Bollywood stars and their lavish lifestyle is well known. Apart from living in swanky bungalows and apartments/penthouses, there is another thing they are known for, which is their exquisite garages. From BMWs to Mercedes, Ferraris to Lamborghinis, Audis to Range Rover and Bentleys to Rolls Royce, they have it all. However, many of the Bollywood stars also own quite humble vehicles and ride/drive around in them like ordinary folks. Don’t believe us, take a look at these 10 celebrities and their humble cars for yourself then.
Marui Suzuki Gypsy
John Abraham is a known auto lover and his garage consists of a lot of high-end cars and bikes. Some of the big names from his garage include the Nissan GT-R, Lamborghini Gallardo, Suzuki Hayabusa and the classic Yamaha RD 350. Among all these big names, John also owns a Maruti Gypsy. The Bollywood hunk has been spotted driving his white stock Gypsy several times and his car is pretty well maintained too. The Gypsy is one of the most iconic vehicles in the Indian auto history and was recently discontinued by the company.
Among the more stylish actor of the bygone era, Jackie Shroff owns several high-end cars including a BMW M5. Talking about his car, the actor owns an old and reliable workhorse, the Toyota Innova. Apart from the Innova, Jackie also owns the Toyota Fortuner. Jackie has been spotted in the tried-and-tested MUV quite regularly and he often drives the car himself. Toyota Innova is known for its comfortable ride and bullet-proof reliability and for the same is used by many famous celebrities and politicians across the country.
Bollywood superstar Amir Khan has no dearth of luxury cars. He owns some of the top luxury automotive examples like the Bentley Continental GT and Mercedes-Benz S-Guard among others. But then, the actor also owns a Mahindra XUV500. Not only that, but he also owns the good old Toyota Fortuner, which is the choice of the ride of many other celebrities too when they want to avoid the crowd. He usually doesn’t use any of these vehicles during events or galas. A possible reason for him owning them could be secrecy and privacy, which is something you can easily have in the Fortuner or the XUV500 as these vehicles pass along like just another car.
Mahindra Jeep CJ4
Nana Patekar is one of the best actors of his generation and is known for his quirky yet accurate representation of characters. In his personal life, the actor is known to be quite a humble person and stays off the camera during social events. Coming to his cars, Nana Patekar owns a Mahindra CJ4A apart from his regular high-end cars. The CJ4A, or the Jeep has it is popularly called, is quite a versatile vehicle and can be found with many auto enthusiasts today. It has the same engine as on the CJ3B, which is a 2.2-litre petrol engine developing around 72 Bhp of power along with 154 Nm. The engine comes mated to a three-speed transmission and a proper 4-wheel drive system.
Tata Safari Storme
Anil Kapoor is another actor on this list who owns a pretty simple vehicle apart from his other high-end luxury cars. His humble car of choice is the Tata Safari Storme, which was actually gifted to him by Tata Motors to promote a TV show. Though Anil does not use the SUV much, it is the only humble ride in his garage. The Tata Safari Storme uses a 2.2-litre Varicor turbo-diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 148 Bhp and 320 Nm.
Mahindra Scorpio Getaway
Gul Panag is among the few female auto enthusiasts celebrities in India. The energetic actress owns an equally energetic vehicles which surprisingly suits her very well. We are talking about the Mahindra Scorpio Getaway, which is among the few pickup trucks availble in India. Moreover, hers is a modified one done especially by Jaskirat Nagra of Sarbloh Motors. The additions on her Scorpio Getaway include a rooftop tent, snorkel, off-road spec tires, a chemical toilet, a winch on the front modified bumper and so on.
Bipasha Basu is often seeing in her older generation Toyota Fortuner SUV. Going by the number of celebrities owning the Fortuner, it seems to be the vehicle of choice of B-Town when considering regular cars. One of the reasons for the Fortuner’s popularity can be said to its bulletproof reliability as well as a comfortable cabin. Bipasha has been seen in her white Fortuner several times with her husband Karan Grover.
Malaika Arora Khan
Toyota Innova Crysta
Malaika Arora Khan is a fashion diva and roams around in extremely luxurious vehicles including a Range Rover Vogue. She also owns a humble Innova Crysta and has been spotted with the car on more than one occasion. She owns the petrol automatic version, which is smoother than the diesel version and feels more comfortable.
Among the most stylish men of his time, Dino Morea is an avid bike lover and a proud owner of several bikes. When talking about cars though, the model turned actor prefers the old-generation Ford Endeavour he owns. Dino has been spotted driving the American SUV himself quite a few times. apart from the Endeavour, Dino also owns a Range Rover.
Bollywood young heartthrob Disha Patani is the owner of two quite humble cars. These are the Chevrolet Cruze and the Honda Civic, both D-segment sedans. While now she is mostly seen in her Mercedes E-Class or the BMW 5-Series, she used to travel a lot in her Cruze and Civic some time back. Disha has also been spotted enjoying a drive in her Honda Civic quite a lot of times.