Check Out Dulquer Salmaan's Tasteful Car Collection
by IndianAuto Team |
Dulquer Salmaan is known as a car fanatic. His car collection is a solid proof for his passion. Let's check out what cars are included on Dulquer Salmaan's collection.
Dulquer Salmaan is a preeminent star in the Malayalam film industry. The famous actor first appeared on the screen with a role in Second Show which has gained him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Over the years, he has developed a well-established and successful career with a long list of critically-acclaimed films and commercial-success blockbusters. Along with his roles in Malayalam movies, Salmaan also took parts in some Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films. Besides his thriving career as an actor, Dulquer Salmaan also has some rolling business on his side. first starting with a car trading portal website, Dulquer Salmaan is now the head of a Chennai-based dental business chain as well as the director of Motherhood Hospital in Bangalore. His success in the film industry and in other businesses have gained him great fortune. It comes as no surprise that the famous actor is the owner of a fleet of luxury and expensive cars.
Dulquer Salmaan has a respected taste for cars
Dulquer Salmaan’s love for cars was passed down from his father, veteran prominent Mollywood actor Mammooty. The actor has acquired his father’s passion as well as an exquisite taste for cars. The father-and-son duo has built one of the most tasteful car collections in the entertainment industry a.k.a “369 Garages”. The 369 Garages consists of some notable models like Toyota Supra, BMW E46 M3, restored Mercedes Benz W123 250, Porsche 911, Volvo 240DL Station Wagon and more.
What sets Dulquer Salmaan’s collection apart from the other rich and famous collectors is that it does not only include luxury, high-end models but also comprises of unique vintage cars. IndianAuto will give you a tour around his garage to see Dulquer Salmaan’s impressive car collection.
1. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
One of the most notable nameplates on Dulquer Salmaan’s collection is the 2-door roadster Mercedes Benz SLS AMG. The car is the proud successor of the 300SL Gullwing. SLS is the acronym for Super Leicht Sport, meaning Super Light Sport. By the time of its launch, the SLS AMG sported a 6.2-litre M 153 engine which was, as per AMG’s statement, “the world’s most powerful naturally aspirated production series engine” ever made. This powerful engine empowers a wonderful driving experience in the track as well as in the regular daily driving environment.
Dulquer Salmaan's Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
2. BMW M3
Coming next on the list is a model from the German carmaker. The BMW M3 is the performance variant of the BMW 3 Series. This convertible car derives power from a BMW S14 4-cylinder engine. This robust engine allows the BMW M3 to propel from idle to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. The top speed of the M3 stands at 155 mph.
BMW M3 is one of the cars collected by Dulquer Salmaan
3. BMW X6 M
Here’s to another performance variant of a BMW car. The BMW X6 M is the first car in BMW M line-up to feature the combination of xDrive 4-wheel-drive system and automatic gearbox. BMW X6 M can sprint from idle to 100 kmph in 4.5 seconds. The car is estimated to cost Dulquer Salmaan around Rs 2.13 crore.
Volkswagen Polo GTI is among the most affordable nameplates on Dulquer Salmaan's luxury car collection. The price of this hatchback was around Rs 24 lakh. Volkswagen Polo GTI is powered by a 1.8-litre petrol engine that puts out a top power of 192 PS and a 250 Nm. The petrol unit is mated to a 7-speed PDK automatic transmission. This hatchback can do the 0-100 kph sprint in 7.2 seconds. While it was available in our market, Volkswagen only offered a limited number of this model. After that, his car has been discontinued in India.
5. Porsche Panamera Turbo
In 2017, the actor added the Porsche Panamera Turbo to his prized collection. At the time of purchase, the Porsche Panamera had just made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. As soon as the car embarked our shore, Dulquer Salmaan had brought this car to his garage. It is reported to cost the actor around Rs 2.3 crore.
Porsche Panamera Turbo was purchased in 2017 by Dulquer Salmaan
Built on the MSB architecture, the Porsche Panamera comes with a rear-wheel-drive layout with a front-located engine. It is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine that unleashes a top power of 543 Bhp and 770 Nm. The engineering system allows the car to propel toward 100 kmph in 3.8 seconds.
It is worth noticing that the Porsche Panamera Turbo is not the first Porsche in his family’s garage. In fact, his father is a big fan of the Germany car brand. Mammooty is the owner of a Porsche Panamera and a Cayenne S SUV. Dulquer himself also owns a classic Porsche 911.
The mentioned vehicles are just a part of Dulquer Salmaan's car collection. There is no doubt that this car collection will continue to expand with more and more extravagant and excellent vehicles. Keep the closest attention to any celebrity car updates with IndianAuto.