Special Report

The Most Outrageous Car Collections in the World

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6. Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei
> Primary country of residence: Brunei
> Notable vehicles: Custom gold plated Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Limousine, Rolls Royce Phantom VI, Ferrari Mythos

Speculation as to the exact size of the Sultan’s collection ranges from 2,000 to as many as 7,000 exotic, high-end luxury, classic, and one-of-a-kind classic cars. However, much of it is in a state of neglect.

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7. Ion Tiriac
> Primary country of residence: Romania
> Notable vehicles: Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS, and a Porsche 911 Exclusive Series

Ion Tiriac, a former professional tennis and ice hockey player as well as a businessman and banker, has a collection of about 250 automobiles that range from the historic and classic to the new and exotic. His collection is open to public viewing in a facility outside of Bucharest.

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8. Jay Kay
> Primary country of residence: England
> Notable vehicles: Porsche 918 Spyder, Lamborghini Miura SV, Ferrari Enzo

Jay Kay, frontman of the band Jamiroquai, has a collection of nearly 70 cars. Last year, he put several of his vehicles up for auction, including a McLaren 675LT, which has an estimated value of over a quarter million British pounds.

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9. Jay Leno
> Primary country of residence: United States
> Notable vehicles: 1906 Stanley Steamer, McLaren MP4-12C supercar

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is famous for his collection of rare and powerful cars. In addition to owning over 100 cars, the comedian is also said to have at least 90 motorcycles.

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10. Jerry Seinfeld
> Primary country of residence: United States
> Notable vehicles: 1944 Porsche 550 Spyder, Porsche Carrera GT, Porsche 959

The total value of Jerry Seinfeld’s collection, which includes a number of rare Porsches, is estimated to be worth millions. The comedian’s collection is stored in a custom-built, secret, underground facility in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.