Aamir Khan becomes proud owner of the Bajaj V

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  • Aamir’s customized Bajaj V comes with the initial “A” embossed on the fuel tank
  • Gets a signature “Chote Lal” graphic design inscribed on the rear seat cowl
  • After a long time, post Dhoom 3 Aamir will be seen riding a bike

Pune 3rd May 2016:India’s most admired actor and director, Aamir Khan, became a proud owner of the new Bajaj V, a 150cc motorcycle which contains the metal of India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant.

Aamir, who is known for his passion towards social and national causes, was inspired to buy the V15 when he learnt that this new launch from Bajaj contains metal from India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which played a decisive heroic role in the 1971 India Pakistan war.

When Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director of Bajaj Auto, got to know that Aamir, a personal friend, had placed an order for a V15, he contacted Aamir and decided to have a unique customisation done for his Bajaj V.

The new V made for Aamir has a customized embossing of the initial A on the fuel tank and one-off graphic design of “Chote Lal” affectionately inscribed on the rear seat cowl.

Mr Bajajmet Aamir at his residence in Mumbai and personally handed over his customised V15 to him.

Aamir was delighted to receive his new bike. Known for riding superbikes in movies like Dhoom3, he commented, “The V is a special bike and I wouldn’t compare it with anything else. It has a piece of history ingrained into it. For me it’s a proud moment to own a piece of metal from INS Vikrant which was the military pride of India for decades.”

The launch of V was announced by Bajaj in February this year. V is a 150cc commuter bike differentiated by its solid form and stand tall proportions. Deliveries of the bike started on 23rd March with 10,000 customers driving away with it on the first day of availability.