Shahrukh Khan is one of Bollywood’s biggest A-List movie stars and is known as the Baadshah or King Khan. The man is a major fan of BMW cars and has not one not two, but three sleek BMW cars at his disposal. Apart from BMWs, the King Khan household also owns a range of other cars. Today, we’ll take a look at the Shahrukh Khan family and their cars.
BMW 760 Li
The grey coloured BMW 7-Series saloon is the most powerful car that Shahrukh Khan owns. Priced at close to 2 crore rupees, the BMW 760 Li is the top-end variant in the 7 Series line up. The rear wheel driven car is propelled by a 6 liter, V12 twin turbo petrol engine with outputs of 544 Bho and 750 Nm. The car’s latest iteration has received a mild facelift, even as an all-new BMW 7-Series is due to hit the Indian market soon.
BMW 740 Li
The white BMW 7-Series luxury saloon that Shahrukh Khan is most frequently spotted in, is a 740 Li variant, which means that it uses a 3 liter twin turbo petrol engine that’s good for 326 Bhp and 450 Nm. The car is no longer sold in India. When it was still available, it was priced close to 1.2 crore rupees.
BMW 6-Series 650i
The BMW 6-Series 650i convertible that Shahrukh Khan is seen driving, or driven in, is the previous generation version of this car. The 650i convertible is the most powerful roadster built by BMW. The car featured a 4.4 liter V8 twin turbo petrol engine with 407 Bhp and 600 Nm on tap. Priced at 1.23 crore rupees, the car represented one of the most expensive BMWs sold in India in its time.
An interior designer and Shahrukh Khan’s wife, Gauri Khan is seen in a range of cars, with and without Shahrukh Khan. When she accompanies her husband, she’s usually seen in the likes of the BMW 7-Series luxury saloons or the 6-Series 650i convertible. When she’s on her own though, she’s seen in other cars.
Volkswagen India gifted Gauri Khan the Phaeton luxury saloon, which rivals the Mercedes Benz S-Class and Audi A8 cars. The Phaeton has proven to be a spectacular failure for Volkswagen globally, despite the very high standards to which this car was designed and built. In India too, the Phaeton was a big flop and gifting the car to Gauri Khan was Volkswagen’s last ditch attempt to make the car more popular. It didn’t work though.
BMW X5 SUV
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The previous generation BMW X5 is another car that Gauri Khan is spotted in. The X5 got the xDrive all wheel drive layout as standard, while a choice of petrol and turbo diesel engines were offered on the SUV. The X5’s previous generation version featured butch styling, giving it a proper SUV air. One of the best handling SUVs in its class, the X5 did command a steady following.
Mercedes Benz GL-Class SUV
Shahrukh Khan gifted his director friend Farah Khan a Mercedes Benz GL-Class SUV. He had one more gift though, this time for Gauri Khan, who also received the GL-Class SUV. The Mercedes Benz GL-Class is the brand’s top of the line luxury SUV offering, with a seven seat layout. While the car bought by Shahrukh Khan features a 3 liter V6 turbo diesel engine, the GL63 AMG variant of the GL-Class SUV is also sold with a mad, 5.5 liter V8 twin turbo petrol motor.
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