“I’ve 43-44 bikes, but I’ve not even driven half of them,”MS Dhoni told Ravindra Jadeja. New Delhi: The former Indian cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who is known as one of the game’s greatest finishers is known for his love for bikes and often seen cleaning his own machines when he is not playing cricket.
Here are few bikes MSD possess.
1 Confederate Hellcat X32
The Hellcat is the cheapest motorcycle in the Confederate stable, retailing at around $50,000. This equates to Rs 28 lakh price. But importing such a machine also attracts around 110 per cent import duty, resulting in the X132 costing Dhoni almost Rs 60 lakh.
2 Harley Davidson Fatboy
The price of this masterpeice starts from Rs.18.2 lacks.
3 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R
Another noteworthy mention in his collection of motorcycles is the Kawasaki ZX-14R, one of the fastest production motorcycles in the world. It is powered by a 1,441 cc engine that produces the 197.39 hp of power. The ZX-14R MS Dhoni owns is in black and is priced at Rs 17 lakh.
4 Yamaha FZ1
The FZ1 is powered by inline-four 998cc liquid cooled engine borrowed from the previous generation YZF-R1. This engine churns out 150bhp at 11,500rpm and maximum torque of 106Nm at 8,000rpm.This engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with one-down and five-shifting up gearbox.
The last known Ex-showroom price in Mumbai was Rs.10,72,046.
5 BSA Goldstar
BSA Goldstar is a British motorcycle. It draws power from a 500cc engine. Here is a picture of MS Dhoni riding his BSA Goldstar.
6 Ducati 1098
The Ducati 1098 is a sport bike made by Ducati from 2007 to 2009, in three versions, the 1098, 1098S, and 1098R.The 1098 was succeeded by the 1198 in 2009, though the 1098R remained in production that year.
7 Kawasaki Ninja H2
Another superbike MS Dhoni owns is the Kawasaki Ninja H2, which was launched in India at a price of Rs 29 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. It is powered by a 998 cc 4 cylinder supercharged petrol engine that produces 200 hp of power and torque at 134 Nm. The motorcycle can touch a top speed up to 400kmph.