Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

Jul
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Steve O | Nissan Versa

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Yes, it’s the frog-voiced man we all love and know as Steve O, the Jackass clown who shot to fame after swallowing and then regurgitating a live goldfish on TV.

After a decade of MTV fame and the astronomical amount of drugs he consumed, Steve O obviously doesn’t take his rides too seriously – you’d have thought his previous addiction to inhaling nitrous might’ve ingrained the desire for a high-power rocket.

Now completely clean and acting the clown, Steve O is showing off his very ordinary Nissan Versa. It’s a shame he doesn’t take a leaf out of Bam Magera’s books.

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 4/10

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Apr
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Hugh Laurie | Ford Galaxy 500

Across the pond in the UK Hugh Laurie has graced the screen for over two decades, performing alongside his comedy partner, Stephen Fry in A Bit Of Fry & Laurie, the TV adaption of P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves & Wooster and the BBC’s Blackadder.

Stateside, Laurie shot to fame when he appeared as Dr. Gregory House in the Medical drama, House, a role that saw him gain status as one of the best paid actors on TV.

Laurie is looking pretty cool in his fire truck red Ford Galaxy 500 convertible. Although he is British, he certainly knows an American classic when he sees one.

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 8.5/10

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Apr
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Jeremy Clarkson | Jaguar F Type

Considering how many countries the UK Top Gear is broadcasted in, I don’t think there is a single person on the planet who doesn’t know who this guy is. From his hatred of “bicyclists” and “eco mentalists” to his hilarious use of hyperbole test driving cars, Jeremy Clarkson has been talking and writing about cars since the days of Thatcher.

Having started reviewing cars such as the early Golf GTI when he sported an afro, Jeremy is more at home in 1000-bhp supercars. In fact, he was ridiculed by his fellow presenters when he purchased a Ford GT-40 as is drank too much gas and he couldn’t climb into it without looking like a “cock”.

Clarkson was spotted in West London this year in his new £80,000 Jaguar F Type. I love the white and contrasting black rims, however, I’m surprised to see Clarkson in a convertible – he once claimed on TV that anyone over the age of 28 couldn’t get away with a convertible.

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 9/10

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Jan
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Top 10 Celebrities That Drive a Porsche

Porsche and the celebrity have a very healthy relationship. Although the Porsche isn’t in same price range as some of the expensive cars celebrities go for, its German build quality and rich heritage has celebrities selecting cars from their entire range.

Here are 10 celebrities of various entertainment genres with their various models from the Porsche range.

Funny man and Superbad star Jonah Hill recently acquired this Porsche 991 Carrera, a car he uses to cruise around Los Angeles in whilst shopping.

For rapper Chris Brown this Porsche Turbo S looks fairly normal. He’s already crashed a black one, so let’s hope he not only keeps this one in one piece, but he also leaves the paint job well alone. If you’re not sure what I mean, check out his Lamborghinis.

Miley Cyrus has been in the news a lot recently, mainly because of her twerking and lack of clothing. Here we see Miley in one of her classic outfits that suggests mild neurosis; her choice in purchasing this Porsche Cayenne GTS, however, is anything but.

Singer LeAnn Rimes had only just taken a parking ticket off the windshield of her Porsche Panamera when she got snapped. The 31-year-old should perhaps think about spending some cash at the car wash than on herself next time out shopping.

PGA star, Rickie Fowler obviously likes his cars to stick to the road like glue, as here we have a blacked-out Nissan GT-R and a Porsche GT3RS. I love the Porsche’s colour scheme – very retro and very fitting.

Pop star Ashley Tisdale has just filled up her Porsche Boxster at a gas station in Hollywood. Not the best choice of Porsche available, especially if you have the cash to buy a 911.

Despite Ellen Degeneres’ hat, she was spotted showing a little style and taste by stepping into her black Porsche Turbo S at a restaurant in L.A. Apparently this TV star loves driving fast and hates all other cars on the road – for that, I forgive that hat.

If you can look past those perfectly sculpted legs, you’ll find Lauren Conrad’s Porsche Cayenne. This girl has a superb sense of style in looking good whilst both walking and driving.

Rapper, Soulja Boy had good reason to bombard his Instagram/Twitter accounts with photos of his new Porsche 991 Cabriolet as it is a stunningly good looking ride. Although, lose the arm, Soulja Boy, you look like a right…

Maroon 5 star and “The Voice” judge, Adam Levine likes the classic look and was spotted running around in his this gorgeous 356 Porsche with his latest girlfriend riding shotgun.

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Jan
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Top 10 Modified Celebrity Cars

Although this may sound like a fairly straight forward Top-10 look into the broad and varied world of celebrity cars, when it comes down to finding 10 “top” celebrity mods, it’s actually harder than you think. Celebrities are known for their often big and eccentric egos, and they like nothing more than displaying this in their cars. When money is no object and your ego is big and/or eccentric, car mods and visions usually go terribly wrong. Take the Hulkster below and his SRT Viper, for instance, and you see what I’m up against here. The Mk I Viper happens to be one of my favourite cars, especially in red with the factory yellow rims, but this is going too far.

So after much internet trawling, I present to you some of the better and tasteful celebrity modifications. This is entirely subjective, of course, but anyone finding the above attractive shouldn’t even be reading this article in the first place.

