Bollywood actor Vidyut Jammwal is promoting his new upcoming film Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2. He arrived at promotions in an Aston Martin DB 9. In this video, he takes a fan for a ride in the expensive sports car. Aston Martin DB9 used to cost around Rs. 3.5 Crores back when it was on sale in India. Vidyut Jammwal is famous for his roles in the Commando series of movies.
In this video, we can see the actor posing for photographers with his car. While the photo shoot is going on, a female fan rushes up to the actor. Vidyut Jammwal hugs the fan, and takes her by her hand to the car, to the hoots and cheers of the photographers. We can see the thrilled fan and the actor chatting as Jammwal drives into traffic.
The Aston Martin DB9 is a British grand tourer powered by a 6.0-litre V12 engine. It produces a max power output of 510 bhp and a peak torque output of 600 Nm. The engine was mated to an automatic transmission. It could hit 100 kmph in 4.6 seconds and had a top speed of 295 kmph. The DB9 used to be the flagship vehicle from Aston Martin and it has also been used in several James Bond movies.
Vidyut bought a Triumph Rocket 3R
In 2020, Vidyut Jammwal bought a new Triumph Rocket 3R. It is a power cruiser motorcycle and is famous for having the engine with largest displacement. It is a 2.5-litre, in-line 3-cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled. It produces 167 Ps of max power and 221 Nm of peak torque. The engine transfers the power to the rear wheel using a 6-speed manual gearbox and a shaft drive instead of a chain or belt drive. There is only one other power cruiser that is available on sale. It is the Ducati Diavel 1260 which is priced between Rs. 19.45 lakhs to Rs. 22.66 lakhs.
Back when Vidyut bought the motorcycle, it was available only one variant which was called “Standard” and it was priced around Rs. 18 lakhs ex-showroom. Since then, the prices have gone up and Triumph has also introduced several new variants. The prices now start from Rs. 19.9 lakhs ex-showroom and goes up to Rs. 21.40 lakhs ex-showroom. Variants on offer are R, GT, 221 Special Edition, Black and GT 221 Special Edition.
The difference between the R and GT is that you can consider the R variant to be more hardcore than the GT variant. It has a flatter handlebar and the footpegs are mid-set whereas the GT variant’s handlebar is raised and footpegs are forward-set.
Triumph did a lot of revisions to the Rocket 3 before launching it. They bumped up the engine capacity from 2300 cc to 2500 cc. They also managed to reduce the weight of the motorcycle by around 40 kgs. However, the Rocket 3 still weighs around 300 kgs which is a lot. The frame is all-new which is made up of aluminium, the brakes are also upgraded, they are Stylema monobloc callipers. Moreover, the motorcycle runs on Avon Cobra Chrome tyres that are specially developed for the Rocket 3.
There Rocket 3 comes with a lot of aids. You get IMU-based cornering traction control, ABS, ride-by-wire, hill hold assist and cruise control. There are also four riding modes, Road, Rain, Sport and Rider-configurable. Suspension duties are done by Showa upside-down forks that are adjustable and a mono-shock at the rear. Other features on offer are tyre pressure monitoring system, heated grips, keyless ignition, Bluetooth connectivity, coloured TFT screen, LED headlamp and tail lamp, integrated Go-Pro controls and much more.