 kmph acceleration time of under 4.7 seconds.

Dinesh Thakkar’s car collection

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

The BMW i7 EV is not the only electric vehicle in Angel One chairman’s garage. He is also the proud owner of India’s first Porsche Taycan Turbo S electric sedan. His EV sedan is finished in a distinct shade of Mamba Green, and it cost him around Rs 2.43 crore. Being the most powerful Turbo S variant of the Taycan, its electric powertrain generates 761 PS and 1050 Nm of peak torque. The power is sent to all four wheels.

Mercedes Benz EQE

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

Recently, Dinesh Thakkar and his family also welcomed another electric vehicle into their garage. This particular car was the Mercedes-Benz EQE luxury electric SUV. This particular variant of the EQE called the EQE 500 4Matic comes powered by a dual-motor setup producing 408 bhp and 858 Nm of torque. This SUV is capable of launching from 0 to 100kmph in 4.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of 210 kmph. It gets a 90 kWh battery pack and a range of 550 km.

Ferrari 488 Pista

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

Apart from the electric vehicles side, the supercar side of Dinesh Thakkar’s garage is also very big. One of the most prominent cars in his collection is his Ferrari 488 Pista. This particular car is the more hardcore, track-focused version of the standard 488. It is finished in a shade of Rosso Corsa and a white stripe in the middle. It is powered by a 3.9-liter turbocharged engine that generates around 710 bhp and 770 Nm of peak torque. It was named the most powerful V8 engine in the history of Ferrari and has a top speed of 340 kmph.

Mercedes Benz AMG GTR Black Series

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

The Angel One chairman also owns the most hardcore version of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GTR called the Black Series. He has bought this supercar in a shade of Magma Beam Orange. Mercedes brought only two units of this supercar to India, and the other one is owned by Boopesh Reddy, also known by his Instagram profile name Bren Garage. The price of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GTR Black Series starts at Rs 5.5 crore, ex-showroom. This is a track-focused beast and uses a V8 engine to generate 730 Ps and 800 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 7-speed DCT gearbox.

Lamborghini Huracan Performante

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

One of the first supercars that Dinesh Thakkar bought was his Lamborghini Huracan Performante. This particular car is finished in a shade of Verde Mantis, which is a bright green color. The car is powered by a 5.2-liter V10 naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates 640 bhp and 600 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission, and all this power is sent to the rear wheels.

Lamborghini Urus

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

Dinesh Thakkar also owns another Lamborghini, and it is a Lamborghini Urus finished in a shade of Grigio Nimbus, a light silver color. He recently got it customized with more carbon fiber parts on the outside as well as the inside. This particular superSUV comes powered by a sizeable 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine, generating an impressive 650 PS and a peak torque of 850 Nm. This engine is mated to an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

Apart from the Italian supercars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis, Dinesh also has a thing for Porsches. He owns not one but two amazing Porsche supercars. The first is his Porsche 911 GT3 RS, which is finished in a shade of black. This track-focused supercar comes equipped with a 4.0-liter flat-6 engine that generates a maximum power of 513 bhp and 470 Nm of torque. This particular car is known for its agile handling.

Porsche 992 911 GT3 Touring

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

As for the second Porsche supercar in his garage, the Angel One chairman owns a 992 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring, which he recently bought. The car is finished in a Crayon finish, and the wheels are satin Neodyme wheels. This car is powered by a 4.0-liter flat-6 engine that generates 502 PS and 470 Nm of peak torque. The power is sent to the rear wheels. Unlike the regular GT3, the Touring variant does not get the rear spoiler, giving it a cleaner look. The price for a Porsche 911 GT3 Touring is around Rs 2.75 crore. Popular Bollywood actor Sunny Deol also owns one.

Mercedes Benz G63 AMG

Angel Broking CEO buys his first luxury electric car – a 2 crore rupee BMW i7 luxury sedan

The stockbroking firm head Dinesh loves to experiment with colors for his cars. This is evident with the choice of color for his Mercedes-AMG G63, which is finished in a shade of orange. The car is said to have been imported directly from Germany. It is a previous generation G63, which used a massive 5.5-liter bi-turbo engine that generated 544 Bhp and 760 Nm of peak torque.