Guest Post: Sports Cars – What the Top Footballers Drive
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Top flight footballers are paid very generous and can afford some of the best cars on the market. In our article today we look at some of the best and most exciting sports cars from Premier League stars.
Ashley Cole – Mercedes SL and a BMW X5
Chelsea and England’s number one left back drives a Mercedes SL. As you would expect he has the top of the range model, costing £106,000. Just like him, the SL is fast hitting 0 – 62 MPH in just 4.6 seconds. The car entry level model be purchased for £63,000.
Ashley Cole purchased a BMW X5 back in 2002 for when he wanted to be a bit more practical. Its value back then was £60,000, less than his current weekly wage.
Steven Gerrard – Jaguar XKR
Steven Gerrard drives a Jaguar XKR. It costs £85,000 and has an amazing 510 BHP. It can hit 0 – 62 MPH in just 4.8 seconds.
Joe Hart – Mercedes-Benz CL
England’s number one drives a Mercedes CL. Although it’s pretty fast it’s more of a luxurious car with plenty of safety in mind. It has a great deal safety technology within along with plenty of other advanced in-car technology.
Wayne Rooney – Aston Martin Vanquish S
Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney purchased an Aston Martin Vanquish S 7 years ago.
David Beckham – Chevrolet Camaro
David Beckham loves to drive around in import cars. He certainly gets noticed anytime he’s back in the UK in his Chevrolet Camaro. His particular Camaro comes with painted in a beautiful a unique black and grey colour.
Jamie Carragher – Range Rover Sport
Jamie Carragher bought a Range Rover Sport, a car that matches his playing style. Like him the car is strong and ever dependable. It’s also quite fast considering the type of vehicle that it is, one attribute that Carragher has never had.
El Hadji Diouf – Cadillac Escalade
El Hadji Diouf can’t help but stand out on the pitch. Back in 2009 he bought a Cadillac Escalade. His car also helps him achieve the same purpose on the road. The huge white alloy wheels and dominating exterior make everyone’s head turn. The Diouf’s Cadillac Escalade is not your average vehicle however, it’s been customized to extreme levels, just like the man himself you could say.
Theo Walcott – Ferrari 458 Italia
Theo Walcott has also purchased a car that matches his on field capabilities, the Ferrari 458 Italia. This speedy vehicle can reach an unbelievable 570 BHP. It can hit 0 – 60 MPH in just 3.4 seconds, Could the England and Arsenal winger do better? At times watching him you feel that Theo himself could indeed match that speed.
Carlos Tevez – Hummer SUV
Carlos Tevez drives a huge Hummer SUV, a vehicle with a similar exterior to his. The vehicle is built almost like a tank, being strong and ready to encounter anything. The Argentine striker will always feel dominant on the road driving around in such a menacing type of vehicle.
Peter Crouch – Audi Q7
The Audi Q7 is a quite a huge car, and that’s just what someone the size of Peter Crouch needs to be driving. It’s practical and dominating on the road, just like Peter Crouch himself. You’d probably be better off with a BMW X5 in terms of running costs and overall performance.