There is a tremendous growth in the demand of luxury car segment in India. The young and wealthy population of India wants to spend their money on expensive cars. To meet this increasing demand, many luxury brands are introduced in the Indian Market. In this article, I am going to present a list of top 10 most expensive cars in India in 2018.
10. Ferrari California T – 3.45 Crore
Ferrari California T is a grand touring sports car which is produced by Italian manufacturer Ferrari. California T was launched in 2008 at Paris Motor Show. It has two 2+2 hard top convertible doors. It is one of the least expensive models of Ferrari. Ferrari California T has a new twin turbo 3. Litre V8 engine with 7-speed dual clutch.
9. Bentley Bentayga – 3.85 Crore
Bentley Bentayga is a front engine and five door luxury SUV by Bentley division of Volkswagen group. It was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor show in 2015. The top speed of Bentley Bentayga is 301 km/h. It has a 6-litre twin turbo charged W12 engine, and it can accelerate to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Bentley Bentayga is the fastest production SUV in the world. Total 608 units were made for the first edition. In 2016 sale 3,500 units of Bentley Bentayga was predicted, but the entire production was sold in advance, so the production was increased to 5000 units, but this is also sold in advance. Despite high price tag Bentley Bentayga has a high demand which made it the most popular model of Bentley.
8. Aston Martin Vanquish S – 3.85 Crore
Aston Martin Vanquish was introduced in 2001 at Geneva Motor Show as a replacement of aging Virage range. It was produced from 2001 to 2005, and in 2004 the upgraded model Aston Martin Vanquish S was unveiled at Paris Auto Show which has a more powerful engine and improved aerodynamics. The engine displacement of Aston Martin Vanquish S is 5,935 cc with a power of 520 hp. The top speed of Vanquish S is 315 km/h. Vanquish is a super grand touring machine which is so beautiful. It is the top model of Aston Martin which has the heights of technology, design, engineering, and craftsmanship.
7. Ferrari 488 GTB – 3.88 Crore
Ferrari 488 GTB is a mid-engine sports car which was introduced in 2015 in advance of its world premiere at Geneva Motor Show. It is a replacement of the iconic 458 Italia. The top speed of 488 GTB is 330km/h, and within 3 seconds it can reach to a speed of 100 km/h. It has a 3. Litre twin turbocharged V8 engine which produces 670 PS with at 8,000 rpm and 760 Nm of torque at 3,000 rpm. Ferrari 488 GTB was named as ‘The Supercar of the Year 2015’ by Top Gear Magazine. The racing version of 488 GTB is GT3 which has aggressive bodywork was launched at Finali Mondiali Ferrari 2015 at Mugello.
6. Rolls-Royce Wraith – 4.6 Crore
The super-luxury vehicle manufacturer Rolls-Royce launched a four seater British handmade Rolls-Royce Wraith with a starting price of INR 4.6 crore. Wraith has a 6.6-litre twin turbo V12 engine with an eight speed automatic ZF transmission. It can reach the speed of 100 km in 4.6 seconds. Wraith is considered as the most powerful and dynamic car ever made. Rolls-Royce Wraith is based on the chassis of the Rolls-Royce Ghost. Wraith was unveiled in 2015 at New York Motor Show in 2013. Wraith is made with a constant reinvention, and it also gives you stunning interior and exterior options.
5. Lamborghini Aventador: 5.01 Crore
It is a mid-engine sports car by Italian manufacturer Lamborghini. Lamborghini Aventador was launched in 2011 at Geneva Motor Show. It was introduced to replace the Murcielago as the new flagship model. Initially, the limited production of Lamborghini Aventador of 4,000 was planned, but in 2016 it achieved the 5,000 units’ milestone. The shape of Aventador is smellier to the limited edition of Lamborghini Reventon and Estoque concept car. The powerful 6498 cc petrol engine with a seven-speed automatic gear box is placed in Aventador. The top speed of Lamborghini Aventador is 350 km/h. Lamborghini Aventador is performance oriented which established a new benchmark for the super sports cars.
4. Bentley Mulsanne – 7.5 Crore
Bentley Mulsanne is a handmade British full-size luxury car by Bentley Motors. Bentley Mulsanne offers a new multimedia connectivity concept for executives. Mulsanne has a sharp steering, poised chassis and easy movement like small cars that’s why it is called driver’s car. It offers the wide range of bespoke; you can even customize your Mullsane with the help of Mulliner customization program. The top speed of Mulsanne is 296 km/h. It comes with a twin turbocharged V8 engine which produces 505 bhp @ 4200 rpm power. Other features of Mulsanne are 8-inch multi-media screen, audio, video, and Bluetooth connectivity; custom made speakers, Apple iPod controls, etc.
3. Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II – 8 Crore
Rolls-Royce launched Phantom in 2003 which was able to give you the best ride in the world. After nine years Rolls-Royce announced some technological development in the Phantom series. Rolls-Royce Phantom is still has a good quality, but it needs some technological improvements. Some of the improvements which are done in the Phantom series are the replacement of round lower light with complementary LED light, single piece wheel, simplified seat design, improved telecom, and connectivity system, eight-speed gear box, etc. Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II was unveiled in 2012 at Geneva Motor Show and in a moving motor show where the test drive was provided to selected media personals and VIPs. 2013. Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II was launched in 2013. You can even see the entire process of how a Phantom built.
2. Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard – 10.5 Crore
S 600 Guard is the flagship model of Mercedes-Benz. S 600 Guard provides a complete blast protection. These Guards are certified for blast resistance. The new S 600 Pullman Guard meets all the personal protection requirements. Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard has the spacious seating and comfort at its highest level. It has a displacement of 5,980 cm. and torque of 830 NM. You can also customise the Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard according to your requirements.
1. Bugatti Veyron Grand Sports – 12 Crore
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sports is the most expensive car in India. It is a mid-engine sports car which is developed and designed in Germany by Volkswagen Group and manufactured by Bugatti Automobiles in France. It is named after the racing driver Pierre Veyron. The top speed of Bugatti Veyron is 407 km/h. Bugatti Veyron won the best car award of 2000-2009 by Top Gear a BBC television program. You can also customise the interior and exterior colors by using the Veyron 16.4 Configurator application. Bugatti Veyron Grand Sports is a supercar of the new generation. The transparent roof allows drivers to experience the surroundings. You can have an absolutely thrilling experience with this car.
Though these cars are very expensive, but they have growing market in India because of economic boost and increasing high class in India. If you need a thrilling experience, these cars can be the perfect choice for you.