Starting in 2005, Volkswagen has only produced 15 units of the Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir each year. Rapper star, Drake, is one of the proud owners (or was one of the proud owners) of the 2011 edition.
Everything is black on the outside, but the inside features a bright orange interior. The car set the singer back $3.4 million.
Today’s version can shift between automatic and semiautomatic in less than 150 milliseconds. The top speed is 253.81 mph and accelerates from 0-62 mph i...n 2.46 seconds. The prices for the Bugatti falls between $1,495,000 and $1,695,000. The cost of the tires alone run about $25,000.
Adam Levine, Maroon 5 frontman singer and guest judge on The Voice likes his Porsche 356 with its classic black exterior and maroon-colored, (naturally), leather interior.
The vehicle was produced from 1948 to 1965 and it is said that it took a little while for it to “catch on” with drivers. In the 60s, the Porsche 356 would have sold for about $4,000, but today, the collector’s item can go as high as $300,000. Today, a new Porsche can range from $49,900 to an unbelievable $845,000!
Justin Bieber’s “ridiculously shiny” Fisker Karma is a hybrid luxury sports car that costs more than $100,000.
Though, Bieber didn’t need to sweat the price tag as the vehicle was a gift from his manager, Scooter Braun when Bieber turned 18. Fisker Automotive stopped production of its cars in 2012 and later filed for bankruptcy. The typical sports sedan came with a 2-liter turbo-charged combustion engine with two 161 horsepower electric motors. The MPG for the car was 52 in all-electric mode and 20 mpg in gasoline-only mode.
Michael Jordan’s 2007 Mercedes Benz SLR 722 is something else.
It came with an engine that was rated 650 PS with 640 horsepower and a top sped of 209 mph which, at the time, was about 1.9 mph faster than the standard SLR.
The car can go from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.6 seconds. In contrast, the 2015 SL550 Roadster has a starting price at $108,050, has a 4.6-liter bit turbo V-8 engine, 449 horsepower and can accelerated from 0-60 in 4.5 seconds....
This might be a surprise. Singer Beyonce prefers the classic over the contemporary with her 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II.
She received the vehicle as a gift for her 25th birthday from husband, Jay Z. The estimated cost of the dream car is $1 million.
The older car comes with a blue leather interior, a 6.2-liter engine but is a little slower than her fellow singer’s cars. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 10.9 seconds. The Silver Cloud II was produced from 1959-1962 followed by ...the Silver Cloud III from 1963-1966.
Never to be seen as a wallflower, rapper Nicki Minaj purchased this Barbie-pink Lamborghini Aventador for about $400,000 in 2013.
This ride is not her only Pepto Bismol-colored vehicle either. She also owns a Bentley Continental and a Range Rover. The “basic” 2014 version of the car retails for $397,500.00, but if you want your’s in pink, it’s going to cost a bit more.
It comes with a 6.5 liter V12 engine which translates to 690 horsepower and reaching 60 mph in less than thr...ee seconds with a top speed of 217 mph. However, the MPG is much less impressive:11 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway.
If you are George Clooney, you can drive any car you want and what he prefers is his classic red and white C1 Corvette.
The first C1 Corvette was priced at $3,498 in 1953. Of course, that was the entry level price and more than likely, Clooney’s car is a bit nicer. In contrast, the 2015 Corvette has an eight-speed automatic transmission option,650 horsepower, a 4G LTE data connection and mobile Wi-Fi hotspot capability and can retail anywhere from $54,000 to $83,000.
Volkswagen UK is encouraging the switch to its latest generation, lower-emission new cars by today launching an attractive scrappage scheme. Owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with pre-Euro 51 emissions legislation, and registered before 2010, qualify for the Volkswagen Scrappage Upgrade scheme. They are able to trade-in the vehicle to benefit from incentives – ranging from £1,800 to £6,000 – against the majority of new Volkswagen models (see table below) if the new car is ordered by 31 December 2017. [ 426 more words ]
Renault today announced a car and van scrappage scheme helping customers trade-in and scrap their older vehicle for a new Renault car or van. The scheme allows customers to benefit from an allowance of between £3,000 and £7,000, including the scrappage support, towards the purchase of a new Renault car or van. Customers will still benefit from Renault’s generous customer offers of either 4.9% APR PCP or 0% APR hire purchase along with two years’ free servicing on cars or 0% APR hire purchase with four years’ free servicing on vans. [ 117 more words ]
Ford is unveiling the exclusive new Ranger Black Edition at the Frankfurt Motor Show, offering customers of Europe’s No.1 selling pickup a distinctive new version with a striking colour-coded appearance. The Black Edition model is based on the popular Limited series, and features a de-chromed body in Absolute Black with a black finish for the radiator grille, alloy wheels, sports bar and exterior detailing. [ 132 more words ]
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars was delighted to support Sussex Police at the ever-popular Chichester Police Station Open Day on Saturday. Rolls-Royce displayed a Ghost Black Badge, resplendent with authentic lights and Sussex Police decals. The car is finished in Andalusian White, with the interior in Black and Tan contrast leather and the fascia in Black Badge Technical Fibre. The Rolls-Royce ‘police car’ drew huge crowds, including new Chichester MP, Gillian Keegan, who paid the event a visit. [ 124 more words ]
Bentley Motors is today announcing full details of the new Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition – the car of choice for customers seeking a luxury performance saloon with a more dynamic aesthetic. The suite of striking exterior and interior features have been created by the British brand’s designers to reflect the car’s sporting character. Black gloss brightware, dark tint lights, gloss black window surrounds and door mirrors, and new wheels provide a more dynamic, contemporary commentary for the mighty power output of the V8 S engine. [ 346 more words ]
Auto Trader has been at the heart of car buying and selling for forty years, but for the very first time in its history, the UK’s largest marketplace for new and used cars advertises a car that’s from another galaxy. A Lamborghini Diablo made famous for featuring in Jamiroquai’s nineties hit single, Cosmic Girl, went for sale on Auto Trader… [ 263 more words ]
The countdown has begun: this coming Friday (June 16, 2017), Volkswagen is revealing the new Polo in Berlin. The latest edition of the best-selling car is larger, more spacious, more comfortable and will continue the success story of the compact model of which more than 14 million units have been sold. The new Polo makes a confident, sporty and emotional impression down to the last detail. [ 61 more words ]