Who is the coolest celebrity car owner?

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Lots of celebs have equally famous car collections, others merely paint their Bentleys pink and still others only seem to car about cars when the paparazzi's trailing. But some are car freaks of the Jalop variety. Who's the coolest celebrity car owner?

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Yes, I'm just now listening to the Rolling Stones' "Star Star" (i.e., "Starfucker") on the amazing album Goat's Head Soup, but that's just a coincidence. We're picking the Stones' fellow Brit pop idol Jay Kay, who's a true car nut with many Jalop proclivities, including Lamborghini Miuras, rally cars and certain choice American muscle cars. Plus, his first car was a BMW 1602, so he was into cars before fame came knocking. Points for that. (Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Entertainment)

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transanalog
Transanalog

Seasick Steve, although calling him a celebrity is a bit of a stretch. Here's a partial list (shamelessly cut and pasted):

1939 Black Chrysler 2 door sedan

1942 John Deere Model B tractor

1967 VW Camper van

1951 Chevy Deluxe tin-woody all original

1951 Indian Chief (bike)

1980 Mercedes 350SEL

1955 Morris Minor

1964 Harley Davidson (bike)

1975 Citroen DS

1971 Saab 96

1949 Dodge Coronet

1969 Jaguar XKE

1951 Vincent Black Shadow (bike)

1972 Norton Commando (bike)

1966 Jaguar S-type

1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead (bike)

1959 Chevy Pickup

1951 Ford

1955 Chevy 2dr

1952 MG TD

1962 MG A

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