Check out these nine special cars that named after famous people from all over the world.

Mercedes SLR McLaren Stirling Moss

Stirling Moss drives a Mercedes SLR

The McMerc SLR was made from 2003 to 2009 as a sign of the partnership between Mercedes and McLaren in Formula 1.

This special edition was made in 2009 to honour Sir Stirling Moss’s win at the 1955 Mille Miglia. Getting rid of the roof and other parts saved 200 kg, and each of the 75 cars, which cost a million dollars, was only available to people who already owned an SLR.

Evoque Victoria Beckham

Evoque, which is owned by Victoria Beckham. Evoque Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham, a former singer who is now a fashion designer, was at the Chinese launch of the Evoque in 2012 to show off her spiced-up special edition. This mostly involved rose gold accents on the inside of the car and a set of matching luggage.

Chrysler Imperial Frank Sinatra Edition

Chrysler Imperial Frank Sinatra Edition

In 1978, Lee Iacocca became CEO of Chrysler. He brought back the fancy Imperial and asked Frank Sinatra to help sell it. The 271 cars were Glacier Blue, which was said to match Ol’ Blue Eyes’ eyes, and came with 16 cassettes in a leather case so you could listen to Frank’s music.

From the way it looks, we wouldn’t be surprised if the Mafia even helped protect it for free.

Mercedes Benz A160 Mika Hakkinen Edition

Mercedes-Benz A-Class A160 Hakkinen

You are a famous two-time F1 world champion who is backed by an engine company that hasn’t done well in F1 since the 1950s. What do they give you?

Mika Hakkinen quit racing less than two years after this race. Coincidence? Don’t think so.

Citroen Xsara Picasso

Citroen Xsara Picasso

The estate of the crazy Spanish painter had to come up with new ways to keep the money coming in. But Citroen’s small MPV from 1999 was a strange choice because it caused some family problems. Pablo’s granddaughter sued her uncle because of it.

In 2018, the Picasso name was dropped in favor of Spacetoure

Toyota Celica GT Four Carlos Sainz Limited Edition 1

Toyota Celica GT-Four Carlos Sainz Edition

This car was one of 5,000 made around the world in 1992 to meet WRC homologation rules. It had some sneaky changes, like a new intercooler, a new body, a shorter gearstick, and something called triple cone synchromesh on gears two and three.

Opel Calibra Keke Rosberg Edition

Opel Calibra V6 Keke Rosberg Edition

Keke is best known for winning the F1 championship with Williams in 1982 and for being the father of 2016 champion Nico.

After F1, Rosberg tried his hand at German touring cars. This 1994 Calibra was a celebration, but not a big one, since Rosberg didn’t do that well in his Opel. The suspension was made by Irmscher, and the seats had yellow stripes.

Infiniti FX50 Sebastian Vettel Edition

Infiniti FX50 S Sebastian Vettel Edition

Vettel, a four-time F1 champion, helped clean up the sponsor’s SUV that had his name on it. Europe only got 50, which might have been too many given how well they sold and how much they cost, which was close to RM1 million.

Lotus Evora Naomi for Haiti

Lotus Evora Naomi for Haiti

In 2010, after a big earthquake in Haiti that left 1.6 million people homeless, Naomi Campbell put stickers on eight Evoras and auctioned them off to raise money for the country.

At the Geneva show in 2010, the results of the auction were made public. The auction raised about RM8 million for the struggling country.

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