Kanye West tweeted that he wants to run for the US President in 2020, breaking the internet. Kanye West is a celebrated rapper as he has sold over 140 million copies worldwide. He has won 21 Grammy awards so far, making him one of the most successful grammy artists. In 2005 and 2015, the American artist was named in the list of the top 100 influential people in the world by Time magazine. Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian are one of the most powerful couples in America who are using their fame and money to tackle illiteracy and dropout rates among the underprivileged youth. Recently, West donated $2 million to the families of recent police brutality victims like Georgy Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. He is known for his extravagant and colourful lifestyle like his peers in the music industry as he never shies away from attention. Kanye West's influence on the hip-hop music scene, pop music as well as fashion is well-known and even Elon Musk supported his candidacy for the US President. West's taste in automobiles is as colourful and bright as his life is. We take a look at the Kanye West and Kim Kardashian cars collection:
Kanye West owns a black Porsche Panamera, he and his wife have been spotted many times zipping away in the car. Porsche Panamera is a luxury vehicle with AWD version also available. Kanye’s Porsche Panamera is powered by a 4.8-litre V8 engine, the engine delivers 295 bhp of maximum power and 500 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a ZF 7-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. The stunning car can clock a top speed of 280 kmph.
Bentley cars are the favoured rides of Hollywood celebrities and it’s quite a status symbol in the dizzying world of glamour. Kim Kardashian has owned the Bentley Continental GT since 2009 which has been spotted by the paparazzi a couple of times. 2020 GT Convertible added a V8 engine to their line-up and it comes in two trims - Continental GT V8 Convertible and the V8 First Edition. The latest 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible is powered by a V8 twin-turbo 4.0-litre petrol engine churning out a massive 542 horsepower and 770 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are handled by an 8-speed automatic unit and All-Wheel Drive is also available. The price for the GT Convertible is $220,000.
Kanye West owned the majestic Lamborghini Aventador which is named after a fighting bull. Launched in 2011 at Geneva Auto show, the Italian luxury automaker sold 12 cars within a short period of time following the launch. By March 2016, over 5,000 units of Lamborghini Aventador were produced. In 2015, Kanye West's assistant was caught on video crushing the Lamborghini Aventador. The car is powered by a 6.5-Litre L539 V12 engine which delivers a huge 690 bhp of power and 690 Nm of peak torque. The car was gifted by Kim to Kanye and reportedly costs $750,000. Transmission duties are helmed by a single-clutch seven-speed automated electrohydraulic manual unit.
Gallardo is the Lamborghini's best-selling model with 14,022 built throughout its production run from 2003 - 2013. The first generation Gallardo was powered by a 5.0-Litre V10 engine producing 493 hp of maximum power at 7500 RPM and 510 Nm of torque at 4500 RPM. The two choices of transmissions are a six-speed manual unit and a six-speed electro-hydraulically actuated single-clutch automated manual unit. The Lamborghini Gallardo can clock a top speed of 325 kmph and accelerate from 0 to 100kmph in 3.4 seconds. The first generation model was priced around S200,000.
Range Rover HSE
Kim Kardashian is a big fan of the British luxury automaker as she had two Range Rovers in her possession earlier. Kim has been spotted multiple times by the shutterbugs driving her white Range Rover in Los Angeles. Range Rover HSE is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine churning out 254 hp of power and 600 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The Range Rover HSE is priced at $ 113,000.
Kanye West's career-launching single ‘Through The Wire' was based on his accident involving a 2002 Lexus. The rapper had to undergo facial reconstruction surgery and had his jaws wired for months. 2002 Lexus is a big part of Kanye West legacy and he continues to love luxury and powerful machines.