Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the auction, bought 1971 Land Rover Series 3 station wagon
Big Boy Toys introduced the 1971 Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon at an auction which has been bought by former Team India superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- 1971 Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni bought this in the auction
- 19 more cars put up for auction
New Delhi: The dealership of premium pre-owned ie second hand cars, Big Boy Toys recently started an online auction. In this the vintage car 1971 Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon came to auction and it has been bought by a person from Ranchi who is famous all over the world. Team India’s superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni has given this car a place in his garage in this auction, which already has many great vehicles. Dhoni has bought Land Rover from this auction, while 19 other cars have also been listed for auction along with it. These include brands like Rolls-Royce, Cadillac, Buix, Chevrolet, Land Rover, Austin, Mercedes.
- A great wagon of its time
This Land Rover Series 3 station wagon of Mahendra Singh Dhoni is quite rare as it came to the country in very few numbers. This model has been given a brilliant yellow colour. It used to be a luxurious wagon of its time, whose 4,40,000 units were made by the company from 1971 to 1985. It is mated to a 2.3-litre four-cylinder petrol and 3.5-litre V8 engine options mated to a 4-speed manual transmission and a 2-speed manual transfer case. It is not yet known that which of these engine models has been bought by Dhoni.
- Auction begins with Volkswagen Beetle
Big Boy Toys informed that this auction started with Volkswagen Beetle which started from 1 lakh and went up to Rs 25 lakh. BBT said that they want to strengthen the vintage and classic car division of the company and the company is working on making it a Rs 100 crore venture in the coming few years. BBT is planning to auction vintage and classic cars every two months. The next auction is to be held in February 2022 in which new stock will come.