Car Modifications Made to Cars by Celebrities

Car Modifications Made to Cars by Celebrities

Famous celebrities usually own a fancy collection of cars, and they customize them according to their personal preference. Some of the rich celebrities are fond of owning collectible vehicles like vintage and classic models, whereas others may invest in latest models of sports and luxury cars. To further add a touch of exclusivity, celebrities make some modifications to their favorite car to improve their performance or look. However, most of the celebrity cars are customized to make it more technologically savvy and attractive. Famous people cars are, therefore, known for their exclusive customizations and styles.

Here are some of the best celebrity vehicles that are customized by their celebrity owners.  

Jay Leno – 1963 Chevy Corvette Stingray

Famous celebrity Jay Leno is no stranger when it comes to owning a collection of modified, custom and vintage cars. Jay Leno as a car enthusiast is known for his collection of exclusive classic cars. Hence, being an owner of the 1963 Chevy Corvette Stingray Coupe is quite incredible for Leno. One of the rarest cars in the world is the Chevy Corvette Stingray Coupe that come with split windows.

Jay Leno 1963 Chevy Corvette Stingray
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Will.i.am – IAMAUTO DeLorean

The famous and rich musician, Will.i.am has left a mark in the world of fame by being an entrepreneur, producer, actor, singer and rapper. However, his new venture and interest for car modification has turned into a passionate project of creativity. Therefore, Will.i.am is currently focused on transforming vehicles after drawing sketches for his visioned vehicle.

Will.i.am IAMAUTO DeLorean
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David Beckham – Rolls-Royce Phantom

David Beckham is famous for owning some of the finest cars in the world that include fancy sports cars and exotic vehicles. The fleet of celebrity vehicles owned by the famous footballer includes the exclusively modified Rolls-Royce Phantom. This exotic car is powered by a 6.75-liter V12 engine that delivers 453 hp and controlled by a six-speed automatic transmission. The custom Rolls-Royce Phantom have uniquely engraved Beckham’s jersey number “23” on all the seats, color-matched trim on the exterior and specially built 24-inch Savini Forged wheels.

David Beckham Rolls-Royce Phantom
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Jay Z – Maybach Exelero

One of the most commercially successful musician and producer of all times, Jay Z is also a top car enthusiast. The famous and rich celebrity has purchased a Maybach Exelero to add to his car collection. This Maybach Exelero is a one-off customized model. The supercar, Maybach Exelero has been manufactured by Stola in partnership with DaimlerChrysler. This high-performance sports car comes with a powerful twin-turbo V12 engine that fumes 690 hp at 5000 rpm and 752 ft-lb of torque at 2500 rpm. One of the best modified celebrity vehicles can go from 0 to 62 mph in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 218 mph.

Jay Z Maybach Exelero
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Lady Gaga – El Camino

The popular singer known for her creativity and style is also a car enthusiast with a taste for exclusivity. One of the fanciest celebrity cars in Lady Gaga’s collection is the vintage coupe utility pickup, El Camino. This classic rear-wheel-drive pickup coupe has been manufactured by General Motors with a a front-engine. This second generation El Camino model is built on the idea of a vehicle that can perfectly fit as both a work truck and a leisure car.

Lady Gaga – El Camino
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Will.i.am – IAMAUTO Custom Coupe

The IAMAUTO Custom Coupe has been the second car project of the musician turned entrepreneur Will.I.Am. This modified vehicle received mixed reactions from the car enthusiasts, even though the vision and creativity of the project deserves a praise and applaud. The IAMAUTO Custom Coupe was said to be modified three times until the creative artist was satisfied with the outcome. This custom made vehicle comes with a LS3 from Extreme Performance that is built over a vintage 1958 Volkswagen.

Will.i.am IAMAUTO Custom Coupe
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Nicki Minaj – Lamborghini Aventador

The highly successful rapper, Nicki Minaj love for pink is no secret and the same taste is shown in the cars she owns. This rich celebrity made her name from songwriting, modelling and acting career. The rappers love for music is even more immense but at the same time her car collection also shows her love for vehicles. Some of the exotic celebrity cars in her collection include the Lamborghini Aventador with some personalized modifications done to it.

Nicki Minaj - Lamborghini Aventador
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Patrick Dempsey – 1982 Porsche 911SC

The famous actor, Patrick Dempsey,  known for several chart-topping box office hits and his acting roles that include the highly successful drama, Grey’s Anatomy. Many people do not know that Patrick Dempsey also has a massive love for motorsport and he is a racecar driver as well. The motorsport enthusiast passion for racing and love for cars is so immense that he once announced his retirement from acting career to become a racecar driver. Some of the nicest celebrity cars owned by Dempsey include the 1982 Porsche 911SC that shows his love for exotic and high-performance cars.

Patrick Dempsey 1982 Porsche 911SC
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Dax Shepard – 1967 Lincoln Continental

The celebrity is known for his appearance in an episode or two of the popular reality TV show, Punk’d and directed and written several series and films as well. However, the celebrity is also a car enthusiast and owns a custom 1967 Lincoln Continental among his classic and vintage car collection. This celebrity car has been customized with advanced features such as adjustable steering wheel, power seat belts and cruise control.

Dax Shepard 1967 Lincoln Continental
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Ralph Lauren – 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK

The rich and iconic history of the 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK is something that only a true car enthusiast would know about. One of the last duties of Dr. Ferdinard Porsche before leaving for Mercedes to establish his own automobile company, Porsche was the manufacturing of the SSK. This vehicle had a special body built for it by its former owner, Count Trossi and only about 30 units of this car were built.

Ralph Lauren 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK Count Trossi
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Also read: 10 Celebrities with Amazing Car Collection

Conclusion

Celebrity vehicles show a true touch of exclusivity and uniqueness for car enthusiasts. The afore-mentioned celebrity car with modifications come with some high-performance engines and extravagant exterior designs. Customized and modified vehicles can be highly appealing for their celebrity owners by adding a personal touch to exotic and vintage car models.

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