Check Out Patrick Dempsey’s Updated 2023 Car Collection Worth More Than $2 Million

By Simon Boseman

Published July 22, 2024

Check Out Patrick Dempsey’s Updated 2023 Car Collection Worth More Than $2 Million

Table of Contents

  • Lotus Exige S
  • Jaguar XK120
  • Jaguar E-Type Coupe
  • Porsche 911 Targa
  • Porsche 356
  • Panoz Esperante GT

Patrick Dempsey's car collection is a testament to his passion for automotive excellence. From the timeless elegance of the Ferrari Daytona and the Jaguar E-Type to the cutting-edge technology of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Dempsey's car collection showcases a blend of classic charm and modern sophistication. 


Widely recognized for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd on "Grey's Anatomy," Dempsey is also a professional race car driver and has participated in prestigious events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, and Tudor United SportsCar Championship while driving Ferraris and Porsches. He also owns a racing team called Dempsey Racing.

10. Lotus Exige S

The Lotus Exige S, finished in dark gray, is one of the favorite rides of Patrick Dempsey. The Exige S is worth $61,000 and is a joy to drive.

Source: Yahoo

Despite the Exige S having a barebones interior, the track-ready, lightweight Lotus is Patrick’s daily driver. proof that he is a true car guy.

Lotus Exige SSpecs
Price$61,000
Engine1.8-liter supercharged inline-4
Horsepower257 hp
Torque174 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed manual
0-60 MPH4.7 sec
Top Speed136 MPH

The Lotus Exige S, owned by Patrick Dempsey, is powered by a supercharged, 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine. The engine makes 257 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The third-party performance figures state that the Exige S does 0–60 MPH in 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 136 MPH.

9. Jaguar XK120

The classic Jaguar XK120, finished in dark gray with a tan interior, is the one of latest classic cars added by Patrick to his collection.

Patrick Dempsey's driving his Jaguar XK120 Source: Medium

Patrick picked this famous Jaguar worth $83,700 during the end of his tenure on Grey's Anatomy. That said, being an open-top roadster, Patrick only uses the car for special occasions.

Jaguar XK120Specs
Price$83,700
Engine3.4-liter inline-6
Horsepower160 hp
Torque195 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH8.5 sec
Top Speed122 MPH

Patrick Dempsey’s Jaguar XK120 carries a naturally aspirated, 3.4-liter, six-cylinder engine under its hood. The engine makes 160 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. As per third-party performance figures, the Jaguar XK120 does 0–60 MPH in 8.5 seconds and has a top speed of 122 MPH.

8. Jaguar E-Type Coupe

Patrick sure knows his car, and for any classic British car lover, a Jaguar E-Type is a must-have. He has a teal blue E-Type, which is worth $117,000.

Patrick Dempsey driving his blue Jaguar E-Type Coupe Source: Pinterest

The gorgeous-looking Jaguar is famous for many reasons, one of which is Enzo Ferrari himself praising the design of the car. The Jaguar E-Type, just like the Jaguar XK120 above, was added to his garage while he was working on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’.

Jaguar E-Type CoupeSpecs
Price$117,000
Engine3.8-liter inline-6
Horsepower256 hp
Torque260 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH6.7 sec
Top Speed153 MPH

The Jaguar E-Type coupe in Patrick Dempsey’s garage comes with a naturally aspirated, 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine. The engine makes 256 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. The third-party performance figures state that the E-Type can easily do a 0–60 MPH run in 6.7 seconds and can hit a top speed of 153 MPH.

7. Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa Source: Porsche (YT)

The Porsche 911 Targa is one of the recent acquisitions of Patrick Dempsey. It’s said Patrick wanted a new-age Porsche as a daily driver, as his 911 GT3 RS was not comfortable for him to drive daily through Los Angeles traffic. So he traded the 911 GT3 RS for a 911 Targa, which is worth $121,300.

Porsche 911 TargaSpecs
Price$121,300
Engine3.0-liter twin-turbocharged flat-6
Horsepower379 hp
Torque331 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed PDK automatic
0-60 MPH4.2 sec
Top Speed179 MPH

Patrick Dempsey’s Porsche 911 Targa gets a twin-turbocharged, 3.0-liter flat-6 engine under its hood. The engine makes 379 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque and is mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. As per Porsche’s performance figures, the Porsche 911 Targa does 0–60 MPH in 4.2 seconds and has a top speed of 179 MPH.

6. Porsche 356

Finished in black, the cute little 1963 Porsche 356 was bought by Patrick Dempsey when he was doing the 1987 movie ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’. He used the Porsche as his daily driver for no less than 16 years until he started making more money and adding other cars to his garage.

Patrick Dempsey with his 1963 Porsche 356 Source: The Sunday Times

The 21-year-old actor back then used the money he received for the movie to buy this beauty from one of the film crew. Speaking of its price, as of the present time, a 1963 Porsche 356 is worth $142,100.

1963 Porsche 356Specs
Price$142,100
Engine1.6-liter flat-4
Horsepower88 hp
Torque86 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH12.8 sec
Top Speed109 MPH

The 1963 Porsche 356 owned by Patrick Dempsey is powered by a naturally aspirated, 1.6-liter flat-4 engine. The engine makes just 88 hp and 86 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. The third-party performance figures state that the Porsche 356 does 0–60 MPH in 12.8 seconds and has a top speed of 109 MPH.

