The three-time Oscar-nominated American actor and a multi-millionaire Tom Cruise needs no introduction. The "Mission Impossible" star has a net worth of $480 million. Tom Cruise made huge bucks after his first major success "Risky Business."
Not just a talented actor, he is also known for his craze for the automobile. He has a huge collection of cars and motorcycles in his garage. Tom Cruise is an automobile enthusiast, a passion he inherited from his friend Paul Newman. Cruise has also been an active participant in the "Celebrity Championship" car races for more than a decade now.
Tom Cruise is known to love the thrill of living life on the edge. Performing stunts and racing at high speeds on expensive cars and bikes gives him thrills and satisfaction. His love for fast and powerful automobile has resulted in having a garage full of collectibles. Cruise has both vintage cars and newly released cars in his collection. He shares the same enthusiasm for the motorcycle as well. You can spot Tom Cruise driving (and riding) his collection at high speeds both in his films and in real life.
Read on to learn more about his real-life car and bike collection.
19 Vyrus 987 C3 4V
Tom Cruise owns the most powerful and most expensive production motorcycle in the world. The cost of this motorcycle is estimated to be around $103,769. Cruise was seen speeding away on his Vyrus from his 51st birthday.
He rode his flashy motorcycle and made a dramatic exit from the Hotel Chateau Marmont.
It is a chopper which is made by an Italian manufacturer and is powered by a 1.2 liter engine. It is a lightweight motorcycle which weights around 154 kgs. It can hit a high speed of 209mph. Despite being fast, it is stable which makes it safe and secure.
18 Kawasaki GPz900r
"Top Gun" is one of Tom Cruise's most famous films. In it, he rides a Kawasaki GBZ900 and performs stunts with it. A couple of months ago, the star actor Tom Cruise posted a picture of his Kawasaki bike for the "Top Gun 2" movie. He was also spotted on an airfield driving the Kawasaki Ninja H2R. The Kawasaki GPZ900 which was used in "Top Gun" movie was replaced by the Kawasaki Ninja H2R in the sequel.
This is a middleweight motorcycle that has a 998cc engine with a maximum power of 322bhp. The top speed of this bike is 248mph.
17 Ducati 999R
Ducati is always on the top of the list when it comes to celebrity motorcycle collections. Cruise got himself a grey color Ducati 999R for his 46th birthday (not pictured here). He was spotted cruising with his Ducati 999R in LA which he almost ran into a tree.
His Ducati 999R was one of the 200 units that were ever manufactured.
The top speed of this Ducati 999R is estimated to be around 179mph. It was one of the most powerful bikes ever built and claimed positive reviews from car enthusiasts. This sporty bike was specially designed for racing purposes. It has a 6-speed gearbox.
16 BMW S1000 RR
"Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" featured BMW motorcycles. The black BMW S1000 RR was used as a getaway bike in the movie. The top speed of this sports bike is around 188mph. Michael Dunlop, a bike racer, won many races and championships with this bike making it iconic for BMW. It is one of the most powerful, stable and dependable bikes in the world. The production started off with 1,000 units but that number was increased to meet commercial demand.
15 Confederate Hellcat
The Hellcat is known for its unique design. This bike is well ahead of its time. Tom Cruise’s passion for bikes led to him giving a dramatic entry on his Confederate Hellcat for the premiere of "Mission Impossible 3."
This bike has a special place in the hearts of bike enthusiasts.
M.S.Dhoni also owns this Confederate Hellcat which is powered by a 2.2-liter engine that makes 121hp. The bike is very powerful and stable when compared to other bikes on the market. The cost of this bike is estimated to be around $65,000.
14 Honda CRF450X
Launched in 2015, this was a redesigned version of the Honda 450 model. It had a four-valve engine, single cylinder, and a four-stroke 449cc engine. The weight of this bike is around 110kgs. It has 5-speed transmissions. Cruise drove this bike in the movie "Oblivion" and it featured a futuristic design for the movie. Unlike Cruise himself who performs most of his own onscreen stunts, the bike is simply present in the film to showcase the design and is not involved with any major performances. The top speed of this futuristic bike is estimated to be around 105mph.
13 BMW R nine T Scrambler
Tom Cruise rides a BMW R nine T Scrambler in his recent movie "Mission Impossible: Fallout." In this movie, he is seen racing with a brand new R nine T Scrambler until he crashes it. (Oops, spoilers.)
The BMW R nine T Scrambler has a powerful 1170cc engine.
The seating position of this motorcycle is perfect and helps him glide along the road. The 55-year-old actor seems to be enjoying doing stunts and racing with this awesome bike. It is not just a rugged bike but a legend. This bike can hit a top speed of 124mph.
12 Ducati Desmosedici RR
Back in 2008, Cruise was spotted to sharing a ride on this rare bike with Cameron Diaz, his co-star from the famous movie "Knight and Day." The Desmosedici was a limited edition motorcycle and was one among 1,500 units that were built. It had a powerful 800cc V4 engine that could hit a top speed of 200mph. Ducati Desmosedici was a symbol of both pride and passion for motorcycle lovers. The price of a Desmosedici was estimated to be around $72,500.
11 Triumph Speed Triple
Tom Cruise rode a 1999 Triumph Speed Triple in his movie "Mission Impossible II." The movie was action packed and many stunts were performed by Cruise himself. Cruise is known for doing amazing motorcycle stunts without a helmet and this movie was no exception.
