Here's a look at Lionel Messi’s $60 million Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published January 4, 2024

Here's a look at Lionel Messi’s $60 million Car Collection
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When his skills with dedication are skyrocketing his results and performance year by year, then without a doubt the Argentinian legendary soccer player would have his love for automobiles. He has a hobby of collecting cars whether it is a Ferrari, Pagani, or a Maserati It is pretty prominent how Lionel Messi has chosen multiple varieties of the brand with knowledge of each of it. It's time for us to explore all sorts of cars that Messi owns in his garage. 


Lionel Messi is the greatest player to ever play soccer, according to a lot of people. This belief was further cemented after he won the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar with Argentina, a trophy that he had been chasing his entire career. Throughout his career, Messi has had to share the spotlight and stage with other legends of the game like Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Karim Benzema, and Kylian Mbappe, to name a few. Lionel Messi has been a key player for big clubs like FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, sharing the pitch with Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr. at the former club to form the infamous MSN trio.

 

15. Mini Cooper S Convertible

Messi might have big and expensive cars in his garage, but he also loves to drive fun little hatchback-based convertibles. This is why Lionel Messi got himself a Mini Cooper S Convertible, which currently has a base price of $38,300. Since BMW owns the Mini as of now, they have given it a very plush yet dynamic chassis, and the engine is also quite peppy. Check out the 2023 Mini Cooper S Convertible below

2023 Mini Cooper S ConvertibleSpecs
Price$38,400
Engine2.0-liter Turbocharged Inline-4 engine
Horsepower189 hp
Torque207 lb-ft
Transmission8-Speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.7 seconds
Top Speed143 mph

The 2023 Mini Cooper S Convertible has a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that produces 189 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. It uses an 8-speed automatic transmission, can reach 0-60 in about 6.7 seconds, and has a limited top speed of 143 mph.

14. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

This white Toyota Land Cruiser Prado was a gift from Toyota to Messi because of his unbelievable performance in a soccer match. The Land Cruiser Prado is known for being a rugged SUV that will outlive its owners. And that too while being driven on extremely bad patches of road. The Prado is more of a lite version of the Land Cruiser, it’s more affordable, economical to drive, and has a great off-road oriented chassis as its underpinning. We don’t get the Land Cruiser Prado in the US, but the Toyota 4Runner and the Lexus GX are the closest siblings of the Prado.

2023 Toyota Land Cruiser PradoSpecs
Price$42,500 (Approximately based on the UK pricing of the latest model)
Engine2.8-liter turbocharged diesel inline-4
Horsepower175 hp
Torque332 lb-ft
Transmission6-Speed Manual / Automatic
0-60 MPH12.7 seconds
Top Speed110 mph

The 2023 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has a 2.8-liter turbocharged diesel inline-4 engine that produces 175 HP and 332 lb-ft of torque. It can go from 0-60 MPH in 12.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 110 MPH.

13. 2023 Range Rover Evoque

The 2023 Range Rover Evoque is one of those particular British automobiles that has found a place in Lionel Messi’s garage. As of now, if you want an entry-level Range Rover, then the Range Rover Evoque is your only option. It’s basically a crossover with Range Rover DNA inside, as well as luxury. Since the Range Rover Evoque is an entry-level luxury SUV, it competes with the likes of the Volvo XC40, Audi Q3,BMW X1, and Mercedes-Benz GLA, and the Evoque has a starting price of $46,400 in the US.

2023 Range Rover EvoqueSpecs
Price$46,400
Engine2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4
Horsepower246 hp
Torque269 lb-ft
Transmission9-speed automatic
0-60 MPH7.0 seconds
Top Speed143 mph

The 2023 Range Rover Evoque S has a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that produces 246 HP and 269 lb-ft of torque. It can go from 0-60 MPH in 7.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 143 MPH.

12. 2017 Audi Q7 SUV

Lionel Messi's Audi Q7 SUV

According to cbssports.com majority of Barcelona players including Lionel Messi received the Audi Q7 in 2016. That said, the 2017 Q7 came with two engine options and had a base price of $49,000. Furthermore, there were only three trim levels and the value went up to $65,000. Additionally, the Q7 still lives in 2023 with the same trim structure. However, it starts at $58,200 and now has a mild hybrid system attached to a turbo engine.

2017 Audi Q7 SUVSpecs
Price$55,500
Engine3.0L Supercharged V6
Horsepower333 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque325 lb-ft @ 2,900 rpm
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.2 sec
Top Speed128 MPH

The Q7 SUV has a standard 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 engine which produces 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. At the same time, the Q7 was also available with a 3.0L Supercharged V6 engine which churned out 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, both engines were mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

11. 2015 Audi A7 Sportback

Lionel Messi's 2015 Audi A7 Sportback

Just like many of the Ballon d’Or, Messi owns another Audi but this time he owns a 2015 Audi A7 Sportsback. A Turismo body type is classified as one of the top-class sedans for Audi and in general. A very stylish yet premium model of this premium trim comes with a series of outstanding features. Seamless Bi-Xenon lights show a clear-cut sign of the headlamps. Interiors are coated with a special type of leather, ‘Valcona’, and bolstered with good padding, so it feels like one of the great luxurious rides from Audi.

