Inside Lewis Hamilton’s £13m supercar collection as F1 icon flaunts £230m wealth

Lewis Hamilton is one of the wealthiest sportsmen on the planet after his success with Mercedes.

Racing in F1 with the German manufacturer for the last seven years, the Brit has now matched Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Drivers’ Championships and beaten the Grand Prix total with 95 wins.

It has now seen the 36-year-old get offered a three-year deal by Mercedes worth £120million to keep him from retirement.

But he already boasts an incredible net worth of £230million from his multiple racing victories and sponsorship deals.

And Hamilton knows how to spend it, pulling together an elite garage of supercars that totals £13million.

The rarest of the lot if the Pagani Zonda 760 LH, which was made specifically for the British racer.

But it had to be adjusted from a sequential gearbox to a manual one as the 36-tear-old said: “The Zonda is terrible to drive! It’s the best-sounding car I own, but handling-wise it’s the worst.”

And it was the motor Hamilton was driving in when the racer was caught in an accident five years ago.

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Valued at £1.6million, it is less than half the £4million worth of his most expensive car – the 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra.

With an open top, it is one of only 56 made by the UK-US combination and has been spotted racing down the Pacific Coast Highway in Los Angeles.

It is not the only vintage car Hamilton owns made by Ford, though, as a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is also in his garage.

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And the car has its own famous history, modelling the look of the vehicles from Hollywood movie Gone in 60 Seconds.

These cars have been known to fetch up to £750,000 at auction, which Hamilton could cash in on.

Hamilton has been known for his passion about the environment – and this is reflected in owning two of the best hyper-cars in the world.

The Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1 boast powerful petal and electric engines, meaning they can hit 217mph maxed out.

With the car built by Hamilton’s former F1 team reaching that speed in 2.7 seconds, it is £3million worth of rapid pace.

And Hamilton even owns a car that is not out yet in the Mercedes-AMG Project One, another plug-in hybrid capable of the LaFerrari’s top speed.

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With only 275 being made at £2million each, it puts the 36-year-old at the top of another exclusive list.

The last super car in his collection is another Mercedes production in the £230,000 SLS Black, which can hit 0-60mph in three seconds.

Hamilton’s garage is made up of the Mercedes Maybach 6 concept car and the luxurious Maybach S600, which have a total value of £800,000.

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    He has also taken ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger and rapper Nicki Minaj for a ride on his Maverick X3 duty buggy in the desert, with the electric vehicle worth around £20,000.

    With all of these toys, it has left Mercedes F1 chief Toto Wolff “ready for curveballs” in contract talks with the seven-time champion.

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