Checkout the Car Collection of Former NBA Superstar Larry Bird in 2023

By Simon Boseman

Published January 4, 2024

Checkout the Car Collection of Former NBA Superstar Larry Bird in 2023

Larry Bird was born on December 7, 1956, in West Baden Springs, Indiana. Bird is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Larry’s impact on basketball is undeniable, his style of play was characterized by his shooting skills, court vision, game sense, and toughness. He was also famous for his clutch performances in high-pressure situations and his ability to make his teammates better. Bird was a 12-time NBA All-Star and won three consecutive NBA Most Valuable Player Awards from 1984 to 1986. He was also a two-time NBA Finals MVP and won gold medals at the 1992 Olympics and the 1978 FIBA World Championship. 

 2. 1983 Jeep CJ7 Renegade 

1983 Jeep CJ7 Renegade 

Larry’s everyday commuter is his Jeep CJ7 Renegade, surely a beast of his time cloaked in white with an open top, the vehicle really gives out a rugged vibe for Larry’s 6-foot-9 frame. The classic off-road vehicle was known for its unique exterior styling with a distinct grille, fender flares, and decals. The interior is more driver-friendly than its prior generations with leather bucket seats and larger door openings.

1983 Jeep CJ7 RenegadeSpecs
Powertrain4.2L Inline-6
Horsepower112 hp
Torque210 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH11.9 seconds
Top Speed84 MPH

The Jeep CJ7 Renegade comes with a 4.2L Inline-6 engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission that generates about 112 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle completes the 0-60 mph sprint in 11.9 seconds and attains a top speed of 84 mph.

1. 1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 

1. 1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 

Making it to the top is Larry’s Pontiac Trans Am which he won as the most valuable player for the Boston Celtics in 1984 during that particular season. A particular price tag of $46,000 won't do justice to the vehicle for the aforementioned reason. The exterior of the vehicle is cloaked in a red exterior color with MVP embarked on each side of the doors. The interior features Recaro front bucket seats and automatic commuter-car trappings.

1984 Pontiac Trans AmSpecs
Powertrain5.0L V8
Horsepower190 hp
Torque240 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH7.5 seconds
Top Speed127 MPH

The Pontiac Trans Am comes with a tried and tested 5.0L V8 engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission that squeezes out 190 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle goes from 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds and attains a top speed of 127 mph on clear highways.

Honorable Mention 

  • 2019 Honda Indycar 

2019 Honda Indycar 

This is another rare find for an NBA celeb, during 2021, Larry was spotted in the streets of NYC driving through in his specially themed Indy Car delivering the All-Star bid for the Pacers. Larry also mentioned that he had driven his vehicle only once during a practice run. The exterior of the vehicle was cloaked in a yellow with blue NBA decals and “Larry Bird” along the sides.

2019 Honda IndycarSpecs
Price$1 million (Est)
Powertrain2.2L Twin-Turbo V6
Horsepower750 hp
Torque370 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed semi-automatic
0-60 MPH4.3 seconds
Top Speed161 MPH

The Honda Indycar has a 2.2L Twin-Turbo V6 engine coupled with a 6-speed semi-automatic that squeezes out 750 horsepower and 370 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle takes 4.3 seconds to attain the 60 mph mark and goes up to a top speed of 161 mph.

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