The Kardashian family is one of the world's modern versions of the Brady Bunch, but theirs is one that may not go out of the limelight and out of the attention of the media anytime soon, so we're basically stuck with them, lol. Either way, they still continue to thrive and add on to their already fat bank accounts and their palatial homes. One thing that's very obvious about them is their love for cars - and more cars - but they're not your ordinary beaters and sleepers or modded cheap rides; they go for luxury, and they know how to pick out the best ones.
With the addition of famous rapper Kanye West to the family by way of marriage to renowned socialite Kim Kardashian, the car collection probably just got even bigger and more expensive. When you put this power couple together and just go through their garage, their car collection alone, without their earnings and cash stashed away in their accounts, is enough for you to live on for a lifetime - it's mind-blowing! Kanye clearly goes for the exotic supercars, while Kim has a mix of classic luxury vehicles, though she gets them customized by her favourite Platinum Motorsport.
From Lamborghinis to Ferraris to Rolls-Royces, and even a G-Wagon, the West couple is definitely one of the richest pairs to watch, and Hollywood paparazzi know that all too well. Take a look at the 10 cars Kanye West has stashed in his garage and 10 that Kim Kardashian will more often be seen driving around.
20 Kanye West's Garage: Porsche Panamera
Love him or hate him, Kanye West is one of the icons with great taste in cars. The ambitious musician who also plans to be POTUS someday has not only nice cars but expensive ones, too.
In his garage, Kanye owns this sleek, matte-black Porsche Panamera, which he and his wife, Kim-K, were spotted in during Paris fashion week.
The musician’s car is powered by a 400 hp 4.8-liter V8 engine, mated with a seven-speed automatic transmission with PDK double-clutch, enabling it to come up from 0 to 100 km/h in just five seconds and deliver an excellent performance.
19 Kanye West's Garage: Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss
Kanye also has this luxurious $1.06 million Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss ride, one that's limited to only 75 units. Your only chance of seeing this car is on TV or reading about it online as you're doing now. In fact, even if you're rich, it's pointless hoping to try and buy one now because it's a limited edition. He was spotted taking the car for a spin at the Cannes Film Festival. Within the interior of the car is leather trim, a quality that makes it worth every dollar. Under the hood is a 5.5-liter supercharged V8, which produces 650 horsepower, and it does the 0-60 mph sprint in less than 3.5 seconds. With no windscreen, Kanye is forced to put on dark sunglasses that shield him from whiplash on open roads.
18 Kanye West's Garage: Mercedes SLR McLaren
Kanye has been spotted in a $500,000 super-rare Mercedes SLR McLaren. This German machine was only produced between 2003 and 2010. It’s no secret this car won the heart of the rapper because he's had it ever since he was dating model and actress Amber Rose.
The car is powered by a 5.4-liter supercharged V8 mated with a five-speed automatic transmission.
It has a top speed of 209 mph, and comes up from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds - definitely a speed wizard. It also features a Sensotronic Brake Control system, which is a brake-by-brake wire system, carbon-ceramic brake discs, and active aerodynamics.
17 Kanye West's Garage: Lamborghini Gallardo
Though cheaper than the other Lamborghini Aventador in Kanye West’s garage, the Gallardo comes with a base price ranging from $180,000 to $209,000. The Gallardo was produced between 2003 and 2013 with only 14,022 of them being made. Kanye and his wife were once spotted in Paris spinning the white Lamborghini. The car boasts the title of the most successful Lambo ever made and is powered by a 5.0-liter V10, which makes 382kW and 510Nm - that's enough to sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds. The other amazing features include a robotized sequential paddle gear shift, an electrically folding soft top, and no engine window. The comfort is impeccable with a relatively roomy cockpit that offers good visibility, but unfortunately, the car has minimal boot space.
16 Kanye West's Garage: Lamborghini Aventador
Kanye is just one of the luckiest men in the world. Back in 2013, the father of three received one of the most expensive birthday gifts from his wife, Kim Kardashian: a brand-new Lamborghini Aventador, which is said to have a base price of about $400,000. However, this one cost Kim $750,000, making it one of the most expensive sports cars in Kanye’s garage.
The Italian car replaced the Murcielago in 2011 when it was launched, and only 4,000 of them were produced.
Kanye’s Aventador has been in the media for good and bad reasons, like the time it got deep scratches after being shut in by an electric gate. Apart from the scratches, Kanye’s assistant was also caught on video crashing the expensive car - ouch!
