The Ambani family is the wealthiest in the country and consequently, owns one of the largest collections of ultra-luxury and expensive cars. Their garage dwarfs that of almost any other prominent garage in the country. Despite owning almost everything under the sun, their collection keeps growing, and the most recent addition to their garage is a Bentley Continental GTC Speed. This multi-crore convertible was recently spotted on the roads of Mumbai for the first time.
Reportedly, Mukesh Ambani gifted this beautiful Bentley Continental GTC Speed, finished in a lovely shade of flaming orange, to Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant to celebrate their engagement. Sources suggest that the car was first spotted a couple of months ago inside Antilla, decorated with flowers, during the engagement party of Anant Ambani.
From the recent sighting of the car, it was noted that it adorned a VIP number plate, but the car was seen without any security entourage. The car was most likely being driven by a chauffeur, as Anant Ambani travels around the city of Mumbai with a huge security convoy, just like all the other members of the Ambani family.
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Regarding the car itself, the Bentley Continental GTC Speed is a luxury convertible sports car manufactured by the British automobile brand, Bentley Motors. It is a high-performance variant of the Continental GT convertible and is renowned for its combination of speed, power, and luxury. The exterior design of the GTC Speed is sleek and elegant, with a distinctive front grille, muscular lines, and a low-slung profile. The car sits on 21-inch alloy wheels and features a retractable fabric roof that can be opened or closed in just 19 seconds.
Under the hood, the GTC Speed boasts a powerful 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W12 engine that delivers 659 PS of power and 900 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that allows for lightning-fast gear changes and exceptional performance. The GTC Speed can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.6 seconds, with a top speed of 335 kmph. Despite its incredible performance, the car also offers a smooth and comfortable ride thanks to its advanced suspension system and sophisticated chassis design.
Inside the cabin, the GTC Speed exudes luxury and refined space that is handcrafted using only the finest materials. The seats are upholstered in premium leather and feature heating and cooling functions, while the dashboard and door panels are finished in polished wood veneers. The car also comes equipped with advanced technology features, including a touchscreen infotainment system, a premium sound system, and a suite of driver assistance and safety features.
The Ambani garage has housed Bentley vehicles before, and there are many more expensive models. The Ambanis were among the first to purchase the Bentayga SUV in India, and the family loves this Bentley SUV so much that they have four of them: three are V8 variants, and one is a W12 variant. They also own a Mulsanne, Continental GT two-door, and a few Fly Spurs, as well as a number of Rolls Royce cars.
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