He is known as the hard big hitter, hitting sixes by dozens and is the only player to hit a six of the first ball in a test match in the year 2012.
No wonder people go crazy and flock to their TV sets, once he arrives on the crease.
A star studded performer, Chris Gayle makes it big every time with his sensational innings that keeps the bowlers and the fielders on their toes be it any format of the game and no wonder he is a famed cricketing legend. His action packed batting style notwithstanding, Chris Gayle was all concerned for a ten year old girl who was hospitalized for a broken nose by one of his sixes during an IPL match in 2012.
Gayle’s macho personality is complemented by the choice of his car that spells speed, power and uncompromised performance.
Mercedes Benz GL 63 AMG
Raw power, class leading dynamics, powerful acceleration together with a ready to go feeling are the essence of the three pointed star’s high performance division, AMG.
Mercedes Benz vehicles, from the very beginning represent an aura and class of their own along with being the pick of the segment, which surely adds to their famed glory and positive customer testimonials. Driving a Mercedes is indeed special and the experience is simply elevated when one lays his eyes on the renowned AMG badging, something which is a prolegomenon of a thrilling driving experience.
For the star cricketer Chris Gayle, fantasy turned reality when he got his hands on the mighty and colossal GL 63 AMG, a performance SUV that perfectly complements the batsman’s macho looks and aggressive batting style.
The brawny face upfront is accentuated with the flashy air inlets and the aggressive like pioneer representation. The side view is humongous and attracts attention with those magnificent 21 inch alloys and the V8 biturbo badging, which sets this beast apart from the conventional fair to middling SUVs.
The rear end too portrays an action packed feeling with those screaming quad exhausts, which in any case will never be a miss hit when this car is driven enthusiastically.
The interiors spice up things with their sporty appeal while engulfing the occupants in sheer luxury and comfort. Being an AMG, the most prominent thing which catches your eye is the flat bottomed steering wheel (perforated leather grip) and the aluminum paddle shifters.
The dashboard with meticulous placement of buttons and switches also gets silver inserts and its excellent touch and feel quality is truly one to talk about.
Mercedes has incorporated the use of Designo Exclusive Package on the GL 63 AMG, meaning the occupants are greeted with a special dose of exclusive leather sport seats and the same treatment being extended to the dashboard, armrest and door panels thereby raising the oomph factor.
The in cabin sound experience is superb as the Harmon Kardon sound system offers crystal clear music through its 14 speakers.
A small stint in the GL63 AMG’s cabin truly mesmerizes you and the encounter is simply unforgettable waiting to be cherished again and again. Powering this SUV is mammoth 5.5litre V8 motor that churns out 557 horses and 760 Nm of torque mated to the AMG Speed Shift Plus 7G Tronic gearbox.
Performance and the strong surge of power is evident from the word go and add to that the soothing aural bliss from the exhausts which makes its presence felt every time you floor the pedal. Drive it sedately and the GL 63 AMG obeys but once a twisty track, its inherent racy character is ready to be unleashed in the most emphatic way that puts a big smile on your face.
The 0-100kmph dash takes a mere 4.9 seconds with a top speed of 250km/hr which explains that why GL 63 AMG flaunts the tag of the most powerful SUV in India.
One can even toggle through the various driving modes..........thinking sport right..... to alter the beastly machine's repertoire and character!
Despite having XXL dimensions and weighing well over two tons, this SUV does not disappoint while being cut hard into corners courtesy the Active Roll bars... that keep the vehicle planted together along with ensuring that the body roll is in check.
The excellent steering feedback and an effective braking system beckons you to try all sorts of permutations and combinations in your driving style and see that how this Mercedes meets your expectations flawlessly. The GL 63 AMG is a perfect fusion of outright performance and practicality and indeed makes the hearts rule over the heads.
The IPL season is here in full swing and the fans wait with anticipation and bated breath to watch their RCB hero in action. The team of Big Boy Toyz wishes him all the best and hopes to see him score as many runs as possible.