Today we will see and discuss the Lewis Hamilton cars collection and his love for speed. So before we jump to the context, let’s know basic things about Lewis. Shall we?
Lewis Hamilton was born on
7 January 1985 in England. Hamilton first experienced the thrill of cars when
his father brought him an RC car in 1991. Later on, his father brought him a
go-cart when he was just six years old and gave Hamilton assurance to support
his passion for racing and cars. Lewis began his karting career in 1993 and
later on won different titles.
There’s a saying, you can’t stop a real talent. This happened with Lewis too, after hours of practising and winning numbers of titles in karting, he applied for F1 racing and never looked back.
That was Lewis brief intro, Lewis is also known for this crazy sports cars collection parked in his garage. Well, I’ve curated the list of best Hamilton cars. Let’s jump straight to it, shall we?
Lewis Hamilton Cars Collection
Here ‘collection’ refers to the personal picks of Lewis. The F1 driver is super selective when it comes to his garage. Let’s head to the Lewis Hamilton personal cars collection in detail:
|Pagani Zonda 760 LH|
|1966 Shelby 427 Cobra|
|Mercedes SLS Black Series|
|Mercedes Benz AMG GTR|
1. Pagani Zonda 760 LH
Pagani Zonda 760 LH is a one-off series supercar which is specially designed on the request of Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. Did you notice LH? Yes, the supercar has gotten personal customization, hence the name ends with the initials LH.
Pagani Motors has only made 13 masterpieces in total and all of them features similar gizmos except some mechanical and customization enhancements. Here, Lewis Hamilton’s Pagani Zonda 760 LH holds the same features like 760 RS that means, it gets a special paint job of ‘purple’ for the exteriors and some elements in interiors as well.
In the engine, this super limited car comes bolted with a 7.3-litre, naturally aspirated V12 petrol engine. This engine puts 760 PS of max. power and 780 Nm of peak torque. This insane power gets transmitted to rear set wheels via a manual transmission. According to the manufacturer, Pagani Zonda 760 LH has a top speed of 217 mph making it most powerful road-legal Pagani Zonda in the world.
What’s Makes Pagani Zonda 760 LH So Special?
- Limited units only made for special customers
- Special Purple colour paint job
- Carbon fibre body and architecture
- Rear quad exhausts mounted in the middle within the ring
- Rear diffuser
- Powerful motor with manual transmission
Pagani Zonda 760 LH Specs
|Engine||7.3-litre naturally aspirated V12 petrol engine|
|Max. Power||760 PS @ 8000 rpm|
|Max. Torque||780 Nm @ 4500 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed manual gearbox|
|Brakes||380 mm carbon-ceramic with 4 pistons each|
|Dimension||4440 mm / 2006 mm / 1014 mm (LxWxH)|
|Front wheels||255 / 35 / R19 by Pirelli|
|Rear wheels||335 / 30 / R20 by Pirelli|
Pagani Zonda 760 LH Top Speed & Acceleration
|Top speed||217 mph|
Pagani Zonda 760 LH Price
They say you can’t compare passion with a price. That being said, since Zonda 760 LH is one of a kind supercar with rattling performance, it had a price tag of $2.6 million. Adding to this, Zonda 760 LH is the only Pagani in the Lewis Hamilton cars collection.
2. Ferrari LaFerrari
One of the most expensive cars in the Lewis Hamilton cars collection. The LaFerrari is the most advanced and best performance car built by Ferrari. That’s not all, this masterpiece comes packed with in-build hybrid tech. The sports car manufacturer has built only 499 units so far.
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Lewis’ LaFerrari is a red colour model. Inside, you will see a combination of red & black interiors with F1 like cockpit design. Look at the top, there is slopping roofline that goes till the end.
This sports car is powered by the most powerful Ferrari engine. It’s a 6262 cc, V12, naturally aspirated engine that offers 789 hp and a peak torque of 677 Nm. Further, this powerful engine comes mated to a 120 kW electric motor. Combining both of them, the powerful LaFerrari pops out 950 hp of power and a max torque of 900 Nm. This is HUGE!
What’s Makes Ferrari LaFerrari So Special?
- Super limited owners
- First car by Ferrari comes fitted with F1-Hybrid
- Ferrari LaFerrari is the most powerful Ferrari in the world
- One of a kind design
- It can reach up to 360 km/h
Ferrari LaFerrari Specs
|Engine||6.3-litre naturally aspirated V12 petrol engine with electric motors|
|Max. Power||950 hp @ 9000 rpm|
|Max. Torque||900 Nm @ 6700 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission|
|Brakes||398 mm carbon-ceramic (BREMBO)|
|Weight||1470 Kg (Gross)|
|Dimension||4702 mm / 1992 mm / 1116 mm (LxWxH)|
|Fuel Efficiency||14 l/100km|
|Front wheels||265 / 330 / 19 by Pirelli|
|Rear wheels||345 / 30 / 20 by Pirelli|
Ferrari LaFerrari Top Speed & Acceleration
|Top speed||350+ km/h|
|0-100 km/h||Under 3 sec|
|0-200 km/h||Under 7 sec|
|0-300 km/h||15 sec|
Ferrari LaFerrari Price
LaFerrari is one of the most anticipated sports cars in the world. Many billionaires around the world want to own this masterpiece but there is a twist. There are certain terms and conditions to own a normal Ferrari and don’t forget this is a LaFerrari. The supercar has a starting price tag of $2.1 million and goes up to $3.9 million. Depending on the customization you want, the price may vary.
