Cars that our cricketers drive

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We’d all wondered why did Sachin, a car enthusiast, sell off his Ferrari 360 Modena. However, he has soon found a surrogate for the Ferrari, a Nissan GTR 530. The cost of the GTR is approximately 70 lakh Indian Rupees. Sachin recently signed a contract with BMW and we’ll soon see him behind the wheel of some enviable Beemers as well.

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I have always been a BMW fan but the real association with it started when I was 14,” Tendulkar said during a recent BMW launch. “One of the first BMWs that I drove and owned was in 1993. My pockets were not so deep back then so I had to opt for a second-hand BMW and it was a joy to drive that car.” The little master currently owns a BMW M5 and its SUV X5.

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1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev took delivery of the first-ever Panamera diesel in India last month. Talking to media persons during the car’s delivery Kapil Dev said: “I am thrilled to take delivery of my Porsche Panamera and can’t wait to get behind the wheel. This car has a unique personality combining sportiness, luxury and efficiency in one. I am sure it will be an absolute joy to drive on a daily basis.”

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Sehwag drives a Bentley Continental Flying Spur that costs more than Rs 2 crores.

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Yuvraj Singh etched his name into the record books when he hit six sixes in an over in the World Twenty20 encounter against England. Yuvraj was awarded a Porsche 911 for the achievement by the then Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Lalit Modi.

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Yuvraj recently took his Lamborghini Murcielago for a spin at the Buddh International Circuit.

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Indian skipper’s passion for bikes is well known. He has a cool collection of cars as well, which include a Hummer a Toyota Corolla, a customised open-top Scorpio, Mitsubishi Pajero. He recently expressed his interest in buying a GMC truck as well.

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Harbhajan Singh bought a Hummer and it became news when the traffic police slapped him with a penalty of Rs.3,000 for driving the vehicle without a registration number.

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Gautam Gambhir is “extremely delighted to own the Bolero Stinger for its stylish looks and power packed performance”. According to Gambhir, the Bolero Stinger has everything he’s ever wanted in an offroader and enjoys driving the vehicle both in the city as well as on long road trips.

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Renault recently gifted its iconic Duster to Virat Kohli for his outstanding performance in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Kohli’s favourite car is a white BMW X6.

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Sreesanth drives a white BMW X6, too.


Rahul Dravid was awarded a Hyundai Tucson by the International Cricket Council after being declared Test player of the year for 2004. He has huge sentimental values attached to the car, although he also owns a BMW.

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Probably, former Indian captain Saurav Ganguly has the largest collection of cars among cricketers. He has a fleet of 20 Mercedes-Benzes and four BMWs among many others. However, he is often seen driving a Mercedes Benz CLK convertible.

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Anil Kumble is said to be not too fond of cars, though he drives a Ford Endeavor and also a Black Mercedes E-Class.

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In honor of his zodiac sign, Irfan Pathan drives a Mahindra Scorpio.

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Left-arm paceman Rudra Pratap Singh was presented a silver Mercedes Benz C 200K by Neo Sports for his effective performance at the 2007 Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.

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Arguably India’s fastest-ever bowler, Javagal Srinath owns a Honda Accord and a Maruti Swift.

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According to reports, the Indian captain owns fourteen bikes and the latest addition to it was an X132 Hellcat. It cost him Rs. 28 lakh.

Celebrities and their cars
Ajay Devgn likes to travel in style. The actor is known for his love of cars. But sometimes practicality takes over style. The actor chose to navigate through the Mumbai traffic in an i20. But once you’re used to luxury, travelling economy is tough. So he did the next best thing- bought a Mini Cooper. Now he travels in style and keeps his appointments!

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Amitabh Bachchan owns some of the best luxury cars. He used to have a Bentley Arnage R earlier and now travels in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. The Phantom costs upwards of Rs. 4.5 crore.

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Saif Ali Khan likes macho vehicles and thus owns two of the most capable SUVs – Toyota Landcruiser and Range Rover Sport. Both these vehicles offer excellent off-road ability.

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Imran Khan might be the latest entrant in Bollywood but has quickly acquired four desirable cars – a Porsche Cayenne, BMW 3-Series, Volkswagen Beetle (his wife drives it) and a Ferrari California.

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Kangna Ranaut bought herself a BMW 7 Series on her 21st birthday. She says it’s very spacious and comfortable car.

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Priyanka Chopra owns a Porsche Cayenne and a Mercedes S-Class. Not many own a Cayenne in Bollywood and this choice of Priyanka is really unique. The Porsche Cayenne range starts at Rs. 77 lakhs and goes all the way upto Rs. 1.63 crore.

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Aamir Khan owns a Rolls-Royce Ghost. The Ghost costs upwards of Rs. 3 crore and is powered by a 6.6-litre V12 engine which produces 563 BHP and 780 Nm.

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Dia Mirza drives a Lexus LX SUV

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Salman Khan is a SUV lover too. He owns a Audi Q7, Range Rover and BMW X6. He also owns a Suzuki Hayabusa sports bike, which was once the fastest motorcycle in the world.

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Abhishek Bachchan bought the Audi A8L earlier this month. His customized Audi is powered by a 4.2-litre V8 diesel engine produces 350 BHP and 800 Nm. It costs upwards of Rs. 1 crore.

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Bipasha Basu shows off her brand new Beetle that she calls ‘Brad’

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Sanjay Dutt has the best car collection in Bollywood. He owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom, Audi A8, Audi R8, Audi Q7, Range Rover Sport, Bentley Continental and a Ferrari 599 GTB. He also owns a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.

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Katrina Kaif owns a Audi Q7, which is the favorite of many in Bollywood. The Audi Q7 costs around Rs. 70 lakhs and is powered by 3.0-litre and 4.2-litre diesel engines, which produce 236 BHP and 362 BHP respectively.

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Shahrukh Khan is a big BMW fan. While his wife drives a 6-Series, he is usually seen in a 7-Series. The BMW 7-Series costs more than a crore and gives company to King Khan’s Audi A6 and Bentley Continental GT.

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Shahid Kapoor is a big fan of JLR vehicles. He owns a Range Rover and a Jaguar XK-RS. These vehicles cost more than Rs. 1 crore each. Shahid also owns a Harley-Davidson Fatboy.

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John Abraham owns a Audi Q7 too but is more of a biker. He rides a Yamaha R1 super bike, which produces 180 BHP of power from its 1000 cc engine. It costs Rs. 13 lakhs.

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Kareena Kapoor owns a Lexus LX470 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. While the Lexus is imported, the S-Class is the most expensive car to be assembled in India, retailing at a price upwards of Rs. 1 crore.

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Hrithik Roshan drives a Porsche 911 Carrera. This super car produces 350 BHP of power and 390 Nm of torque from its 3434cc, 6-cylinder engine. It retails at a price of Rs. 1.22 crore.

Sallu
There is a new passion in Salman Khan’s life: a limited edition blue Suzuki Intruder M1800RZ. The enthusiastic biker recently added this cruiser to his enviable collection.

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Rajinikanth is one of the biggest super hero in India and you would imagine he must be driving a Bugatti Veyron. However he owns and drives the humble Premier Padmini. He also turned down a BMW 7-Series which Shahrukh Khan gifted him.

Courtesy: http://in.news.yahoo.com

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