Mumbai, July 27: India's Bollywood star Rani Mukherjee, although she is not so active on silver screen these days, is in news for different reasons altogether. And this time it is the Rs 1.25 gift from non other that boyfriend cine-maker Aditya Chopra.
Interestingly, it is not the Rani Mukherjee or her relation with Chopra in news but the Gift. Yup, you are right, what is that? It is Audi A8 W12 car worth a whopping Rs 1.25 crore ($ 240000).
As is the case with India's crazy Bollywood fans, the Audi A8 W12 reached at top in Google India's trend. A day earlier, Zee News quoted an anonymous eye witness as saying, “Adi brought the car to Rani’s bungalow on Tuesday evening and asked her to step inside the car just to go for a spin."
"After the ride, he left the car inside the bungalow’s premises and left in his own car which was driven in by his driver,” added the source.
Well, it would be useless to talk about too-old relationship between Rani and Chopra, which they want to keep under wraps. Give them that much needed peaceful time to relax and plan.
Lets find out why Audi A8 W12 for Rani Mukhrjee, or say why not something else. What makes it a best choice for Chopra to gift it to his beloved.
The A8 L W12, which is primarily a chauffeur-driven saloon, is mainly as an official state car. The up-armored A8 L W12 Security package, with its ballistic glass, Aramid blast blanket in the floorboards, pyrotechnic doors and emergency air supply makes it a diplomatic choice.
Here is something more than normal Audi A8: A refrigerator (between the rear seats, in the rear bulkhead); two beautifully tailored electrical outlets on either side of the fixed center console in the back; and a "relaxation seat" in the right-rear position.
A motorized footrest, heating, ventilation and a very robust multi-mode massage function. A 22-way adjustable front driver's seat. Dual-panel panoramic sunroof; power rear and side sunshades; four-zone climate control.
Dual rear entertainment system based around 10-inch motorized displays; Audi Connect, which turns the entire car into a Wi-Fi hotspot. An upgrade sound system, Bang & Olufsen mega-system, with 19 speakers, a 60GB hard drive and a nice round 1,400 watts.
Apart from these luxury, there is a machine. The "W12" refers to the 6.3-liter, 500-hp direct-injection engine, with four rows of three cylinders conjoined at the crankshaft. The W12 is backed up by an eight-speed transmission and Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive system. It can accelerate from 0-100 kph in just 4.7 seconds. That is Audi R8 V8 territory.
Well, it is definitely a diplomatic move from Chopra to pick Audi A8 W12 for her would be.