Will.i.am’s Multi-Million Dollar Custom Car Collection In 2024

By Simon Boseman

Published June 12, 2024

Will.i.am’s Multi-Million Dollar Custom Car Collection In 2024

Will.i.am’s multi-million dollar car collection consists of 9 cars of which only the Bentley and McLaren have not been customized while the rest have been customized from top to bottom by the hands of West Coast Customs. Whether it's appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with his $900,000 custom Beetle or making headlines in top automotive magazines such as Car and Driver and Top Gear,  Will.i.am's knack for custom cars always seems to catch every automobile nerd's attention.

Note: Will.i.am's unique and customized cars are not only one-of-a-kind but also went through heavy modifications. So, the exact price for these customizations is only estimated. We will update the correct pricing as soon as possible when the data is available. 

9. 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

The 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport custom-built for Will.i.am was revealed at the 2014 Paris Fashion Show. The car was finished in Lexus’ matte pearl white color and got a widebody kit. Apart from that, the car gets black-tinted windows, 22-inch matte black alloy wheels, a bright orange finish on brake calipers, and a few more add-ons.

2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport (custom)Specs
Engine2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4
Horsepower235 hp
Torque258 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH7.0 sec
Top Speed124 MPH

The 2015 custom Lexus NX 200t F Sport owned by Will.i.am has the Nappa leather upholstery. Considering the customization that went into his Lexus its price estimate is hard to tell but a new one in 2015 started at $40,700.

8. 1958 Chevrolet Corvette (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

Here comes the next Will I Am car. The 1958 Chevrolet Corvette dubbed Vette.i.am or ‘Willvette’ is the most kick-ass as well as controversial-looking car in Will.i.am’s collection. Finished in bright red with a dash of silver on the doors and the front fender, the 1958 Corvette has been tastefully recreated by West Coast Customs for the wrapper.

1958 Chevrolet Corvette (custom)Specs
Engine4.6-liter V8
Horsepower270 hp
Torque285 lb-ft
Transmission3-speed manual
0-60 MPH7.0 sec
Top Speed128 MPH

Apart from the futuristic-looking exterior the interior of Will.i.am’s Corvette has been taken from a C6 and sports a massive touchscreen on the center console. While for the audio custom sound system has been installed inside. As for the price of the “Willvette’, it cost the Grammy winner a total of $687,500.

7. Tesla Model S (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S is the next car in the long list of customized cars owned by Will.i.am. The already futuristic-looking Model S wasn’t enough so the wrapper gave it for customization. The result was a white Model S with widebody kits, custom side panels, custom rear lights, and rimless alloy wheels.

Tesla Model S (custom)Specs
EngineDual electric motor
Horsepower670 hp
Transmission1-speed automatic
0-60 MPH3.1 sec
Top Speed155 MPH

Will.i.am’s custom Tesla Model S retains its all-electric powertrain. Apart from that, the car also gets suicide doors, fake intakes, and heavily tinted windows. The custom Model S was created by Will.i.am to support his charity brand IAMAUTO but the terrible-looking Tesla failed to attract a buyer.

6. Tesla Roadster (Gen. 1) (custom)

Will.i.am's Tesla Roadster

The first-generation Tesla Roadster owned by Will.i.am is named ‘The Rocket’ and West Coast Custom was commissioned to make it. The idea behind the customization was to create a supercar using the body of a Tesla Roadster. So the team at West Coast Customs took away all the panels and recreated them using carbon fiber. The glass panel was also custom-made to fit the newly designed body.

Tesla Roadster (Gen. 1) (custom)Specs
EngineSingle electric motor
Horsepower228 hp
Torque273 lb-ft
Transmission1-speed automatic
0-60 MPH3.7 sec
Top Speed125 MPH

Considering the amount of work that went into the car, the rapper would have put the same amount of money, if not less, as the price of a new Roadster which was $120,000. The custom first-generation Tesla Roadster in Will.i.am’s collection gets a single electric motor that runs the rear wheels and the interior was also redesigned from scratch as per Will.i.am’s choice and requirements.

5. 2022 Mercedes-AMG GT (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom 2022 Mercedes-AMG GT

The 2022 Mercedes-AMG GT is a one-off custom car made by Will.i.am in collaboration with Mercedes-AMG and West Coast Customs. The base car is an AMG GT 4-door sedan that has been customized with the front fascia inspired by the G-Wagon and other bits inspired by the Mercedes-Benz SLS Gullwing. The car is supposed to be auctioned for his charitable organization. The price of the custom AMG GT is not available but a new 2022 Mercedes-AMG GT starts at $159,350.

