The 5 Cars of President Donald Trump
Donald John Trump has recently been elected the 45th President of the United States. His rise to power depends on a long and early experience in the business world: Trump took over his father’s real estate company – who certainly wasn’t doing bad either – and simply made it a multinational corporation.
According to Forbes magazine, in 2016 Trump turned out to be the 324th richest man in the world, with a net worth estimated at 4.5 billion dollars. A completely different point of view than the Washington Post, which declares a patrimony twice as big, as Trump claims himself.
President Trump is known to be a big fan of the four wheels: a hungry and very active collector who has an indefinite number of garages, literally loaded with motorized jewels.
Among the great selection available to Donald Trump, here are the five most famous models that are, or have been part of his garage.
5) Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
A great classic: a Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud registered in 1956. Today is considered a vintage model, and according to legend, this was Donald Trump’s first ever car. And not surprising at all: as we specified earlier, his father was a rich and wealthy New York builder. Even when he was young, Trump had a great time, surely.
4) Lamborghini Diablo VT
We raise the bar. Trump’s Lamborghini Diablo VT is from 1997. It features a 6-liter 12-cylinder engine, capable of developing 493 horsepower. Compared to the standard construction, this Diablo was equipped with a special four-wheel drive that could transfer a power of up to 25% in cases of loss of grip. The initials VT, precisely, mean Viscous Traction. It has recently been put up for sale.
3) Rolls-Royce Phantom
New, shiny Rolls-Royce from 2015. It seems that Trump adores driving this comfortable and charismatic luxury sedan. Despite being his representation car on official occasions, it seems that the president adores to personally drive it as soon as the opportunity presents itself. The Phantom, who’ll be out of production in a few months, has an entry price of $500,000. It’s hard to believe that, between options and customisation, Trump hasn’t paid at least twice as much.
2) Mercedes SLR McLaren
$ 544,000: this is the figure that Trump has had to resort to, in 2005, to bag himself a McLaren SLR. A vehicle that, according to rumors, has been delivered directly to the Trump Tower, the New York skyscraper, where the president has his private apartments. The super sports car has a 5.5-liter V8 that develops 626 hp with manual transmission. Unusual for the United States.
1) Mercedes-Benz SL600 Guard
Class S Guard: armored version of the German insignia. Its weight is more than three tons, due to its different safety devices and reinforcement materials, which hide under the hood a roaring V12 6.0 twin boost engine of 530 hp with a torque of 830 Nm. The car has a length of 5 meters and a half: the initial price is half a million euros.