Rich entrepreneurs have it all–from fancy homes to exotic cars. When you have the money, you can pretty much fulfill whatever fantasy you have. Here is a look at the famous cars that entrepreneurs drive.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is a British manufacturer of luxury automobiles. Its beautifully sculpted body and ultra luxury amenities, which make it the most desired car for the ultra-wealthy. The prices start at $246,500 and the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead convertible, is the most expensive Rolls-Royce at a staggering $443,000. Rolls Royce owners include real-estate tycoon, Donald Trump; businessman, Sir Alan Sugar; and Microsoft CEO, Steven Ballmer; and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, who owns a Rolls Royce Phantom.
Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH, is a German luxury car manufacturer, which is now owned by Daimler AG. The base price of a 2009 Maybach57 is $344,000; the Maybach 57 S, $381,000. It is a proud-possession for Peter Jones, a British entrepreneur and a businessman, who owns a Maybach 57; and Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, owns a Mercedes Maybach 62.
Bentley Motors Limited is a British manufacturer of automobiles, which was purchased by Rolls-Royce in 1931. While Rolls Royce attracts old money, Bentley is more attractive to baby boomers. The starting prices have been upped by $7,100 to $189,900. Its clientele includes the co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, Larry Ellison, who owns a Bentley Continental Flying Spur sedan, and a Bentley Continental GT; Ralph Lauren who owns a Bentley Blower,
Audi AG, is a German manufacturer of a range of luxury automobiles, and is positioned as a premium brand within the Volkswagen Group. Its contemporary and modest design grabs the attention of the buyers. The prices start at $28,145 to $47,875 for the base models. Its owners include the co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, Larry Ellison, who owns a Audi R8; and fashion designer, Ralph Lauren.
In August 2009, Porsche SE and Volkswageb AG reached an agreement that the two companies would merge in 2011 to form an “Integrated Automobile Group.” It was awarded the title of the most prestigious automobile brand by Luxury Institute, New York. The prices for the base models start at $46,475 and can go well over $200,000.
Its clientele includes William Gates III, who owns a 1999 Porsche Convertible, a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe; Paul Allen who owns a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe; Michael Dell, who owns a 2004 Porsche Boxster; and Ralph Lauren who owns a Porsche 997 GT3 RS.
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