Lulu chain of malls or hypermarket is quite common in the UAE. The owner of the brand – Mr Yusuf Ali is an Indian and to be more specific, he is from Kerala. He is one of the richest businessmen in India and has a net worth of $3.07 million. He also has other lines of businesses too. A few years ago, the Lulu retail chain entered the Indian market and there are a few of them in the Southern part of the country. In fact, the Lulu Kochi is one of the biggest malls in India with a space of around 6.2 lakh sq feet. Mr Yusuf spends time in the UAE and India and here are the cars and SUVs that he owns.
The MINI Countryman is one of the largest models by size in the model line-up. The car gets a VIP “0001” registration plate and it is often driven by Yusuf Ali himself. It is a white-black MINI that looks like a safe colour combination to own and is not very eye-catchy.
Rolls Royce Ghost
Rolls Royce Ghost is the entry-level model from the British luxury car manufacturer. It is a car that is owned by many rich and successful businessmen and celebrities around the world. This Rolls Royce Ghost is the older-generation model but is still in a great condition. This car also gets a special Kerala Govt number plate. Yusuf Ali is the chairman of NORKA (Department of Non-Resident Kerala Affairs), which is why he has the govt seal on the registration plate.
Land Rover Range Rover Vogue
The Range Rover is another popular model among the successful businessmen and celebrities around the world. The Range Rover is an extremely popular vehicle and it offers a long list of luxurious features. Yusuf Ali owns a white coloured Range Rover, which seems to be only a few months old. At the time of this video, the car did not have a registration number.
Land Rover Range Rover Vogue
It is often that customers using a Range Rover buy another one to replace the first one. Yusuf Ali, however, owns two of them. This one is an older model that he has been spotted using even now. It appears to be bulletproof, which is why he is still using it. This vehicle is often spotted with him at events. Even this Range Rover gets the “0001” registration number with a seal of Kerala Government.
After years of speculation, Bentley launched the all-new Bentayga, their first SUV in the Indian market sometime back. It has already become quite popular among celebrities and even the Ambani family owns two of them. It is one of the most expensive SUVs in India. There are two types of engine options available with the Bentayga – V8 petrol and W12 petrol. Yusuf Ali owns the more powerful W12 version. Even this car gets the “0001” registration with Kerala government seal.
Rolls Royce Cullinan
Rolls Royce launched the Cullinan as its first-ever SUV and it has become one of the best-selling models from the brand. The Cullinan comes with a hefty price tag, which is why only a few of them are in India. It offers some of the most exotic and advanced features like the automatic raising suspension system, a helicopter view camera and many more such features. The Cullinan is stationed in Dubai and Ali has been spotted driving it on multiple occasions.
By now, we are well aware of the inclination of Mr Yusuf towards luxury SUV cars and it doesn’t surprise us a bit that he also proudly owns the Mercedes-Benz GLS. The GLS is the S-class equivalent from the Mercedes Benz stable. The Mercedes-Benz GLS also comes with the same trademark registration number. The car is spotted picking up Mr. Yusuf on multiple occasions, whenever he lands using a helicopter. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is undoubtedly extremely luxurious.
Lexus LX 750
Yusuf Ali also owns the super luxurious Lexus LX 570 SUV in white colour. This is a new vehicle and it has regular registration plates. The LX 570 is gaining popularity in India and even Amitabh Bachchan owns the very same model. It gets a long list of features too.
Mr Yusuf’s BMW-7 Series is pre-powered by a huge 4.4-litre petrol V8 engine that is able to generate a maximum power of around 600 Bhp. This car is used by Mr Yusuf often to receive guests from the airports in India. The car gained a lot of popularity particularly when a Sheikh from UAE visited him in India.
Mercedes is known to create experiential cars. They offer the kind of experience that you could never withdraw from or match with. Maybach is another name for luxury in the automobile sector. Mercedes Benz made a few changes to the original Maybach a few years ago, making it in sync with the latest offerings that could be fitted into the car. Mr Ali’s Maybach S600 is the top-end version of the car and is loaded with the features, including the seat massagers.