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3. 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra
The second car in the Lewis Hamilton cars collection is the classic 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra. You wouldn’t know that Lewis also has a corner for classic cars, right? No doubt, 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra is a classic muscle car that still turns head. Isn’t?
In case you don’t know, 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra is one of the most expensive and rarest cars in the Ford line-up. Yes, this is true. Why that so? The reason can be the limited production numbers, the iconic history of Shelby linked to it and the range of premium customers. Do you agree to this?
One of the best thing that could ever happen to the 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra is the addition of the Ford engine. Yes, underneath the hood, there is a Ford 427 cu in 7.0-litre petrol engine. This engine is known for its raw performance and that rattle exhaust sound. The max. power output is limited to 431 bhp and peak torque ends at 651 Nm. Power is sent to the rear set of wheels with the help of a 4-speed manual transmission (Did you notice? Another manual transmission car in the Lewis Hamilton garage).
What’s Makes 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra So Special?
- A custom widebody kit with large radiator opening
- Ford’s 7.0-litre engine
- Iconic History of Cobra and Shelby performance
- Four Barrel Carburetors
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra Specs
|Engine||Ford 427 cu in 7.0-litre petrol engine|
|Max. Power||431 PS @ 6000 rpm|
|Max. Torque||651 Nm @6000 rpm|
|Transmission||4-speed manual gearbox|
|Brakes||All wheels hydraulic disc brakes|
|Front Suspension||Coil springs|
|Rear Suspension||Coil springs|
|Dimension||3962 mm / 1727 mm / 1245 mm (LxWxH)|
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra Top Speed & Acceleration
|Top speed||165 mph|
|0-60 mph||4.2 sec|
1966 Shelby 427 Cobra Price
Back to the time, the manufacturer had not revealed the price in press. Seeing the price of other Shelby cars, this model can be expected anywhere between $1.4-1.6 million. Just another muscle monster in the Hamilton cars list.
4. Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren P1
Looks like Lewis loves extraordinary cars and this can be seen in the collection. The third sports car in the Hamilton cars list is the McLaren P1.
McLaren P1 is a one-off limited edition sports car. This beautiful Hybrid sports car is designed by the duo of Frank Stephenson and Robert Melville.
At first glance, the sports car looks stunning in blue shade. Inside, there is dual-tone shade of blue and black. Being a performance car, it gets highlights of naked carbon fibre like on the rear diffuser, dashboard, steering wheel and etc. The seats come wrapped in lightweight Alcantara. There is a special designed F1 inspired steering wheel with lots of gizmos bolted on the surface.
In terms of mechanical, the McLaren P1 comes fitted with a 3.8-litre twin-turbo, V8 petrol engine with an electric motor setup. The electric motor was designed and developed by Team McLaren itself. This hybrid setup develops a combined power of 916 PS of power and 978 Nm of peak torque. Power is sent to the rear set of wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
What Makes McLaren P1 So Special?
- The powerful hybrid combination
- Instant Power Assist System (IPAS) system that gives a boost in acceleration with the help of an electric motor
- Custom paint
- Super rare, only 375 units were built
- Impressive top speed of 220 mph
- Full carbon-fibre body prototype worth of million-dollar design
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McLaren P1 Specs
|Engine||3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine with Electric motor|
|Max. Power||916 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Max. Torque||978 Nm @ 7500 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed dual-clutch automatic|
|Brakes||Carbon ceramic brakes form Akebono|
|Front Suspension||Control arms with coil springs, adjustable shocks and hydraulic anti-roll system|
|Rear Suspension||Control arms with coil springs, adjustable shocks and hydraulic anti-roll system|
|Dimension||4588 mm / 1946 mm / 1188 mm (LxWxH)|
|Fuel Efficiency||34 mpg (EU combined cycle) or 13l/100 km|
|Front wheels/tires||245/35 ZR 19|
|Rear wheels/tires||315/30 ZR 20|
McLaren P1 Top Speed & Acceleration
|Top speed||217 mph|
|0-60 mph||2.7 sec|
|0-74 mph||3.5 sec|
|0-86 mph||4.3 sec|
|0-100 mph||4.7 sec|
|0-111 mph||5.9 sec|
|0-124 mph||6.8 sec|
McLaren P1 Price
According to the manufacturer, the base variant price of McLaren P1 starts from $1,350,000 for the US market, whereas €1,030,000 / £866,000f for European markets.
5. Mercedes SLS Black Series
The SLS Black Series was another addition in Lewis Hamilton cars garage. It was launched in 2013 with more power and a black label inspired by SLS AMG GT3.
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The supercar comes loaded with an advanced aerodynamics carbon kit same as in SLS AMG GT3. This kit includes full AMG carbon wing mirrors, engine cover, Interior carbon package (dashboard covering with some inserts in the instrument cluster, steering & etc), an AMG infotainment system with a host of features and last but not least media interface.
