Here is the former NFL Quarterback, Dan Marino’s, Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published July 22, 2024

Here is the former NFL Quarterback, Dan Marino’s, Car Collection

Table of Contents

  • 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 1983 Chevrolet Corvette
  • 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 2016 Ford Expedition Limited

The Miami Dolphin’s legend is known for being a prolific quarterback with recognitions like Rookie of the year and NFL’s MVP. Like other NFL players, his card collection is the most sought-after by the American public. If there were two things that the greatest quarterback of the Miami Dolphin never had were a Super Bowl Championship and a fleet of cars, which his counterparts like the 7-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady or for that matter 4 time Super Bowl Champion Tony Aikman. The 61-year-old NFL player once owned a NASCAR company with the famous race car driver Bill Elliot by the name of Elliot Marino Motorsports. Coming to his collection of cars, the NFL’s greatest keeps a modest approach to owning them. Well, you can't deny his insane net worth amount that has influenced him to collect these amazing cars, and also own a race team. We have made a collection of 4 of his cars that are a 1983 Chevrolet Corvette, a 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, a 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, and a 2016 Ford Expedition. 

4. 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

The ‘74 Chevrolet Monte Carlo would always be dear and close to the ex NFL’s quarter back’s heart owing to it being its first car.


He describes the car as a green original make of General Motors that was heavily powered owing to its peppy engine under the hood. Dan Marino remembers his drive to this day as he recalls his daily drives in the 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo to the grocery shop, malt shop, or saloon.

1974 Chevrolet Monte CarloSpecs
Powertrain5.7 L V8
Horsepower145 HP
Torque250 lb-ft
Transmission3 speed Manual gearbox
0-60 MPH12 seconds
Top Speed129 MPH

The 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is priced at $3,885 and is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that delivers 145 HP and 250 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an orthodox 3-speed manual gearbox that gets the car to attain a top speed of 129 MPH.

3. 1983 Chevrolet Corvette

Next on the list is the Miami Dolphins legend 1983 icon, the Chevrolet Corvette. This white Corvette played well with the quarterback’s lifestyle.


The macho and hulky personality that Dan Marino carried with him was amplified when he was either seated inside the Chevrolet Corvette or posed in front of one as shown in the pic. This 2 seater coupe is one of the early possessions of the 61-year-old NFL star.

1983 Chevrolet CorvetteSpecs
Powertrain5.7 L V8
Horsepower234 HP
Torque330 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH7 seconds
Top Speed124.3 mph

The 1983 Chevy Corvette is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The engine delivers an unabashed driving experience owing to its stats of 0-60 mph within 7 seconds.

2. 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Little is known about the Dolphin’s quarterback turned Nascar driver’s association with this mid-size Chevy of 1998. However, what we know is that Dan Marino under the tutelage of his fellow partner and driver Bill Elliot did quite a lot of laps on the track in the city of Talladega.


His first car the 74 Monte Carlo was not a worry for him as much as the 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was.

1998 Chevrolet Monte CarloSpecs
Powertrain3.1L V-6
Horsepower160 HP
Torque185 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed automatic transmission
0-60 MPH8.2 seconds
Top Speed133.6 MPH

The 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo is powered by a 3.1 Liter V6 engine that is mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission. The engine under the hood delivers 160 HP and 185 lb-ft of torque.

1. 2016 Ford Expedition Limited

Marino currently drives a brand new 2016 Ford Expedition Limited.

He is the brand ambassador for Ford for a long time now. In one of the brand’s initiatives, Dan himself handed over the keys of some of Ford’s iconic cars to the wives of the military veterans signifying the long trust and heritage of the brand with the working men. So much so, it is the Ford F-150 that is the official truck of the Miami Dolphins. Coming to his 2016 Expedition Limited, he has even stated that the large SUV has got the power and the precise handling as one of the appointments needed in a luxury vehicle.

2016 Ford Expedition LimitedSpecs
Powertrain3.5 L V6 Turbocharged engine
Horsepower365 HP
Torque420 lb-ft
Transmission6 speed shiftable automatic
0-60 MPH9 seconds
Top Speed112 MPH

This heavy-duty car is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 turbocharged engine that delivers a power output of 365 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox that helps the car attain a top speed of 112 MPH.

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