When it comes to setting benchmarks in opulence and desirability, the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 has established high standards in the automotive industry. Based on the GLS-Class, the GLS 600 luxury SUV undergoes significant exterior and interior tweaks to make it even more luxurious than the standard GLS SUV.
Needless to say, the GLS 600 has already found a home in the car collections of several Bollywood celebrities, as follows:
Ranveer Singh was the first actor to acquire a Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, finished in a regal shade of dark blue. Before owning the GLS 600, Ranveer was often seen in his Jaguar XJ or Aston Martin Rapide. However, he exchanged both of these high-end luxury sedans for the GLS 600 and a Lamborghini Urus.
Arjun Kapoor, one of Bollywood’s closest buddies to Ranveer Singh, also upgraded his ride to the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600. Similar to Ranveer Singh’s vehicle, Arjun Kapoor’s GLS 600 is finished in the same dark blue shade.
Kriti Sanon recently awarded the National Film Award for Best Actress, also made the switch from her white Audi Q7 to a black Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600. Kriti was the first actor to purchase this top-tier luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz, establishing herself as a trendsetter in the industry.
The versatile actor Ajay Devgn is renowned for his intense acting skills and his penchant for high-end luxury cars. In recent years, Ajay has added several top-tier luxury cars to his collection, including the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW i7, and X7. Among these newly acquired vehicles is a black Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600.
One of the veteran actresses in Bollywood, Neetu Kapoor has made a comeback in the film industry, appearing in a few recent Bollywood films. She garnered attention for acquiring a black Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600, while her son Ranbir Kapoor also upgraded to a brand-new Range Rover Autobiography.
Over the years, Shilpa Shetty and her businessman husband Raj Kundra have added several exotic and luxury cars to their collection, most of which are registered under their various businesses. One of the latest additions by Shilpa Shetty is a white Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600.
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood emerged as a popular humanitarian during the COVID-19 outbreak, helping numerous individuals in distress. Besides his Porsche Panamera and BMW 7-Series, he recently added a white Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 to his collection.
Sharing a blue-coloured Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 with Ranveer Singh is another GLS 600 in black, owned by the popular Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. Deepika recently added a new GLS 600 to her car collection, which also includes a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.
Another versatile actor in Bollywood, known for choosing off-beat scripts, is Ayushmann Khurrana, who added a black Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 to his car collection shortly after winning a National Film Award for Best Actor in 2021.
Rakul Preet Singh
One of the latest members of the Bollywood fraternity to add a new Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 to her car collection is actress Rakul Preet Singh. She recently acquired a brand-new black-coloured GLS 600 for her garage, with a video of its home delivery going viral on social media platforms.
Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600
Positioned as the flagship luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz under its Maybach sub-brand of top-tier luxury vehicles, the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 is one of the most luxurious and expensive SUVs available in India. Priced at Rs 2.92 crore (ex-showroom, India), the GLS 600 is exclusively sold as a four-seater luxury SUV, with a range of luxury add-ons offered as optional packages. Powering the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 is a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine, assisted by a 48V mild-hybrid setup. This powertrain is paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission and delivers a maximum power of 558 horsepower and 730 Nm of maximum torque. The GLS 600 is imported to India through the CBU (Completely Built-Up) route and has become a top choice among celebrities and leading businessmen in the country.