Me and my cars: Prakash R Hattangadi

    We chat with Prakash R Hattangadi, tactical and protected vehicles professional, about his love for cars, favourite driving road and what he'd like to do with the last litre of fuel on Earth.

    Published On May 06, 2023 09:00:00 AM


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    What are you driving and why?

    I drive the extremely rare and very rugged, right-hand drive, military-spec HMMWV M998 (Humvee) as I am passionate about military and tactical vehicles.

    What is next on your wish list?

    I want to drive the Gibbs Humdinga or any other amphibious vehicle.

    The most fun you’ve had in a car?

    While driving through tough off-road terrain on a dedicated military vehicle test track in the USA.

    Favourite/Dream money no object car/bike?

    The ROKON Trail-breaker two-wheel drive off-road motorcycle.

    Driving the Gibbs Humdinga is on Prakash’s wishlist.

    Who is your all-time greatest motorsport hero?

    Niki Lauda.

    Favourite road?

    The scenic coastal road from Karwar to Udupi.

    What’s on your automotive bucket list?

    One of Powerland’s all-electric ATVs.

    What would you do with your last litre of fuel?

    Keep on driving off-road.

    Your ideal 5-car / bike garage would be?

    Dodge Kingsway, Willys Jeep Station Wagon, Volkswagen Microbus, Steyr-Puch Haflinger 4x4
    and an Auto-Union DKW Munga

    What was your first car?

    It was a Willys Jeep Station Wagon.

    Also See:

    Me and my cars: Purazar Fouzdar

    Me and my cars: Aakif Habib

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