Without a doubt, the 'Star Wars' franchise is one of the oldest and biggest in film history. We're talking about a series of films that goes all the way back to 1977. And in that galaxy far, far away, we have seen a lot of well-known actors portray roles that would be remembered forever.
In the first film, "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," we get introduced to Mark Hamill who plays Luke Skywalker, arguably the most critical character throughout the entire 'Star Wars' saga. In this film you also meet Princess Leia Organa, who was played by the late Carrie Fisher. Aside from this, audiences also got to catch Harrison Ford play the famous character of Hans Solo. This same group of cast returned for the next two films after this. These included "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi."
Several years after, 'Star Wars' went on to release another set of films in the franchise. This time, the 1999 film "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" starred Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn, Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala. And when this movie was followed up with "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" in 2002, the cast was joined by Hayden Christensen who played the famous character of Anakin Skywalker. Meanwhile, they were also joined by actor Samuel Jackson who played Mace Windu.
This group of cast went on to star in "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith." After this, the franchise waited till 2015 to bring out "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens." And while some of the original casts returned for this one, they were also joined by Daisy Ridley who plays Rey and John Boyega who plays Finn.
Now that you're caught up with a lot of the cast, are you curious to find out what they are driving? Luckily for you, we've got all the information you need. Just check out our list!
25 Harrison Ford, 1955 Jaguar XK 140
Now, Harrison Ford is one actor that is recognized by just about anyone. After all, this is a guy who starred in hit films such as "Apocalypse Now," "Air Force One," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," the 'Indiana Jones' franchise and more.
On the road, Ford can sometimes be spotted driving around in his 1955 Jaguar XK 140. According to a 2013 report from Daily Mail, the veteran actor was seen cruising around with this car one afternoon. Moreover, he wasn't alone. Apparently, he was keen to show off his vintage ride to his son, Liam.
24 Harrison Ford, Tesla Model S
Now, it's not just vintage luxury cars that Ford enjoys driving. In fact, he's into some of the more recent models too. Case in point is the Tesla Model S that he has been seen driving around town with. According to a 2015 report from the website Inside EVs, it looked like Ford has already owned his Model S for at least a year around the time he was spotted.
The Model S is an electric car that boasts of a range of 335 miles and a recharge time of only 30 minutes.
23 Harrison Ford, Mercedes-Benz E Class
Aside from the Model S and the vintage Jaguar, 'Star Wars' star Ford has also been seen driving a Mercedes-Benz E Class.
The 2019 E 300 sedan comes with a starting price of $53,500. Under its hood is a 2.0-liter engine that can deliver as much as 241 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque at 1,300 to 4,000 rpm. Meanwhile, it has a fuel efficiency rating of 21 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway.
22 Felicity Jones, Chevrolet Suburban
Some of you may not realize it but actress Felicity Jones is also involved in the 'Star Wars' franchise. In fact, she starred as Jyn Erso in the 2016 movie "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."
On the road, Jones can be seen going around town in her Chevrolet Suburban. This is a large SUV that's perfect for you if you tend to travel with a large group or if you have a family. Even better, Chevrolet says that the 2019 Suburban can be configured to have seven, eight or nine seats.
21 Lupita Nyong'o, Jeep Wrangler
Without a doubt, Lupita Nyong'o is among the most successful actresses of today. In the 'Star Wars' franchise, Nyong'o has been playing the role of Maz Kanata. With this role, she has appeared in "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" and "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi." Moreover, she is also set to appear in the upcoming movie "Star Wars: Episode IX."
When she's not too busy, Nyong'o can be seen driving around happily in her orange Jeep Wrangler.
20 Ewan McGregor, Volkswagen Beetle
Ewan McGregor is definitely one actor that everyone recognizes. After all, he has appeared in several movies over the years. These include "Eye of the Beholder," "Deception," "Son of a Gun," "Haywire," "Rogue Trader" and much more. Aside from this, McGregor has also played a huge role in the ever-expanding 'Star Wars' franchise.
Despite all this success, however, it seems McGregor still enjoyed driving his old Volkswagen Beetle. Unfortunately, however, the car eventually broke down on him last year. According to a report from Mirror, the actor was forced to push his car away from oncoming traffic.
19 Ewan McGregor, Toyota Prius
Aside from his beloved Beetle, McGregor can also be seen driving around in his Toyota Prius. The Prius is a hybrid car that is a popular choice among many Hollywood celebrities today. After all, it's the perfect car for anyone who wants to take a more proactive approach towards reducing their carbon footprint.
