The matte-black Lamborghini Aventador appears to be one of the more popular choices for hip hop culture and definitely a favorite for West who drives his 2011 Aventador all over Southern California. The current flagship vehicle for the Raging Bull is powered by a mid-engine 6.5-liter V-12 that is mated to a 7-speed automated manual transmission capable of delivering a very respectable 691 horsepower and a top speed of 217 mph.
Aston Martin DB9
The Aston Martin DB9 remains a top pick by the Hollywood elite for displaying sleek body lines and prestige. Most of the world has become familiar with this car as being the preferred vehicle of James Bond. The Aston Martin DB9 is powered by a very reliable 5.9-liter V-12 that produces 540 horsepower making the DB9 as swift as it is good looking.
Kanye West loves his Mercedes-Benz products and owns plenty of examples from the German luxury car maker. The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren remains one of the most recognizable products made by Mercedes and can carry a hefty price tag that will range from the mid-$400,000 to low $800,000. The Mercedes SLR McLaren has a supercharged V-8 engine that puts out 617 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque that is capable of delivering a 0-60 mph in just 3.8 seconds.
The Lamborghini Gallardo holds the distinction of being the best-selling Lamborghini of all time with a production run that lasted over 10 years. The Gallardo remains a top pick for those that are into track performance and balance. The Gallardo’s sharply creased styling and powerful V-10 engine have helped this Raging Bull to be a mainstay in the world of hip hop.
While high-performance exotic supercars will always capture the attention of the public when you arrive at red carpet events, there is a lot to be said for celebrities that enjoy the amenities of a world-class luxury vehicle like the Maybach by Mercedes-Benz. Maybach is essentially a luxury off-shoot of the German car maker that demands a high sum of money due the exclusivity of the brand. Less than 50 examples of the Maybach were sold in the United States. The Ultralong sedan is powered by a twin-turbo V-12 engine capable of producing over 600 horsepower.