Tata Group did remarkable growth under the leadership of Ratan Tata. He is well-known around the world for his philanthropy and business acumen. Ratan Tata in his role as the Chairman of Tata Group presided over the renaissance of Tata in the automobile sector. Under his tenure, Tata Motors bought Jaguar Land Rover while ranked 265th on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations as of 2019. Ratan Tata doesn’t just run businesses to a new height, he also loves automobiles. His automobile collection is something to get every one envious.
The billionaire Ratan Tata automobile collection has some of the most luxurious cars to be ever made. Apart from cool cars, he possesses a Dassault Falcon 2000 private jet which is estimated to be worth USD 22 million. Let’s now have a look at some of the cars Ratan Tata owns:
Mercedes Benz S-Class
S-Class made its first appearance in 1972 and has become one of the popular Mercedes Benz models since then. Mercedes Benz S-Class is a popular choice for elite businessmen across the world and Ratan Tata is no exception. The S-Class has been ranked as the world's best-selling luxury sedan with its latest generation, the W222 S-Class, debuted in 2013.
Ferrari California was launched in 2018, powered by a naturally aspirated 4.3-litre V8. It is a two-door 2+2 hardtop convertible in which Ratan Tata has been spotted on a number of ocassions driving on Mumbai roads. Ferrari California was discontinued in 2017 and was succeeded by the Portofino. The car can clock a maximum speed of 310 kmph with the model generating 553 bhp of maximum power output.
Land Rover Freelander
Land Rover Freeloader is a four-door, five-passenger, all-wheel SUV manufactured from 1997 to 2014 by Land Rover. There were four engine options offered with the Land Rover Freeloader- 1.8-litre I4 Rover K-Series petrol, 2.0-litre I4 Rover L-series diesel, 2.0-litre I4 BMW M47 diesel and 2.5-litre V6 Rover KV6 Engine. Manual gearboxes came in the initial models but automatic Tiptronic-style gearboxes (Jatco JF506E) became popular in the later models.
Tata Nexon has sold in good numbers for the Tata Motors since its debut in 2017. Tata Nexon is a subcompact crossover SUV and comes with 3 different powertrain options- Petrol, Diesel and Electrical. Tata Nexon is powered by the 1.2 litre turbocharged Revotron petrol and 1.5 litre Revotorq diesel engines. Transmission system is handled by both 6-speed manual and AMT gearboxes.