MS Dhoni is a very well known name in India and Internationally for his brilliant performance in the sport of cricket. off-the pitch, MS Dhoni is also for his craze for cars and bikes and has some of the best vehicles in the country. He has a soft corner for SUVs and that is pretty evident when one notices the car that he owns. One of the latest SUV that famous Indian cricketer had recently bought was a Nissan 1 ton pick up truck. Here is a video of the same SUV with the owner of the garage explaining what all changes have been made during the coarse of restoration.
The video has been uploaded by Dayakaran Vlogs on his channel. while the video was made, the SUV was restored for Dhoni and was not yet handed over to him. The SUV has been completely restored by Punjab’s Nakodar based SD car world who specialise in restoring SUVs specially the 1 ton pick up truck and the Jonga. The video talks about all the changes that are made to the car as per cricketer’s request.
First thing that one would notice in the car is the metallic bright green shade of the SUV. The whole body of the SUV has been restored and no modifications are done to the basic look of the SUV. It gets 17 inch steel wheels with chunky off-road tyres, independent suspensions, a electronic winch at the front and an original six cylinder petrol engine too. The headlights and the tail lights are now LED and Nissan badging is also all-original as per the video.
It gets a roof rack and the loading bay gets a hardtop with a spare wheel mounted on it. The top can be opened to load some luggage inside. On the right hand side of the SUV towards the rear is where the tool box is placed and on the left side jerry cans are placed. major upgrade has been done to the interiors with air-con, electrically adjustable leather wrapped seats, power windows and steering, touchscreen infotainment system and so on.
The Nissan Jonga was once used by Indian Army and is a rare car to spot in our country. It was actually an earlier generation Nissan Patrol model (P60). The one Dhoni bought was known as the 1 Ton but is actually a 4W70 series vehicle. It was designed to be a multi-purpose utility vehicle, and in its prime, was a big seller in markets around the world. Now though, Nissan produces a high-end SUV with the Patrol badge.