Elton John’s stunning £246,000 Jaguar XJ220 and Aston Martin V8 car collection
ELTON John has an amazing car collection.
His connection to music is well known, but he also has a passion for supercars – especially British ones.
Elton John is a singer, pianist and composer with an impressive career spanning nearly six decades.
The I’m Still Standing singer has sold over 300 million records and is one of the richest artists in the world.
Elton John once owned an extensive fleet that included several Bentleys, Rolls Royce, Aston Martins and Ferraris.
But many of his cars were auctioned off.
Here we have summarized all the engines that the Superstar owned.
1972 Ferrari Daytona 365GTB/4
The Ferrari Daytona, officially known as the Ferrari 365 GTB/4, is a two-seater grand tourer produced by Ferrari from 1968 to 1973.
And this supercar had a front-mounted 4.4 liter V12 engine with enough power for a top speed of 270 km/h.
Accordingly hot carsonly 1,200 cars of this model were produced in total.
Sir Elton John only owned this supercar for three years.
1963 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III
The Silver Cloud III was manufactured between 1963 and 1966 and was the last version of the Silver Cloud series.
It has a top speed of 104.7 mph and 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 10.9 seconds.
The £329,000 car was also part of Elton John’s collection.
1987 Bentley Turbo R Sedan
The Bentley Turbo R is a high performance automobile produced by Bentley Motors Limited from 1985 to 1999.
It is a 4-door, rear-wheel drive, front-engined, super-luxury sedan with five seats.
It took just over six seconds to sprint 60 mph and could keep going until it peaked at 135 mph.
This classic car is on sale at Classic Trader for £32,500.
Jaguar XJ220 from 1993
The Jaguar XJ220 is a two-seater sports car that was manufactured by British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar from 1992 to 1994.
The classic engine can reach a top speed of 200 miles per hour.
Elton John reportedly sold this car for £247,257.
1965 Jaguar E Type 4.2 Roadster
The Jaguar E-Type or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market is a British sports car produced by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1974.
The car’s sleek lines greatly improved the car’s aerodynamics and helped it achieve a top speed of 150 mph.
1987 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante
The Aston Martin V8 is a grand tourer manufactured by Aston Martin in the United Kingdom from 1969 to 1989.
With a curb weight of 1850 kg, the V8 Vantage Volante Series 3 5-speed has a naturally aspirated V8.
It costs around £369,000.
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