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A Peek Inside Simon Cowell's Private Garage With 20 Photos

Simon Cowell is many things. His career is widespread, including roles as a television music and talent competition judge, A&R executive, entrepreneur, entertainment manager and consultant, businessman, critic, and television producer. We’ve known him as the no-nonsense judge on the Idol Franchise, The X Factor, and America’s Got Talent shows over the past decade or so.

Cowell is worth a lot. In 2019, he has an estimated net worth of $550 million. This explains the number, as well as the value, of the cars he drives. Cowell has been seen cruising around in exclusive cars such as the Jaguar Eagle Speedster, which is just a remade Jaguar Eagle Speedster E-Type from the 1950s and 60s. In its new state, this car will cost you a mindboggling $2.25 million. He has also owned a $1,914,000 Bugatti Veyron, which is powered by a quad-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 64-valve W16 engine that produces 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque. The Veyron goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 5.0 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 10 seconds.

Cowell also loves SUVs, having been spotted driving a Range Rover Autobiography in the past. The Range Rover will cost you $96,145 and goes from rest to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 22.0 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 15.1 seconds. It manages 21 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatictransmission with manual shifting mode.

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20 Rolls-Royce Phantom

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Simon Cowell drives an imposing Rolls-Royce Phantom. In its new state, this car will cost you $500,000. A twin-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 48-valve V12 engine that produces 563 hp and 664 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Phantom goes from rest to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 9.6 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 12.9 seconds. It manages 12 miles per gallon in the city and 19 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Car and Driver adds, “The Phantom is not only the ultimate status symbol, it’s the Holy Grail of handcrafted luxury automobiles.”

19 Bentley Azure

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Simon Cowell has also been seen in the Bentley Azure. In its new state, this car will cost you $365,595. A 6.8-liter, turbocharged, eight-cylinder engine that produces 450 hp and 645 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Azure goes from rest to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 12.8 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 13.7 seconds. It manages 9 miles per gallon in the city and 15 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. Car and Driver adds, “Bigger than life, the Azure is an ultraexclusive convertible. Think Brooklands sans roof.”

18 Vespa

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Simon Cowell also loves to ride on a Vespa from time to time. In its new state, the scooter will cost you $5,099. A single-cylinder four-stroke (with catalytic converter and electronic fuel injection) engine that produces 12.9 hp and 9.4 pound-feet of torque powers it. According to Top Speed, this bike is also equipped with an Automatic Twist and Go (CVT with torque server) transmission and an automatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers. The Drive adds, “You Won’t Stop Riding the Vespa Primavera 150. It's a friendly runabout, an urban mule, even an apex bomber. This little Vespa does something you want.”

17 Porsche Speedster

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Simon Cowell also loves classic cars and has been seen cruising around in a Porsche Speedster. A double-carbureted, naturally-aspirated, flat-four engine that produces 76 hp and 63 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Speedster goes from rest to 60 mph in 16.0 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 59.4 seconds, and has a top speed of 95 miles per hour. Top Speed states, “A lot of cars can be called classics or even highly-desirable, but few have had a cult following so wild that they can be called a legend. That’s exactly what the Porsche Speedster is, and the 356a Speedster is still so desirable that it has become the object of affection for various replica companies in recent years.”

16 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

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Simon Cowell also has the pretty Jaguar F-Type Coupe. In its new state, this car will cost you $69,038. A turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 16-valve, inline-four engine that produces 296 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque powers it. The F-Type Coupe goes from rest to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 15.9 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 14.9 seconds. It manages 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Car and Driver adds, “From its long hood to its wide rear haunches, the F-type is one slinky stunner.”

15 Lamborghini Urus

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Simon Cowell drives an imposing Lamborghini Urus. In its new state, this car will cost you $243,377. A twin-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 32-valve V8 engine that produces 641 hp and 627 pound-feet of torque, powers it. The Urus goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 7.6 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 11.4 seconds. It manages 12 miles per gallon in the city and 17 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.

14 Ford Bronco

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Simon Cowell drives a Ford Bronco from the 1960s. A naturally aspirated, spark-ignition, four-stroke, inline-six engine that produces 89 hp and 146 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Bronco goes from rest to 60 mph in 17.8 seconds, rest to 100 kilometers per hour in 19.4 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 20.7 seconds. It has a top speed of 80 miles per hour. It comes with a three-speed manual transmission. Ford is also planning to debut a revamped Bronco in 2020. Car and Driver states, “The Bronco will use the same body-on-frame bones as the 2019 Ranger. Many fingers and toes are crossed for a live front axle.”

13 Can-Am Spyder

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Simon Cowell also rides a Can-Am Spyder. In its new state, this trike will cost you $29,299. An inline-three-cylinder (that is liquid-cooled with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control) engine that produces 115 hp and 96 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Spyder goes from rest to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and has a top speed of 115 miles per hour. It comes with a six-speed manual with reverse. Car and Driver adds, “Eventually you start leaning into the turns a bit, if you’re keen, but like a Fat Boy, the Spyder, despite its big engine and 115 horsepower, does not encourage samurai behavior.”

12 Tesla Model S

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Simon Cowell also drives the planet-saving Tesla Model S. In its new state, this car will cost you $119,000 according to Car and Driver. Two AC induction motors that produce 483 hp and 487 pound-feet of torque power it. The Model S goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 9.2 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 12.4 seconds. It manages an impressive range of 101 miles in the city and 102 miles on the highway. Car and Driver adds, “Without the P (for Performance) tacked on to its badge, the Model S 100D puts emphasis on going farther between recharges rather than on drag-strip launches.”

