8 most expensive celebrity cars of 2009
In the world of celebrities, cars make the stars. Whether it is an economic downturn or the planet running out of gas, stars would never seize to look for the best of the gas-guzzlers around. While the year 2009 saw the car makers scramble to build the most expensive cars for our world with limited resources (Dubai excluded), our much-loved luminaries were still taking some of the most celebrated glitzy cars out for a spin. Here’s a list of the 8 most expensive rides and the celebs who own them to bring affluence and excess together in a unique way.
8. Miley Cyrus’ Prius
Miley Cyrus ditched her mom’s black Porsche for a Prius that was inherited around her 16th birthday for a new set of wheels to help the environment.
Price: $22,400 – $27,670
7. Simon Cowel’s Mini Cooper
X FACTOR boss Simon Cowell’s love of speed is well known and so is his amazing fleet of cars. The multi-millionaire added yet another supercar – a Mini, to his amazing fleet of cars amid the credit crunch.
Price: $ 28,000
6. Sylvester Stallone’s Mustang GT
Sylvester Stallone, the 63-year-old actor, is still in quite good shape with a strong appetite for a custom-made muscle car. The Hollywood superstar was spotted in Los Angeles behind the wheel of a red and black Mustang GT.
Price: Starting from $35,000 and customization costs extra
5. Reese Witherspoon’s Hybrid GMC Yukon
Reese Witherspoon, unlike other female celebs, has a more masculine taste when it comes to cars. She drives a hybrid GMC Yukon.
Price: starting around $50,000
4. Lindsay Lohan’s Maserati
Lindsay Lohan, a child actor who grew up to be a scandal-queen and the most talked about celebrity, likes to spend most of her time in Los Angeles with her girlfriend Samantha Ronson and loves to visit LA’s nightclubs in her white Maserati.
3. Usain Bolt’s Ferrari California
The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, shopped an equally fast car for himself – a new Ferrari California.
2. Paris Hilton’s Blue Bentley
Paris Hilton, the queen of bling, has always surprised us with her skimpy outfits and out of this world gadgetry. Apart from having a pink Bentle, Paris thought that its never enough bling unless there’s a blue Bentley.
Price: starting from $220,000
1. Jay Leno’s EcoJet
Jay Leno came up with a jab for all those who believed his fleet of cars is responsible for global warming. Jay Leno’s EcoJet is a biodiesel-powered monster with a jet turbine engine.
There’s no info on pricing but given its aesthetics, it has to be the most expensive in the league.