Dharmendra shared the video of his first automobile on Instagram, a 1960 Fiat 1100 that he has been with him since, and the actor holds fond recollections of the identical.
Actor Dharmendra could also be doing fewer films in latest occasions however the veteran star stays energetic on Instagram. And his latest put up was not solely a particular deal with for his followers however petrolheads alike. The actor uploaded a video to point out us his “beloved child” or his very first automobile. The Sholay actor was posing subsequent to the Fiat 1100 that he purchased in 1960 and has been with him since. Everyone knows how particular our first automobile is, and it is nice to see the actor holding on to his prized possession for therefore lengthy.
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In a video shared by Dharmendra, he says, “Hello buddies, my first automobile. I purchased it for ₹ 18,000 solely. In these days, ₹ 18,000 was an awesome factor. I’ve saved it properly. Appears good? Pray for it, it ought to all the time be with me.”
In an earlier interview, Dharmendra had as soon as mentioned that he all the time saved the automobile, “due to the concern that if I’ve nothing sometime, I can convert it right into a taxi!”
Fortuitously, issues did pan out for the higher for the Deol clan who has a slightly enviable assortment of automobiles amongst themselves together with this 1100. Dharmendra can also be an enormous fan of Vary Rovers and the actor’s storage holds just a few examples of the identical, a few of which date again to the mid-Nineteen Nineties and 2000s. The Deol storage additionally hosts just a few luxurious saloons from Mercedes-Benz, BMW and even the Porsches.
The Fiat 1100 was one of many first choices in India from the Italian automaker and was extraordinarily widespread in its heydays. The rounded design was all the time a head-turner continues to be so even in the present day. It was powered by a 1089 cc four-cylinder petrol engine, which developed a puny 36 bhp, sending energy to the rear wheels through a 4-speed guide gearbox. Not a lot by in the present day’s requirements perhaps, however sufficient for what was primarily the household man’s automobile again within the Fifties.
On the work entrance, the Chupke Chupke actor will probably be seen within the movie Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.