What Cars Do Olympic Athletes Drive?


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The Olympics are in full swing now in Rio, and many famous names grace the screen, setting gold medal records or causing major upsets with surprising losses. As we watch the games and root for our country, we think about athletes’ lives outside of their sports. Off the court (or field, or track, and out of the pool) many Olympic athletes are also car lovers, like us.

We rounded up 2016 Olympic athletes with some of the coolest cars.

Michael Phelps: Range Rover

  • Sport: Swimming
  • Net worth: $55 million
  • Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Age: 31
  • Marital status: Engaged (But for car insurance companies: Single)
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Michael Phelps’ Range Rover (Photo: No Limit)
  • Cost: Approximately $84,000
  • Estimated yearly insurance: $1,680

 

Serena Williams: Bentley Continental Supersports Coupe

  • Sport: Tennis
  • Net worth: $150 million
  • Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Age: 34
  • Marital status: Single
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Serena Williams drives a red Bentley Continental coupe (Photo: Moibbk)
  • Cost: Approximately $300,000
  • Estimated yearly insurance: $1,380

 

Ryan Lochte: Rolls Royce Ghost

  • Sport: Swimming
  • Net worth: $3-6 million
  • Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Age: 32
  • Marital status: Single
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Ryan Lochte’s Instagram
  • Cost: Approximately $295,000
  • Estimated yearly insurance: $2,734

 

Rickie Fowler: Mercedes-Benz GT S

  • Sport: Golf
  • Net worth: $12 million
  • Hometown: Jupiter, Florida
  • Age: 27
  • Marital status: Single
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Rickie Fowler’s Mercedes-Benz GT S (Photo: Golf News Net)
  • Cost: Starts at $125,000
  • Estimated yearly insurance: $2,664

 

Kevin Durant: Ferrari California

  • Sport: Basketball
  • Net worth: $120 million
  • Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73142
  • Age: 27
  • Marital status: Single
  • Cool fact: In May 2016, while driving in Oklahoma, he cleared the path for an ambulance responding to an emergency with his Ferrari
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Kevin Durant’s Ferrari California (Photo: Gearheads)
  • Cost: Approximately $157,000
  • Estimated yearly insurance: $7,000