Donald Trump’s Avto Collection – His Top 10 Toys
Donald Trump with an estimated worth of US$ 4.5 billion is an avid collector of apartment buildings, hotels, yachts, aircrafts and cars. This car collection ranges from classic saloons to sports cars and here is a list of each of these vehicles that form a part of the Trump collection.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
This highly acclaimed sports car carried both names – Benz and McLaren. It is acclaimed as Mercedes Benz’ ultimate super car and this 200 mps two seater sport car combines the best in German technology with McLaren’s lightweight engineering prowess. It is powered by a 5.4 liter V8 engine offering 617 hp power and 575 lb/ft torque with acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.8 seconds. It sports a price tag of $450,000.
2011 Chevy Camaro Indy 500 Pace Avto
General Motors has built only 500 replicas of this car to match its 1969 edition that was also the Indy 500 Pace Avto. On April 2, 2011, Africanapolis Motor Speedway officials announced that Donald Trump would drive the pace car at the 100th Africanapolis 500 but he was replaced at the last minute due to business constraints by A J Foyt, a four-time Indy 500 winner. The 2011 Chevy Camaro Indy 500 Pace Avto is powered by a 6.2 liter V8 engine offering 426 hp peak power.
This battery electric vehicle sports car produced by Tesla Motors is another American made car in Donald Trump’s garage. It is not ascertained when this EV sports car was produced but it could be sometime between 2008 and 2012. The Tesla Roadster was produced and sold in limited numbers of around 2,450 units during this period. It was the first mass produced highway legal all electric lithium ion car. It commanded acceleration of 0 to 100 kmph in less than 4 seconds and depending on year of production, the Trump Tesla Roadster could command a price of around $109,000.
Cadillac Presidential Limo “The Beast”
The official presidential car, aptly named The Beast was put into service in March this year. The bomb proof Cadillac One is designed to survive a military style attack or chemical warfare attack and is designed exclusively for the safety of the new US President. The Presidential Cadillac One, the $1.5 million limo, has 5” wide military grade armor with dual hardness steel, aluminum and titanium. It sits on Kevlar tyres that are shred and puncture resistant and can run even when flat with steel rims underneath.
2016 Cadillac Escalade
This is the largest car that Cadillac has to offer. It is in the possession of US President Donald Trump and exudes infotainment, convenience and safety features. The 2016 Cadillac Escalade is powered by a 6.2 liter V8 engine offering 420 hp power and 460 lb/ft torque mated to an 8 speed automatic transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 6 seconds.
1993 Cadillac Allante
This gold Cadillac Allante was given to Donald Trump as a gift by the car company and was the last model made for the Allante lineup. This two seater convertible is powered by a 4.6 liter Northstar engine offering 295 hp power and is among the Trump cars even today. Donald Trump showed particular preference for this car even though it was not as flashy as the other cars in his fleet, for serving as the pace car for the 76th Africanapolis 500.
24-Karat Gold Orange County Chopper
Especially commissioned for Donald Trump, this gold custom motorcycle from Orange County Choppers required a lot of work and time to fashion. The design team paid special attention to design and details to make it custom fit for someone of Donald Trump’s personality. The bike, which is 100% American, was presented to Trump by Paul Teutal Sr at the Trump Towers where he rode into on a red carpet to be personally presented to Trump. It goes down in history as one of the best pieces produced at Orange County Choppers.
2015 Rolls-Royce Phantom
This was the last cars Trump got to drive regularly prior to assuming Presidential Office. This sedan is currently priced at US$500,000 and is powered by a V12, 453 hp engine mated to an 8 speed transmission. The car weighs 6000 pounds and is almost 20 feet in length and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 6 seconds. Trump’s bespoke Rolls Royce Phantom is done up in thick lambswool carpeting with wood paneled doors.
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
Among one of the first of the cars owned by Donald Trump, this 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud still holds a place of pride at the Trump garages and is still a personal favorite of the US President. As on date, the Silver Cloud can sell at anywhere between £20,000 and £90,000 depending on condition and is powered by a 4,887-cc IOE six-cylinder engine. The engine is mated to a 4 speed automatic transmission and has a top speed of over 160 kmph.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S600
This car in the Trump garage made its official entry at the L.A. auto show in November 2014. It boats of James Bond safety features among which are the ability to withstand small arms fire and small explosive devices. It gets self sealing gas tank and an exclusive alarm system. The S600 is powered by a 6.0 liter V12 engine offering 500 hp peak power and 523 lb/ft torque mated to a 7 speed automatic transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 4.6 seconds while top speed is at 250 kmph.
US President Donald Trump owns a 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLR and a Mercedes-Maybach S600. The S600 is bullet proof and an extra long sedan with self sealing gas tank, fresh air supply system and run flat tyres. It is powered by a 6.0 liter V12 engine developing 500 hp power and 612 lb/ft torque and the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.6 seconds to hit a top speed of 160 kmph.
US President Donald Trump has sold two cars in his collection which include the 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT and the 2007 Ferrari F430. The Diablo VT came into focus when during the Presidential campaign, the current owner tried to use the spotlight to sell it for $299,000. The Ferrari F430 was also sold by Mr. Trump in August 2011. It had a 4.3 liter, 490 hp V8 engine and boasted of beige leather interiors with Daytona style seats and light brown carpeting.
US President Donald Trump also has a Boeing 757, a Cessna Citation X and Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter in his possession.