With brands like Bugatti, Aston Martin, Ferrari and Lamborghini coming into the Indian market, sports cars and super cars are no more a rarity on the Indian streets. They can easily be spotted in the metro cities. Although in all these sightings, the one thing that remains common is watching the owner struggle with the Indian traffic on the bumpy roads.
While the city roads continue to upset the motorheads, India also offers some of the most mesmerizing roads running alongside some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.
Here is a list of 5 best roads in India you and your supercar will fall in love with.
5. Chennai - Pondicherry
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Chennai to Pondicherry via the amazing city of Mahabalipuram is one of most relaxing and scenic roads of India. The road itself gets a little bumpy but that in no way affects the experience as you will remain mesmerized by the coastline and the cool breeze which follows it. Along the way you will also find group of monuments and some old shore temples which enhance the overall experience. You might not be able to max out your beast but this drive will anyway make you take as much time as you can.
It is a 158 Km long drive which takes approximately 3 hours to complete. The road is a part of the famous East Coast Road and runs along the Coast of Bay of Bengal, beaches on the Coromandel coast and old temples.
Scenic view, coastline drive, old monuments
2 lane at times, slight bumps
4. Jaisalmer - Barmer
This Journey is a shear delight. The 333 Km long road runs through the Thar Desert alongside the sand dunes making it one of the best rides in India. The highway is toll free and the roads are amazingly good. You can even max out on some stretches due to the long clear visibility and low traffic.
The road gives a feel of the rural Rajasthan and is perfect for the tourists who are in the region to experience the same.
The road is 2 lane and is not protected by a fence on the sides, this leads to animals and pedestrians crossing the road randomly making it risky to drive at high speeds. The road offers a blend of high speed adrenaline and the rural beauty of Rajasthan.
Long road stretches, clear view, good roads, desert drive
Animal and pedestrian crossing
3. Old Silk Route
The Old Silk Route is one of the most ancient roads of India. It is one of the best hill experience you can have in a supercar. The road connects Lhasa in Tibet via the Jelep La Pass to India. The road leaves you desiring that the journey should never end. Once you hit this road, no journey will ever feel the same.
Mesmerizing drive, good roads
2. Yamuna Expressway
The Yamuna Expressway is one of the best and most hi-tech highways in India. Fully equipped with CCTV, speed cams, SOS booths and their own highway patrol, Yamuna Expressway is one of the most sophisticated roads in India.
No matter what supercar you own, Yamuna Expressway’s 6 lane, no diversion roads will let you put the pedal to the metal. It flawlessly connects Noida to Agra (165 km) making the drive a joy.
Flawless road, organized traffic, no diversions
Boring, strong security on speed limit.
1. Mumbai - Pune
One of the oldest highways of India, Mumbai-Pune Expressway is also the most exciting roads in the Indian Subcontinent. The expressway is fast, adventurous, 6 lane entry controlled segment of road which floats around valley, mountain tunnels and hills of Lonavala and Khandala. To really get the most out of this drive, you need to hit the expressway early morning when there is less traffic. This expressway is the perfect blend of speed and drive. The 93 km road will only make you want to do this stretch again and again.
Controlled road, fast pace traffic, amazing scenery
Only 93 km, heavy traffic in day time