Demand for supercars in India has exotic automakers scrambling, with Lamborghini on the verge of opening its second dealership in India this year, and Ferrari planning to open four more by the end of 2012.

Ferrari opened its first Indian dealership in May as the country's blossoming economy continues to spit out millionaires left and right. The number of India's millionaires is expected to double by 2015.

Despite climbing numbers of millionaires and increased demand for exotic rides, a chilling fact remains: World Bank estimates that 75 percent of Indians live on less than $2 a day.


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      KAG
      • 3 Years Ago
      Funny how for more than a decade American companies have been outsourcing to India and now American is broke.
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        @KAG
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      ZOOM!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Indian myself (live in US though) and I find this just messed up. If you think this is messed up, then u probably havent heard of the billion dollar home by this Ambhani guy. Its built right around slum areas and now the house is empty.
      Shree
      • 3 Years Ago
      I dont know how such stupid asses are born.....it may be true that 75% of us live under 2$ a day...but the point is that are we happy?...because a person earning 2$ a day can easily feed himself and one other person in an Indian village ....its essensial to be self sufficient....i am saying because i am a villager and came to city for higher education and my parents used to earn just 100$ a month and we were self sufficient and happy ...unlike you moron americans where 1% of u loots and ***** up others and ur government not only allows it but gives them bail outs and tax benefits......
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        onewayroll
        • 3 Years Ago
        Sorta like the rest of the world, the rich get richer and poor get poorer.
        Moreno636
        • 3 Years Ago
        Right cuz conservatism extolls the virtues of charity and social and economic equality....STFU moron.
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          @Moreno636
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          emperor koku
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Moreno636
          Oh, never mind, he did mean liberalism as in left-wing. IDIOT.
        emperor koku
        • 3 Years Ago
        I don't think he meant "Liberalism" in the American sense (opposite of conservatism), but rather the way academics use it, like classical liberalism; e.g., free market, free trade, minimal government intervention, property rights, etc.
        Jason Allen
        • 3 Years Ago
        You are an uneducated foolish pretender licer. Palin and you share 6 brain cells! Your IQ is a single digit. I love spiting on you when you blunder through another thoughtless pointless blurb. Each negative rating is a good human being who knows you are worthless.
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        ShutoSteve
        • 3 Years Ago
        Courtesy of you're a Dumbass, Dumbass.
      Chris G
      • 3 Years Ago
      That woman in while dress is sooo beautiful. I want to take her inside that lambo and get busy....
      BAKRA
      • 3 Years Ago
      1] only people who can afford to drive cars like this in India are CORRUPTED politicians and businessman's SOB kids. ( have you seen import tax in India?) 2] There is no ROADS to drive LAMBO or one of these high end cars. unlike western countries. OPEN WIDE ROADS with DRIVING SENSE>. In india drivers are just as good as animals following directions. 3] How would you feel if you see a poor boy/girl going thru a plastic trash and you setting in this million dollar auto. you must be devil. 4] yes, i am born and raised in India yet India's infrastructure is - 0.10% just b/c you have sky scrappers does not mean you are developed nation. what about Sanitation, driving sense, parking, water problems, 24/7 electricity, theft in rich areas, these are just to name few big ones. I receive lots of emails from friends and family showing how India is developing and how big huge sky scrapers are being pulled out of AutoCAD .. but than i ask where is PARKING area, Sanitation, + roads just outside of those multimillion rupee are as good as in village they are not even a roads they are DIRT ROADs.
        hmmwv
        • 3 Years Ago
        @BAKRA
        That's all true, but you cannot deny that especially in the past ten years, India has developed dramatically in terms of overall infrastructure. Outside the overcrowded cities there are miles of new highways being built that those exotics can stretch their legs.
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      rom777
      • 3 Years Ago
      * FAIL
      emperor koku
      • 3 Years Ago
      Glad to see the American model is working out well for them.
      Jomer
      • 3 Years Ago
      Caste system
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      ShutoSteve
      • 3 Years Ago
      I feel bad when I read stuff like this - But I know that as a nation India did this to themselves when they allowed population overgrowth to even occur. There should be, just as in China, some form of population control in effect. My girlfriend is the 'third' daughter in a Chinese family. For the rest of her life, in her parents eyes, there will be a cast shadow as to her being the mistake, and the one they couldn't afford. I would have hated if I had never met her.... But.... In China they enforce strict financial stipulations on having more than two children. It allows for only the wealthy to keep more than 3, otherwise abortion or adoption is a major option. Contraception in both countries is readily available. In HS, I did a study - if China and India both allowed for 20 days where the whole country went on a sex strike per year, they would reduce their population to habitable levels by a decades time. I realize this has nothing to do with cars, but it angers me that the population of the earth can go and spend money on lavish Ferrari's when with the actual amount of money the rich covet, the entire world could live comfortably. One must ask if this would create a communist type living situation however, due to everyone having equal fortune and rights. Or would it create peace among the earth? Murder is usually done over money, and murder is what starts wars. Does India need a Lamborghini or Ferrari dealership? No. Do they need to restructure, and inquire into a serious hospitibale scenario, with a serious humanity and human rights check? Yes. I don't know where to go from here... The author of this article presented such a valid point in it, when he mentioned impoverence in India, and I realize a car dealership is of such little effect on the world. I just hate knowing that people suffer in the hands of others, whose selfish feeds go awarded. I'm neither a hypocrite nor a naysayer, just a bystander. And before one asks if I myself am of fortunate and humble background, I will readily admit I am quite poor, and now do not even own a car. I'm passionate about what humans deserve though, when they have nothing - and if I wasn't, I wouldn't have done this entire comment on my iPod. Hmm.
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