Bill Gates was born on 28th October 1955. He is among one of the wealthiest men in the world and is considered as one of the most inspiring and influential people. He is an American Business tycoon, Investor, Philanthropist, Inventor and Computer Programmer.
There are several facts about Bill Gates which amuses the readers but the mostamazing fact about Bill Gates is that he is fond of cars and when the second richest man in the world buys luxury vehicles no one checks his insolvency, have you ever wondered what cars this Microsoft Mogul owns here is the list of some of them from his collection:
Bill Gates cars passion is not hidden he loves German automotive among which Porsche is his favorite he owns three of them, Porsche 911 Carrera, Porsche 959 Coupe and Porsche 930.
PORSCHE 911CARRERA - the model has been in production since 1963 and it is still loved because of its amazingdesign, Gates used Porsche 911 Carrera 1979 model featuring 3.3 liter engine responsible for providing 300hp. He auctioned it in 2012 and sold itfor $ 80,000 though the initial estimated sale value was $62,000.
PORSCHE 959 COUPE- its the most special model among BillGates cars as it has an amazing interesting story,inspite of immense wealth Gates could not get his hands on the 959 model, it was retained by the US Customs services as the vehicles had no crash ratings and United States prohibited its introduction on the American roads but finally in 1999 Gates became the owner of the car as the ‘show and display’ bill was passed by the Bill Clinton and the ban was lifted from a collectible number of cars among them one was Porsche 959 coupe. It is considered as rare enough vehicle as only 337 cars had ever been produced of this model.
- FORD FOCUS
Bill Gates Cars collection also has 2008 ford Focus which he use to drive to and from Microsoft offices he also had funny conversation with ford officers regarding the similarities between computer and the ford automotive.
- FERRARI 348
It is the final v8 model designed under the guidance of Enzo Ferrari before his death, as per the Time Magazine, the Ferrari 348 later became known as Gates’“dune buggy” after hespun it into the sand.
- JAGUAR XJ6
It’s the last Jaguar designed by the company co-founder William Lyons and stayed in the production for 2 decades but now this model is in Bill Gates cars collection.
- MERCEDES BENZ
Among all the expensive cars the business tycoon owns MercedesBenz also but nothing specific is known about the, model as Bill Gates cars collection is large and he likes to keep it private.
Apart from being a speed lover and billionaire he stands humbled and the most generous person on Earth.