Indian Cricketers Car Collections- Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev, and Sachin Tendulkar

Rahul Dravid

The 48-year old Rahul Dravid is better known as ‘The Wall’ for his consistency and dependability on the cricket pitch. He has over 10,000 runs in 344 matches to his name. Rahul Dravid is the third-highest run-getter for India in the ODIs with his phenomenal batting. He is also the Head Coach of the current A and under-19 Indian team of upcoming cricketers. The cricketers current net worth is $23 million USD or ₹172 crores. Dravid has in his possession a Hyundai Tucson, a black Mercedes-Benz GLE, BMW-5 Series, Porsche 911, and an Audi Q5 SUV. Following are some of the best cars in Rahul Dravid’s collection.

Porsche 911 Carrera S

The eighth-generation Porsche 911 is available in India in two variants: the 911 Carrera S and the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet. Dravid’s model happens to be the former. The Carrera S comes with a 2981 cc 6-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox, producing 450hp power, with a peak torque of 530 Nm at 6500 rpm. It gives a mileage of 9.0 kmpl. The car clocks a top speed of 308 kmph and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.7 seconds 

The car is a 4-seater with a coupe body type with RWD drive-type and has 2 doors. The car’s dimensions are 4519 mm x 1852 mm x 1300 mm with a wheelbase of 24 50 mm.

Porsche 911 Carrera S | Indian Cricketers Car Collections
Porsche 911 Carrera S

Some of its features include

  • McPherson spring-strut front suspension and Multi-Link rear suspension 
  • Rack & Pinion steering column
  • Disc-type front & rear brakes
  • power steering
  • front and rear power windows
  • climate control
  • air quality control
  • heated front seats
  • cruise control
  • rear parking sensors
  • voice control

The car’s interiors feature leather seats, electric adjustable front seats, and others.

Exteriors include alloy wheels, convertible top, etcetera.

Safety features include 

  • ABS with EBD
  • airbags
  • tyre pressure monitor
  • crash sensor
  • Hill Assist
  • Hill Descent control
  • 360-view camera

Infotainment systems include a remote control audio system, front and back speakers with an integrated 2DIN audio, Bluetooth connectivity, and a touch screen.

The 911 Carrera S is available in 19 colors including, black, red, silver, white, deep blue, silver metallic. Its competitors in the Indian market are Nissan GT-R 3.8 V6 (₹2.12 crore), Porsche Panamera GTS (₹1.98 crores), and Land Rover Range Rover 3.0 Petrol SWB Vogue (₹2.10 crore).

Audi Q5

The former cricketer owns an Audi Q5 in the shade of deep blue. Rahul Dravid’s car comes with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder TFSI turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine producing 252 bhp and 273 lb of torque. 

The Audi Q5 comes with options for diesel and petrol engines. The diesel variant is 1968 cc while the petrol engine is 1984 cc. Mated to it is a 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox. The diesel variant can clock a top speed of 218 kmph and accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 6.3 seconds. Depending on the variant, the has an average mileage of 8.5 to 17.0 kmpl. The SUV is a 5-door 5-seater with AWD drive type, measurements being length: 4663 mm, width: 2140 mm, and a wheelbase of 2819 mm.

Audi Q5
Audi Q5

Other features include 

  • multilink front and rear suspension
  • twin-tube gas-filled shock absorbers
  • electrically adjustable Rack and Pinion power steering
  • front brake type: ventilated, rear brake type: disc
  • 3-zone climate control
  • air quality control
  • front and rear parking sensors
  • cruise control
  • USB charger in the front
  • five drive modes.

Interiors include 

  • electric adjustable (only front) leather seats
  • alloy wheels
  • sunroof LED headlights
  • LED tail lamps
  • DRLs

Safety features include 6 airbags, brake assist, Anti Lock Braking System, and others. 

Infotainment features: 8 speakers internal storage Bluetooth connectivity, etcetera.

The Audi Q5 is currently available at ₹49.99 Lakh – ₹56.21 Lakh, facing competition from cars like Volvo XC60 and BMW X3.

Kapil Dev

The greatest all-rounder cricketers of all time, Kapil Dev excelled both in batting and bowling. Following is his list of cars.

Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera
Porsche Panamera

Offered with a 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 8-cylinder petrol engine paired with an automatic transmission gearbox, Kapil Dev’s Porsche Panamera produces 550 hp and maximum torque of 770 Nm at 1960-4500 rpm. Porsche is mated to an 8 SpeedPDK gearbox. It can do 0-100 kmph in just 2.9 seconds, clocking a top speed of 206 km/h. It gives a mileage of 10.75 kmpl.

The car comes in four variants: STD (2999 cc, Automatic, Petrol) at ₹1.54 crore being the base model, GTS (3996 cc, Automatic, Petrol) at ₹1.98 crores, Turbo S (3996 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 10.75 kmpl) at ₹2.30 crore and S E-Hybrid (2894 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 10.75 kmpl) at ₹2.70 crores being the top model.

The Panamera is a 5-seater wagon, with a length of 5050 mm, a width of 2164 mm, and a wheelbase of 2949 mm. It has an AWD drive type.

The Panamera is available in colors blue, red, brown, black, orange, etc. Its current prices in India range around about ₹1.6 crore – ₹2.69 crores. It rivals in the Indian market with cars like the Maserati Quattroporte, Audi A8, Porsche 911, Porsche Cayenne, etc

Sachin Tendulkar

One of the most celebrated cricketers of all time, with his name, engraved permanently in the hearts of all lovers of cricket is Sachin Tendulkar. He also happened to be the brand ambassador of BMW. With cars from brands like Maruti, Fiat, Volvo, Audi, Ferrari, BMW, Nissan, Mercedes, Daimler, Caterham, and others in his garage, here’s a look inside.

Caterham R500

Caterham R500 | Indian Cricketers Car Collections
Caterham R500

The maddest race car, and owned by none other than the best cricketers of all time Sachin Tendulkar is the Caterham 7. 

Specifications: The Caterham 7 comes with a 1999 cc 16V 263 bhp at 8500 rpm-producing engine mated to a six-speed sequential manual. Peak achievable torque is 177 lb-ft at 7200 rpm. It has rear-wheel drive, with dimensions of 3100 mm x 1575 mm x 800 mm, weighing 516 kg.

A two-seater with maniacal speed, it caters more to racetrack enthusiasts than to people looking for cars to travel in. Sachin’s Caterham R500 can do 0 – 60 mph in an insane 2.88 seconds.

In India, its prices start at ₹28 lakh and go up. Its market rivals are Caparo T1 and the IFR Aspid Supersport.

Aarna Jana

Aarna Jana

I am pursuing an Honours in English at St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata. I completed my schooling from Bhavan’s Kolkata in 2020. An aspiring content writer and a lover of cinema, books, and metal!

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