Rapper Iggy Azalea knows how much her boo thang Nick Young loves cars. The embattled Aussie surprised Young with a replica 1964 Impala at the LA Lakers practice facility today. Young proudly displayed the pricey gift on his Instagram account.
Indiana Pacers star Paul George is still convalescing after suffering a gruesome lower right leg fracture during a USA basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas last week. Sources say George has the blues because he knows his career is possibly over. So one of his friends lifted his spirits by dropping off a shiny new $250,000 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider at the hospital where he is recovering after surgery. Don’t you wish you had friends like that?
A vain NFL player who is apparently too cheap to valet park his car surrounds his expensive sports car with velvet ropes when he parks.
A Twitter user posted this photo of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch’s expensive Lamborghini Aventador parked on a busy street in Oakland, Ca., yesterday. The $400,000 luxury sports car is protected by 4 chrome stanchions with red velvet ropes, much to the amusement of passersby.
Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade unveiled his brand new 2014 Maserati Ghibli last week. Wade took possession of his shiny new toy at The Collection in Coral Gables, Florida Thursday night, where he unveiled the much-anticipated Ghibli to the public for the first time.
Wade brought along his on-again, off-again actress girlfriend, Gabrielle Union.
Wade’s new car will share garage space with his recently purchased Ferrari F12 Berlinetta.
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade posted a photo of himself playing basketball with his 12-year-old prodigy son, Zaire. Wade captioned the photo: “Zaire trying get pass grandpa… Good with that he’s a HACK!!!! I still got bruises to prove it… #theloveforthegamerunsinthefamily”
But it’s obvious that Wade’s original intent and purpose of the photo was to show off his latest automotive acquisition: his Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. The F12 was named “The Supercar of the Year 2012″ by car magazine Top Gear. The sports car’s direct-injection 6262 cc 65° V12 engine makes it the fastest street legal Ferrari ever. The F12berlinetta retails for over $300,000.
Musician Akon’s interest in cars has prompted him to form Akon Motor Sports during the 2013 NASCAR season. Akon has signed renowned race car driver Joe Henderson III to lead his Akon Motor Sports team, with Henderson competing in the NASCAR PRO SERIES EAST race at Langley Speedway in VA. On June 22nd.
“I got into motor sports because I’ve always had a love for cars,” said Akon in a press release. Cars were always something that gave me that excitement and that rush for life,” he added. “That was what really motivated me to get into motor sports.”
Love is a many splendored thing — but it can also cause car accidents.
Chris Brown and Karruche Tran accidentally rear ended another vehicle as they drove in his Range Rover on Tuesday. The accident caused minor damage to the fenders on both cars.