This Week in Celebrity Car News (July 7 – July 13)

By on July 14, 2015 in ArticlesCelebrity Cars

We have attempted to go to the ends of the earth to bring you the latest news surrounding celebrities and their cars. This week celebrities have bought, upgraded, and got back behind the wheel of their cars so let's take a closer look.

Mayweather Upgrades Jeep For $100 Thousand

Floyd "Money" Mayweather is back at it again this week! This week the champ spent $100 thousand to upgrade his 2015 Jeep Wrangler in Miami. Among the additions he made are a new front hood, new bumpers, Avorza 35 inch tires, and red LED base lights. Mayweather also added an iPad integration system that controls everything inside of the Jeep.


Miami Vice Ferrari auction

This week it was announced that an iconic 1968 Ferrari Testarossa from the hit TV series Miami Vice will be going up for sale. The supercar will be auctioned off by Mecum in Monterey, California in August. The Car is one of two black Testarossas that were painted white to show more contrast on those low definition TV sets of the 80s.

The Ferrari only has about 16,000 miles on it and has been in storage since 1990. The other Testarossa used in Miami Vice sold for $1.75 million in December 2014 but it is unknown how much this car will go for. This Ferrari is for sale for a third time and was also listed on eBay in December and again in March 2015. The car was listed for $1.75 million but did not sell. This piece of television history features a 4.9 liter flat-12 engine with 390 horsepower.


Soccer Star Avoids Jail Time After Crashing Ferrari

Chilean soccer star Arturo Vidal got very lucky this week when he struck a deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time for his drunken Ferrari crash last month. Vidal, who makes over $8 million a year, totaled his Ferrari on the way home from a casino in Chile. He was able to avoid jail time but will have to pay a large sum of money to the other driver he hit. Vidal will not have a license for two years and will have to give motivational speeches to inmates.

Tracy Morgan Gets Back Behind the Wheel

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a horrible car accident last year, so it was great to see him behind the wheel again this week. Local Fox 5 news personality Steve Lacy spotted Morgan driving a silver Lamborghini on 5th Avenue in New York. Tracy looked like he was back to his old self and said he was doing well.

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Kylie Jenner Gets Another New Car

After recently getting a new white Range Rover, Kylie is back at it. This time, she purchased an apple green Bentley Continental GT that she posted a picture of on Instagram. This comes after Kylie crashed her black Mercedes-Benz G-Class and her Range Rover. This supercar has 500 horsepower and a twin-turbocharged V8 engine with a top speed of 180 miles per hour.

Ben Baller Gets a New Ride

The "best jeweler in the world" has been a fan of G-Wagons for a while but he recently purchased a brand new G63 AMG SUV. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz G-Class line goes for over $115 thousand and has horrible gas mileage. Baller is expected to get it tricked out by Platinum Motorsport.

Articles Written by B. George Young
B. George Young is a freelance writer who was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Northern Arizona with a degree in humanities. George is an amateur DJ who spends lots of time watching sports. Follow him on Twitter.
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