Actor and producer Tom Cruise is one of the top American celebrities. He is counted among the most popular Hollywood stars of all times. The Syracuse-born actor has delivered some of the biggest hits and no wonder, with all that money, has lined up an enviable collection of cars in his driveway. Here’s a look into the Tom Cruise cars collection that’s sure to send other Hollywood celebrities scurrying for cover.
1. Dodge Colt
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This was one of the first cars that Tom Crusie drove before he became famous. The Dodge Colt was introduced back in 1970 and had a 1597cc four-cylinder engine. The car output 100hp. But the power was reduced in the later years because of new emission regulation standards. It wasn’t a great looking car but good enough for the actor to drive around his hometown.
2. Ford Mustang Saleen S281
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Saleen is renowned to make performance vehicles. A major part of its portfolio comprises of sports cars. The Corona headquartered company has set up an ultra-modern manufacturing unit to build the supercar Saleen S7. But the vehicle in the Tom Cruise cars collection is the supercharged S281 version which is equipped with a 400hp engine and 570Nm torque.
3. Bugatti Veyron
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Many automobile experts consider Veyron to be the best looking car ever manufactured. Bugatti is owned by Volkswagen and they built Veyron to prove a point to their competitors. Despite losing money on every Veyron, Volskwagen continued to make them. The Tom Cruise Bugatti Veyron is an engineering marvel. It’s one of the fastest cars on the road but still pretty easy to drive.
4. Ford Mustang Saleen (Silver)
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It seems that Cruise really has a penchant for well-muscled cars, particularly the Mustang. The second Mustang Saleen is also the S281 version. But this one has a silver color. The vehicle sports the brand’s iconic race car paint scheme and comes with the trademarked Saleen wheel. There’s the custom graphics and special badging. The race edition of the car has stickers for Monroe shock absorbers and General Tire.
5. Chevrolet Chevelle SS
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This one is among the older vehicles that the American superstar has. The Chevrolet Chevelle SS was a two-door coupe car which was on the midsized class. The Chevelle owned by Tom Cruise was powered by a 6.8 liter V8 engine that outputs 370hp and 563Nm torque. The car was manufactured from 1969-77 and was later discontinued. The Chevelle SS was owned by Tom Cruise during his pre-stardom days.
6. Chevrolet Corvette C1
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The Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic muscle car manufactured by the Detroit headquartered company. The Corvette C1 in the Tom Cruise cars collection is a first generation vehicle and dates back to 1958. Power to the car was derived from a 4.6 liter V8 engine and the output ranged from 230-290hp, depending on the model and year of production. Tom has often been spotted with the Corvette.
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7. Porsche 911
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The Porsche is one of the most favorite brand of automobiles for top Hollywood celebrities add there’s one in the Tom Cruise cars collection as well. The 911 is a flagship product of the German automobile manufacturer and is known for its iconic shape. Cruise owns the 964 model which was manufactured between 1989 and 1993. Like the present-day 911, Cruise’s version came in multiple engine options.
8. BMW 7-Series
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Tom Cruise is the leading actor in the Mission Impossible series which has a partnership with the BMW 7-Series. He is seen riding the 7-Series extensively which is the German automaker’s flagship product. He had an earlier generation model that he exchanged for the G11 version. The 7-Series comes with a lot of high-tech fittings like surround view camera, gesture control, auto parking facilities and many other things.
9. Cadillac Escalade
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The Escalade is a full-sized luxury SUV manufactured by General Motors. This was the American carmaker’s first major entry into the luxury SUV segment. The car has enough room to accommodate eight persons. The Escalade is a huge car, powered by a V8 engine that produces 420hp with a rear wheel drive. The all-wheel drive is optional. That aside, there’s about 25cft of cargo space behind the third row passenger seat.
10. Mercedes-Benz S Class
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The Mercedes-Benz S Class has always been a hot favorite of Hollywood stars and the Tom Cruise cars collection has one of these super-luxury sedans. The car is powered by a V6 twin turbo 3.0 liter or a V8 4.0 liter engine. Automatic transmission is standard across all models, while the four-wheel drive is optional. The convertible and coupe models are fitted with the V8 engine. The S-Class cars are loaded with high-tech features.
11. Mercedes CLK W209
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The first generation Mercedes CLK was launched in 1997. The car was based on the Merceds-Benz W202 C-Class car that was introduced in 1994. The W208 coupe was later replaced by the W209 since 2002. Power to the car is provided by a 5.4 liter V8 engine which is manually assembled. The Mercedes CLK W209 in the Tom Cruise cars collection has five-speed automatic transmission. The automobile offers superb handling and is extremely spacious.
12. Ford Excursion
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Cruise loves his SUVs and the Ford Excursion is a proof of that. It’s one of the biggest vehicles among all Tom Cruise cars. It measures 226.7×80.0x77.4 inches in dimensions, including the roof rack. The car is heavy, as it is supposed to be. It is powered by a standard 5.4 liter V8 engine that generates 255hp. The 7.3 liter V10 engine with 310hp is available as an option.
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13. Buick Roadmaster 1949
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The Buick Roadmaster 1949 was an important car for the American automobile manufacturer. That aside, like many celebrities, the vehicle proves Cruise’s love for vintage cars. It sports the signature Buick styling features like ‘sweep spear’ or ‘ventiports’. A chrome accent line runs all through the length of the car, and kicks up sharply over the back-wheel housings. This was the first pillarless hardtop car from General Motors.
14. BMW 3-Series
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The BMW 3-Series was once the benchmark vehicle for app sports cars. The car comes with five different powertrain options that includes a plug-in hybrid and a turbo-diesel variant, with an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Unique styling and body features are a hallmark of the vehicle. The car can reach 0-60mph in just 5.4 seconds and has a top speed of 155mph.
15. 1979 Porsche 928
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Cruise played Joel Goodson, a high school student who lives with wealthy parents in Chicago in the 1983 romantic comedy film Risky Business. He is seen driving a 1979 Porsche 928 in the film. It was a late 1970s car and was one of the fastest cars at that time. The engine was a V8 219hp which may not sound much exciting today. But the car was a stunner during its heydays.
16. 1966 Shelby GT350H
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Cruise played Ray Ferrier, a divorced New York dock worker in Steven Spielberg’s 2005 sci-fi film War of the Worlds and was seen driving a 1966 Shelby GT350H. It was a high performance car and came with a 271hp V8 engine. The 2,800-pound car reached 0-60mph in about 6.5 seconds. The top speed of the vehicle was 126mph. In the later versions, fiberglass shelves replaced the rear seats.
17. BMW M5
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Ethan Hunt is probably the most daring federal agent, immortalized on screen by Cruise in the Mission Impossible series. He will drive a reinforced BMW M5 in the upcoming film Mission: Impossible-Fallout. The four-wheel drive car outputs 600hp and is blazingly fast. It’s a true saloon car with ability and character. The car will feature as in-film branding. Many automobile experts consider the vehicle to be the best M5 since the E39.
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18. 1986 BMW 5-Series
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The Hollywood star pulled off some really daring stunts with his car in several high-octane scenes. The 5-Series was manufactured from 1981 to 1988. It was initially equipped with either a four-cylinder or a six-cylinder diesel engine. It was among the first 5-Series cars to have the optional anti-lock brakes. The car did provide an adrenaline rush with Cruise in all those action scenes.