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For some of the wealthiest men in the world, collecting motor vehicles isn't just a hobby: it's an obsession. These top collectors pour millions into acquiring, maintaining, and showcasing their prized rides.

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The World’s Biggest Car Collectors and Their Fleets

For some of the wealthiest men in the world, collecting motor vehicles isn’t just a hobby; it’s an obsession. These top collectors pour millions into acquiring, maintaining, and showcasing their prized rides.


THE SULTAN OF BRUNEI

Vehicles of Choice
Mercedes-Benzes

Reported Fleet
More than 500 Mercedes-Benzes, hundreds of Ferraris, hundreds of Bentleys, and about 200 (each!) BMWs, Jaguars, Porsches, Rolls-Royces, and several Lamborghinis.

Notable Ride
His wedding car, the world’s most expensive Rolls-Royce, dripping in 24-karat gold.

Collection Notoriety
The Sultan holds the Guinness World Record for Largest Private Rolls-Royce Fleet.


JAY LENO

Vehicles of Choice
American-made

Reported Fleet
More than 400 cars

Notable Ride
A series of restored steam-powered cars from the start of the 20th century.

Collection Notoriety
He has four full-time staffers to keep his cars in drive-ready condition and a website to showcase his full collection.


SHEIKH HAMAD BIN HAMDAN AL NAHYAN

Vehicles of Choice
Mercedes-Benzes

Reported Fleet
More than 200 vehicles, including rare Mini Coopers, Lamborghinis, and novelty cars.

Notable Ride
The world’s largest Dodge Power Wagon (8 times the standard size).

Collection Notoriety
He’s nicknamed “Rainbow Sheikh” for owning 7 Mercedes Benz S-Classes, each in a different color of the rainbow.


RICK TREWORGY

Vehicles of Choice
Corvettes

Reported Fleet
More than 200 vintage and muscle cars from the 1950s and 1970s.

Notable Ride
He owns at least one Corvette from every year between 1954 and 1975.

Collection Notoriety
The showroom houses a diner, used-car lot, service station, and gift shop.


KEN LINGENFELTER

Vehicles of Choice
Corvettes

Reported Fleet
More than 150 exotic and American muscle cars, including rare Corvettes and Mustangs.

Notable Ride
One of only 20 Lamborghini Reventóns ever made.

Collection Notoriety
His reported goal is to maintain 30 per cent muscle cars, 30 per cent exotics, and 40 per cent Corvettes.


RALPH LAUREN

Vehicles of Choice
Exotics

Reported Fleet
More than 60 exotics (mostly red), including rare and valuable Ferraris, Bugattis, and Alfa Romeo Mille Miglia Roadsters, among others.

Notable Ride
1938 Bugatti Atlantic Coupe valued at more than £19 million

Collection Notoriety
Lauren’s impressive collection is housed in an equally impressive garage, with a full-time curator, lobby, library, and workshop.


JAY KAY

Vehicles of Choice
Anything fast

Reported Fleet
About 40 vehicles, including several Porsches, a Ferrari 550 Maranello, a  modified Fiat 500 Abarth, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Miura SV, among others.

Notable Ride
An Aston Martin DB5 made famous in early James Bond films.

Collection Notoriety
He has a habit of getting caught speeding in his vehicles; he’s had his licence suspended on more than one occasion.


NICK MASON

Vehicles of Choice
Ferraris

Reported Fleet
More than 20 vehicles, mostly Ferraris, including many greats in racing history.

Notable Ride
The Ferrari T3 that won the 1978 Montreal Grand Prix driven by Gilles Villeneuve

Collection Notoriety
He penned a book on 22 of the cars in his collection and their rich histories.


CHRIS EVANS

Vehicles of Choice
Ferraris

Reported Fleet
Ferraris abound, including a 250GT SWB, a 250 GT Lusso, a 275 GTB, a 288 GTO, a 308GTS, an F40, a 246 Dino, and several others.

Notable Ride
1963 Ferrari 250 GTO for which he paid roughly £12 million.

Collection Notoriety
He regularly loans several of his Ferraris to the charity Children in Need to be auctioned for day use.

 

SOURCES: TOPGEAR.CO.UK, DAILYMAIL.CO.UK, MSN.COM, ASKMEN.COM, BUSINESSINSIDER.COM, JAYLENOSGARAGE.COM, GUINESS WORLD RECORDS, CARBUZZ.COM


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