The flying high Virat Kohli, Indian Test Cricket Team’s captain, is adored for his unparallel batting skills and stupendous innings. Along with, this handsome man has acquired a taste for fast spinning wheels. While the man is yet to own his dream car – Aston Martin DBS, he has bought-in quite a collection of luxurious wheels that scintillate his parking garage with their spark. Let’s take a small tour through his garage and watch out his charisma being reflected from his cars.
Audi Q7 4.2 TDI: Audi Q7 is a posh crossover that also happens to be one of the cream offerings from Audi’s house of wheels. The car is one of the most favorite rides of Virat. The Q7 is offered in two different variants in India: one with a 4.2-litre V8 and other 3-litre V6 oil burner. Both diesel mills coordinate with a 8-speed automatic transmission that comprise Audi’s signatory Quattro all wheel drive systems. It is an ultra-premium vehicle with an accommodation capacity of 7 passengers and its pricing range begins with 64.71 lakhs Indian Rupees.
Audi S6: A high performance iteration of A6 saloon car, this one goes perfectly with Virat’s handsome personality. He likes to take it out on a ride whenever he needs to drive in speed. The car leaps on a 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine with twin turbo chargers that deliver a copious amount of power worth 420bhp against a peak torque of 550Nm. The engine willfully mates with a 7-speed twin clutch automatic transmission system along with Quattro all wheel drive mechanism to yield a superb performance that is yet to be paralleled by any other supercar. It carries a hefty price tag of Rs 95.25 lakh.
Audi R8 V10: One of the fastest vehicles from Audi’s precious stable, it is traded in Indian automatic market with two engine options: V8 and V10. The car also bears a hefty sticker price of Rs.2 crores and charges up with a 5.2-litre V10 engine that delivers output of 517bhp for 530Nm. All this power is consumed by its wheels via a 7-speed twin clutch DSG automatic transmission gearbox along with Quattro AWD system. It is one of the most prized possessions of Virat Kohli that has been the pride of his garage since the beginning.
Audi R8 LMX Limited Edition – Though the Indian test cricket captain already owns the R8, Q7 and S6 from Audi family, he recently bought the limited edition R8 LMX that is the first production car in India that features laser high beam lighting. Powering the R8 LMX is a 5.2-litre V10 engine that, mated to a 7-speed S-Tronic gearbox, churns out an impressive 570bhp along with 540Nm.
Audi A8L W12 Quattro - Another Audi in the list of Virat Kohli's car collection is the German carmaker's flagship model - the A8L W12 Quattro. Priced at Rs 1.87 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi), the cricketing superstar got the delivery of this mean machine in the year 2015. For people not in the know, the Audi is the longer wheelbase version of the A8 and features a 6.3-litre engine. Mated to the S-tronic, dual-clutch, 8-speed transmission, this engine churns out a whopping 494bhp and 625Nm. This car comes with an all-wheel drive layout.
Renault Duster: This one was awarded to Virat Kolhi for his stupendous performance in one-day series held in Sri Lanka in year 2012. He won the “Man of the Series” award for this tournament. It was also the same year when Duster debuted in Indian market.
Toyota Fortuner 4X4: Virat endorses Toyota in the Indian market, and besides the endorsement deal the Japanese carmaker also gifted him a Fortuner. The seven passenger SUV comes with a price tag of Rs.24.17 lakhs which goes high to Rs.26.49 lakhs. it runs on a D-4D diesel engine capable of producing 170bhp for 343Nm.