Classic and sportscars are not only for collector’s item but many famous celebrities love to drive this vehicle for day to day purposes. From everyday errands to special red carpet appearances, many Hollywood celebrities have classic cars and cruise around in them. Stars and their cars have always been a topic in limelight and they love to flaunt their amazing automobiles too. Many celebrities are known for having million dollars’ worth car collection, while some have sold and auctioned their vehicles for a good cause.
As celebs are famous for buying expensive, ostentatious and outrageous vehicles, you may find many celebs in some of the unusual and very classic cars. Though the number of classic and sportscars lover celebs is high, here we will just get an in-depth look at a few celebrities having an exquisite car collection.
When it comes to classic and sportscars, Jay Leno’s name tops the list, as no other celebrity has a classic car collection like him. Having vintage and legendary classic and sportscars in his collection, he owns a 17,000 square foot garage, having more than 200 cars. From rare classic cars to most wanted vehicles, having 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, 1909 Stanley Steamer, 1986 Lamborghini Countach, 1963 Chrysler Turbine and many more gems worth hundreds of thousands.
Jerry Seinfeld’s Classic and Sportscars
Comedian by profession and car collector by hobby, Jerry Seinfeld’s car collection is one of the most amazing ones in the industry. Having 46 models of Porsche, several classic cars from Volkswagen (many auctioned) and a whole fleet managed by a team, he is one of the exquisite car collectors from Hollywood. Some of the most valuable and expensive classic and sportscars in Seinfeld’s car collection include 1955 Porsche 550 RS, 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS, 1949 Porsche 356/2, 1986 Porsche 959, 1964 Porsche 911 and 1966 Porsche 356 SC Cabriolet along with many amazing classic vintage vehicles.
Tim Allen and His Cars
Being a passionate classic cars collector, Tim Allen has a collection with prominent names and some of the most loved collector’s items. Though many of the vehicles in his collection are modified to meet the personal needs and choices, whether it is design or specifications. He has some of the most renowned vehicles in his car collection including; 1965 Shelby Cobra, 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS LT5, a 1986 Ford RS200, and a 1946 Ford Convertible.
The young star Mischa Barton loves her Vintage baby blue Cadillac and has been seen in cruising around in her classic Cadillac. Though her car was not much reliable and had been seen breaking down, her love for classic cars never ended after this too.
An American actor and one of the avid car collectors, Nicolas Cage has some of the craziest vehicles and items in his collection. From islands to luxury Yachts, he has enough money to afford and taste to buy such expensive collector’s items.
Nicolas purchased a Lamborghini Miura SVJ from Iran, having a V12 engine and 440 horsepower, and around a $500,000 price tag, clearly shows his love for cars. This is not the only classic and expensive vehicle in his collection, but he also has a whole Rolls-Royce collection, and Classic and Sporstcars collection, including 1955 Jaguar D-Type, a 1989 Porsche Speedster and a 1973 Triumph Spitfire.
The British comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson have an impressive career in industry, but his car collection is also impressive just like him. Usually, he rolls around in an Audi A8 but his collection has some more expensive roadsters, including a 1952 Jaguar, Classic BMW, Aston Martin Vantage, The Johnny English Rolls Royce, 1964 Ford Falcon and Lancia Delta Integrale.
The heartthrob from Grey’s Anatomy, Patrick Dempsey is also among the classic car collector celebrities. Many time he had been spotted rolling around the town in his classic Porsches, Mercedes and Jaguars. He owned a 1963 Porsche 356 , Jaguar XK120 , 1972 Jaguar E-Type, 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE, Ferrari Daytona, Porsche GT3RS, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and some of them are still in his possession.
Arnold Schwarzenegger had ruled the Hollywood with his acting skills and amazing looks, whereas his car collection is also admirable like him. He has been witnessed driving around some of the best classic cars of all time and his beastly classic and sports car collection have the most exotic vehicles. He owns a Mercedes Excalibur which is the most exquisite car in the segment.
Matthew McConaughey owns a classic Chevrolet Camaro Z28 and a 1971 Corvette Stingray convertible. He is more than an ambassador of a luxury car brand but owns many amazing cars in his collection too.
Ralph Lauren has a huge name in the world for his taste, class and impeccable car collection. He owns a huge variety of amazing classic and sportscars worth millions of dollars. The collection has supercars, exotic cars, sedans, and many other gems, some of them are rare and only collector’s items. His car collection includes 1950 Jaguar XK120 Roadster, 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, 1938 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe, 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe, 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK “Count Trossi”, 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder, 1979 Porsche 930, 1955 Jaguar XKD Long-Nose, 1996 McLaren F1 Le Mans, 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE and a few other classic vehicles which can now only be seen in Lauren’s garage.
The British model Kate Moss has a classic and vintage grey Rolls-Royce and she has also seen cruising around in her beloved MG Midget. Definitely, Kate Moss has some taste for classic cars.
Having big money is just not enough to have Classic and Sportscars collection, one needs taste, class and an eye to recognize the gems regardless of their price tag. Hollywood has many such amazing people who realize the worth of a classic car and can spot one such vehicle even if it is in a barn. This is not necessary that only celebs have good car collections, but there are many other people beyond this charming world who owns a classic and vintage car collection worthy to look at.