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 well soon see him behind the wheel of some enviable Beemers as well.
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.
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 cars delivery Kapil Dev said: I am thrilled to take delivery of my Porsche Panamera and cant 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.
Sehwag drives a Bentley Continental Flying Spur that costs more than Rs 2 crores.
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.
Yuvraj recently took his Lamborghini Murcielago for a spin at the Buddh International Circuit.
Indian skippers 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.
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.
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 off-roader and enjoys driving the vehicle both in the city as well as on long road trips.
Renault recently gifted its iconic Duster to Virat Kohli for his outstanding performance in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Kohlis favourite car is a white BMW X6.
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.
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.
Anil Kumble is said to be not too fond of cars, though he drives a Ford Endeavor and also a Black Mercedes E-Class.
In honor of his zodiac sign, Irfan Pathan drives a Mahindra Scorpio.
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.
Arguably Indias fastest-ever bowler, Javagal Srinath owns a Honda Accord and a Maruti Swift.
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.
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