John Abraham got to drive the $3 million car, owned by the Dubai royal family, while shooting for a Bollywood film in Dubai.
One of the things that will capture your attention when you’re in Dubai are the various luxury cars that zoom on Dubai roads. You will see some of the most exotic supercars that you can find on the planet…some even abandoned in the desert.
While shooting for Welcome Back, John Abraham got the opportunity to drive the $3 million McLaren owned by the Dubai royal family (producer Firoz Nadiadwala has close ties with the royal family). This car can speed upto 340 kms per hour, and John actually took the car upto 304 kms/hr.
Dubai’s image as a centre for supercars hugely benefits them, as the supercars provide excellent advertising for the emirate’s tourism sector. Lot of tourists in the UAE pick up their dream cars to see around, and also to fulfill their desire of driving a top-end luxury car.
Bollywood actor Zayed Khan, whose parents own a home in Dubai, bought a Ferrari some time back for use in the UAE. “I want to keep it here since my parents have a place out here. Anyway, the roads in India are so wonderful to drive on,” said Khan taking a dig at the bumpy roads in Mumbai.
Akshay Kumar takes Asin for a spin in a red hot Ferrari in Dubai, in the ‘Long Drive’ song from Khiladi 786 ft. The swanky red car’s number plate shows the number ‘786’.