According to Toyota, the 2018 Prius has an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 54 miles per gallon in the city and 50 miles per gallon on the highway.
18 Ewan McGregor, Ford Mustang
Aside from the Beetle and Prius, McGregor also seems to have a passion for US muscle cars. In fact, he also happens to be a proud owner of a Ford Mustang, according to various reports.
The 2019 Mustang comes with a starting price of $26,395. The base model comes with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine that can deliver as much as 310 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 350 pound-feet of torque at 3,000 rpm. Meanwhile, it has an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 21 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway.
17 Ewan McGregor, BMW R1150GS
Meanwhile, it's not just muscle cars that McGregor enjoys thrills on the road with. In fact, he can be sometimes seen with his silver-gray BMW R1150GS.
According to the website Born Rich, "On mid 2004 the actor embarked on a marathon bike ride spanning 30,000km from London to New York on his R1150GS motorcycle. Some of the prominent countries traversed on the long ride were Canada, Russia, Ukraine, and Mongolia. Important events that took place on the trip were captured and later converted into a TV series along with a book. "
16 Ewan McGregor, 1962 MGA 1600 Mk2
Aside from his motorbike, Mustang, Beetle and Prius, McGregor was also once a proud owner of a 1962 MGA 1600 Mk2.
According to the website Californiacar.com, "he (McGregor) bought the car in 2014 and just before filming of "Miles Ahead", a biography of musician Miles Davis
with Don Cheadle in Cincinnati Ohio, he had the car shipped to New York so he could use it while there. When production started, he and his faithful dog hopped in the MG for the drive from New York. After production was finished, he hopped in the car and aimed west solo for LA."
15 Hayden Christensen, Audi R8
Especially if you had watched some of the earlier 'Star Wars' films, you would recognize actor Hayden Christensen and the pivotal role he had played. Since 'Star Wars,' the actor has also been involved in other films such as "Little Italy," "Awake," "First Kill," "90 Minutes in Heaven," "American Heist," "Life as a House" and many more.
On the road, Christensen can sometimes be seen driving around in his Audi R8. The 2018 R8 comes with a starting price of $138,700.
14 Hayden Christensen, Ferrari 360 Modena
Aside from the Audi R8, Christensen can also sometimes be seen going around town in his silver Ferrari 360. According to the website Celebrity Cars Blog, the actor's car is worth around $200,000.
The 360 Modena is powered by a 90° V8 engine that can crank out as much as 400 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and an estimated 275 pound-feet of torque at 4,750 rpm. Moreover, it can readily go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 4.5 seconds. Ferrari had released this car model back in 1999.
13 Natalie Portman, Toyota Prius
As you may know, actress Natalie Portman has starred as Christensen's love interest in the 'Star Wars' franchise. Since then, Portman went on to star in several other movies such as "Black Swan," "V for Vendetta," "No Strings Attached," "The Other Boleyn Girl," "Heat," "Jackie" and many more.
Sometimes, when she's driving around running some errands, Portman can sometimes be seen with her a Toyota Prius. According to Toyota, the 2018 Prius comes with a relatively low starting price of $23,475.
12 Natalie Portman, Lexus RX
Aside from her Prius, Portman also likes to drive around in her ever-reliable Lexus RX. According to a 2014 report from Auto Evolution, the actress had been spotted traveling to her Pilates class in Los Angeles with her RX.
For 2019, the base RX model is the RX350 with a starting price of $43,570. Under its hood is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that can deliver as much as 295 horsepower. This SUV can also go from 0 to 60 in 7.7 seconds. Moreover, it has an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 27 miles per gallon on the highway.
11 Natalie Portman, Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid
If you need proof that Portman is a truly environmental conscious actress, how about this? She also happens to own a Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid. Talk about reducing your carbon footprint in style.
Based on a 2012 report from Auto Evolution, it seems Portman also greatly cares about this car. In fact, she was spotted filling up her S-Class at Los Feliz station. And while she was waiting for her tank to get full, she also took the time to clean her windshield.
10 Greg Grunberg, Ford Bronco
You may not realize it but veteran actor Greg Grunberg has also played a role in the 'Star Wars' film franchise. Here, he portrays Snap Wexley. Moreover, he is also set to reprise his role in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode IX." Aside from this, Grunberg has also appeared in various other movies, including "Star Trek Beyond," "Underdog Kids," "Mission: Impossible III," "Super 8" and many more.
On the road, the actor can sometimes be seen driving around in his Ford Bronco.
