The automobile industry has changed a lot, especially in the past few years. The car which used to drive Indian politicians around, Hindustan Motors Ambassador, is no longer in production. Most of the politicians have switched to more swanky and modern SUVs, sports car, or the luxury sedans. Let’s see 10 of the premium luxury rides our politicians drive with.
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Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister and BMW 7 Series 760Li High Security Edition
Mitron, with great power, comes great cars. When we are talking about cars Indian politicians have, we start with our Prime Minister. Being a prime minister of a country is not at all an easy job and there are major security threats too. To keep Narendra Modi safe, Special Protection Group (SPG) chose armoured BMW 7 series. It is said to be one of the safest cars which can protect the occupants from bullets to bombs. This BMW is used by top politicians and industrialists around the globe. BMW 7 series High-security edition comes equipped with internal oxygen supply for the occupants to save them during a gas attack. Even the fuel tank is self-sealing, which makes it safe during explosions.
Narendra Modi NaMo-mobile Range Rover HSE
Our prime minister is an epitome of class. Whether it be clothing, accessories or cars, Narendra Modi has always set a statement, this time with a Range Rover, which is one of the most powerful cars when it comes to power. This Range Rover HSE also comes equipped with world-class safety features and is fully armoured. It comes will all-wheel-drive system. The humongous body stands no barrier to the performance as the vehicle can be used as a getaway vehicle in case of an emergency.
Manoj Tiwari sports an Audi Q7
Manoj Tiwari, a popular Bhojpuri actor and a BJP candidate, is known to love cars and has many luxury cars from companies like Mercedes and Audi. Audi Q7 comes powered with a 3.0-litre V6 engine. It oozes luxury from every aspect.
Gautam Gambhir and his Mahindra Bolero Stinger
One of the best known Indian cricketers, Gautam Gambhir, known for his stellar opening spells, joined BJP on 22nd March 2019. Though not an avid car lover, he owns a few luxury cars. One of them is Mahindra Bolero Stinger. Bolero Stinger is customizable SUV offered by Mahindra and the very first of its type was gifted to Gautam Gambhir by the company. The SUV is powered by a 2.5-litre CRDi Diesel engine which is capable of churning out 96HP of power and a peak torque of 255 Nm.
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Chiranjeevi rides the Rolls Royce Phantom
A well known Telugu actor and a politician, Chiranjeevi, has got various ultra-luxury cars in his garage. One of them is a Rolls Royce Phantom, the most expensive car from the British automaker. It is powered by a 6.8-Litre V12 engine which generates 480HP of power and a peak torque of 720Nm. We’re halfway down the road looking for the cars Indian Politicians have.
Pawan Kalyan and his Mercedes Benz G55 AMG
Pawan Kalyan is the younger brother of Chiranjeevi. Actor turned politician formed a political party called Jana Sena and also campaigned for BJP. He owns a Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG SUV which is powered by a 5.4-Litre V8 engine.
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Narendra Mehta’s fateful Lamborghini Huracan
BJP’s Narendra Mehta gifted his wife, Suman Mehta, Lamborghini Huracan. He got it custom painted to Arancio Borealis shade in order to match the saffron colour of BJP. But as soon as Mrs Mehta started driving the Huracan, she crashed it as she was not able to handle the power of this Lambo’s V10 engine!. Ouch! That hurts real bad.
Udhayanidhi Stalin drives a Hummer H3
He is the only politician to own a Hummer in the country. Udhayanidhi has acted in few movies and is now an active politician. He owns a Hummer H3 which comes equipped with a 3.5-Litre L52 engine which churns out 220HP of power.
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Prateek Yadav whips a Lamborghini Huracan Spyder
Seasoned politician Mulayam Singh Yadav’s youngest son Prateek Yadav bought a Lamborghini Huracan Spyder a few years back. It is powered by a 5.2-Litre V10 engine that churns out astonishing 610HP and a peak torque of 560 Nm.
Arvind Kejriwal and the aam aadmi’s Maruti Suzuki WagonR
We just had to include the legendary WagonR. Arvind Kejriwal, the present Chief Minister of Delhi, drives around in a blue-coloured Maruti Suzuki WagonR. It is very close to his heart which was clear when it was stolen. He urged the thief to give his car back in-turn to which he would give him a suitable award which would be more than what the car will be sold for. At least it is good to know that some politicians are still working for the people. The CAG report also showed a surplus in the revenue. The fact that it was close to his heart makes it the most valuable car on the list.