Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni aka Captain Cool is more famous for his special shots than his love for cars. MS Dhoni has a huge collection of vehicles which includes cars and bikes from different segments. MS Dhoni was recently spotted driving a Mercedes-AMG G63 SUV.
The latest car to join Captain Cool Mahi’s garage is the Mercedes-AMG G63 SUV. There is a long list of celebrity fans who love the iconic old school Mercedes SUV, including cricketers like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer. A closer look at MS Dhoni’s G63 reveals that Mahi has VVIP registration number plate 0007 on it. Like Cristiano Ronaldo, Dhoni also wears jersey number 7.
In February this year, Mercedes-Benz India increased the price of the G63 SUV by Rs 75 lakh, after which the price of the AMG G-Wagon became Rs 3.30 crore, ex-showroom. Booking is by invitation only for exclusive Mercedes-Benz customers. As the G63 has caught the fancy of the Indian market, the waiting period for the SUV has reduced to 12 to 16 months.
Mercedes-AMG G 63: Engine Specifications
To power the Mercedes-AMG G 63, the company installed a 4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine. This engine produces a power of 577 bhp and a peak torque of 850 Nm. A 9-speed torque converter is mated to this engine.
MS Dhoni’s exotic car collection
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a hardcore fan of hardcore off-roaders and his garage includes a fully restored legendary Nissan Jonga, Hummer H2 and Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk. The cricketer also owns some retro American muscle cars like Ford Mustang 1970 and Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. The Chennai Super Kings captain is also the proud owner of a Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II.