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The 10 costliest cars in India

Last updated on: April 21, 2011 15:34 IST

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If you thought cars with a price tag of a crore or two are expensive then you have missed out on some recent developments.

The super rich in the country now have the option of buying unique cars that come with price tags that go up as high as Rs 20 crore (Rs 200 million).

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Aston Martin

British supercar maker Aston Martin will now be retailing its range of cars via Infiniti Cars its official importer in India.

The carmaker is offering the limited edition hypercar One-77 for a whopping Rs 20 crore (Rs 200 million).

There will only by 77 models of the One-77 produced globally, and only five of those are left on the shelf.

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Apart from the One-77 Aston Martin will bring the four door coupe Rapide to the Indian market.

The car has four doors, four full seats and good storage space.

Aston Martin also will also be offering the DBS, DB9 and Vantage to its Indian clients.

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Bugatti Veyron

The biggest launch of last Diwali was supercar Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport.

The world's fastest car, with a record of 430 km/hr, finally reached India on October 28 last year.

Veyron comes with its elite clientele and a price tag of Rs 16 crore (Rs 160 million).

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It is named after French racing driver Pierre Veyron and has an eight-litre engine teamed with a seven gear clutch transmission that is capable of producing 1,001 bhp and 1200 Nm torque.

It has 64 valves and four turbochargers that make it go faster than a bullet.

Veyron is a four-wheel drive and does the 0-100 kmph sprint in less than three seconds.

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Koenigsegg Agera

The hypercar car market in India got yet another player with the Swedish carmaker Koenigsegg launching its all new Agera in the country at a price tag of Rs 12.5 crore or Rs 125 million (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The all new Agera is powered by a mid-engine 4.7-litre aluminum V8 motor with twin-turbo superchargers.

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The mill is capable of generating a mind boggling 910bhp and a max torque of 112kgm at 5100rpm.

The car breaks the 100kmph barrier in 3.1 seconds and goes past the 200kph like a bullet in 8.9sec.

With an approx top speed of 390kph it is only fair to compare it with the Bugatti Veyron.

There are only about 18-20 Agera cars that will be produced in a year.

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Maybach

The Maybach comes for a whooping Rs 5.5 crore (Rs 55 million) and it is doing very well in the country.

It radiates luxury, elegance, and prestige and can be customised as per the needs of its buyer.

It is available in two variants: 57 and 62 in the country.

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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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Bentley Azure

This two-seater coupe costs about Rs 3.8 crore (Rs 38 million) and is a much loved toy of the rich and famous.

It is known to deliver good performance and has been designed with utmost finesse.

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The ingenious engineering behind the car keeps it a notch above the rest.

It comes with a powerful 5.9-litre engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission, which generate 552 bhp power and has a top speed of 317 km/hr.

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Rolls Royce Phantom

The brand has a legacy that makes it a prestige symbol for many.

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

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

It comes with a 6.75-litre V12 all-aluminium 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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Lamborghini Murcielago

The Lamborghini Murcielago can be yours for Rs 3 crore (Rs 30 million), the car has great technology and very good looks.

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

It has a top speed of 340 km/h.

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Bentley Mulsanne

The company has been very serious about the Indian car market and recently launched new models.

Mulsanne was launched in India for an astonishing R 2.9 crore (Rs 29 million).

It comes in over 625 colours and can be customised as per requirements.

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It takes 660 man-hours to make one car as against the 5-6 hours for a normal car.

The car comes with a 6.8 litre twin-turbo V8 engine and includes features like iPod, MP3 connectivity, bluetooth and a SIM card reader.

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Bentley Continental GT

The luxury car manufacture recently added the Continental GT 4-seat Coupe to its Indian portfolio.

The car has a GT platform and can produce up to 567bhp power and 71.3kgm of torque.

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It has a six-speed quickshift transmission and it does the 0 to100kph mark in 4.6 seconds.

It is powered by a W12 engine and comes with an all wheel drive option, it has hand-crafted interiors and flaunts a price tag of Rs 1.9 crore or Rs 19 million (ex-showroom).

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Ferrari

Last but not the least is the iconic prancing horse that entered the subcontinent and will be shortly seen at its first ever showroom in New Delhi followed by another one in Mumbai.

Ferrari will be offering its Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 599GTB Fiorano, and the Ferrari FF.

The carmaker plans to sell about 24 in 2011 and media reports suggest that 14 out of the 24 have already been tentatively sold.

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The Italian sports car model range which will be rolled out on the domestic shores includes cars like Ferrari California, likely to be sold in Rs 2.2 crore (Rs 22 million), Ferrai 599GTB Fiorano is expected to come at a price of Rs 3.37 crore (Rs 33.7 million) and Ferrari 458 Italian is speculated to be available at Rs 2.56 crore (rs 25.6 million), all these prices will be ex-showroom New Delhi.

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