Celebrities love their cars and so does Jerry Seinfeld, America’s most iconic comedian. As a matter of fact, he may just be the gold standard for car collectors. At one point in time, he is said to have owned around 46 Porsche models. He recently had a car for sale and auctioned off most of his Porsche and Volkswagen classics. CarSwitch.com has listed below some of the most expensive cars that the star owns!
- 1955 Porsche 550 RS
Only 70 of these cars were manufactured in the year and was also exhibited at the 2008 Los Angeles show. The top speed for this car is approximately 140 mph and just before it’s release it was also raced in the 1954 Mille Miglia race from Brescia to Rome, Italy.
- 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
The 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS is a legendary car that is considered one of the best car investments of all times. Only 49 models of this classy cum sports were introduced. It has a 210 bhp, an air-cooled engine, a six-cylinder engine and a five speed manual gearbox. This particular car was also put in a car for sale and auctioned off.
- 1986 Porsche 959
Just 337 of this rare sports car were built. When introduced, it was the world’s fastest street-legal production car when only 200 street cars were legal. It came with a twin-turbo six-cylinder boxer and and is capable of 195 miles per hour! The 959 is considered the first supercar.
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- 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia
This 2-door coupe has a 912 engine that makes the car more valuable than other 1963 models. The car’s body work was built by a German Coach builder Karmann and it was the most popular car in the United States and South America.
- 1949 Porsche 356/2
This 1949 Porsche was the first production car designed and was the 22nd Porsche produced. The car features a rare split windshield, a 40 hp air-cooled engine with 2 carburetors and mechanical brakes. The car was fascinatingly built in all aluminium and manufactured at Porsche’s first location in Austria.
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It’s easy to understand Seinfeld’s obsession with the Porsches. They are sleek and elegant cars with just the right amount of thrill. Classic cars are a rare breed these days, and history has produced some of the best and worst classic cars. Nevertheless, whether some cars are a “classic” or a catastrophe, they can still be appreciated as a work of art, whether impractical or not!