15 Kanye West's Garage: Aston Martin DB9
What would you expect, if not perfection, from a car that was once used in one of the James Bond movies? The Aston Martin DB9 was one of the Kanye’s early cars, and he dropped a staggering $200,000 to acquire the car well known for its superior driving experience. The car first made its debut in 2004 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and since then, it's been in production up until 2016. Inside are hand-stitched leather highlights and walnut wood. It's also a speed demon and features a 6.0L V12 engine that produces a top speed of 183 mph and does the 0-60 mph dash in 4.1 seconds.
14 Kanye West's Garage: Maybach 57
The U.S. rapper owns a custom-made Maybach 57, which was even featured in the Otis video for which he collaborated with Jay-Z. Both Jay-Z and Kanye West customized the car back in 2004 at cost of $350,000.
Kanye later thought the car was too awkward to be in his garage and opted to sell it.
The two rappers placed it on sale with a price tag of $150,000 but got 60 grand for the Maybach 57. The original models were produced between the years 2002 and 2012, and only 3,000 were made. The production was discontinued because of the continuous loss by the line.
13 Kanye West's Garage: 2002 Lexus
Kanye has always been a great lover of Lexus cars, and he owns several of them in his garage. The 2002 Lexus is the backbone of his success in his career while also launching his track ‘Through The Wire, ‘which was based on the car accident he had in this car. The four-door car comes with a 3.0-liter 24-valve V-6 engine that's connected to a five-speed automatic that transfers power to the front wheel. Safety equipment in the car includes side-impact bags for front passengers, inflatable, two-stage frontal airbags, and pre-tensioning belts. The car’s acceleration is so smooth and runs from 0-60 in 8.1 seconds, plus its fuel economy rates up to 20 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway.
12 Kanye West's Garage: Prombron Red Diamond
Anything is possible with the West family, and seeing them owning this unique Prombron Red Diamond edition armoured vehicle is just one of those possibilities. This Prombron Red Diamond cost Kanye West a swashbuckling $1.2 million to acquire - and that's just one of the heavy armoured SUVs - he bought two of them. The SUV, which can withstand both grenade attacks and landmines, was manufactured by Latvian Company Dartz Motorz. Without any additives, this vehicle will cost $300,000, but with customization, the price runs in millions. It features a ruby and gold badging and bulletproof glass. Plus, buyers also get three bottles of the most expensive vodka in the world: RussoBaltique.
11 Kanye West's Garage: Bugatti Veyron
Apart from gifting their fans on stage with great music, beats, and lyrics, rappers also wow us by the kind of rides they drive. Like other rappers, Kanye West excites his fans on the street with his gorgeous Bugatti Veyron. It’s no secret that the Veyron is one of the most amazing cars in the world history of cars.
Though the production of the car had stopped, Kanye bought his in 2014 for $2.4 million.
With no continuous production, it's suggested that the speedy car will soon become a collector’s item, and its price will possibly go higher. The speed demon has a top speed of 270 mph and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. According to sources, the rapper rarely drives his sports car since it's quite a fuel guzzler.
10 Kim Kardashian Put There: Bentley Continental GTC
Like her female counterparts, Kim Kardashian wasn't left behind by the Bentley Continental GTC bandwagon, as she's had one in her garage since 2009, though she rarely uses it, owing to the other high-end luxury vehicles she owns. The GTC has a base of $270,000 and comes with many luxury and safety features. After buying the convertible, Kim took it for some subtle modifications. The car has a top speed of 202 mph and is smoothly powered by a twin-turbo 12-cylinder, delivering 600 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque with an acceleration of 0-60 mph in just four seconds. The convertible features a Sirius satellite radio, leather selections, three-spoke sports steering wheels, and carbon-ceramic brakes.
9 Kim Kardashian Put There: Ferrari 458 Italia
Like her husband, Kim also likes sporty cars sometimes, as she's occasionally been spotted spinning her $222,781 Ferrari 458 Spider. This is one of the longest Ferraris that have been in the market for a while and it's had special editions over the years. Kim’s Spider was produced from 2011 to 2015 and features a retractable roof system, which takes an approximate time of 14 seconds to retract.
Ferrari has a top speed of 199 mph and accelerates from 0-60 mph in three seconds, owing to its impressive V8 engine that makes 550 hp.
Apart from speed, the supercar offers a luxurious ride that's been combined with a top level of performance and handling and sporty trims that made it even hotter.
8 Kim Kardashian Put There: Mercedes-Benz G63
When it comes to SUVs, Kim has one of the best choices of vehicles to go for: the Mercedes-Benz G63. The G63 is a vehicle left for the wealthy and comes with a base price of about $143,795. Kim’s G63 is in a matte-black finish and is powered by a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that makes 577 horsepower, coming up from 0-60 in 4.4 seconds. The G63 has maintained the exterior design over the years but with major changes on the interior. The G63 has had some upgrades in it, and its big rims add to its beauty, while its strong and sturdy build provides top-level protection in case it gets involved in a crash. It also has good off-road ability with its high ground clearance and a stronger chassis.
