The oil-abundant UAE is about much more than just skyscrapers, beaches or the sandy safaris, it is unapologetically, a paradise for car enthusiasts. Every rare and exotic supercar can be seen cruising around in Dubai! So much so that thousands of luxury supercars and sportscars, including Mercedes, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and Porsche have been left abandoned by residents. Let’s take a look at some of the most spectacular car collections in the UAE.
- His Highness, Hamad Bin Hamdan al Nahyan
His Highness, Sheikh Hamad is a billionaire belonging to the ruling family of the UAE. He is said to own the Mercedes S class in 7 different colours. His car collections not only include the latest supercars but also feature some old classics, one of which includes the Ford Model T that is kept in a pristine condition.
He has one of the top 5 garages in the world, possessing valuable cars such as Ferrari, BMW, Porsche, Lamborghini and Mercedes-Benz. His most prominent vehicle is a 50-ton Dodge Power Ranger!
- His Highness, Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed is also part of the ruling family of the UAE. He is the owner of 37 luxurious cars, some of them being custom-made for the Sheikh himself. His car gallery contains some of the best car collections, including the Aston Martin One-77, the Bugatti EB-110, the Lamborghini Reventon, the Maserati MC-12, Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss and a lot more.
His more usual supercars include, the BMW i8, the La Ferrari, Ford GT, Mclaren P1, Porsche 911 speedster, Porsche 911 GT-1 ,Porsche 918 Spyder and many more!
- His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Rashid is the prime minister of the UAE and the constitutional monarch of Dubai. With a net worth of $13.9 billion, he is known to have more than 100 cars in his collection. His collections include all well-known brands such as the BMW, Mercedes, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, limited edition Range Rover and some old classics.
His most prominent car is the Custom created Mercedes Benz G55 AMG that was built specifically for his staff. It is a 5.5 litre, V-8 engine that runs on 620 horsepower.
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- Muhammed Bin Sulayem
Muhammed Bin Sulayem is a successful car racer and one of the finest sportsmen in the UAE. Besides being an accomplished car racer, he is also a car enthusiast who owns around 250 luxury cars. His collections include the Ferrari F50, Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari F40, Porsche GT1, Ford GT, Porsche 959, Pagani Zonda, Porsche Carrera GT, Jaguar 220, and Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR, Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing 1956, and Mercedes SLK 55 AMG.
The Mercedes SLK 55 AMG is no ordinary car, it is fully upgraded with a modified SLR engine with a horsepower of 740 and a 1,200 Nm of torque.
Their garages are like a dream to be in for car lovers! You can also check out a car for sale on CarSwitch.com, where you can buy and sell used cars, Dubai in a hassle-free and transparent process!