11 Ferrari 458 Italia

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Simon Cowell also loves supercars and among the many he owns is the Ferrari 458 Italia. In its new state, this car will cost you $295,494. A 4.5-liter, eight-cylinder engine that produces 597 hp and 398 pound-feet of torque powers it. The 458 Italia goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 6.2 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 11.0 seconds. It manages 13 miles per gallon in the city and 17 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a seven-speed automatic transmission. Motor Trend adds, “Handling is a strong point thanks to an impeccably-tuned chassis setup with magnetic shocks that have multiple adjustments and an electronic differential mounted in the rear axle.”

10 Ferrari California

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Cowell also drives to work in the beautiful and elegant Ferrari California. In its new state, this car will cost you $206,473. A twin-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 32-valve V8 engine that produces 552 hp and 557 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Ferrari California goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 7.1 seconds, and has a top speed of 196 miles per hour. It manages 16 miles per gallon in the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.

9 Bentley Continental GT Convertible

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Simon Cowell has also driven a magnificent Bentley Continental GTC. In its new state, this car will cost you $225,000. A twin-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 48-valve W12 engine that produces 626 hp and 665 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Continental GTC goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 11.7 seconds. It manages 15 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Get your Louis Vuitton purses out, folks.

8 Jaguar Eagle Speedster

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Simon Cowell also drives a Jaguar Eagle Speedster, which is just a remade Jaguar E-Type from the 1950s and 60s. In its new state, this car will cost you a mindboggling $2.25 million. According to the customization company Eagle, some of the alterations include making the screen lower and more raked back with shaped side glass and hidden ‘A’ pillars, while deepening the sills and lowering the floor pans to increase the impact of appearance and lower the driver's seating position. Meanwhile, rear decking is extended forwards and scalloped around the seats, with the rear deck extending further centrally and dropping into the cockpit, creating a ‘waterfall’ console and fully hiding the handbrake lever.

7 Bugatti Veyron

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Simon Cowell also cruises in an impressive Bugatti Veyron. In its new state, this car will cost you $1,914,000. A quad-turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 64-valve, W16 engine that produces 1,200 hp and 1,106 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Veyron goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 5.0 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 10 seconds. It manages 8 miles per gallon in the city and 15 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Car and Driver adds, “The sad truth is that the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is simply too fast for this world.”

6 Smart Fortwo

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Simon Cowell has also been pictured looking awkward in the practical Smart Fortwo. In its new state, this car will cost you $22,810. A turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 12-valve, inline-three engine that produces 89 hp and 100 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Smart Car goes from rest to 60 mph in 10.2 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 25.6 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 17.7 seconds. It manages 33 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.

5 Ferrari 360

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Simon Cowell has also been pictured driving a Ferrari 360. In its new state, this car will cost you $152,000. A naturally aspirated, spark-ignition, four-stroke, V8 engine that produces 394 hp and 275 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Ferrari 360 goes from rest to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 9.2 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 12.3 seconds. It manages 11 miles per gallon in the city and 16 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed manual transmission. Top Speed adds, “Ferrari’s replacement for the F355 was the 360, the first car the company made out of aluminum, and just from looking at it, it’s obvious that the mid-engine V-8 berlinetta was completely rethought for this car.”

4 Aston Martin DB7

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Simon Cowell is also thought to have owned an Aston Martin DB7. In its new state, this car will cost you $140,000. A naturally aspirated, spark-ignition, four-stroke V 12 engine that produces 414 hp and 398 pound-feet of torque powers it. The DB7 goes from rest to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 10.6 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 13.0 seconds. It manages 10 miles per gallon in the city and 17 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed manual transmission. Motor Trend adds, “The DB7 is almost exactly the same length as its 25-year-old predecessor, the DB6, but lower and wider in the modern fashion.”

3 Range Rover Autobiography

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Cowell also has an affection for the Range Rover and he has been seen cruising around in a Range Rover Autobiography. In its new state, the Range Rover will cost you $96,145. A turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 2.0-liter, inline-four engine that produces 296 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque powers it. The Range Rover goes from rest to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 22.0 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 15.1 seconds. It manages 21 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.

2 MINI Cooper S

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Simon Cowell also drives a MINI Cooper S. In its new state, this car will cost you $22,450. A turbocharged and intercooled, DOHC, 16-valve inline-four engine that produces 228 hp and 236 pound-feet of torque powers it. The MINI Cooper S goes from rest to 60 mph in 6.0 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 13.7 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 14.3 seconds. It manages 23 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed manual transmission. Car and Driver adds, “The Cooper Hardtop is quintessential Mini, with quirky styling and zippy handling.”

1 Ferrari F430

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Simon also drives a Ferrari F430. In its new state, this car will cost you $186,000. A naturally aspirated, spark-ignition, four-stroke, V8 engine that produces 503 hp and 347 pound-feet of torque powers it. The F430 goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, rest to 100 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds, and does a quarter mile in 11.5 seconds. It manages 10.5 miles per gallon in the city and 15 miles per gallon on the highway. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Car and Driver adds, “The F430 coupe and droptop Spider are fabulous cars, but the harder-core Scuderia models (the 430 Scuderia and 430 Scuderia Spider 16M, respectively) are even better.”

Sources: Car and Driver, Top Speed, and Automobile Catalog.

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