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Sunil Shetty celebrates his 59th birthday today. One of Bollywood’s all-time action hero, Sunil Shetty's line of work is remarkable in terms of longevity and success. He has been in the film industry for about 25 years now with over 100 plus Bollywood flicks under his belt. Born in Mysuru district, Karnataka, Sunil Shetty made his Bollywood debut with Balwaan in the year 1992 and achieved fame with movies like Dilwale, Waqt Hamara Hain, Dhadkan among many others. The movie - Border in 1997 catapulted Sunil into the imagination of the Indian cinema-goers. His dialogues, mannerisms and action sequences made him the go-to- actor for action movies. He seems to love driving muscular cars in high-voltage flicks as he is seen on a number of occasion chasing down villains in a high-speed chases. On that note, on his birthday we have got for you Sunil Shetty's Car Collection.
The Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a luxury SUV in production since 2006. Besides a masculine appeal, the SUV stands to provide three row of seats and can easily accomodate 7 occupants. It is the flagship model in the German automakers porfolio. Mercedes GLS 350D was powered by a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine. The powerful SUV delivered 254 bhp of power @3400 rpm and 620 Nm of peak torque @1600-2400 rpm. While transmission duties were handled by a 9-speed automatic gearbox with AWD (All-Wheel-Drive). It used to earlier retail at Rs 87 lakhs (ex-showroom), India. Having said this, the three-pointed recently launched the third-generation GLS in India. The latest generation SUV is available in two variants - GLS 400d and GLS 450. Both variants have an introductory price of Rs. 99.90 lakh (ex-showroom), India.
Hummer is an iconic name with a cult following across the world. Business tycoons, sportsmen, actors all love having a Hummer in their car collection. Sunil Shetty owns a Hummer H3 SUV, the off-road vehicle was in production from 2005 to 2010 by General Motors. The first Hummer H3 was powered by a 3.5-litre 5 cylinder L52 engine delivering 220 bhp of power and 304 Nm of peak torque. The engine came mated to a standard 5-speed manual transmission with an option of 4-speed automatic gearbox. Currently discontinued after 5 years of production, the last recorded price of Hummer H3 was Rs 45 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi.
Sunil Shetty loves muscular cars considering he also owns the majestic Range Rover Vogue. A famous SUV, Range Rover Vogue is ever-present in many Bollywood celebrities car collection. The 2020 Range Rover Vogue is powered by an Ingenium 3.0 6‑cylinder turbocharged petrol MHEV engine. The imposing SUV belts out 394 bhp of maximum power output with 550 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are handled by an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The SUV can clock a top speed of 225 kmph with an acceleration figure of 0-100 kmph in just 6.3 seconds. The Range Rover Vogue price in India starts from Rs 1.97 crores (ex-showroom), India.
Other noticiable cars in 'Sunil Shetty’s Car Collection' include the names of Toyota Prado, Land Cruiser, Jeep Wrangler and Mercedes Benz E 350D.