India has a lot of well-known and rich businessmen with several of them being quite big internationally too. Naturally, they live a grand life and like to move around in style. Some among them are big petrolheads too and own a couple of supercars as well. While not a lot of people can afford supercars in India, here are ten such businessmen from India who can along with their supercars.
Ratan Tata needs no introduction in India and even internationally to some extent. He has an impressive car collection that ranges of regular cars like Nexon to the supercars like Ferrari California and the humble Nano. The Red California featured here is said to be India’s first California and can be easily spotted on the move during weekends. The Ferrari California is powered by a 4.3-litre V8 engine that generates a maximum of 490 Bhp and peak torque of 504 Nm.
Head of the Raymond group and an avid petrolhead, Gautam Singhania owns an extravagant list of supercars. One of his latest acquisitions is a McLaren 720S that has been brought to India via carnet. The businessman has been spotted numerous times zipping in his latest acquisition on Mumbai streets. The McLaren 720S is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 turbocharged petrol engine that churns out a maximum of 710 Bhp and 770 Nm of peak torque. It can do a 0-100 km/h run in just 2.8 seconds.
Yash Birla is among the younger businessmen in the Birla family and is known for his flamboyant style and colourful outfits. He also owns a set of stylish and powerful cars including an older generation Porsche Boxster. Yash can be regularly seen driving the Porsche around the city.
Raj Kundra is known better as the husband of actress Shilpa Shetty. The businessman is a big petrolhead and has gifted a Lamborghini Gallardo to Shilpa Shetty too. He himself owns and drives around in an Audi R8, which is known as a value-for-money supercar. This is a last-gen model and is powered by a 4.2-litre FSI V8 that churns out a maximum of 414 bhp and 430 Nm. The car has a top speed of 323 km/h and can hit 100 kph from standstill in just 4.2 seconds.
Tesla Model X
It is India’s first and only Tesla and it belongs to Prashant Ruia of Essar Capital. The electric supercar is spotted in Mumbai regularly and is often driven by Prashant himself. The three-row SUV costs around Rs. 2 crore with all the import taxes in place, which makes it extremely expensive. The electric car is powered by two different motors. The front-mounted motor produces 255 Bhp and the rear motor produces a maximum power of 496 Bhp. Together, the total torque output is a humongous 967 Nm. This is the 90D variant, which comes with the ludicrous mode. It can do 0-100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds.
Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta
The Poonawalla family has one of the most impressive car collection in the country and one can find cars of almost all build and types there. The special edition Ferrari 458 Aperta featured above belongs to Yohan Poonawalla. The car is powered by a naturally aspirated 4.5-litre V8 engine that generates a maximum of 597 Bhp and 540 Nm. It can reach a top speed of 325 km/h and can do 0-100 km/h in just 3 seconds.
Ferrari 360 Spider
This red hot Ferrari 360 Spyder belongs to Cyrus Poonawalla and he used the car quite often in his younger days. However, this gorgeous convertible is not the only Ferrari in his garage as he also owns a vintage Ferrari and keeps it in mint condition. Currently, the car is not used much.
As already said earlier, the Poonawalla family has one of the most impressive garages in the country and here is one more Ferrari from the garage. This Ferrari F430 belongs to Adar Poonawalla and he has been seen driving the car on the roads every now and then. He also participates in several Ferrari events. The F430 is the predecessor of the 458 Italia and is powered by a 4.3-litre V8 engine that churns out a maximum of 490 Bhp and 465 Nm.
Sheetal Duggar is one of the few female supercar owners in India. The 40 years or so old woman is a business partner of in her husband’s firm and is the first lady to own a Lamborghini in India. She bought her Huracan in a custom shade known as Oro Elios. The beautiful supercar gets powered by a 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine that produces a peak power of 610 BHP and maximum torque of 560 Nm. The car can sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds.
Ranjit Sundaramurthy is one of the biggest names in India when it comes to owning and maintaining a spectacular garage. He not only owns multiple supercars but also specs them in his own RSM spec style. He belongs to a reputed business family from Bangalore brought India’s first-ever 720S via carnet. He has several other cars in his garage too including the Ferrari 812 Superfast, Ferrari 488 Pista, Lamborghini Huracan, Ferrari 488, and a Ferrari 458 Italia among others.