Snapshot – The swashbuckling Yuvraj Singh is no longer a part of India’s national cricket team. However, the South Paw continues to enjoy a considerable fan following in the country, and is still playing actively. A comeback in the near future can’t be ruled out for this survivor. Apart from cricket, cars have been an enduring passion of Yuvraj Singh. Driving machines rule the roost in Yuvis garage. Here’s all you need to know about the man’s hot wheels.
E90 BMW 3-Series 320d
The BMW 3-Series 320d is one of the purest driving sedans that money can buy under 40 big ones and Yuvraj Singh owns the E92 version of the 3er. The car is a daily driver that can take you to work and back, in the process transforming your dreary commute into something exciting, fun. BMW India has since replaced the E92 3-Series sedan with its successor, the F30 model, which is also good fun behind the wheel.
The Audi Q5 is a gift that Yuvraj Singh received from the German luxury car giant, after the scintillating southpaw took India to victory in the 2011 World Cup. The Q5 is a very popular luxury crossover in the country, and one that drives Audi India’s sales in the SUV segments. The Q5 is assembled at Audi’s Aurangabad factory and is a five seat SUV.
F10 BMW 5-Series
The F10 BMW 5-Series is one of the most popular cars from the German luxury marque in India. Sold with petrol, turbo petrol and turbo diesel engines, the cars various variants are very popular among the rich. The 5-Series luxury sedan is predominantly used as a daily driver by most of its owners. This is one car that buyers who like to alternate between the driver’s seat and back seat would love to own. Yuvraj Singh is one such buyer.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur
And here’s proof of Yuvraj Singh preferring the driver’s seat even in the most luxurious car of his fleet, the Bentley Continental Flying Spur. The Flying Spur is sold with two engine options, a 4 liter V8 unit and a 6 liter W12 unit. Both engines feature twin turbos and Yuvraj owns the one with the larger motor, and with 616 Bhp-800 Nm on tap. This super luxury barge is priced at 3.4 crore rupees.
A Porsche 911 sportscar is what Yuvraj Singh received as a gift after smashing six sixes against England in the 2007 T20 world cup. The announcement that Yuvraj would soon get a Porsche 911 came from Lalit Modi, another car connoisseur, who was then a top cricket administrator in the country and the brainchild behind the IPL. The Porsche 911 sold here starts from 1.38 crore rupees. The base variant uses a 3.5 liter flat 6 petrol engine with 325 Bhp-390 Nm.
E93 BMW M3 Convertible
The E93 BMW M3 is a high performance, convertible version of the car, which Yuvraj has been frequently been spotted driving on Chandigarh streets. The E93 BMW M3 is an out and out driving machine that also allows four people to enjoy wind-in-the-hair motoring at obscene speeds. The car used a 4 liter, V8 naturally aspirated petrol engine that made its 414 Bhp at a sky high 8,300 rpm. The peak torque of 400 Nm came at 3,900 rpm.
E60 BMW M5 Sedan
The E60 BMW M5 is the previous generation version of the high performance sedan that doubles up as a family car on the weekdays and a blisteringly fast set of wheels on the weekends. The E60 was known for its visceral performance, what with a potent 5 liter V10 naturally aspirated petrol engine under the hood. This motor put out 500 Bhp and 520 Nm.
Lamborghini Murcielago LP 64o-4 Supercar
The fastest car in Yuvraj’s garage is the Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640-4, which the cricketer has been spotted enjoying to the hilt at the Buddh International Circuit, off Greater Noida. The Murcielago LP 640-4 is made no more, but when it was still available, the supercar was Lamborghini’s flagship offering. The car uses a 6.5 liter, naturally aspirated V12 petrol engine with outputs of 631 Bhp-660 Nm.