The Coolest Cars Driven By F1 Champions

Nico Rosberg: Mercedes 300SL Gullwing

The 300SL while being one of the most beautiful Mercedes cars ever built, is best known for its iconic gullwing doors.

Lewis Hamilton: Pagani Zonda 760 LH

the model was specifically built for him. The "LH" in its name represents Hamilton's name. Under the hood was a 7.3-liter naturally aspirated AMG V12.

Hamilton has reportedly now sold the car and made an eye-watering $9.5 million profit.

Kimi Räikkönen: Ferrari Enzo

It's perhaps of little surprise that Kimi opted for one of the most exclusive Ferraris ever built, the Enzo. Designed to celebrate Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari, just 400 examples were produced.

Aytron Senna: Honda NSX

The NSX was a car that Aytron not only drove but helped develop. Racing for the McLaren-Honda racing team in their Honda-powered McLaren MP4/4, Senna was well-placed to help Honda fine-tune the NSX's handling.

Following the development, Senna went on to own the finished car. A red example was gifted to him by Honda in 1991 for use at his European holiday home in Portugal.

Fernando Alonso: Ferrari 458 Italia

Fernando has competed in a number of other well-known categories such as IndyCar and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari F50

After his stint at Red Bull, he joined the prestigious Scuderia Ferrari team. Sebastian had a passion for Ferraris on the road too, amassing a collection including the F50, Enzo, and LaFerrari.

Max Verstappen: Porsche 911 GT3

Purchased to celebrate his promotion to Red Bull from Torro Rosso, the GT3 is a track car for the road. A 500 hp 4.0-liter engine powers the Porsche to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, and the car can go on to a top speed of 199 mph.

Jenson Button: Bugatti Veyron

Under the hood is an 8.0-liter W16 engine with quad turbochargers. This unit produces just over 1000 hp, and 0-62 mph can be achieved in 2.5 seconds.

Jenson advertised the car for sale at £900,000, or approximately 1.1 million dollars, with just 1500 miles on the clock.

Michael Schumacher: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Fittingly for a German, he was a fan of Mercedes SLS AMG and had an example of the 6.2-liter V8 beast in his collection. In fact, to help advertise it, Schumacher drove the SLS AMG through a tunnel upside down.

James Hunt: Austin A35

As an eccentric character, it is perhaps unsurprising that James Hunt opted to regularly drive his Austin A35 van around the streets of London.

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