His collection can only envy.
The Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah is a longtime enthusiast. It has the world’s largest private collection of cars. About 3000 luxury cars make up the collection of cars of the Sultan: the most popular brands Mercedes — 719 cars and Bentley — 362 cars. From which we have selected the most exclusive pieces, reports the Chronicle,info with reference to the Telegraph.
Renault 5 Turbo 2. Specially improved version of this racing hatchback created on the basis of a modest urban supermini. Speed rally machine, equipped with a powerful engine behind the driver in the collection of Eastern moneybags in two copies.
Rolls-Royce Corniche. British vehicles for influential and affluent gentlemen in the collection of Bolkiah more than the other brands. You can randomly poke a finger in the accumulation of more than six hundred Rolls-Royce – and to get a finger in the best of them. However, even in this case, it would be better to aim in the direction of one of the legendary two-door Corniche.
Alfa Romeo 164. Available in the garage of the Sultan and not too respectable cars, such as the budget of the Alfa Romeo 164. Considered car E-class sedan managed to show is that an elegant design from Enrico Fumia from Studio Pininfarina and amazing reliability. Perhaps this attracted the Hassanal, acquired Alfa Romeo 164 already in triplicate.
AC Cobra. Legendary British Roadster produced in limited series in the mid-sixties and in the eighties a bit, as it seems, just could not get into the car the harem to the Sultan of Brunei. Three powerful sports Cobra – one on series – I miss the speed in aircraft hangars.
Audi Quattro. The collection of Bolkiah and one collector’s all-wheel drive Quattro. These cars regularly won the rally racing thanks to its powerful five-cylinder engine that gave them worldwide fame and demand for expensive limited edition version.
Aston Martin V12 Zagato. The result of the cooperation of the British company Aston Martin, specializing in the production supercars, the Italian manufacturer Zagato coachwork, expensive-looking his is not the modest cost. Issued to commemorate a half-century partnership of companies thanks to a strictly limited edition became a rarity – of course, the Sultan of Brunei by such a pass could not, having bought at once four cars.
Mercedes-Benz W211. Legendary status machine, which not only acts as a means of transportation, but also a synonym for high quality German cars in the collection of the Sultan is represented in all body styles and trim levels. No joke but Mercedes is the second most popular brand in the garages of Bolkiah. Here there are almost six hundred.
Jaguar XJ-s sports Car that looks like a classic luxury car, not traveled side hangars of the head of Brunei. In his collection of luxury car is available in two trim levels – coupe and convertible.
Chevrolet Corvette. Eleven famous American sports cars gathered in the collection of Bolkiah represent all generations of the iconic vehicle. Some of them – in a number of modifications. However, only the C3 Stingray was released fifteen different versions – here the Sultan either being modest, or being greedy.
Ferrari Testarossa. The third most popular brand in the collection of the Sultan is a Ferrari. A dozen of the nearly five hundred “Italians” is the famous Testarossa, fitted with twelve-cylinder engines and design Studio Pininfarina. One of the most successful Ferrari of all modifications to the original, and 512 TR and F512 M.
Dauer 962 Le Mans. An exact copy of the legendary Porsche 962 and a wonderful real racing car, ideal to drive on public roads. Who picked the gold Le Mans the machine is assembled in the garage of the Sultan of Brunei in five copies.
Bentley Dominator. First not too successful attempt of Bentley to launch its own crossover, went all six contattarmi straight to a personal collection of the Sultan. Without any doubt, the main stones in the automotive crown Hassanal Bolkiah.
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