Billionaire barber adds 3 new Mercedes Benz E-Class to his 200-car collection in one go

  • Bengaluru’s billionaire barber has added three new New Mercedes Benz E-Class LWB 220d to his car collection
  • His fleet already boasts 200 cars
  • His collection also includes a Rolls Royce, Mercedes Maybach, Range Rovers, and Bentleys

Published on Jun 06, 2024 at 12:16 PM (UTC+4)
by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

Last updated on Jun 06, 2024 at 4:19 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Tom Wood

Bengaluru’s billionaire barber has added three new New Mercedes Benz E-Class LWB 220d to his stunning 200-strong car collection.

Ramesh Babu uses the cars in his multi-million dollar garage to lease to celebrities through ‘Ramesh Tours & Travels’.

The owner of India’s biggest luxury car collection, the fleet includes a  Rolls Royce, Mercedes Maybach, Range Rovers, and Bentleys.

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Per Cartoq, Ramesh Babu actually began his career as a barber before his success skyrocketed and he was able to diversify his business ventures.

In other Indian billionaire news, this UK-basked Sikh billionaire known for matching turbans to Rolls-Royces recently bought five Cullinans in one go.

Entrepreneur Mukesh Ambani also spent $133k painting his Rolls-Royce Cullinan.

He bought three Mercedes-Benz E-Class in one go

The billionaire barber purchased not one, but three Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedans in March this year.

Sundaram Motors, Bengaluru, India shared an Instagram post showing Ramesh Babu buying the three Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars on Instagram.

The dealership’s caption read: “Your adventure has just taken an exciting turn!

“Welcome aboard, Ramesh Tours & Travels, to this thrilling journey.”

It continued: “Meet your magnificent new Mercedes-Benz E Class LWB – a symbol of unparalleled luxury and top-tier performance bound to capture attention wherever you venture.”

There are photos of the big-spender billionaire with the cars and receiving a bouquet from the lucky salesman.

He was joined by both his wife and two business associates.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class: the details

Ramesh Babu picked three of the Mercedes Benz E-Class LWB 220d model.

The three Mercedes Benz E-Class LWBs are all finished in the Mercedes High-Tech Silver Metallic shade.

Step inside and you’ll relax into black leather upholstery.

This particular model has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine.

This motor produces a maximum output of 192 bhp and 400 Nm of torque.

It features a 9-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.

The billionaire’s car collection

First up in the wealthy barber’s garage is a Rolls-Royce Ghost Series 1 purchased in February 2011.

In the classic British brand’s white shade, it’s said to have set him back $300,000.

Powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.6-liter V12 petrol engine, it’s capable of 562 bhp, and a peak torque of 780 Nm, and is connected to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

Meanwhile, his Mercedes-Maybach S600 came onto the market at $320,000.

Propelled by a sizable 6.0-liter V12 engine, this luxury motor delivers 530 bhp and 830 Newton meters of torque.

The driving experience is elevated by massage and ventilated seats in the front and back.

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The car boasts a wine bottle refrigerator, as well as entertainment screens and other features in the back.

His for-hire collection also includes a Mercedes S Class, E Class, BMW 7-series, Viano, a BMW 5 Series, several Volvos, Honda Accords, Toyota Camrys, and a mini fleet of Honda CR-Vs.


Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

London-based Amelia cut her journalistic teeth covering all things lifestyle, wellness and luxury in the UK capital. Fast-forward a decade and the experienced content creator and editor has put pen to paper for glossy magazines, busy newsrooms and coveted brands. When her OOO is on you can find her spending quality time with her young family, in the gym or exploring the city she loves.