World’s Greatest Car Collectors of All Time
In today’s world, a number of richest individuals have the pastime of collecting expensive and classic cars and these richest persons pour millions of money so as to get, keep and showcase these expensive and costliest vehicles to people. Listed below are just some of greatest car collectors of all time.
1. Jay Leno
Renowned TV host and comedian Jay Leno has over 400 types of cars made by American car companies. Leno keeps four full-time employees to clean and keep the vehicles all set to drive.
2. King Lingenfelter
Son of the General Motors executive, King worked for General Motor as a real estate director. He has over 150 out of the ordinary muscle cars that take account of Mustangs, rare Corvettes as well as Lamborghini Reventon.
3. Ralph Lauren
Renowned fashion tycoon Ralph Lauren has over 60 exotic cars which include rare Bugatti’s, Ferrari’s as well as many other top car models that are seldom to see. Ralph keeps a spectacular garage with a staff working full time, service station and a library to keep the car in good condition and ready to drive.
4. Jason Luiz Cheetham
Also known as Jay Kay, aside from collecting hats, Jamiroquai’s front man also has passion for collecting cars. Jay Kay owns 68 cars which include a number of Ferrari’s, porches, Lamborghini’s, Rolls Royce’s, Bugatti’s, Mercedes, Chevy, Maserati, Aston Martin and many more. Jay Kay also owns Coco Chanel’s Mercedes 600.
5. Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
The wealthiest person in India doesn’t just have a vast mansion. He also has a remarkable collection of cars to up to 168 or maybe more. Mukesh is the 22nd wealthiest man all over the world and has an avid fervor for cricket. Some of his collections are Bentley, Bugatti, Mercedes Benz, Maybach and Porches. To keep this car in good condition, he has expert car technicians to keep this car functioning and ready to drive.
6. Hassanal Bolkiah
This Sultan of Brunei has over 500 Mercedes Benz cars, Ferrari’s, jaguar, BMW’s, Rolls Royce, porches and many models of expensive cars including Lambroghini. Bolkiah holds the Guinness Book Record as the person having the biggest number of Rolls Royce.
The UK car magazine published an edition of their journal which includes uncovered images of the Bolkiah car collection. These pictures include modified Rolls Royce, Ferraris and Bentleys. According to the magazine, Hassanal has over 7,000 cars and that it totals more than $5,000,000,000 dollars, excluding the cost of modifying and customizing the car.
People say that Bolkiah has an incredible interest in purchasing one-of-a-kind cars, particularly Java, Bentley Dominator and Java. Jefri, his brother, also collects cars. He is enticed with modified race cars which include Aston Martin and Mercedes Benz. You may think how or where he will keep all these cars. Bolkiah has found an answer for that. He has 5 hangars to keep this car collection and the parts of these vehicles are checked and kept in tip top condition by expert car professionals from leading car agencies and manufacturers.