Does the newly-elected President of the US carry the same oomph as his predecessor? Here are the Joe Biden cars for you.
All set to take the oath as the 46th President of the United States on the 20 January 2021 Joe Biden is a multi-millionaire with humble dreams. Born as Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., the president-elect commands a net worth of about 10 million USDs (INR 73.98 Cr. approx). High admiration for luxury cars was something Biden has grown up with, all credits to his car dealer father. The Scranton, Pennsylvania (US) born, to be President’s dream car is a Chevrolet Corvette Z06, a renowned sports car.
So let’s take a look at what all cars Joe Biden’s garage hold right now. You will be surprised to know most of the cars in the collection belong to American automobile manufacturers. A pro-swadesi you see!
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Stingray
Worth: 1 million USD (INR 7.39 Cr. approx)
Gifted by his father on his wedding nearly five decades back, the 1967 Goodwood-Green Corvette currently holds vintage status. The Corvette Convertible Stingray model was last auctioned for 1 million USD at a public event. Powered by a mammoth 5.4L engine, it blows out 435bhp and 624Nm of power and torque respectively. Joe Biden’s close to the heart car, despite being an aged vehicle, shows no signs of ageing and is capable of attaining a top speed of 180kmph. As it retains sheer iconic value, the car was recently restored as a gift by his children.
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Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport (GS)
Worth: 65,900 USD (INR 50 Lakh approx.)
Another Chevy from Joe Biden’s car stable, the Chevrolet Corvette GS sports car reflects similarities with the Stingray model. However, ranks higher in terms of feature integration. Its feature-list includes Z06 like cooling function, wider fenders and tires, enhanced suspension system, larger brakes and magnetic ride control. Under hood, it receives a thumping 6.2L V8 drivetrain that flares up 460hp of max power and 604Nm of highest torque. Its performance focussed drivetrain can manage a 0-100kmph in mere 5 seconds and can reach an overwhelming top speed of 290kmph.
Worth: 66,700 USD (INR 51 Lakh approx.)
The mammoth size SUV from General Motors (GM) is one of the largest full-size SUVs available in the global auto markets today. The 7/8-seater tank-size vehicle is stocked with a 5.3L V8 engine, that is good for 355hp of power and 497Nm of torque. Rated as the most luxurious SUVs, GMC Yukon can accelerate to 100kmph from nought in just 8.8 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 220kmph.
Apart from the current car collection, earlier Joe Biden also owned a 1956 Ford Model T and a Mercedes-Benz 190SL model.
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