7 Kim Kardashian Put There: Ferrari F430
It isn’t a shocker to see the Ferrari F430 on this list, not only because Kim loves sports cars but also because the socialite is rich and can afford to buy it. Kim’s F430 is considered one of the best sports cars with its uniqueness and superb driving experience. Under the hood is a V8 engine that produces 500 hp and pushes the car from zero to 62 mph in four seconds with a top speed of 200 mph. For better stance and appearance, the car is fitted with some mean mags. The F430 is the successor of the 360M, and compared to other Ferraris, it's the cheapest with a base price of £140,000. Though it has the same proportions as the 360M, the F430 is more angular, and its rear-end styling is the same as that of the Enzo Supercar.
6 Kim Kardashian Put There: Range Rover All Black
Kim loves going big when it comes to cars. She's been spotted on several occasions driving some of the most luxurious cars. In her garage, Kim has this 2010 murdered-out Range Rover HSE. In order to give it the look she desired, Kim took her SUV to Platinum Motorsports and had its grille painted black. The four-wheel drive is mounted on 24-inch Agetro wheels with black centers together with chrome lips and sport custom paint. The Range Rover also maintains its legendary off-road ability and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, thanks to its 5.0-L V8 engine that makes an incredible 375 hp with the equivalent lb-ft of torque.
5 Kim Kardashian Put There: Range Rover All White
Kim fell in love with the Range Rover All Black design, and she opted to get the same Range Rover but had it done in a different color - white with a dash of pink. Kim has actually used the SUV in most of her several photoshoots.
As mentioned in the previous HSE, this SUV is good for off-roading, though Kim hasn't been seen going off-road.
But either way, who knows what she does with her vehicle if she isn’t being followed by the cameras? The Range was customized by Platinum Motorsport who redesigned it with new headlights, 24-inch wheels, and an obligatory strut grille.
4 Kim Kardashian Put There: White Rolls-Royce Ghost
Rolls-Royce has demonstrated over the past few years that it delivers when it attempts to incorporate luxury into their cars. Kim likes attention, as do many other people like her, and this ride definitely gives her that. The RR Ghost isn't a car that any ordinary person can afford. In fact, it sparks curiosity as to who's driving it when you pass through town in this one. The base model of this car costs $407,000, and Kim can’t just have the standard version of this car. She took the car for customization by Platinum Motorsport, who sprayed it with solid matte silver, put a dark tint on the windows, and fitted it with narrow headlights.
3 Kim Kardashian Put There: Black Rolls-Royce Ghost
Kim Kardashian isn’t a stranger to high-end vehicles, as she changes her rides almost as often as she does her shoes. In 2012, the Keeping Up With The Kardashian icon ditched her white Rolls-Royce Ghost for a brand-new Black Ghost, which she also had spruced up by Platinum Motorsports.
The car was once featured in the media after Kim’s secretary crashed it, causing damage worth $20,000 though she wasn’t held responsible for it.
The interior consists of wood trim and chrome vents that match nicely with the LCD screen, which controls infotainment and climate systems. It also has an impeccable level of comfort with its leather and deep carpeting and is powered by a twin-turbocharged V-12 that makes 563 hp, mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission that transfers power to the rear wheels.
2 Kim Kardashian Put There: Maserati GrandCabrio
This car has an Italian style and exceptional performance, and it's thrilling to drive. Maserati provides a unique experience that no other car has thanks to its V8 4.7-L 450 hp engine. The comfort is great, and the car weighs under two tonnes, which together with its powerful engine, makes it run from zero to 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds. For easy driving, the car soaks up bumps and allows for flat cornering. The safety features in the car include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control, multiple airbags, and a patented rollover protection system.
1 Kim Kardashian Put There: Rolls-Royce Phantom
The Rolls-Royce Phantom isn’t a stranger in most garages of the wealthy. It's spacious and comfy with a luxuriously indulged design inspired by an aluminum structure that rides on top of an airy suspension, thus providing maximum comfort. It's powered by a 563 hp twin-turbo V-12 engine that's mated to an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive. The rear cabin of the Phantom is a special carpet pile, which is ankle deep. It also has adjustable seats to provide a variety of massages and a refrigerator at the center console, complete with a clip-in decanter. The interior features many wood and leather finishes together with old-fashioned rotary heating controls instead of digital displays.
Sources: autoinsider.org, blueinsurance.ie, complex.com, dailymail.co.uk