Cool guy on cool cars: a chic collection of cars of the racer Lewis HamiltonBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/cool-guy-on-cool-cars-a-chic-collection-of-cars-of-the-racer-lewis-hamilton
The fortune of the Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton is estimated at 230 million pounds (about 23 billion rubles), so he can afford the most expensive toys. The racer does not spare money for luxury cars, and recently bought a huge yacht. The athlete's collection is the dream of every car enthusiast. Admire the best of its pearls further in our material.35-year-old Lewis Hamilton has set himself a goal — to win a seventh World Championship — and is stubbornly moving towards it. His life is like the life of a king. The total cost of the champion's car collection is 13 million pounds (about 1.3 billion rubles).
Here are the best specimens from his magnificent collection.
A unique car in the Hamilton collection is the Pagani Zonda worth 1.6 million pounds (about 160 million rubles). The car was made exactly according to his order.
The most expensive car in the collection is this stunning retro beauty. It costs 4 million pounds (about 400 million rubles). On this vintage beauty of 1966, Hamilton drove another beauty-singer Nicole Scherzinger.
What is a champion without a Ferrari? A powerful sports car worth 1 million pounds (about 100 million rubles) accelerates to 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 350 km/h. This car is the fastest in the Hamilton collection.
The racing driver became the owner of the new Mercedes-Amg Project One, the official release of which is expected only next year. Hamilton was involved in the process of creating a hybrid sports car that can reach speeds of up to 350 km / h.
It is planned to produce only 275 such machines. The cost of one will be 2 million pounds (about 200 million rubles).
The snow-white Mercedes SLS Black Series is another gem of the champion's collection. This car is the fastest among the "Mercedes". Thanks to the 6.2-liter V8 engine, it can reach speeds of up to 315 km / h.
The powerful beauty accelerates to 96 km/h in just three seconds. The cost of the car is 230,000 pounds (about 23 million rubles).
In 2015, the driver added an impressive McLaren P1 to his collection, worth 2 million pounds (about 200 million rubles).
The car is equipped with a 3.8-liter V8 engine with two turbines and an electric motor, thanks to which its power is 903 hp.The car reaches speeds of up to 350 km/h and accelerates to 96 km/h in just 2.7 seconds.
Another classic retro car adorns the Hamilton collection. The 1967 Ford Mustang was restored by specialists from Oklahoma.
When the Mercedes-Maybach 6 was released in 2016, the racer immediately purchased this concept car. It is electric and can travel 322 km without recharging.
In the athlete's collection there is another Mercedes-Maybach S600-a luxury car with a partition separating the front seats from the rear.
Sometimes Hamilton rides on the California off-road on a Honda CRF450RX motorcycle worth 6,500 pounds (about 650,000 rubles).
Another favorite from the champion's collection is the Maverick X3 worth 20,000 pounds (about 2 million rubles). On an electric all-terrain vehicle, the racer cuts through the desert.
Previously, Lewis Hamilton traveled on his own Bombardier Challenger 605 aircraft worth 25 million pounds (about 2.5 billion rubles). An athlete who supports the eco-movement sold it this year because of the large carbon emissions into the atmosphere.
Now the champion is conquering the seas on a new luxury yacht worth 5 million pounds (about 500 million rubles). Many stars have already been on board, including supermodels Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid.
In abandoned warehouses around the world, unique cars that previously belonged to kings and movie stars are dying from dust and humidity. As a result of a happy accident, hidden and forgotten collections find new owners.