In terms of power, the sportscar gets noticeable changes from SLS AMG. Now, the power has increased to 631 PS while the torque limits to 635 Nm. To do so, the manufacturer tricked the valvetrain with new and modified camshafts. Well, this was not enough, they have also modified intakes and compression ratio to churn a good amount of air.
Transmission duty has been handled by the company’s in-house 7-speed AMG SpeedShift DCT sports gearbox.
What’s Makes Mercedes SLS Black Series So Special?
- Super limited production
- Advanced Aerodynamics kit which was limit to GT cars only
- Top speed of 315 km/h
- Impressive power
Mercedes SLS Black Series Specs
|Engine||6.2-litre V8, M twin-turbocharged petrol engine|
|Max. Power||631 PS @ 7400 rpm|
|Max. Torque||635 Nm @ 5500 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed AMG SpeedShift DCT gearbox.|
|Brakes||390 mm front & 360 mm rear (Carbon ceramic)|
|Suspension||AMG ride control with 2stage damping and coil-over spring|
|Weight||1, 549 Kg|
|Dimension||4638 mm / 1939 mm / 1252 mm (LxWxH)|
|Fuel Efficiency||13 L/100 km (combined)|
|Front wheels/tires||275/35 R 19 (Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 sports tyres)|
|Rear wheels/tires||325/30 R 20 (Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 sports tyres)|
Mercedes SLS Black Series Top Speed & Acceleration
|Top speed||196 mph or 315 km/h|
|0-60 mph||3.2 sec|
|0-100 mph||7.0 sec|
|0-120 mph||9.8 sec|
|0-160 mph||19.6 sec|
Mercedes SLS Black Series Price
Lewis Hamilton cars collection involves some of the most expensive & one-of-kind sports cars on the planet Earth. The Mercedes SLS had gone on sale between 2013 to 2014 at a starting price of $450,000. However, the top range model was priced at $550,000 (US market).
6. Mercedes Benz AMG GTR
Lewis Hamilton is the face of Mercedes F1 racing and also represents as a Brand Ambassador. Earlier, the racing legend purchased the ultimate racing machine – AMG GTR “Green Hell” edition.
The Green Hell AMG GTR comes with a jaw-dropping motor. There is a powerful yet efficient combination of turbocharged 4.0-litre, V8 petrol engine. This beast underneath the hood generates 585 hp of power @6250 rpm and 700 Nm of max. torque @5500 rpm. This controlled power is sent to the rear set of wheel via a specialised developed AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual-clutch transmission system.
The design of Mercedes AMG GTR is pretty severe and aggressive. The body comes with a combination of light-weight materials like aluminium and carbon-fibre. Black AMG Panamericana grille looks dope and also grabs eyeballs.
Apart from the engineering components like rear carbon-fibre spoiler, light-weight wheels, powerful brake callipers, etc, the GTR offers increased downforce with a lower drag coefficient and its predecessor. Next question is!
What’s Makes Mercedes GTR So Special?
- Duo of engineering & aerodynamics
- A bundle of safety & performance electronics
- Looks, based on the same skeleton but still offers distinct personality
- Racing DNA
- Top Speed of 318 km/h
- Paint Job
- Power to weight ratio: 2.6 kg/hp
Mercedes Benz GTR P1 Specs
|Engine||4.0-litre V-8 engine with twin turbochargers|
|Max. Power||585 hp @ 6250 rpm|
|Max. Torque||700 Nm @ max. 5500 rpm|
|Transmission||7-speed dual-clutch automatic by AMG|
|Brakes||High-performance composite brake system by AMG|
|Suspension||Fully adjustable electronic coil-over suspension specially tuned for race racks|
|Dimension||4546 mm / 1939 mm / 1288 mm (LxWxH)|
|Fuel Efficiency||11.4l/100 km|
Mercedes Benz GTR Speed & Acceleration
|Top Speed||318 mph|
Mercedes Benz AMG GTR Price
Mercedes Benz AMG GTR can be yours at just $162,900. You can also choose to customise your GTR by in exchange of extra cost.
So, this was the list of Lewis Hamilton cars collection. I hope you found this worthy. Don’t forget to share and drop your comments below.
Lewis Hamilton Cars FAQs
How many cars does Lewis Hamilton own?
As of Aug 2019, the F1 racing driver owns more than 15 cars. He parks his performance cars collection in Monaco and LA homes.
How much is Lewis Hamilton’s car worth?
If you calculate the base pricing only then the net car worth goes above $30 million.
What is the age of Lewis Hamilton?
Lewis Hamilton was born on 7th January 1985. He is 34 years old.
What car does Lewis Hamilton drive every day?
According to Lewis, he picks his cars according to the event and what he wants to drive at that moment. So, there is no certain car for every day. You can find other details about Lewis Hamilton cars inside!
What is the birth date of Lewis Hamilton?
It’s on the 7th of January.
What is the name of Lewis Hamilton’s brother?
Nicolas Hamilton, just like a brother, is a British racing driver. He was born on 28 March 1992.
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