2022 Mercedes-AMG GT (custom)Specs
Engine3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6
Horsepower362 hp
Torque369 lb-ft
Transmission9-speed automatic
0-60 MPH4.8 sec
Top Speed167 MPH

This one-of-concept car called WILL.I.AMG boasts suicide doors and the Mercedes logo was replaced with an image of a bear that symbolizes the phrase "Bear Witness". Also, the 2022 custom Mercedes-AMG GT made by Will.i.am supports his philanthropic project named "The Flip".

4. Bentley Continental GT

Will.i.am's Bentley Continental GT

Will.i.am owns a gray color Bentley Continental GT although the exact model year of his car is not known. The Continental GT is one of the few cars in his collection that hasn’t been customized with aftermarket body kits and parts. However, the wrapper did opt for a neon green finish on side skirts, front splitters, and mirror caps.

Bentley Continental GTSpecs
Engine4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower542 hp
Torque568 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed dual-clutch automatic
0-60 MPH3.5 sec
Top Speed198 MPH

Will.i.am’s Bentley Continental GT is not customized like his other cars but the wheels are the optional 22-inch ones finished in a gloss-black color. That said, his Continental GT price is unknown but a 2022 model starts at $202,500.

3. 2013 McLaren MP4 12C

Will.i.am's 2013 McLaren MP4 12C

The 2013 McLaren MP4 12C owned by Will.i.am is finished in black and is the only other car that he hasn’t customized. With a starting price of $239,400 and its beautiful design are reasons good enough for him to spare this one. It is also a popular car among celebrities with Ludacris also having one in his car collection.

2013 McLaren MP4 12CSpecs
Engine3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower616 hp
Torque600 lb-ft
Transmission7-speed automatic
0-62 MPH3.1 sec
Top Speed207 MPH

The 2013 McLaren MP4 12C owned by Will.i.am is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V8 engine. It makes 616 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission. McLaren claims the MP4 12C does 0-62 MPH in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 207 MPH.

2. DeLorean DMC-12 (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom DeLorean DMC-12

The DeLorean DMC-12 is the most futuristic and tastefully customized car in Will.i.am’s garage. The DeLorean is finished in white and has a customized exterior with completely new headlights. The rear has been completely redesigned with a single-piece brake light.

DeLorean DMC-12 (custom)Specs
Engine6.2-liter V8 (GM’s LS3 E-Rod V8)
Horsepower430 hp
Torque425 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed automatic
0-60 MPHN/A
Top SpeedN/A

The custom DeLorean DMC-12 owned by Will.i.am gets a GM’s LS3 E-Rod V8 engine. All the exterior bits are finished in white except for a handful of bits like underbody parts and alloy wheels. As for the price the customized DeLorean DMC-12 set back Will.i.am by $700,000.

1. 1958 Volkswagen Beetle (custom)

Will.i.am's Custom 1958 Volkswagen Beetle

The 1958 Volkswagen Beetle is the show-stopper of Will.i.am’s car collection. Not only that a final sticker price of $900,000 makes it the most expensive car in his collection. Coming to the car, its body was designed from scratch and it has a unique-looking exterior.

1958 Volkswagen Beetle (custom)Specs
Engine6.2-liter supercharged V8 (GM’s 6.2L LSA)
Horsepower556 hp
Torque551 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPHN/A
Top SpeedN/A

Will.i.am’s custom 1958 Volkswagen Beetle gets GM’s 6.2-liter LSA crate engine. As for the interior, it has also been customized and like his other cars also gets suicide doors. While most of the functions on the inside are electronically controlled using an iPad installed on the dashboard.

This is it for what 7-time Grammy winner Will.i.am's car collection has to offer. If you are interested in other celebrities' car collections, be sure to check out the links below.

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What cars does Will.i.am have in his multi-million dollar collection?

Will.i.am has a variety of cars. A fun fact is that all of his cars are customized except for the Bentley and McLaren. Right from a VW Beetle, DeLorean DMC-12, AMG GT, and Tesla Roadster to Tesla Model S, Corvette, and Lexus, he has owned it all.

Who has the biggest car collection?

The Sultan of Brunei is the biggest car collector on the planet earth. He has cars in thousands of numbers with a total worth of around $5 billion.

What is the rarest of a one-of-one car?

There are very few one-of-one cars in the world. Majorly of them are in their concept phase. The rarest one-of-one car is the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Unlenhaut Coupe. Only two such cars were ever made. However, if we consider the concept cars too, then the Mercedes Maybach Excelero is the rarest car with only a single piece produced.

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