Bhushan Kumar with his Ferrari. (Photo: Cartoq)

Ferrari started business in 1939. Despite its limited numbers & high prices, celebrities & industry experts in Bollywood have not hesitated to splurge on it.

When one thinks of fashionable luxury cars, one automatically thinks of a Ferrari.

The Italian luxury car brand is notable in pop culture for its blazing red sleek cars that ooze sophistication and wealth. For decades now, the rich and powerful have been purchasing Ferraris as a status symbol.

Auto enthusiasts love Ferrari for its cutting-edge technology and advanced features. Even the cheapest model of a Ferrari starts from crores and even in the world of increasing globalisation, Ferraris are still exclusively made in Maranello, Italy.

Despite its limited numbers and high prices, celebrities and industry experts in Bollywood have not hesitated to splurge on a Ferrari. Here are some Ferrari lovers from the B-Town:

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt with his Ferrari. (Photo: Cartoq)

Actor Sanjay Dutt is known to have high-end luxury cars like a Ferrari 599 GTB and an Audi R8 in his garage. His red Ferrari 599 GTB appeared in a 2012 sports comedy film called Ferrari Ki Sawaari. The 64-year-old actor reportedly bought his Ferrari in the early 2000s. The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano price starts at Rs. 3.37 crore (ex-showroom), and it comes in a petrol variant and a diesel variant. It has a powerful engine with 5999 cc. The red car only seats two people.

Om Raut

National award-winning director and producer Om Raut became the proud owner of a Ferrari F8 Tributo in 2023. He was gifted this luxury car by Bhushan Kumar, the owner of T-Series, ahead of the release of Adipurush. It is interesting to note that Kumar’s company T-Series co-produced the film. The Ferrari F8 Tributo has a 3.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. This car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.9 seconds and reach 0 to 200 km/h in just 7.8 seconds. It comes with highly advanced safety features like the Side Slip Control 6.1 and Ferrari Dynamic Enhancer which ensures that the car remains in control even on sloped roads.

Zayed Khan

Actor Zayed Khan of Main Hoon Na and Cash fame has a Ferrari 458 Italia. This supercar has a 4.5-litre V8 engine and 562 bhp. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. As per some estimates, the price of Ferrari 458 Italia ranges from Rs 2.8 to 4.8 crore (ex-showroom), depending on its variant. The Ferrari 458 Italia comes in four variants.

Zayed Khan with his Ferrari. (Photo: Cartoq)

Back in 2007, Zayed Khan spoke to Gulf News about his favorite cars and said, “My favourite car would have to be either a Ferrari or a Porsche. I can’t choose between the two. For me, they are the ultimate in elegance, style and sports. It’s a very man and his machine kind of tuning. They are the kind of cars you don’t drive. You park it in your garage, polish it, talk to it, turn on the music and say, ‘Hey baby, how’re you doing today?”

Bhushan Kumar

Bhushan Kumar, the Indian film producer and the managing director of T-Series, has an extensive car collection that includes a Ferrari 458 Spider. This two-seater car comes with a 4.5-litre V8 engine that gives a mileage of 7.00 kmpl. It can go from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.40 seconds. The Ferrari 458 Spider has a starting price of Rs 3.87 crore (ex-showroom) but this price increases a notch if one considers other costs like tax and insurance.

Ram Kapoor

Ram Kapoor with his Ferrari. (Photo: Business Today)

Actor Ram Kapoor has made a name for himself in the TV world. The veteran actor of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kasamh Se fame owns a Ferrari Portofino M sports car. He bought the iconic red car in 2022. The Ferrari Portofino M comes with a convertible hard top. It has a starting price of Rs 4.04 crore (ex-showroom). It can go from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 3.45 seconds and has a top speed of 320 km/hr. Ram Kapoor also has other luxury cars like Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, Porsche 911 Carrera S, and BMW X5.