13 Most Awesome Car Collections
I don’t usually dream about being rich and wasting it away on expensive drinks, outrageous hotels or stylish clothes. I do, however, dream about driving the coolest cars around. Celebrities get to live that dream, adding incredible supercars, muscle cars or other amazing vehicles to impressive and large private collections. Here are 13 such collections, and their proud owners – obviously, we can’t list the entire collections, as they are not always public and are way to extensive to be published here. But we will try to give you a taste of what it means to be a rich petrol-head!
13. Funkmaster Flex
Rapper, hip hop DJ, musician and producer Funkmaster Flex is addicted to cars, especially classic cars. He just loves to store them in the proper conditions or perform custom restoration works on them. Part of the rappers long list of sexy cars are: 1969 Chevrolet Nova, 1971 Ford Torino GT, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle, 1968 Chevrolet Camaro, 1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible, 1967 Ford Galaxie, 1969 Charger R/T, 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass, 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS 396 and a 1965 Impala SS 396. ‘Nuff said!
12. Jay Leno
Television host Jay Leno is well-known for his passion for cars, any car on any continent. Old, new, classic, or custom. just mention the name, and Jay will probably know much about it. His spectacular collection of cars includes vintage, as well as new and even super rare vehicles. Over 130 cars and 90 motorcycles are stored within his garages, and he even manages to drive them all – fur fun, but also as part of the caring process. Let’s just mention the following: 1906 Stanley Steamer Cup Racer, McLaren P1 Sports, Ariel Atom, McLaren F1, 1986 Lamborghini Countach, 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S, 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car, 1963 Jaguar XKE Coupe and the Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic C.
11. Floyd Mayweather
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather loves his cars, and he has paid more than enough to enjoy them: over $7 million. As such, it should not come as a surprise that he owns 3 Bugatti supercars, among which you will also find these units: Bentley Mulsanne, Ferrari 458 Spider, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Mercedes Benz S600, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari F430, Lamborghini Murcielago, Porsche 911 Turbo S. It’s worth to be the champ!.
10. Patrick Dempsey
Actor Patrick Dempsey is a passionate lover of vintage and classic cars. Few people are aware that he is actually a race car driver, and to prove his passion, he managed to park some pretty impressive cars in his driveway and garage, including: a 1963 Porsche 356, 1972 Jaguar E-Type V-12 Convertible, 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE, Mercedes SLS Gullwing, Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon, Jaguar XK120 and a Ferrari Daytona. The latter gets me quite envious.
Hip hop artist T-Pain loves to spend his money on fabulous pieces of automotive design.T-Pain loves to buy the same car in different year’s models, which may sound odd, but that has resulted in a very extensive collection. Some of the names in this star’s impressive collection worth mentioning include: Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, Scion xB, 1969 Impala, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari F430, Oldsmobile 442, 1972 Chevrolet Impala, 1991 Chevrolet Caprice Classic, 1963 hard-top Chevrolet Impala, Ford F650, and a 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle.
8. Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld has been known to love his Porsche, with him keeping a superb car collection in a New York plumbing factory, converted into a two-storey garage for just this purpose. His collection of Porches is considered to be the largest in the world, although you will find other names amidst his collection: 1949 Porsche 356/2, 1973 Porsche 911 Carrerra RS, 1944 Porche 550 Spyder, 1963 VW Karmann Ghia, 1964 Porche 911, Porche 959, 1994 Porche 964 Speedster, Porche 993, 2004 Porche Carrera GT. Which one would you drive first?