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Lewis Hamilton: 15 of the Hottest Cars, Bikes and a Swanky Jet owned by the F1 World Champion

Lewis Hamilton with his 1966 427 Shelby Cobra
Lewis Hamilton with his 1966 427 Shelby Cobra
Modified 04 Dec 2018, 17:50 IST
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Lewis Hamilton is one of the richest Formula One drivers with an estimated net worth of £218million ($285million) as per Celebrity Net Worth.

The Brit topped the Forbes list for the highest paid F1 driver of 2018, and according to the magazine is the 12th highest paid athlete in the world with $51 million [Salary: $42 million; Endorsements: $9 million] total earnings in 2018.

Hamilton is the most marketable among the current pack of F1 drivers. He has signed endorsement deals with Sony, Puma, Mercedes-Benz, Tommy Hilfiger, Monster Energy, Bombardier, MV Agusta Motorcycles and Bell Helmets.

In July this year, Hamilton signed a three-year deal extending his partnership with Team Mercedes until the end of the 2020 season. The terms of the deal enable Hamilton to earn up to £40 million ($51 million) a year.

Hamilton recently equalled Juan Manuel Fangio's tally of five World Championship titles and he has Michael Schumacher's record of seven titles well within his sights. His earnings and endorsement deals could attain newer heights if he does surpass Michael's record.

Hamilton is an avid autophile with a curious collection of vehicles the majority of us will never get the chance to drive.

Let's dive into the personal garage of Lewis Hamilton which would make any motorhead envious :

Fun Fact: While we are on the discussion of Hamilton's luxuries beauties, he did start off from humble beginnings. His first car was a used Mini Cooper.

#15 Honda CRF 450 - Motocross

Honda CRF 450 - Motocross at the 2018 Dakar Rally
Honda CRF 450 - Motocross at the 2018 Dakar Rally

It is no secret that Lewis Hamilton is a fan of dirt bikes. Hamilton has been spotted riding dirt bikes with Justin Bieber.

Honda’s CRF450R is a two-wheeler designed to get you to the front by the first turn and then keep you there in the lead-up to the checkered flag. It retails for about $9149.

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Published 04 Dec 2018, 17:50 IST
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