5. Panoz Esperante GT

The silver-colored Panoz Esperante GT is one of the rarest cars in Patrick Dempsey’s collection. The Esperante GT is worth $169,900 and is a hand-built race-ready street-legal car.

Source: Pinterest

It features a powerful V8 engine taken from a Corvette and offers both great performance and an unforgettable driving experience.

Panoz Esperante GTSpecs
Price$169,900
Engine4.6-liter V8
Horsepower320 hp
Torque317 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH4.7 sec
Top Speed155 MPH

Patrick Dempsey’s Panoz Esperante GT is powered by Corvette’s naturally aspirated 4.6-liter V8 engine. The V8 makes 320 hp and 317 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. As per third-party performance figures, the Panoz Esperante GT does 0–60 MPH in 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 155 MPH.

4. Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The 2020 Porsche 911 GT3 RS in black with orange highlights on the exterior bit was Patrick Dempsey’s favorite daily driver for a while. He has been spotted several times in the Porsche driving around Los Angeles.

Patrick Dempsey's 2020 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Source: Bring a Trailer

As for the price, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS is worth $188,550. Due to the committed driving setup of the car, he traded it for his 911 Targa. It turned out that daily driving the GT3 RS was not very comfortable for the actor.

2020 Porsche 911 GT3 RSSpecs
Price$188,550
Engine4.0-liter flat-6
Horsepower520 hp
Torque346 lb-ft
Transmission7-speed dual-clutch automatic
0-60 MPH3.0 sec
Top Speed193 MPH

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS in Patrick Dempsey’s garage carries a naturally aspirated, 4.0-liter flat-6 engine under the hood. The engine makes 520 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. As per Porsche, the 911 GT3 RS does 0–60 MPH in 3.0 seconds flat and has a top speed of 193 MPH.

3. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

After the Porsche 911 GT3 RS was gone, Patrick’s daily driver became his $200,000-worth Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

Patrick Dempsey getting into his Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing Source: Pinterest

The SLS AMG comes finished in its trademark silver exterior color with contrasting red interiors. Courtesy of Patrick being a car guy, he uses the SLS AMG to the fullest instead of keeping it as a garage queen.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMGSpecs
Price$200,000
Engine6.2-liter V8
Horsepower563 hp
Torque479 lb-ft
Transmission7-speed dual-clutch automatic
0-62 MPH3.8 sec
Top Speed196 MPH

Patrick Dempsey’s daily driver, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, is powered by a naturally aspirated, 6.2-liter V8 engine. The engine makes 563 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The third-party performance figures state that the SLS AMG does 0–60 MPH in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 196 MPH.

2. Ferrari F430 GT2

The Ferrari F430 GT2, is a track-ready version of the road-going version of the F430. Patrick even drove a similar car during the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans, where he finished 9th in the GT2 class he was competing in.

Black Ferrari F430 GT2 racing around a circuit Source: 19Bozzy92 (YT)

As for the price of the car, the exact amount Patrick had to spend on the Ferrari is not known, but similar cars are worth $258,200 these days.

Ferrari F430 GT2Specs
Price$258,200
Engine4.0-liter V8
Horsepower493 hp
Torque376 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed manual
0-60 MPHN/A
Top SpeedN/A

The Ferrari F430 GT2 owned by Patrick Dempsey is powered by a naturally aspirated, 4.0-liter V8 engine. The engine makes 493 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. That said, the performance figures of the above Ferrari are not available.

1. Ferrari Daytona

The Ferrari Daytona, worth $528,100, is the most expensive car in Patrick Dempsey’s collection. Finished in a teal blue color, the classic Ferrari comes with a V12.

Patrick Dempsey's Ferrari Daytona Source: Tom Hartley Jnr

Although that car has not been so easy on Dempsey considering the amount of repair and reliability issues it has, Patrick admits that once he is behind the wheel, he forgets all that, and his love for the Ferrari rekindles. Thus, the Daytona is his worst car to date, but at the same time, it is also his most loved car.

Ferrari DaytonaSpecs
Price$528,100
Engine4.4-liter V12
Horsepower347 hp
Torque319 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH5.0 sec
Top Speed170 MPH

Patrick Dempsey’s Ferrari Daytona is powered by a naturally aspirated, 4.4-liter V12 engine. The engine makes 347 hp and 319 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. As per the third-party performance figures, the Daytona does 0–60 MPH in 5.0 seconds flat and has a top speed of 170 MPH. 


What kind of cars does Patrick Dempsey race?

Patrick Dempsey has mostly raced in GT race versions of road cars like the Mazda RX-8, Ferrari F430, and Porsche 911. He has also raced the Lola B08/80, which is a Le Mans prototype race car.

How many cars does Patrick Dempsey own?

Although the actual number is not known, according to multiple sources, Patrick Dempsey has owned around 15 cars in his life.

What is the most expensive car owned by Patrick Dempsey?

The most expensive car owned by Patrick Dempsey is the Ferrari Daytona, which is worth around $528,100.

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