Now this is more than you’re average modded out car. This serious piece of machinery is a Hennessey Venom GT Spyder, a highly-modified version of the Lotus Exige. Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler bought this one for a cool $1.1M. You wouldn’t think someone wearing that sock/sandle combo would require a car capable of 0-200-mph in 15.9 seconds.

Known for hosting The Car Show on Speed TV and The Man Show, Adam Corolla has a very nice car collection. Apart from his race-spec JDM livery and Lamborghinis, he’s also got a very nice Aston Martin DB9 modified by legend Chip Foose. Apart from a hood scoop, Brembo discs and calipers and some black aftermarket 18″ wheels were fitted.

Not actually in shot in the collection, this is a very rare Ford RS200 owned by a very lucky Tim Allen. For a funny man this car couldn’t be anymore serious. The RS200 Evolution is a Group B lunatic of a car, helping the FIA finally make the decision to ban Group B rally. Most of these cars ended up in collections like this, and this particular car has just 3,500 miles on it. It doesn’t look that outrageous, but consider this: 0-60-mph in 2.1 seconds on tarmac… and that was in the late 80s.

This modified car is one of many unique and rare cars owned by TV legend Jay Leno. This monster is powered by an M47 Patton tank engine and has a custom aluminum body. It has 810-bhp and weighs in at 4300-kg (1/11th of the actual tank’s weight).

It’s thought Leno is set to upgrade with fuel injection and twin turbochargers to double the bhp to 1600-bhp, so around 400-bhp per tonne. Not that it will trouble Leno’s wallet, but this tank car will only manage 5-mpg.

Ralph Lauren is obviously a man with natural style and vision, and this shows in his car collection. Pictured above is the fashion mogul driving his Porsche RUF CTR-3 around the Hamptons. More than just a body kit and custom styling, the RUF CTR-3 features the kind of technology that gives you 750-bhp, a top speed of 233-mph and 0-62-mph in 3.1 seconds.

WWE wrestling star, Bill Goldberg is known for his love of muscle cars, and his clone of the ’70 Satellite to a Plymouth Superbird is simply stunning. The Superbird was either loved or hated in NASCAR, but it was eventually banned because of its aerodynamic advantage and 200+mph speeds.

Reality TV star, Barry Weiss owns his fair share of classic customs like this ’47 Cadillac. Being an avid collector for most of life, he knows when he’s hit upon something special. Is there anything cooler than doing a burnout on your own drive in a custom caddy?

Singer Cee Lo Green is looking chilled in his modern spin on a ’35 Auburn Speedster. Loving the flat paint combined with this red centre hubs.

Years before the Fast & Furious franchise began, Paul Walker (Bryan) admitted to laughing at the JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) cars, but thanks to the F&F movies, he found himself totally infatuated by them. His personal garage features many JDM turbo rockets, but it’s this slammed Datsun 240Z that does it for us.

If I think about Sly Stallone driving I picture that ultra cool grey muscle car he uses in Cobra, but unfortunately he doesn’t actually own it. He does, however own this old school hot rod, a ride he likes driving around Hollywood.

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Dec
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Johnny Knoxville | Cadillac Eldorado

Johnny Knoxville Cadillac Eldorado

MTV Jackass and movie star Johnny Knoxville looks pretty incongruous leaving the infamous Chateau Marmont in his 70s Cadillac El Dorado. Not really a “High Speed Weekend Survivor” like his T Shirt proclaims, but super cool all the same.

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 9/10

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Nov
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Conan O’Brien | Ford Taurus

Conan O'Brien | Ford Taurus

TV host and actor Conan O’Brien drives a 1992 3.0L V6 Ford Taurus, and despite its size, it produces a decent 220-bhp. It’s far from exotic but there’s a kind of retro cool factor going on there, so it’s not a lost cause. Oh yeah, Robocop drove one…

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 7/10

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Nov
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Gordon Ramsay | Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Gordon Ramsay’s favorite word begins with an “F” and so does his favorite make of cars. After being taken for a spin around the company’s test track in the 210-mph car, the foul-mouthed chef branded the Ferrari F12 as “sexy” and “fantastic”.

It’s not unknown The F Word host loves Ferrari, as he has owned a string of them, including the 550 Maranello from 2001. He also owns a gorgeous white 458 Italia.

The F12 is Ferrari’s fastest production model, its howling 740-bhp V12 engine rocketing it from 0-62mph in 3.1 seconds.

Even Ramsay would have had to wait, as even with a $383,000 price tag, it sold out immediately and there is a year waiting list.

I like the fact he’s chosen dark blue and gone for black rims.

CelebrityCarz.com rating -> 8.5/10

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Oct
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Best Kim Kardashian Celebrity Car Photos

Love her or loathe her, there’s no doubt Kim Kardashian possess the kind of bulges and curves that put an E-Type Jaguar to shame. The Hollywood sticks may think she’s a little – dare I say it – chubby, but she’s happy in the way she looks, and so are most men if they are honest with themselves. Take the shot above, for instance – here we see the inside door of her blacked-out Range Rover. If you closer, you may see the twin air bags. Very nice… Continue Reading…

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Aug
0

Pauly D | 2012 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Pauly D Kawasaki

Pauly D may have started out at the bottom but it’s clear to see he has the most successful career from anyone you’ve seen on MTV’s Jersey Shore and while living in Las Vegas and spinning at Hard Rock Hotel you might find him blasting around on his Kawasaki ZX-10R customized by DUB.  My guess is this was a gift, but I doubt he’s complaining.

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