Lionel Andres Messi was born 24 June, 1987. He is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish club, FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country’s national football team.
By the age of 21, Messi had received Ballon d’Or and Fifa World Player of the Year nominations.Besides his love for football, Messi is also obsessed with cars. We don’t mean just cars but mind blowing, Jaw dropping toys. See his massive collection below;
1. Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
Manufacturer: Maserati. The car has a top speed of 187mph and a 0-60mph speed of only 4.5 seconds, which is a typical layout of a high-performance sports car and possesses a 4.6 litre V8 engine. The price range is within a hundred thousand pounds! (£100,000)
2. 2011 Toyota Prius
Manufacturer: Toyota. The 2011 Prius has a four-cylinder engine and two electric motors. A variable transmission (CVT) transfers power to the front wheels, and the car possesses 7 airbags. It is an exceptionally efficient car, with high fuel economy combined with a reasonable price of between $20,000-30,000.
3. Lexus 4×4
Manufacturer: Lexus. The Lexus 4 x 4 has sport tuned suspension, aluminum trim on the inside, 18 inch sized wheels and a leather interior with insulated seating. It also has a modern voice-activated means of navigation, as well as parking assistance and a tinted moon roof. The car is seen as being of the most tax-efficient, with a spacious design and tonnes of equipment within. It can also run on electric-only power for limited distances, which is useful in emergency situations. It ranges from £44,495 to £55, 495.
4. Audi R8 Spyder
Manufacturer: Audi. The Audi R8 Spyder is a very attractive 2-seater sports car; one that uses Audi’s popular permanent all-wheel drive system. It also possesses sports suspension with dynamically tuned spring and damper combination. The exterior boasts door mirrors that are operated and heated through electric, as well as a retractable rear spoiler, that deploys and retracts automatically at set speeds. The inside also possesses electronic climate control and fine Nappa leather upholstery. The Audi R8 Spyder is valued at around £100,000
5. Audi Q7
Manufacturer: Audi. The car possesses Audi Music Interface, which lets users engage with a music player without compromising focus on the road. The Q7 was also the first model from Audi that offered Side Assist, which is warning system that alerts the driver to surrounding hazards.
6. Dodge Charger SRT8
Manufacturer: Dodge. Dodge Charger SRT8 was first unveiled at the 2005 New York Auto Show. It is powered by a 425 hp version of the 6.1 L Hemi, and also has upgraded brakes. The 425 horsepower of the modern 6.1 L Hemi makes it even more powerful than the classic Chrysler Hemi engines of the muscle car era, the biggest of which was rated at 425 gross horsepower. This made the 6.1 L Hemi engines the most powerful V8 engines that Chrysler has ever produced.
7. Maserati Gran Turismo S
Manufacturer: Maserati. The Maserati Gran Turismo S was unveiled at the Geneva Motor show in 2008, featuring a 4.7 liter V8 engine, a 6-speed sequential semi-automatic transmission, with 47% front and 53% rear weight distribution. It also gives an impressive performance of 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds. Spacious on the inside, it is not your typical compact sports car. With a six-speed robotized manual gear box, 20 inch alloys, thicker rear anti-roll bar and 10% stiffer dampers; it is an upgrade on the previous GranTurismo model.
8. Ferrari F430 Spider
Manufacturer: Ferrari. The Ferrari F430 Spider is the convertible based variant on the standard Ferrari F430 sports car. It is ultimately Ferrari’s 21st convertible on the market, and was unveiled at the Geneva Motor show. Pinifarina designed the car with aerodynamic simulation programs that are also seen in cars used for Formula 1. The roof panel folds away neatly into a space that is intentionally there above the engine bay.
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