Ranbir Kapoor: An avid automobile enthusiast

Tuesday 29 January 2013, 01:20 AM by

Apart from movies, Ranbir Kapoor, Bollywood's current heartthrob, is an avid super sports car and premium automobile enthusiast as well. On cloud nine after a couple of consecutive blockbuster hits like Rockstar and Barfi, the popular actor is having the best time of his professional life.

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Ranbir Kapoor: An avid automobile enthusiast

Further, Audi R8 supercar and Land Rover Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), adorn the garage of Ranbir Kapoor. The youth icon has been caught on camera driving his favourite Audi R8 on a number of occasions and is reported to adore his muscular Range Rover.

Ranbir Kapoor driving his favourite Audi R8

Coming to under-the-hood specifications of Audi R8, the super sports car comes fitted with a 4.2 litre FSI Quattro V8 petrol engine that belts out a maximum power and torque equation of 430 bhp and 428 Nm, respectively. Ranbir's Audi R8 supercar accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.6 seconds, and can reach a top speed in excess of 300 kmph. At present, the Audi R8 carries a base price tag of Rs. 1.34 crore in the Indian premium sports car market.

Ranbir's Range Rover premium SUV
Ranbir's Range Rover premium SUV

Ranbir's Range Rover premium SUV also carries an exorbitant price tag close to Rs. 1.7 crore in the country. The Land Rover Range Rover comes fitted with a beast of a 4.4 litre TDV8 powertrain with 4 valves per cylinder configuration. The powerful engine churns out a peak power of 308 bhp at 4000 rpm along with an impressive torque delivery of 700 Nm. One thing is common with both Ranbir Kapoor cars- '8' in their number plates. Apparently, the actor is biased towards number 8 and considers it his lucky number.

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