#1. Aston martin RapideLaunched in May 2010
Priced at INR 3.92 Crore
4-door, high-performance sports saloon
Engine- 5.9 L V12
It is rear-wheel drive and has a six-speed Touchtronic automatic. The Rapide can reach a top speed of 188.5 mph (303 km/h) and accelerate 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.3 seconds, or 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 5.0 seconds.
Features include a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, bi-xenon headlamps, and LED taillamps. Leather and walnut trim with metallic accents; power front seats with memory, cooling and heating; Bluetooth; satellite radio (US version only); and USB and iPod connectivity. The Rapide comes with a Bang & Olufsen 16 speaker sound system with two tweeters that rise from the dashboard on activation of the system.
#2. Jaguar XJ X351Launched in March 2010
Priced at INR 98.03 lakh
Engine- 3.0 L V6 diesel, 2.0 L I4 petrol turbocharged, 3.0 L V6 petrol supercharged, 5.0 L V8 petrol, 5.0 L V8 petrol supercharged
Driver information and entertainment are provided by Bowers & Wilkins 1,200-watt, 20-speaker Dolby 7.1 surround-sound system and a bi-directional touch screen display - on which the driver can only see the vehicle functions (and satellite navigation data), but a front passenger can simultaneously view a DVD movie or a television transmission. Standard equipment levels on the United States-spec XJL with the base engine includes a panoramic dual-pane moonroof, lane-departure warning, navigation, quad-zone climate control and power sunshades, which is considered to be generous at this price point compared to other flagship executive saloons.
#3. Maybach 62sLaunched in 2002
Priced at INR 5.10 Crore
Engine- 5.5 L 5,513 cc (336 cu in) V12 and 6.0 L 5,980 cc (365 cu in) V12
Features include a navigation system with voice recognition; air conditioning with four-zone climate controls; power rear sunshade; rear-seat DVD entertainment system; interior air filter; front and rear seat massage; 21-speaker premium sound system; power tilt/telescopic heated wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel with radio and climate controls; power trunk open/close; voice-activated AM/FM radio with 6-disc CD changer; keyless start; heated front and rear seats; cooled front seats; adaptive cruise control; premium leather upholstery; 18-way power front seats; 14-way power rear seats; heated cupholders; rearview camera; iPod adapter; wireless cell phone link; outside-temperature indicator; universal garage door opener.
Written by Pragati Jain
Grew up in Indore, M.P. I am pursuing B.E. in Electronics and Communication from Medi-Caps Indore. I love writing, sports and playing piano.