In addition to his life of extravagance, renowned singer Michael Jackson had a particular liking for luxury cars.
‘The King of Pop’ died on June 25, 2009 after suffering a cardiorespiratory arrest at his mansion in Homby Hills, United States. 11 years after his death, his collection of luxury cars continues to attract attention.
The newspaper ‘El Clarín’ made a search for the most striking models that belonged to the singer and reported that at one point in his life he became the owner of about 70 vehicles.
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Among Jackson’s particular tastes, his interest in limousines stood out. During the 80s and until the early 90s, this type of vehicle was a common luxury that famous people had in their minds..
His first acquisition was a white 1988 Lincoln Town limousine. This model had leather seats, a television, a telephone and a mini bar inside. It also had a V8 engine, which was one of the most powerful at the time.
Later, Jackson purchased a 1990 Rolls Royce Silver Spur II Touring Limousine. That highly exclusive car also had a 6.7-liter V8 engine and electronic injection, which was a novelty at the time. The seats were gray leather with the initials of Michael Jackson stamped on them.
Of these types of models, only 25 were sold per year, according to their manufacturers.. The car also had an electric roller shutter, silk curtains, a 10-inch television, two folding picnic tables, a mini bar, air conditioning and heating.
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In 1999 the singer acquired a limousine from the same brand but a more luxurious version: the Rolls Silver Seraph Limousine, which is one of the most eccentric cars in his collection. According to ‘Motor Trend’, This limousine was designed by Michael Jackson himself, who decorated it inspired by the Palace of Versailles in France. The Rolls had a 5.4-liter V12 engine manufactured by the BMW company.
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Cars also fascinated him. You purchased a 1985 Mercedes Benz 500 SEL. It was one of his favorite cars and he was transported to go from his Los Angeles mansion to the recording studio. It was a car imported from Switzerland and had a luxurious radio and telephone.
The singer also added to his collection the Cadillac Fleetwood Series 60 that began production in 1985. Its limited version featured gold trim, a sunroof, writing table, and DVD television.
Jackson owned a 1975 Rolls Royce Corniche Coupe. This English car had a V8 engine and dual carb. Later, in 1993, the ‘king of pop’ acquired a Ford Econoline E-150. This model was one of the most modest in his collection.
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The trucks also gave him a special taste and among which he acquired was the Cadillac Escalade. He used it in his later years. Black in color and with tinted windows, this car is one of the most impressive vehicles of the American brand..
3 years after the death of the King of Pop Michael Jackson, this was the Rolls Royce that transferred him to his concerts pic.twitter.com/WGn7vlPx
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Amid his eccentricities, Jackson also decided to purchase a 1986 GMC High Sierra 3500 fire truck. This car remained at his Los Angeles mansion and it is unknown if he ever used it on the streets of the United States.
For his tours of the country, the ‘Billie Jean’ performer purchased a Neoplan Touring bus in 1997. Inside were leather sofas, bedrooms with plush beds, porcelain and gold bathrooms..
Upon his death, the artist left a huge fortune that included his assets and, of course, all his vehicles. According to ‘Forbes’ magazine, Jackson is the dead celebrity who made the most money in 2019, even after his passing.
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