From Classics to Modern Marvels: Inside Kendrick Lamar’s Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published June 13, 2024

From Classics to Modern Marvels: Inside Kendrick Lamar’s Car Collection

Kendrick Lamar not only set himself apart as a talented rap artist but also an avid automotive lover of American Classics. Over the years, he has built up an impressive collection of cars, and in this article, we will take a look at Kendrick Lamar's car collection and his most recent purchase - a 1987 Buick Regal GNX. From luxury SUVs to vintage cars, Kendrick's cars are sure to impress even the most discerning car lover.

7. 1990 Cadillac Brougham

Kendrick Lamar's 1990 Cadillac Brougham

The first car on the list of Lamar's car collection is a 1990 Cadillac Brougham which was a popular choice for sedan buyers back in the day. With the boxy look alongside a premium quality cabin and a decent power output, Kendrick couldn't resist the swag and elegance that the Brougham offered. 

1990 Cadillac BroughamSpecs
Powertrain5.7L V8
Horsepower185 hp
Torque300 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed automatic
0-60 MPH10.5 seconds
Top Speed122 MPH

Although Lamar is not even close to a show-off person like most other celebrities he still acknowledges and makes slight teases to appreciate his personal rides. One of his most hit songs was “King Kunta” released in 2015 when Lamar's Cadillac Brougham was shown in a cameo scene. 

6. 1992 Cadillac Seville

Kendrick Lamar's 1992 Cadillac Seville

The 1992 Cadillac Seville is a luxurious and stylish vehicle that exudes sophistication and class. Although Lamar currently has a handful of vehicles in his garage, most of them are modern-day cars, still, he hasn't abandoned his first-ever purchase - a 1992 Cadillac Seville. Lamar still drives and maintains his Seville with the same integrity as when he bought it showing the devotion and commitment he has for this old classic.

1992 Cadillac SevilleSpecs
Powertrain4.9-liter V8 engine
Horsepower200 HP
Torque275 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed automatic
0-60 MPH9.3 seconds
Top Speed120 MPH

Whether the rapper is cruising down the open road or navigating the bustling city streets, the 1992 Cadillac Seville is sure to turn heads and provide an unforgettable driving experience.

5. 1964 Chevrolet Impala Convertible 

Kendrick Lamar's 1964 Chevrolet Impala Convertible

The 1964 Chevrolet Impala is an American classic and knowing the love and choice of Lamar for classics the 64 Impala is a timeless four-wheeler that shows Kendrick's depth and the keen view he has of the history of American Classics. Despite being living in the 21st century, Lamar is still passionate about the old 50s and 60s automotive offerings.   

1964 Chevrolet ImpalaSpecs
Powertrain3.8L Inline-6
Horsepower140 hp
Torque220 lb-ft of torque
Transmission3-speed manual
0-60 MPH13.5 seconds
Top Speed97 MPH

The Grammy award winner rapper belongs to the old-school generation so, naturally, his taste in music and cars mostly matches the early ‘60s vibe and that can be seen by his choice of a beautiful Impala from the early ’60s. The rapper showed off his Convertible Impala in the music video “HUMBLE” back in 2017.

4. 2018 Range Rover Sport

Kendrick Lamar's 2018 Range Rover Sport

The ‘Element’ singer not only has a keen eye for American classics but also appreciates the modern-day offerings that incorporate utility and performance at once. Whether it's having a day-to-day drive or showing up for work, the Range Rover SUV in Lamar's car collection is a perfect contender in that category. It is also the only Land Rover vehicle in Kendrick's garage.

Range Rover SportSpecs
Powertrain3.0L Supercharged V6
Horsepower340 hp
Torque332 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.9 seconds
Top Speed130 MPH

Overall, the Range Rover Sport is a versatile and impressive vehicle that is a great addition to Kendrick Lamar's car collection. It is sure to provide him with a comfortable and capable ride, whether he is tackling tough trails or cruising down the highway.

3. 2018 Mercedes G-Class

Kendrick Lamar's 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes G-Class, also known as the G-Wagon, is a luxury SUV that has been a popular choice among car enthusiasts. In addition to that, the vehicle definitely suits Kendrick Lamar's personality. Lamar was even caught in his Mercedes G-Wagon on a couple of occasions. In one instance, Kendrick Lamar was stopped in a routine traffic stop. 

2018 Mercedes G-ClassSpecs
Powertrain4.0L Twin-Turbo V8
Horsepower416 hp
Torque450 lb-ft
Transmission7-speed automatic
0-60 MPH5.8
Top Speed130 MPH

Despite being a serious pop figure Lamar was captured in his Mercedes G-Wagon as an officer approached him. Although the specific reason for the stop isn’t always clear, it’s a common occurrence for celebrities and non-celebrities alike.

2. 2017 BMW i8

Kendrick Lamar's 2017 BMW i8

Kendrick sure has a wildcard in his car collection featuring a butterfly-door hybrid supercar with a deceptive Blue paint job. Owning a BMW i8 only shows his appreciation for modern-day marvels without hindering his love for Classics in any way. The rapper even dropped a cameo of his i8 in his music video called “DNA” back in 2017.

2017 BMW i8Specs
Powertrain1.5L Turbo Inline-3 engine with an electric motor and 7.1-kWh battery
Horsepower357 hp
Torque420 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
Electric range15 miles
0-60 MPH4.2 seconds
Top Speed155 MPH in hybrid mode

Lamar's BMW i8 was also used in his music video “LOYALTY” where he collaborated with none other than Rihana. The car's distinctive butterfly doors add to its unique appearance, and the interior is luxurious and modern. Overall, the BMW i8 is a stunning vehicle that is sure to turn heads wherever it goes, and it is a perfect addition to Kendrick Lamar's car collection.

1.1987 Buick Grand National Regal GNX

Kendrick Lamar's 1987 Buick Grand National Regal GNX

Lastly, perhaps the most valuable and meaningful vehicle in Kendrick Lamar's car collection is a 1987 Buick Grand National Regal GNX. The “Humble (2015)” rapper always had a special place in his heart for his father as he was the one who introduced Lamar to rap songs. When Kendrick was born back in 1987, his dad brought little Lamar from the hospital driving a 1987 Buick GN Regal GNX while listening to Big Daddy Kane. Naturally, the memories and the car itself manifested deep in Lamar's consciousness. 

1987 Buick Grand National Regal GNXSpecs
Price$119,000 - $167,000 (Market Price)
Powertrain3.8L V6
Horsepower276 hp
Torque360 lb-ft
TransmissionTurbo-Hyrdomatic 200-4R 4-speed automatic
0-60 MPH4.9 seconds
Top Speed124 MPH

Lamar bought his Buick recently this year on March 19 and posted a picture of his Buick on his Instagram account saying “…in the moment of confusion, the best thing you can do is find a gnx. make you realize the only thing that matters in life is that original paperwork.”  Kendrick also took this chance to honor his late cousin in the post saying “…that TL2 code. 1 of 547. yea i finally changed. its over with. dhz. my big cousin pat dogg smiling down”.

That's all for Kendrick Lamar's car collection. However, if you are interested in looking into the car collection of other celebrities, make sure to check out the links below.

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