The Triumph Speed Triple is considered the most engaging sports bike in its period.
It was powered by an 885cc and can hit a high speed of 143mph. This bike is easy to handle and the seating position gives the right comfort for riding this which makes it great for long drives.
10 Triumph Bonneville Scrambler
The blockbuster movie "Mission Impossible III" featured the Triumph Bonneville Scrambler which was driven by Tom Cruise. The Triumph Bonneville Scrambler comes with stylish looks and was one among the five bikes that were specially built for the movie. Although this movie didn’t feature Cruise performing major stunts like many of his others, that didn’t stop him from riding the famous Triumph. The bike that was used in this movie was later auctioned off to the Bonhams and was sold at a high price of $29,250.
9 Bugatti Veyron
The Bugatti Veyron is an ultimate classic with a special place in Tom Cruise’s garage. The stylish design of this Bugatti Veyron makes it the best-made cars to date.
The high speed of the 16.4 variant which Tom Cruise owns can reach the speed of 253mph making it one of the fastest cars in the world.
Despite being fast it is easy to drive. Tom Cruise is among the first buyers of this amazing car. For the premiere of Mission Impossible III, Tom Cruise showcased his new Bugatti Veyron.
8 Ford Mustang Saleen S281
Tom Cruise's Ford Mustang Saleen S281 was one among the 100 that were originally built. Cruise drove a Mustang Saleen S281 in his movie "Mission Impossible III" which might be the reason for his connection to this car. After frantically trying to get that car for Tom Cruise, producer John Ficarra was able to get the car shipped from California to New Jersey overnight. Cruise showcased this supercar during three movie openings in Manhattan that took place on the same day. The top speed of this Ford Mustang Saleen S 281 is around 150mph.
7 1958 Chevrolet Corvette
Tom Cruise owns a 1958 original series Chevrolet Corvette, an extremely iconic muscle car. In 2007, Cruise was spotted driving this car along with Katie Holmes for a romantic evening in LA to the eatery Mastro's Steakhouse. Cruise was also seen having some trouble starting his Chevrolet Corvette while the couple was leaving the restaurant. The 1958 Corvette was a two-door coupe and had exclusive hood louvers and twin trunk spears. Cruise's Chevrolet Corvette was one among the 9,168 units produced. It has a four-speed automatic transmission with an output range of 230 to 290hp.
6 Porsche 911 996
Porsche is one of the famous celebrity luxury brands which has always topped the list of celebrity collections. The Porsche 911 is considered the most successful competition car in its era.
Cruise has a black Porsche 911 in his garage.
The Porsche 911 is a two-door coupe that has an elegant exterior. The 996 series was in production from 1997 to 2004. This amazing sports car was well ahead of its time and used Tiptronic automatic transmission.
5 Mercedes CLK
Cruise owns a Mercedes CLK W209 which is powered by a 5.5-liter V8 engine. The CLK W209 was launched in the year 2002 and the one Cruise owns has a five-speed automatic transmission. This legendary actor is known for collecting not just the fastest cars but also cars that come in style. The Mercedes CLK W209 may not be the fastest but sure does give a comfortable and a quality ride. This car might not be an expensive addition to his collection but it sure does have some great features. Cruise’s Mercedes CLK was last seen while the actor was still married to Katie Holmes.
4 Mercedes-Benz S class
This luxury sedan car has always been a celebrity favorite. The car is powered by a 3.0 liter V6 engine. It has driver assistant features that can drive for extended periods of time without intervention, even though keeping an eye on it at all times is always advised. This car is loaded with technology which makes the ride fun. This luxury sedan can read traffic signals and change lanes at 50 to 112 mph. It can even navigate using the GPS. The cost of this car is high but that doesn’t stop multi-millionaires like Tom Cruise from buying it.
3 Ford Excursion
One of the biggest cars that Cruise owns is his Ford Excursion. Cruise has always been in love with SUVs and owning this is major proof of that. It is a heavyweight automobile as it should be.
Tom Cruise used a decoy Ford Excursion to escape paparazzi while leaving the hospital after his baby Suri was born.
Cruise used two decoy Excursions which left at the same time in a different direction to divert the paparazzi from stalking him.
2 1949 Buick Roadmaster
Cruise was first seen driving this 1949 Buick Roadmaster in the Oscar-winning film "Rain Man." Cruise has a great love for vintage cars and owning this car is evidence of his that.
Cruise owns a 1949 Buick Roadmaster, a two-door sedan which introduced the concept of "VentiPorts."
Buick Roadmaster was one of the most popular, stylish and all-around appealing cars of its time. Built by General Motors it was one of the first pillarless hardtop cars. This was one of the best sellers of its era making it highly sought after by car enthusiasts.
1 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
The Chevrolet Chevelle was owned by Cruise before his stardom days. It is one of the oldest cars in Tom Cruise’s car collection. The Chevelle SS was a two-door coupe, powered by a 6.8-liter V8 engine that gave an output of 370hp. This car was in production from 1969 to 1977 and was later discontinued to give way to other new cars. Tom Cruise is seen driving and performing stunts in the movie "Jack Reacher" with this midsized automobile. The top speed of this car is around 162 mph and around 86,000 units of Chevelle were sold during its production run.
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