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6 ultra-luxe celebrity rides that took the internet by storm in 2019

Every day, we see celebrities cruising down the street in new cars, leaving the internet geeking about the intricate details of these popular automobiles. With all those mega paychecks, celebrities usually have a small pool of things to splurge big on – jewellery, watches, and most importantly, automobiles. However, some newly purchased celebrity cars turn into serious social media hype and trending hashtags in no time. 2019 has been a revolutionary year for motoring, in terms of electrification as well as extravagance. Here’s round-up of the year’s finest celebrity cars.

Kanye West – Lamborghini Urus

Lamborghini Urus

Kanye West flaunts his Lamborghini Urus almost as much as he flaunts his wife, Kim. Reports suggest that the power duo are serious car investors and have at least 40 cars between them. Latest of the lot is the Urus, Lamborghini’s first ever sports SUV. To add to the mix, it’s customised with a cream-colored matte vinyl wrap and deep dish mono-blocked wheels

Drake – Mercedes-Maybach G 650

Mercedes-Maybach G 650

The moment someone has their name logos their name in their plane, you know their success has granted them a healthy bank account. That’s right, Drake is no stranger to flaunting his wealth online and often uploads pictures of his latest purchases. However, Drake recently stepped up his car game when it was revealed that he had bought the latest Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet, a car with only 99 examples to its name. The car is decked out with a number of outlandish features – heated seats, advanced stereo systems, and cupholders that cools or heats drinks.

Odell Beckham Jr. – Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

When you’re a renowned NFL athlete like Odell Beckham Junior, chances are you’d need a creative way to splurge your season’s earnings. This exquisitely bespoke Cullinan is an testament to that. Take note, his biggest pride and joy with the car is, of course, a specialized hood ornament which replaces the traditional Spirit of Ecstasy for a figurine of him in his signature one-handed catch from his defining play against the Dallas Cowboys from the 2014 season.

Post Malone – Lincoln Continental Custom

Lincoln Continental Custom

The West Coast Customs have aced the mod scene for years now, check any Hollywood car collector’s Instagram feed. One of their latest offerings is a remixed Lincoln Continental, an American classic, made exclusively for Rap star, Post Malone. The pure white and gold-detailed Conti is also an expression of Post Malone’s vintage and grunge taste in life.  There isn’t an exact figure for this custom job, but we’re expecting to reach at least $125,000.

Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas – Mercedes-Maybach S 650

Mercedes-Maybach S 650

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are one of the most famous couples in the world, especially with regards to their extravagant weddings (plural). Soon after which, Nick Jonas wanted to prove his love once again by gifting his new wife one of the nicest cars in the world. The car was the fancy Mercedes-Maybach S 650 and it comes with a Rs 2.73 cr price-tag.

Cristiano Ronaldo – McLaren Senna

McLaren Senna

Just a couple of months back, the world of football and motoring were thrilled about news of the Jeventus Hunter owning the world’s most expensive car, the Bugatti La Voiture Noir. Which would have also been one of the most extravagant celebrity cars of all time. Unfortunately that wasn’t true, but he did actually purchase another mechanical masterpiece that was built for speed and luxury. The Senna, a track-bred super-sports car for the street. Being a limited edition McLaren make, the Senna costed the ace footballer about £750,000.

All Images: Courtesy respective Instagram profiles

6 ultra-luxe celebrity rides that took the internet by storm in 2019

Mikhail Gomes

Features Editor, Lifestyle Asia India & Contributor - Augustman

A watch aficionado, Mikhail also enjoys learning about fine whiskies, and one day hopes to establish his own menswear label. At Lifestyle Asia India, he writes on watches, menswear, auto and tech.


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