Published: 26 Feb 2015

The world’s wealthiest people and their cars

Jennings Motor Group takes a look at the choice of cars of the rich and famous – you may be surprised by some of the choices that they have made. If you have a large budget what choice would you make, what would you ride be? Compare your choice to the list below. Also worth a read is our post about the worlds top 10 greatest car movies ever made

 

Bill Gates

What does the billionaire founder of Microsoft use as his everyday car to get about to the office? A Ford Focus of course is the car of choice for the onetime richest man in the world. Additionally Gates is seen about and about in his Porsche 959 worth a whopping $225,000. Probably short change to Mr Gates.

Ingvar Kamprad

Founder of the flat pack furniture empire Ikea, Kamprad keeps close to his Swedish roots driving a 1993 Volvo 240. Hopefully he did not have to assemble his car by himself

Mark Zuckerberg

Social media guru Mark Zuckerberg maybe one of the wealthiest young people but he is the owner of one of the cheapest cars on the list with a $30,000 Acura TSX. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

A member of the royal family in the oil rich country of Saudi Arabia will have no issues affording to fill up the tank of his $246,000 Rolls Royce Phantom.

Warren Buffet

As one of the world’s richest men Buffet is careful with his money. A Cadillac DTS worth $45,000 was seems as a show of support for General Motors during its financial crisis.

Michael Dell

Founder of the computer empire bearing his name, Michael Dell can be seen in his 2004 Porsche Boxster that is currently worth around $20,000.

Steve Ballmer

Bill Gate’s Microsoft colleague has opted for a modest car despite all his wealth. Instead of a Bentley or Jaguar Ballmer has opted for a Ford Fusion Hybrid – the environmental option.

Sir Richard Branson

A man renowned for his love of adventure, Sir Richard Branson enjoys splashing about in his Gibbs Aquada amphibious car that can go on either land or sea.

Eric Schmidt

A second gen Toyota Prius may not be the car you associate with a man with an estimated wealth of $8.3billion and the executive chairman of Google. 

Leonardo DiCaprio

Movie star Leonardo DiCaprio is known as an environmentally conscious celebrity with his Toyota Prius. He has recently been seen in a $100,000 Fisker Karma hybrid worth around £100,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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