The Ten Best Cars Of Famous PoliticiansS

Politicians have chauffeurs and big sedans usually painted black, with optional armor plating. But some of them drive interesting cars too once the shift is over, and these are the ten best.


10.) Muammar Gaddafi's Custom Fiat 500

The Ten Best Cars Of Famous PoliticiansS

Gaddafi was an asshole, but an asshole with a $130,000 Fiat 500 converted by Castagna to run on electricity with a gas-powered air-conditioner for the ultimate dessert buggy experience.

Suggested By: JayHova, Photo Credit: AP Images


9.) George W. Bush's Ford F-250

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Contemporary painter Desert Storm Jr. had a first-gen Bronco before the Secret Service forbid him to drive it because of its open top nature. The F-250 could stay however, and George W. got the most of it. That's what you would expect from a Texan.

Suggested By: 02BMW530, Photo Credit: AP Images


8.) Jerry Brown's Pontiac G8

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TheCrudMan:

Different Governor of California, but Jerry Brown, who famously gave up the governor's limo for his Plymouth way back when, drives a Pontiac G8...though not anymore cause it kept breaking.

Oh Pontiac, stop breaking down!

Suggested By: TheCrudMan, Photo Credit: govteen forums


7.) Joe Biden's C2 and Trans Am

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The Secret Service also said no to Biden's 1967 goodwood green Corvette, but that didn't stop him from washing a 1981 Trans Am shirtless in the White House driveway.

Suggested By: Takuro Spirit - Trans cAMry, Photo Credit: The Onion


6.) Queen Elisabeth II's Rover P5B

Her Majesty is known for being a mechanic during the war and rocking Land Rovers since forever, but she also had a few Rovers back when that was a thing.

Suggested By: Hart88


5.) Ron Paul's Chevrolet Chevette

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The Chevette is far from what you could call desirable, but the fact that former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul had one proves he had an idea what sort of problems low income families have to deal with on an everyday basis.

Suggested By: TheDailyTurismo, Photo Credit: Ron Paul


4.) Ronald Reagan's Jeep Scrambler

The Ten Best Cars Of Famous PoliticiansS

There's only one thing better than getting all the girls as a film star and continuing by getting all the girls as the President of the United States.

Owning a CJ-8 Scrambler pickup (and a Subaru)! Johnson had an Amphicar, Clinton was driving an ice blue 1967 Mustang Convertible while Taft was doing the Tesla thing with a Baker Electric, but nobody can beat Reagan's Wrangler.

Suggested By: N2Skylark, Photo Credit: wranglerforum.com


3.) François Fillon's BMW M1 Race Car

The Ten Best Cars Of Famous Politicians

In his spare time, the former Prime Minister of France races classic Alfa Romeos, Peugeot LMP1 prototypes from Le Mans or a BMW M1 with his son.

He gets our vote.

Suggested By: DSC Off, Photo Credit: Getty Images


2.) Ari Vatanen

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The ultimate king of Pikes Peak is also a member of the European Parliament, and while we don't know what's in his garage, we trust his collection to be outstanding too.

LVPoen:

Oh, I've heard from people who have had access to his garage that he has lots of old rally cars and other nice metal...

It's time to go to Brussels and ask him.

Suggested By: f86 sabre, Photo Credit: Ari Vatanen


1.) Paul Drayson's Lola B12/69 EV

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The former Science Minister of Great Britain is creating the future with his electric Le Mans prototype. A very fast future.

Suggested By: The Scrambler says it can be done, Photo Credit: Getty Images

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