Rowan Atkinson’s amazing £10m car collection – Rolls Royce, McLaren, Bentley and more

Rowan Atkinson stars in 'Johnny English Strikes Again'

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Shockingly, the car aficionado has never purchased a Porsche saying he could never live with one. Rowan Atkinson said: “Somehow the typical Porsche people – and I wish them no ill – are not, I feel, my kind of people.” His expansive collection of classic, super and hyper cars is truly a thing of beauty, even if the total collection could have cost him over £10million.

McLaren F1 (1997)

The classic British car manufacturer only created 106 F1’s in its six-year lifespan, with Mr Atkinson picking up his own in 1997, where they were sold for anything up to £667,000.

He managed to crash the car twice, with the second accident earning him £910,000, Britain’s largest ever insurance payout for car repairs.

Despite the chequered history, he sold the vehicle in 2015 for a whopping £8million through a private dealership.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage (1977) and Aston Martin V8 Zagato (1986)

His first “proper car” was an Aston Martin Vantage, a 5.3-litre V8 producing 389bhp and painted burgundy, which he bought in 1948.

The car appeared in Johnny English Strikes Again and Rowan has kept the car ever since he first purchased the classic.

The legendary actor had less luck with his V8 Zagato which he crashed during an enthusiasts’ track day at the Croft Circuit in 2001, costing him almost £220,000 to rebuild the car.

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Ford Falcon Sprint (1964)

The vintage 1964 Ford Falcon has also suffered the same fate as his V8 Zagato and McLaren F1.

He suffered a head-on collision in competition during the Goodwood Revival’s Shelby Cup race in 2014.

He sold the race car earlier this year at Silverstone Auctions for £56,250.

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