Celebrities and their cars

Celebrities and their cars

This is Simon Cowell at the wheel of a Morgan Plus 4 ahead of another season of The X Factor. Along for the ride are former judges Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw, with Cheryl Cole/Fernandez-Versini/Ann Tweedy in the front. A cool celebrity car? The onlookers seem impressed. Read on to discover more about celebrity car culture.

Prince Harry’s Jaguar F-Type

Prince Harry created the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen to take part in an Olympic Games-style competition. It’s an enormous success – and, from the inaugural event, has been well-supported by Jaguar Land Rover. Here’s Harry behind the wheel of a Jaguar F-Type roadster.

Paul Hollywood’s Ducati

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is an unashamed petrolhead. He races Aston Martins, has a garage full of supercars and is also a committed bike nut. His favoured ride is Ducati: here he is choosing his next superbike.

Mary Berry on Paul Hollywood’s Ducati

Former Great British Bake Off judge and baking legend Mary Berry also tried out Hollywood’s Ducati for size. Her views on it are not on record but, if you ask us, it perhaps suits her better than her former colleague…

Katie Price’s Range Rover

Everyone’s seen Katie Price’s pink Range Rover. It’s one of the most distinctive celebrity cars, and Katie takes every opportunity for a bit of publicity.

Jay Leno’s McLaren

Here, American TV host Jay Leno is seen with his McLaren 12C.

Puff Daddy’s Bentley

Sean Combs, better known as rapper Puff Daddy or P Diddy, likes his bling. Here he is posing in a Bentley.

Paris Hilton’s Bentley

You know what they say about money and taste? Here’s Paris Hilton’s pink Bentley Continental GT to prove it.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Jeep

Arnold Schwarzenegger is known for liking his Hummers, but here he is in a retro Willys Jeep. Awesome.

Charlie Sheen’s Mercedes-Benz

This was actor Charlie Sheen’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class, until he stuffed it in a ditch. D’oh.

Jeremy Clarkson’s Range Rover

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson is known to be a fan of Range Rovers. Here he is with a modified Overfinch version.

Jay Kay’s Lamborghini

Old Italian cars aren’t the most reliable, as Jamiroquai star Jay Kay discovered when he broke down on London’s King’s Road in his Lamborghini Miura.

Wayne Rooney’s BMW i8

Here’s former Man Utd and England ace Wayne Rooney in a BMW i8. He was forced to sell the car when he was given a two-year driving ban after he was caught drink-driving in Cheshire.

David Beckham’s Porsche

Followed by bodyguards, David Beckham gives wife Victoria a lift home in this Porsche 911 Cabriolet.

Deadmau5’s Ferrari

Music producer Deadmau5 wasn’t satisfied with a regular Ferrari 458, so he wrapped it to create a unique Nyan Cat-inspired “Purrari”. Ferrari didn’t like it, threatened legal action, and it was replaced by a McLaren 650S Spider.

Kim Kardashian’s Bentley

Tuned by Platinum Motorsport, Kim Kardashian’s Bentley Continental GTC was a serious bit of kit for cruising the streets of Beverly Hills.

Rowan Atkinson’s Rolls-Royce

Comedian Rowan Atkinson loves his cars, so it’s no surprise that he’s owned quite a variety. Here he is with a Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe.

The Queen’s Bentley

Do celebrities come any more famous than her Majesty The Queen? This is one of her two Bentley State limousines, created by the Crewe manufacturer ahead of the 2002 Golden Jubilee.

Chris Evans’s Mercedes-Benz

Chris Evans is one of the UK’s most famous petrolheads. Here he is parked outside the BBC Radio 2 studios in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series. Soon, he’ll be parking outside the Virgin Radio studios.

Carol Vorderman’s Vauxhall Ampera

In 2014, Carol Vorderman took delivery of a ULEV. No, that’s not a Countdown conundrum, but an ultra-low emission vehicle. In this case, the Vauxhall Ampera.

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