Indian car enthusiasts had to import expensive sports cars as they did not have the liberty of buying expensive sports cars in the country. The Auto industry, recently saw the potential in the country and launched their pricey cars into the Indian market. In 2015, few cars graced the Indian roads and here is the list of those cars.
Mercedes-Benz S Guard
Price: 8.9 Crores
The S-guard from Mercedes has the similar looks of a S-Class, but comes loaded with some heavy security equipments underneath. The car has an armor resist attacks as much as an army tank.
It is equipped with 3-inch thick windows that can hold up an AK47 fire and has a thick floor panel that can defend against grenade attacks. The protection doesn’t stop here, the S-Guard can withstand gas attacks too with an onboard oxygen system and can pass though flames as it is fitted with a fire extinguishing system also.
The list includes heated or cooled seats which is electrically adjustable in different angles, a touch screen multimedia system, fridge and an independent climate control system.
This Mercedes is powered by a 6-litre, V12 engine that churns out about 530Bhp of Power and weighs nearly 4 tonnes.
Ferrari California T
Price: 3.4 Crores
The Italian car makers are known for their style, luxury and Ferrari has the major share when it comes to pleasing the eyes with their designs. The Ferrari California, which was launched earlier, was a majestic piece of machine, this year the Italian firm gave a little facelift to the existing California and introduced ‘California T’.
The new California T houses a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine that puts out an awesome 553 Bhp of power with 755Nm of torque. The car can go from zero to 100Km/h within 4 seconds.
Price: 2.99 Crores
Stepping in as a replacement to the well-known Gallardo, the Lamborghini Huracan boasts of some decked up features and a super powerful engine. The car is fitted with a 5.2 litre, V10 petrol engine which puts out about 602BHp with 560 Nm of torque. The top speed figures stand at 328 Kph and can accelerate from 0-100 Km/h at 3.2 seconds.
Price: 2.6 Crores
Maybach is the Mercedes-Benz’s sub-brand that signifies the most luxurious line of cars from this German car maker. . The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 is the debut vehicle under Maybach brigade in the country. In the line of S-Class from Mercedes, Maybach S600 is the most expensive. The car is powered by a 5980cc V12 bi-turbo motor that churns out 523Bhp of power with 830Nm of torque.
Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG
As part of an aggressive product strategy, Mercedes Benz India launched Mercedes S 63 AMG from its performance division Mercedes AMG, its 10th car launch in 2015. The Mercedes AMG S63 comes with features like head-up display, night view assist Plus, seat comfort package, AMG sports exhaust system and others. It is equipped with AMG 5.5 liter V8 bi-turbo engine which produces 430 kW (585 hp) power.
Mercedes-AMG GT S
The quickest AMG in India, the AMG GT S was introduced in India by racing icon, Bernd Schneider. Mercedes-Benz leads the luxury car segment and the new AMG GT S is the 10th car in this portfolio sold in the country.
Its also the first sports car engine with internally installed turbochargers and dry sump lubrication that comes with a 4.0 L V8 engine producing 510 hp of power with Zero to 100 km/h sprint in just 3.8 seconds. The car has a top speed of 310 km/hour.
Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
Price: 2.17 Crores
Despite its heavy weight close to 5,600 pounds, this amazing armored car can set off as rocket with 60 miles an hour in just 5.3 seconds. The 5.5-liter AMG bi-turbo V8 is capable of delivering 536 horsepower and 560 Nmof torque. Even though barraged with bullets this armored vehicle wouldn’t whimper. The million-dollar vehicle offers complete security with ballistic overlaps, bullet catchers, fuel tank protection, a rear bulkhead and much more.
Mercedes-Benz S500 Coupe
Price: 2.0 Crores
Another Mercedes-Benz S-Class was launched this year and it is the S500 Coupe. The S500 Coupe was unveiled alongside Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG in the country. As the name suggests, the car is a coupe version of the S-Class sedan which means it loses the rear passenger doors.
The Coupe variant also gets a new rear end which gets a treatment similar to the Mercedes AMG GT. The Mercedes S-Class Coupe is easily among one of the most beautiful cars in the world right now. Under the hood, S500 Coupe holds a 4.7-litre, twin-turbo, V8 engine that churns out 450Bhp of power & 700Nm of torque.