Indian businessman and billionaire M. A. Yusuff Ali, who owns Lulu Group International recently bought a brand new Mercedes-Maybach GLS600 luxury SUV. He is one of the richest person in the country. Lulu Group has hypermarkets in UAE and has also opened malls in India too. The first mall by Lulu group was opened in Kerala’s Kochi. After that, thet opened one in the Trivandrum and a third one in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow recently. The image of Mr. Yusuff Ali’s new Mercedes-Maybach GLS600 has already surfaced online. The SUV was bought from Mercedes-Benz’s Bridgeway Motors dealership in Kerala.
The image of the new Mercedes-Maybach GLS600 that now belongs Yusuff Ali was shared by Bridgeway Motors on their Facebook page. The key to the Maybach GLS600 SUV was received by Mr. Rejith Radhakrishnan, COO & RD at Lulu Group India on behalf of Mer. Yusuff Ali. Maybach GLS600 is the first ever Maybach SUV to be officially sold in India. The SUV was launched in Indian market last year and it quickly became popular among rich celebrities and businessmen.
The SUV was so popular that the first lot of SUVs were completely sold out, even before they arrived. The price of Maybach GLS600 when launched in 2021 was Rs 2.43 crore, ex-showroom. The price for the same SUV is Rs 2.80 crore, ex-showroom now. When compared with regular Mercedes GLS, the Maybach version has some changes. It gets bigger wheels, different front grille and when it comes to the interior, it is like a palace on wheels. Like any other Maybach, the GLS600 offers a host luxury features in it. It is a proper 4 seater SUV and comes with Nappa leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, massager function, rear seat entertainment screens, multi-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, 360 degree camera, premium speaker system, Active steering assist, 360 degree camera, touchscreen infotainment system, fully digital instrument cluster and many more features.
It is much more luxurious than the regular Mercedes GLS SUV. Other than these features, customisation options are also available to the customers. The Maybach GLS600 SUV is powered by 4.0 litre twin turbo V8 petrol engine that generates 550 bhp and 730 Nm of peak torque. There is a 48V EQ boost system offered with the GLS600 as well. The 48V mild-hybrid system powers an electric motor and that alone generates 22 Ps and 250 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission and power is sent to all the wheels.
Yusuff Ali’s cars
The Maybach GLS600 SUV is not the first luxury car in Mr. Yusuff Ali’s garage. If you have been following our page, you would already be aware of this. Other than the newly added GLS600, Yusuff Ali has cars both in India and abroad. He is spotted in cars like Mini Cooper Countryman, Rolls Royce Ghost, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, Bentley Bentayga, Rolls Royce Cullinan, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Lexus LX750, BMW 750 Li M Sport and so on. The GLS600 is not the first Maybach in Yusuff Ali’s garage. He already has a Maybach S600 in his garage. He also owns a Mercedes-Benz 180 T vintage luxury car which was gifted to him former Maharaja of the erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore.