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The 5 most expensive cars in India

Last updated on: March 29, 2010 16:16 IST

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The Indian car market is as diverse as the cultures of this country.

On the one hand we have the Rs 1-lakh car Tata Nano plying on the roads and on the other we have luxury cars like Bentley and Rolls Royce that cost several crores.

The boom in Indian economy has luxury car manufacturers Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Bentley and Rolls Royce expanding their product base in the country.

A BMW or a Mercedes has become quite common on Indian roads, but there are still a few super expensive beauties that belong to only a selected few. These are some of the most expensive in their league and a dream for most.

Take a look at the 5 most expensive cars in India:

Maybach

The Maybach that comes for a whooping Rs 5.5 crore (Rs 55 million) is the choice of the high and mighty who dwell in pure luxury, elegance, and prestige.

This costly beauty can be customised as per the needs of its buyer is available in two variants: 57 and 62 in the country.

The car's interiors are made of fine leather and have a chrome finish. This car is designed to evoke awe and flaunts the owner's class.

Maybach has a 5.5-litre, V-12, twin-turbo engine with a five-speed automatic transmission, which is capable of producing 550 bhp power and has a top speed of 250 km/h.

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Image: A Maybach 62 S Landaulet limousine is displayed at a car show.
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Bentley Azure

The Bentley Azure is a two-seater coupe and it costs about Rs 3.99 crore (Rs 39.9 million) to own one. The car is meant for the rich and famous and is known to deliver good performance.

The car has been designed with utmost finesse and the ingenious engineering keeps the car a notch above the rest.

The car has a powerful 5.9-litre engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission, which generate 552 bhp power and have top speed of 317 km/h.

The car's safety features are also unparalleled.

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Image: Bentley's new Azure convertible.
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Roll Royce Phantom

The Rolls-Royce brand has always stood for luxury and class.

The Rolls Royce Phantom more than lives up to that image and is considered one of the most extraordinarily designed and stylish cars.

At a price tag of Rs 3.5 crore (Rs 35 million), this is the fourth most expensive car.

The car comes with a 6.75-litre V12 all-aluminum engine with a direct fuel injection system and a power output of 453 bhp combined with a top speed of 240 km/h.

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Image: Visitors look at the Rolls Royce Phantom during Dubai Motor Show.
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Lamborghini Murcielago

The Lamborghini Murcielago at Rs 2.6 crore (Rs 26 million) with its great technology and good looks.

The car has high-strength tubular frame made of steel alloy and carbon fiber and comes with a 6.5-litre, 12-cylinder engine capable of producing 631 bhp power.

This muscular and powerful beast has a top speed of 340 km/h.

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Image: A model poses beside a Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 Superveloce car.
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Bentley Mulsanne

The Bentley was recently launched in India for an astonishing Rs 2.9 crore (Rs 29 million).

The Mulsanne would come in over 625 colours and can be customised taking the man-hours used in making the car to 660 hours against the 5-6 hours for a normal car.

The car is powered by a 6.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine and includes features like iPod, Bluetooth connectivity, and a SIM card reader.

But there is no specific number of units decided by Bentley for Mulsanne for India.

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Image: The Bentley Mulsanne, the British carmaker's new flagship automobile, is shown in San Francisco, California.
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