Atlanta Braves’ Chipper Jones and his Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published April 5, 2024

Atlanta Braves’ Chipper Jones and his Car Collection

Larry “Chipper” Jones Jr. has had his father as his mentor for training him and making his career as a professional baseball player right from his school level. His father was a baseball coach in the same school where Chipper studied. His name “Chipper” was given to him by his father and family who all saw Larry as a young chip off the old block. Chipper played football as a casual sport in his sophomore time. All his dedication and timely involvement in the sport lead to a scholarship being granted by the University of Miami to play for the college baseball team. Chipper has had great opportunities right from his early stages till date and post his college career, Atlanta Braves picked him in the 1990 Major League Baseball draft. Now after retiring from being a full-time player, Chipper now delivers his skill being a coach for Atlanta Braves. The player has had an adequate interest in collecting cars and has a practical collection. Let us look at his collection now. 

2. 2008 Ford F-250 

The 2008 Ford F-250 owned by Chipper is matt grey super crew style with knobby offroad tires and chromed rims. The truck owned by him is a used truck, which is openly disclosed by the player on his social media handle. There he appreciates the truck’s build and its overall usability. Ford F series is the highest-selling pickup truck line that delivers great deals for great prices among its competitors also. The truck caters adequately to Chipper’s greed for into-the-wild hunting sprees and the load carrying required at times of camping.

2008 Ford F-250 

The price at which Chipper bought his car is unknown but the stock car retails for around $50,000.

2008 Ford F-250 Specs
Powertrain5.4L V8
Horsepower300 hp
Torque365 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed manual
0-60 MPH7.9 seconds
Top Speed182 MPH

The 2008 Ford F-250 uses a 5.4L V8 engine under its hood mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. These when working together deliver a power output of 300 horsepower and a torque figure of 365 lb-ft. This all enables the truck to pull itself from 0-60 mph in under 7.9 seconds and a top speed of 182 mph. 

1. 2018 Ford F-250

The 2018 Ford F-250 is a proud possession of Chipper and he flaunts it on his Twitter handle. The same purpose of hunting is being solved by the truck. This super crew delivers great comfort, features, and space covering all types of motives. This enables Chipper to go stress-free along with his acquaintances. The car has some visible changes like more off-road specific tires providing better grip and a side step for ease of access. Moreover, the car features a blacked-out facia all around with blacked rims with minor chrome inserts. There are also wider fenders giving more space to the suspension travel and a visible upgraded suspension.

2018 Ford F-250

The price of upgrades is unknown but the full-spec stock truck is priced somewhere around $ 79,853.

2018 Ford F-250 Specs
Powertrain6.2L V8
Horsepower385 hp
Torque430 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
0-60 MPH8.5 seconds
Top Speed96 MPH

The 2018 Ford F-250 uses a bigger 6.2L V8 engine under the hood channeling its power through a 6-speed shiftable automatic. These deliver a whopping power of 385 horsepower and a torque figure of 430 lb-ft. Hence the truck is able to pull itself from 0-60 mph in under 8.5 seconds and has a top speed of 96 mph.

Honorable mention:

Yamaha Grizzley 600 ATV

The Yamaha ATV owned by Chipper got highlighted in the social media when he used it to rescue Freddie Freeman, who is another baseball player, from a snow storm. The ATV owned by him has no price description over the internet but a stock Yamaha ATV grizzly 700 utility features an adequate engine that evidently moved in dense snow and rescued them. The All Terrain Vehicle delivers options for occupants and options in 2WD and 4WD. The Yamaha All Terrain Vehicle uses a 0.7L 4-stroke engine using an ultramatic v-belt transmission and then delivering 50 horsepower.

Yamaha Grizzley 600 ATV

This power is rough to pull the vehicle through a lot of major hurdles.

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