Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios showed off his new £164,000 custom Dodge SRT Demon with colour-changing neon lights. The 25-year-old Australian revealed the latest addition to his car collection in an Instagram post, which he captioned: "Had to customise my life."
It's not the first Kyrgios opted to buy a Dodge as last year his friends crashed one of his Dodge cars.
In October 2019, Kyrgios' car hit a pole in Bonner, Australia, but reportedly the former world No. 13 wasn't driving the car at the time of the accident. Kyrgios, a six-time ATP champion, is a big car lover and buying flashy and luxurious cars is something to which he is getting more and more accustomed to.
Meanwhile, Kyrgios won't play the US Open
Kyrgios, ranked at No. 40 in the world, announced last week his decision to skip the US Open over coronavirus concerns. "Let’s take a breath here and remember what’s important, which is health and safety as a community.
We can re-build our sport and the economy but we can never recover lives lost,” Kyrgios said in a video posted on the Uninterrupted social media account created by LeBron James, as quoted on Stuff. “I have got no problem with the USTA putting on the US Open and if players want to go, that’s up to them, so long as everyone acts appropriately and acts safely.
No-one wants people to keep their jobs more than me. "I am speaking for the guy who works in the restaurants, the cleaners and the locker room attendants. These are the people who need their jobs back the most and fair play to them.
“But tennis players - we have to act in the interests of each other and work together. You can’t be dancing on tables, money-grabbing your way around Europe or trying to make a quick buck, hosting an exhibition.
That’s just so selfish. Think of the other people for once. "That’s what this virus is about. It doesn’t care about your world ranking or how much money you have. Act responsibly. "To those players who have been observing the rules and acting selflessly, I say good luck to you.
Play at your own risk, and I have no problem with that. I will not be playing this year at the US Open. “It hurts me at my core not to be out there competing in one of the sport’s greatest arenas Arthur Ashe Stadium.
But I’m sitting out for the people, for my Aussies, for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have lost their lives, for all of you. It is my decision, like it or not. And those are my reasons."