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Old 2nd September 2014, 15:25   #1
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos still drives his 1996 Honda Accord. That model today costs around $4,000.
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I am glad buddy you started this topic. Here are the cars of Bill Gates.

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Gates’ favorites are cars from the German manufacturer Porsche. He actually has three of them, to wit.
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Sweet thread. Uber bossman (an $18 billion company) gets around in a.....well, Uber taxi!

Perhaps the most unique is Steve Jobs. His car never had a number plate and he usually parked in the handicapped slot. Source

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Mr. Facebook drives a humble Acura! Source

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And here's an April Fools joke played by staffers on Google's co-founder. Source

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Mr. Facebook drives a humble Acura! Source

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Actually Mr Facebook just got delivery of his pagani huyara!!! Not so humble guy now....
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Mr FaceBook was spotted regularly driving his Black Golf GTI, manual. The Huayra is a really interesting choice
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Mr. Ironman sponsor Larry Ellison drives a Lexus LFA among other cars: source

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Perhaps the most unique is Steve Jobs. His car never had a number plate and he usually parked in the handicapped slot. Source
I read this sometime back also but could never find the law that gives you 6 months to put a number plate.

If this law is true then a lot of crimes can be committed this way because 6 months is not a short time.

Does anyone know whether this law existed or still exists?
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's daily ride - a 20 year old BMW 3 series (or is it 5?)

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I think the Tech billionaires flaunt more on buying huge estates, yachts and/or private jets.

I think Larry Ellison has a McLaren as well.
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Sweet thread. Uber bossman (an $18 billion company) gets around in a.....well, Uber taxi!

Perhaps the most unique is Steve Jobs. His car never had a number plate and he usually parked in the handicapped slot. Source

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Mr. Facebook drives a humble Acura! Source

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And here's an April Fools joke played by staffers on Google's co-founder. Source

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Now, supposedly, The FB owner has a bought a new Pagani Huayra also

http://www.lifebuzz.com/cars-of-millionaire-techies/
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The richest men in the world usually prefer the low key approach.
And these guys are the ones we've heard of.
What about the super sized financiers and other quiet squillionnaires?
We'll never know, because they are always flying under the public radar!
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How do the rich get to work?

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Hate to disappoint you, but many drive like anyone else:

Elon Musk has a Tesla Model S, of course.

Mark Zuckerberg drives a black Volkswagen GTI, but he also has an Acura TSX

Bill Gates used to drive to his office in a Ford Focus, but he had a few Porsches for fun.

Steve Balmer, drives a Ford Fusion Hybrid as he grew up in Detroit, and his father worked for Ford.

Jeff Bezos was well known for driving around in an old 2006 Honda Accord

Ingvar Kamprad, who founded Ikea, drives a 1993 Volvo 240

Sam Walton, who founded Wal-Mart famously drove around in old pickup. His daughter drives around in a 2006 Ford F-150. According to the book "The Millionaire Next Door", the Ford F-150 is one of the most popular vehicles for millionaires.

Warren Buffet drives a Cadillac DTS, which he bought during the financial crisis to show support for GM. It was recently auctioned off for charity: Buy This Used Cadillac, Meet Warren Buffett

Michael Dell drives a 2004 Porsche Boxer that's worth about $20,000

Eric Schimdt from Google drives a Toyota Prius

Some of them have flashier rides: Larry Ellison has a collection of super cars including a McLaren F1. Michael Bloomberg and Nike founder Phil Knight both drive an Audi R8. Richard Branson flies a lot, but while in the UK famously drives a $125,000 + Gibbs Aquada amphibious car which he often uses to cross the English Channel.
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What's their point in driving these cars? Saving the environment? These cars pollute much more than current crop.

Being humble? Seriously? Look at their homes n private planes n stuff.

I can never understand rich people.
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What's their point in driving these cars? Saving the environment? These cars pollute much more than current crop.

Being humble? Seriously? Look at their homes n private planes n stuff.

I can never understand rich people.
, but worth a watch. A different perspective.

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