Amitabh Bachchan was speechless when he saw his vintage Ford Perfect

Amitabh Bachchan remains one of the biggest names in the Indian film industry. Just like his movies, Amitabh Bachchan is also known for his love of cars. Like many other actors and directors in the industry, Amitabh also has a variety of cars in his garage. No matter how many cars and SUVs you have, there is always one car that is always special and holds a special place in your heart. Same is the case with Amitabh as well. Last year, he received a vintage Ford Perfect car once owned by the Bachchan family. Amitabh Bachchan was stunned to see the vintage car in his driveway.

Amitabh Bachchan Was Stunned After Seeing This Vintage Ford Prefect – Here's Why

The Ford Perfect vintage car was actually gifted to Amitabh Bachchan by one of his close friends, Anant Goenka, last year. Anant knew that Bachchan used to drive a Ford Perfect and that the car held a special place in Amitabh Bachchan’s heart as it was the family’s first car. The car was originally purchased in the 1950s when the Bachchan family lived in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. After receiving the gift, Amitabh Bachchan wrote on Twitter. he said, “There are moments when you are speechless…now I am…been trying to express, but nothing comes out…a story of past times…a gesture beyond time…”

The Ford Perfect he received is finished in yellow, which is the same shade as the one Bachchan used to have. As seen in the picture, the car also has the old number plate that was issued to cars in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from acting, Amitabh Bachchan is known to write blogs. In one of those blogs, he wrote about the Ford Perfect they once owned. Anant came across the blog and that’s when he decided to look for the car. Considering the fact that it is a vintage car, tracking down the car was difficult. However, after much investigation, he finally found the car somewhere in Mysore.

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Amitabh Bachchan Was Stunned After Seeing This Vintage Ford Prefect – Here's Why

He bought the car and brought it to Mumbai and had it restored. Once he recovered the car, Anant drove the car to Amitabh’s residence. The registration of the car is the same as the Bachchan family had. Anant Goenka managed to revive the car and also the memories of Amitabh Bachchan. After Anant brought the car to Amitabh Bachchan’s house, the actor drove it and was overwhelmed. He was happy that he decided to write another blog to thank his friend for the Ford Perfect.

Amitabh Bachchan Was Stunned After Seeing This Vintage Ford Prefect – Here's Why

The Perfect is a car that belongs to the British series of Ford cars. It was manufactured by Ford UK from 1938 to 1961. It was actually an updated version of the Ford Anglia and Popular. Only 2 lakh units of Ford Perfect were sold worldwide. It came with a 1.2-litre petrol engine with a 3-speed manual gearbox. As mentioned above, Amitabh Bachchan has other cars in the garage. He owns Mercedes-Benz V Class, Bentley Continental GT, Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography, Toyota Innova Crysta, Lexus LX570, Mercedes-Benz S Class, Mini Cooper S, Toyota Land Cruiser, Audi A8L, etc.

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