As we mere mortals drool at the site of a Bentley Continental GT, pant at the thought of driving an Aston Martin Rapide and quietly weep with joy when we get to sit in the luxury of a BMW 7-Series. While we are satisfied and often delighted with owning what we can afford, we have no choice but to sit back and gawk at the beautiful and blessed. Hey, money doesn't buy happiness, right?!
Adam Sandler is Gifting Maseratis
Funny guy Adam Sandler is a very generous fellow. Enter four Maseratis at 200 grand each. What's 200 x 4? That's $800,000 he shelled out for his "Grown Ups" co-stars: Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and Rob Schneider. Chris Rock told Howard Stern he rolled out of bed to find the vehicle sitting pretty in his driveway. The movie cost $80 million to make and brought in $270 million, so really, the gifts were a drop in the bucket of wealth.
The goods: According to Jean Knows Car's
, the Maserati is an Italian stallion of sorts. The manufacturer began building race cars in the early 20th century. Its eye-catching design is sleek, sexy and it performs. The Quattroporte S Sedan starts at $127,250 and gets 13/21 mpg. It's a five-seater with room to spare but will blow any sports car off the road with its Ferrari-engineered V8 engine. 177 mph? No problem.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner — Tesla Model S
Turning over a new green leaf, the Garner-Afflecks have been spotted with a Tesla Model S. It's electric from the ground up. What is Tesla? A new company that sticks solely to cars of
, explains Consumer Reports who says the car is "wicked quick and agile and a hoot to drive." This car can run between $52,400 and $100,000, depending on features and battery size. Each battery step-up is a $10,000. up-charge so it's real easy to find your price tag on the high end. It offers twin onboard chargers which can be filled in 30 minutes. It has large panoramic windows, a 17" touch screen and air suspension. It can go up to 300 miles in one charge and has a top speed of 130 mph.
Other celeb Tesla drivers: Cameron Diaz, Dustin Hoffman, Will.I.Am
Kanye West — Lamborghini Aventador
Kanye's 2-seat "Lambo" is one of the most expensive cars money can buy. It's an Aventador LP700-4 Coupe and starts at (gasp!) $387-thousand dollars. Does it hit 217 mph because of its aerodynamic shape, its jack-knife scissor doors that rotate vertically instead of opening outwardly, the carbon fiber exterior or is it solely the V12? While it looks like it dropped in from the future, it actually came from Italy. Kanye's version come with a custom front seat warmer — the likes of Kim Kardashian.
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