9 Greg Grunberg, Porsche 911 Carrera 4
When he wants to drive out in style, Grunberg switches from his Bronco to his sleek Porsche 911 Carrera 4.
According to Porsche USA, the most recent model of the 911 Carrera 4 comes with a starting price of $98,000. Under its hood is a 3.0-liter twin turbo six-cylinder boxer engine that can deliver as much as 370 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 331 pound-feet of torque at 1,700 to 5,000 rpm. Moreover, this car has a top track speed of 181 miles per hour when using a manual transmission.
8 Samuel L. Jackson, Toyota Camry
It doesn't matter what generation you're from. Without a doubt, you would recognize the name, Samuel L. Jackson. After all, we are talking about someone who plays a very important role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe today. Meanwhile, Jackson has also played a prominent role in the 'Star Wars' film galaxy. However, it doesn't look like he would be seen in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode IX."
On the road, Jackson can sometimes be seen driving a modest Toyota Camry. According to Toyota, the 2019 Camry comes with a starting price of $23,845.
7 Samuel L. Jackson, Range Rover
Aside from the Camry, Jackson is also sometimes seen driving around in his Range Rover.
According to Land Rover USA, the 2019 Range Rover comes with a starting price of $89,160. Under the hood of its base trim is a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine that can deliver as much as 340 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 332 pound-feet of torque at 3,500 to 5,000 rpm. This SUV can also go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.1 seconds. Moreover, it has a top speed of 130 miles per hour.
6 Samuel L. Jackson, Mercedes-Maybach 57 S
When Jackson likes to travel around in style, he drives out with his handsome Mercedes-Maybach 57 S.
According to the website Born Rich, "Jackson drives a Maybach 57 S which has been fully personalized for his use. It has got a special paint, a refrigerator, silver tumblers, champagne glasses and even folding tables. The limo has been fitted with a solar roof panel that is responsible for the temperature control and ventilation system. The car was directly ordered from the Maybach Center of Excellence in Stuttgart."
5 Forest Whitaker, Toyota Prius
Now, Forest Whitaker is another veteran actor who plays an important role in the 'Star Wars' film franchise. Unlike others though, his appearance is limited to the "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" movie where he played the role of Saw Gerrera.
On the road, you can sometimes spot Whitaker driving around in his Toyota Prius. In case you're wondering, the 2018 Prius comes with a 1.8-liter engine that can deliver as much as 95 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 105 pound-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm.
4 Forest Whitaker, Porsche Panamera
When Withaker wants to travel with something faster, he probably takes off with his Porsche Panamera.
According to Porsche USA, this car comes with a starting price of $86,300. Under the hood of its base trim is a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that can churn out as much as 330 horsepower at 5,400 to 6,400 rpm and 331 pound-feet of torque at 1,340 to 4,900 rpm. The Panamera is capable of going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds. Moreover, it has a top track speed of 164 miles per hour.
3 Oscar Isaac, Chevrolet Suburban
In the 'Star Wars' film franchise, actor Oscar Isaac portrays the role of Poe Dameron. His character has appeared in "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" and "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi." Moreover, he is also expected to reprise his role in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode IX."
When on the road, Isaac can sometimes be seen traveling in his Chevrolet Suburban SUV. According to a 2017 report from Daily Mail, the actor was spotted using the car when he and his girlfriend Elvira Lind had gone out to dinner.
2 John Boyega, Cadillac Escalade
Now, it’s safe to say that actor John Boyega got his biggest break when he joined the ever-growing ‘Star Wars’ film franchise. And in fact, he is slated to reprise his role of Fin in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode IX.”
When he’s not filming anything, Boyega can be seen going around town in his Cadillac Escalade. The 2019 Escalade comes with a starting price of $75,195. Under the hood of its base trim is a 6.2-liter V8 engine that can deliver as much as 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
1 Daisy Ridley, Audi A8
Daisy Ridley is an actress who has been starring in the more recent ‘Star Wars’ films. And just like Boyega, she is also expected to reprise her role of Rey in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode IX.”
When she’s driving around, Ridley can be seen behind the wheel of her trusty Audi A8. According to Audi USA, the 2018 A8 comes with a starting price of $83,800. Under its hood is a 3.0-liter TFSI V6 engine that can deliver as much as 335 horsepower at 5,000 to 6,400 rpm and 369 pound-feet of torque at 1,370 to 4,500 rpm.
Sources - Daily Mail, Inside EVs, Mirror, IMDB, Celebrity Cars Blog & Auto Evolution