We have visible him wrestling while we had been kids. As we grew up, we noticed him performing a number of the most hardcore action movies like Fast and Furious collection. While he drives some pretty tremendous vehicles in his films, in his real life too, the wrestler-became-actor is keen on owning those huge boy toys. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has simply bought himself a brand new Hennessey VelociRaptor V8 SUV really worth $one hundred fifty,000 (Rs 1 Crore).
It’s quite unexpected to the her that one of the Hollywood’s maximum paid actor’s favorite automobile isn’t any hypercar however a Ford F-150 pickup truck based totally overall performance SUV. This isn’t always his first SUV as he already owns the bottom car of the Hennessey VelociRaptor V8 SUV – the Ford F-one hundred fifty truck
It’s no longer that tough to understand why Rock loves those huge machines as SUVs just like the F-150 pickup suits with the muscular personality of the ‘The Rock’. While the Ford F-a hundred and fifty custom built pickup may be visible all around the former WWE celebrity’s Instagram web page, the Hennessey VelociRaptor V8 SUV is shared by means of Hennessey’s Facebook web page.
Dwayne may be incapable of fitting within the superfast hypercars but that doesn’t prevent him from owning one. LaFerrari, the flagship hypercar of the arena-well-known Italian manufacturer, Ferrari is also a part of The Rock’s exceptional automobile series apart from Pagani Huayara.
Rock additionally proficient his cousin and the long term stunt double Tanoai Reed a custom made Ford F-one hundred fifty pickup truck, that expenses somewhere round $60000 (except for taxes). Dwayne Johnson published a video on Instagram gifting Reed the truck.
Passenger Vehicle Sales Dip In November, See Fourth Monthly Decline Since July
Domestic passenger automobile income declined in November, the fourth monthly decline in view that July, as a spike in interest rates and high fuel costs crimped consumer demand.
According to the state-of-the-art facts released by means of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam), passenger car (PV) sales in November stood at 2, sixty-six,000 devices as against 2, seventy-five,440 devices in the year-in the past month, down three.43 percent.
PV sales had risen 1.55 percentage in October, snapping 3 months of consecutive decline. In July, August and September PV sales have declined with the aid of 2.71 percent, 2.46 percent and five.61 percentage, respectively.
“We had been witnessing a lat increase in PV sales for the last couple of months due to elements like excessive hobby quotes and rising gas costs. However, gas expenses have started to return down and we expect to look its fantastic impact going ahead,” SIAM Director General Vishnu Mathur instructed journalists right here.
In November, particularly, purchaser sentiments remained low due to these kinds of factors main to a muted sales increase throughout the month, he brought.
Mathur, but, said that normal sales throughout various segments for the duration of the month remained robust.
Vehicle sales across classes registered a upward push of 5.03 percent to twenty,38, half units from 19,40,462 units in November 2017.
“Even for the duration of the April-November duration of this fiscal, PVs have grown through five percentage, industrial motors by way of over 31 percentage, 3-wheelers through over 21 percentage and two-wheelers by way of over 10 percent. So the overall sales growth all through the period has been round 11 percentage,” Mathur stated.
He, however, admitted that it might be difficult to satisfy the oom of seven-eight percent (earlier forecast) inside the PV section with simply three months closing in the contemporary economic.
During the month, market leader Maruti Suzuki India posted a marginal decline in PV sales at 1, forty-three,890 devices. Rival Hyundai Motor India additionally pronounced marginal decline at forty three,709 devices.
Homegrown software vehicle principal Mahindra & Mahindra published 1.26 percentage growth in its PV sales at sixteen,191 devices in November. Tata Motors saw income dip 3.26 percentage at 18,226 gadgets for the duration of the month.
Car income declined marginally to one,79,783 units closing month as against 1,81,435 gadgets inside the equal month last 12 months.
Siam said general -wheeler income in November were up 7.15 percentage to sixteen,45,791 units as towards 15,36,0.5 gadgets in the year-ago month.
The boom became specially at the again of proper motorcycle income, which increased 9.36 percent final month to ten,49,659 gadgets as compared to 9,59,860 gadgets in November 2017.
“Three consecutive years of excellent monsoon have brought about a robust demand coming from rural markets for motorcycles that’s riding the sales boom to a large quantity,” Siam Deputy Director General Sugato Sen said.
During the month, marketplace leader Hero MotoCorp noticed its motorcycle sales grow by using four.98 percentage to five,36,193 units. Rival Bajaj Auto additionally witnessed a 44.6 percentage soar at 2,05,259 units, even as Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) noticed motorcycle sales dip 14.97 percentage at 1,27,896 devices in November.
Scooter sales in November were at five,21,542 units as against 5,06,267 gadgets inside the equal month remaining year. Market chief HMSI’s scooter income was at 2,66,350 gadgets in November, down five. Forty-five percent.
Chennai-based totally TVS Motor Co posted 38.S event six percentage leap in its scooter sales at 1,05,576 gadgets, while Hero MotoCorp witnessed a decline of sixteen.62 percentage at 64,852 units in November this yr. Sales of industrial automobiles jumped 5.Seventy one percentage to 72,812 gadgets in November as towards 68,876 units in the 12 months-ago month, Siam stated.