With the rising cost of living, increase in the cost of cars, insurance as well as the price of fuel, many people and Americans included have found it necessary to use alternative means of transport such as use of public transport, use of bikes and in some extreme cases, they have resorted to walking.
Celebrities, however, have taken cars that have long been viewed as a symbol of status to a new high. They choose cars with the most sophisticated features that offer the highest possible level of luxury. Some of these celebrities are discussed below:
1. Jay Z – Maybach Exelero
This car costed Jay Z $8 million and is the most expensive car in this list. With its engine of 700HP V12, the car can reach a speed of up to 60mph in a time of 4.4 seconds. This speed is, however, limited by the fact that the car weighs 2.6 tonnes. The car can reach a maximum speed of up to 220mph.
2. Simon Cowell – Bugatti Veyron
This car was the fastest car known and held this position for a very long period of time. The car costs an amount believed to be in the region of about $1.7 million. It may not the most luxurious car, but is still very comfortable. It can move from a speed of 0 to a speed of 60 within a period of 2.5s.
3.Steven Tayler – Hennessey Venom Gt Spider
This car, owned by Steven Taylor, is well known for toppling Bugatti from being first in the list of cars which were known to be the fastest in the world. It achieved this feat by the fact that it can attain a speed of up to 270mph. Its cost of $1.1 million is equal to its capability in terms of speed.
4.Kanye West – Lamborghini Aventador
This car was a gift for Kanye West from his wife Kim. It has an engine of 6.5L V12 and an output of 700HP. This car can can accelerate from a speed of 0 to 60mph in a time that is below 3s. With this impressive speed, the car costs an amount in the region of $ 750,000.
5. Jerry Seinfeld – Porsche 959
This model of the Porsche costed the company more to manufacture as compared to the revenue obtained from its sale. This made unattractive in terms of business at least in the face value. With an engine of 2.85L, The car can attain a speed of up to 200mph and costed Jerry $700,000.
6. Nicolas Cage – Ferrari Enzo
Ferrari only made 400 of this car model, to commemorate the success of Formula 1. The management of the company picked specific people to purchase the car. It can accelerate from 0 to 60mph within a time just above 3s thanks to its 650HP V12 engine. Cage spent $670,000 for this car though it can fetch $1 million currently.
7. Jay Leno – Mercedes Slr Mclaren
Jay Leno is known to love cars. In his collection, he has about 300 cars as well as motorcycles. With an engine of 5.4L, the car has an output of 620HP. The car costs $500,000. The chances of getting this car are low given that the company only manufactured 3,500 cars of this model.