Former Indian captain MS Dhoni recently added a vintage 1971 model Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon to his car collection. MS Dhoni recently won the bid for a 1971 Land Rover Series Station Wagon at an online auction held by Big Boy Toyz.
MS Dhoni Bought Vintage Land Rover
Dhoni’s Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon is as rare as they come in India. The model is finished in a lovely shade of yellow. It was also one of the most popular of the Land Rover Series range with over 440,000 examples built between 1971 and 1985.
Engine options at the time ranged from a 2.3-litre four-cylinder petrol engine to a 3.5-litre V8 with a four-speed manual transmission and a 2-speed manual transfer case. It’s not clear about which engine features on the example purchased by Dhoni.
Commenting on the purchase and the e-auction, Jatin Ahuja, Founder and MD, BBT, said, “Vintage Cars and Classic Cars are a multi-billion dollar industry globally. We are the first company to introduce it in an organised and efficient way in India.
These auctions are aimed at all the car enthusiasts of the country who love vintage and classic cars. Owning a Vintage Car and Classic car is a unique experience like owning a painting, owning a piece of art.
Gradually this business is going to expand in the country and we will do our best to bring the best Vintage and Classic cars for all the car enthusiasts in the country. We want to be a platform where people can always find the vintage and classic cars they desire.”
MS Dhoni has a collection of cars including Mahindra Scorpio, Maruti SX4, Hummer H2, Toyota Corolla, Land Rover Freelander, GMC Sierra, Mitsubishi Pajero Sfx, Mitsubishi Out Lander, Porsche 911, Audi Q7 SUV, Ferrari 599, Jeep Grand Cherokee.
MS Dhoni who is a great admirer of bikes has an outstanding bike collection. Which includes Kawasaki Ninja H2, Confederate Hellcat, BSA, Suzuki Hayabusa, a Norton Vintage, Hero Karizma ZMR, Yamaha Rxz, Yamaha Thundercat, Yamaha Rx, Ducati 1098, Yamaha Rd 350, Tvs Apache, Kawasaki zx14r Ninja, Confederate Hellcat X 132, Harley Davidson Fat boy, Enfield Machismo, Customized Tvs Dirt bike.