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Old 22nd January 2021, 12:39   #1
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Default RSMspec garage - A tasteful collection of supercars in India (Bangalore) & Dubai

One of the most well-known car collectors in the country, Ranjith Sundaramurthy has some of the most tastefully-specced cars. In fact, any car that goes through his ownership (and the expected modifications) is commonly referred to as 'RSMspec' within the car community.

The cars aren't garage queens either. He regularly drives all his cars on the streets of Bangalore, and often gives young car enthusiasts the opportunity to ride along with him.

Although he has now moved from Bangalore to Dubai, some of his cars are still in India.

McLaren 720XS
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One of the cars that shot him to car-spotter fame. This Dubai-registered 720S was the first McLaren to land in India and created havoc on Bangalore streets in 2017. The car is now wrapped in black and has been christened the 720XS.

Ferrari 488XX
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This has to be one of the most famous Ferrari 488s in India. It started out in life as a stock yellow 488, but was upgraded. It got carbon bits and a Capristo exhaust, along with a subtle rear wing. It's not all just cosmetic though, the power has been bumped up to an alleged 780 BHP as well.

Ferrari 458 Italia
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Another one of his Ferraris in India, and what must be one of the oldest cars in the collection. It is said that RSM bought one of the first 458s in the country after it was launched, but sold it due to a spate of Ferrari 458 fires across the world, and then bought another 458 after the issue was rectified. The car has an Innotech exhaust and is said to be one of India's loudest 458s.

Ferrari 458 Spider
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Again, one of the best sounding 458s. This car has a Novitec Inconel F1 exhaust. RSM sure loves naturally-aspirated V8s.

Ferrari 488 Pista
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The 488 Pista is the performance-oriented variant of the 488 GTB. The car has the 'French flag' livery on the sides. Despite so many cars in RSM's collection, they are all driven regularly. This Pista for example has covered 3,000 km in 3 months.

Ferrari 812 GTS
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Nothing beats a convertible supercar with a screaming high-revving naturally-aspirated V12 engine. It is one of the most powerful production convertible supercars in the world. This GTS replaced a 812 Superfast.

Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster
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Looks like RSM loves his V12 convertible supercars. Another V12 roadster occupies the garage. The Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster is limited to 500 units.

Rolls Royce Wraith Black Badge
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The Wraith is one of the sportiest Rolls Royces built, and the Black Badge is one of the most exclusive and expensive variants. This black Wraith gets black and red interiors.

Rolls Royce Cullinan
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One of the most luxurious SUVs built. This particular Cullinan is the Black Badge edition of the SUV.

BMW X7
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One of BMW's latest and most expensive SUVs. This car was bought as a replacement to a Q7.

Porsche 911 Turbo S
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An enthusiast's garage is incomplete without a Porsche. This was one of the fastest accelerating cars of its time. Just like RSM's other cars, it couldn't stay stock for long. This 991 Turbo S got fitted out with a Capristo exhaust system.

Mercedes G 63 AMG
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This was one of the first performance SUVs in his garage. However, RSM felt that he did not like performance SUVs as they did not suit his style. So, the car was sold soon after.

Rolls Royce Ghost
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One of my favourite luxury cars, and looks absolutely gangster here in its all-black avatar. This car was replaced by the Wraith.

Ferrari 812 Superfast
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Who doesn't like a screaming high-revving Ferrari V12? The 812 Superfast succeeded the F12 in Ferrari's line up. The car was replaced with the 812 GTS in RSM's garage.

Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
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The best selling Lamborghini of all time, until it was overtaken by the Huracan in 2020. This is the pre-facelift version of the convertible V10-powered supercar.

Lamborghini Huracan
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One of the most eye-catching Huracans in India, and the first one in Bangalore. Finished in black, the car first got black wheels and then a Novitec Torado rear wing. It later got a Fi exhaust, ADV wheels with RSM wheel caps, gold stripes and gold lettering. The car was eventually sold to Hyderabad.

Nissan GT-R
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One of the first few GT-Rs in the country and was imported from Japan. RSM claims that at that time, many GT-Rs had gearbox failure issues and hardly anyone knew how to fix them as they were new. The gearbox in his car also failed, but the issue was diagnosed and fixed, something the owner claims was the first in the world.

Nissan 300ZX
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The 300ZX was one of his first sports cars. This picture was taken in 1999.

Toyota Supra
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RSM says that this is the car that ignited his passion to spec cars. His Supra was heavily modified and he says that he built the engine himself. It put out around 600 BHP.

Ferrari 430
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His first Ferrari, and of course, it wasn't left stock. The car had a Capristo exhaust system and BMC air filters.

Porsche 911 Turbo
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RSM also had a 997 Turbo wrapped in matte black. You can also see a Bentley Continental GT in the picture.

In addition to the cars shown above, RSM has also posted on social media that he will be getting a Ferrari SF90 Stradale and a McLaren 765LT soon.

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The red Ferrari 458 Spider is his buddy's car which he's often seen driving, plainly for the exhaust setup on that car. The 812GTS and Cullinan aren't his cars, besides, the 911 turbo S, G 63 AMG, 812 Superfast and the RR Ghost have all left the garage now. The 488XX too was sold off to someone in Delhi last year and the car has been reverted to almost stock form.
As for his first 458 Italia, it wasn't sold because of the fires or anything. He placed an order for a Nero Daytona Ferrari F12berlinetta and the 458 was sold in anticipation of the F12. Eventually, the then-Ferrari dealer, messed up and the F12 never made it to India. So he went and bought himself another 458.
Hope the mods edit the original post so the stories here are correct, else this thread will reduce to one of the hundred such YouTube videos that exist which have half baked info on them.

Edit :: Made a post about a few of his older (read pre-social media days) cars a while ago. Linking it here, feel free to add them onto the OP.
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RSM says that this is the car that ignited his passion to spec cars. His Supra was heavily modified and he says that he built the engine himself. It put out around 600 BHP.
My first ride in any Super car in my life was with him in his Supra back in the day around 2002-03 timeframe when Drag Races used to take place on the outer Ring road in Bangalore. Tanzim Aga with his Souped up Honda City VTEC and Ranjith would end up being head2head most often.

Met Ranjith and his Supra at most of his Drag race visits till he probably got bored and stopped showing up. I think Shabbir and his '69' Supra started stealing limelight in Bangalore.

Me being a fresh automobile engineering graduate then had found common topics on the technical aspects of his Supra build. Of course my knowledge was merely textbook.

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