Ace cricketer Hardik Pandya took his father by surprise by gifting him a brand new Jeep Compass. Indian all-rounder’s father, Himanshu Pandya, was at a Jeep showroom admiring one of the red SUV there and was on a video call with his younger son when he got the sweet surprise. The cricketer who recently won man of the match award for his maiden test century against Sri Lanka expressed his emotions in a series of Tweets, thanking his father and brother Krunal Pandya for shaping up his career.
(1/4) So glad to see his face lit up like that❤ Yes this is the guy who should get all the happiness in life & deserves the credit, my dad!— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 16, 2017
(2/4) He was the one who left everything what he had for me & @krunalpandya_official and which takes a lot of courage to do.— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 16, 2017
(3/4) Only for our careers and I can't thank him enough for all he has done.— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 16, 2017
So that's a small surprise for him which made me cry ❤
(4/4) family is life and special mention to my brother @vibsnasir for getting this done when I was not around ????— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 16, 2017
Love to all
The Showroom manager came up to Hardik's father and told him that he was the owner of the car which left Hardik’s father speechless and visibly emotional. Pandya also shared a video on Twitter, capturing the moment, where his father is expressing his love to Hardik on a video call as Hardik is in Sri Lanka after the test series.
So glad to see his face lit up like that❤this is the guy who should get all the happiness in life and deserves all the credit, my dad! pic.twitter.com/G55mBHpraw— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 16, 2017
The Jeep Compass comes packed with host of premium safety features as standard such as dual front airbags, Electronic stability control (ESC), All-speed traction control system (TCS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), etc. to name a few. The base variant gets a 5-inch UConnect touchscreen infotainment system as a standard feature, while the range-topping variants comes with rear fog lamps, roof rails, bi-xenon headlamps, dual-tone roof, LED tail lamps, Leather seats and steering wheel, 6-airbags, passive entry with Keyless Go, Push button engine start, 7-inch UConnect touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Automatic A/C.
Under the hood, the Jeep Compass compact SUV is available in both petrol and diesel guise. The petrol variants come powered with a 1.4-litre Turbo Multiair engine that makes a maximum power of 159bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The powertrain comes coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. While the diesel variants gets a 2.0-litre MultiJet Turbo engine that produces 170bhp at 3750rpm with 350Nm of top torque between 1750-2500rpm. The engine can be availed with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard, while the top-end variant also comes with the 4X4 drive system.