2015 Audi A7 SportsbackSpecs
Price$70,765
Engine3.0L, Supercharged V6
Horsepower310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque325 lb-ft @ 2,900 RPM
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH5.3 sec
Top Speed155 MPH

The 2015 Audi A7 Sportsback Premium Plus trim is introduced with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces power of about 310 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. It manages to do 0-60 in 5.7 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. 


10. Range Rover Sport SVR

Land Rover and Range Rover are the names you think of when you want incredible off-roading capability, and ultimate British luxury, respectively. Now, this means sluggish, bulky SUVs with an insane amount of weight on their shoulders. However, breaking the stereotype is the best way to make legendary products, and with the Range Rover SVR, Land Rover just set an example of that. The Range Rover SVR was last on sale as a 2022 model year car, and it used to come with a base price tag of $81,645. However, if you want something a bit cheaper, then check out these almost-new Range Rover Sport SVR deals on our website. It was fast, grippy, and overall, way more powerful than you’d think. Check out the specs of the 2022 Range Rover Sport SVR below:

2022 Range Rover Sport SVR Specs
Price$81,645
Engine5.0-liter supercharged V8
Horsepower510 hp
Torque461 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH4.7 seconds
Top Speed140 mph

The 2022 Range Rover Sport SVR has a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 510 HP and 461 lb-ft of torque. It can go from 0-60 MPH in 4.7 seconds and reach a limited top speed of 140 MPH. 


9. 2015 Cadillac Escalade

Lionel Messi's 2015 Cadillac Escalade

Messi is undoubtedly the highest-paid athlete in the world and the Argentinian soccer player knows how the 2015 Cadillac Escalade proves to be his relish. After an El-Classico match winning he was seen celebrating with his ladylove in one of the best luxurious interiors of any vehicle. Along with massive cargo space, high-quality leather usage is quite appealing and matches its vibe.

2015 Cadillac EscaladeSpecs
Price$95,870
Engine6.2, Naturally Aspirated V8
Horsepower420 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque460 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.1 sec
Top Speed130 MPH

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade comes with a 6.2-liter V8 EcoTech 3 engine which runs up a 420 hp with 460 lb-ft amount of torque. It follows up to be very slow at a pace covering 0-60 in 6 seconds with a max top speed of 130 mph. A lot of its competitors like Mercedes Benz GL-Class, Lincoln Navigator, and even Infiniti QX80 are worth watching out for.

8. 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Quattro

Lionel Messi's 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Quattro

Lionel Messi has a total number of three Audi in his possession, the Audi RS6 Quattro is the most valuable among them all. During the reign of Messi in Barcelona, where he and his team gathered for an Audi event. Leo chose a 2018 Audi Avant RS6 Quattro as the Argentinian soccer player was gifted a dark blue model. This aggressive deep blue wagon is much edgy and the interiors look very premium too. The boot has enough space available for us to have a good family trip.

2018 Audi RS6 QuattroSpecs
Price$120,100
Engine4.0L, Turbocharged V8
Horsepower597 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque516 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH3.5 sec
Top Speed180 MPH

The 2018 RS6 Quattro trim is installed with a 4.0-liter TFSI Quattro engine with a powerful 543 hp and 518 lb-ft of torque. As per third-party claims, this manages to do 0-60 in 3.1 seconds with a top speed of 190 mph.

7. Audi R8 V10

Lionel Messi's Audi R8 V10

The partnership between Audi and his former club FC Barcelona stretched over a decade. Hence, how could Messi not have the R8 in his garage during this time? There are several videos on the internet in which Lionel Messi can be seen driving a white and a blue R8 V10 on different occasions. Having said that, Vipfortunes does not confirm the exact model year. Hence, the following table shows the specs of the latest 2023 R8 model.

2023 Audi R8 CoupeSpecs
Price$158,600
Engine5.2L V10
Horsepower562 hp @ 8,100 rpm
Torque406 lb-ft @ 6,400 rpm
Transmission7-speed automated manual
0-60 MPH3.6 sec
Top Speed198 MPH

The 2023 Audi R8 Coupe and Convertible are priced at $158,600 and $171,000 respectively. Both body styles are equipped with a 5.2L V10 engine which is becoming rarer each day. The base Performance trim specifications allow the V10 to put out 562 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, the GT trims unleash the V10 binding as it churns out 602 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. 


6. 2014 Range Rover Vogue

Lionel Messi's 2014 Range Rover Vogue

Range Rover Vogue is a crisp-style SUV blended with the ultimate persona of Range Rover, the 2014 Vogue variant was a few pounds less than the original model. A Sporty exterior and It truly lives up to its name some major developments improve the sports variant of Range Rover like the weight was decreased by approx. 500 pounds. It's a simply designed Range Rover, much similar to the Evoque.

2014 Range Rover VogueSpecs
Price$184,105
Engine5.0L, Naturally Aspirated V8
Horsepower510 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque461 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.9 sec
Top Speed155 MPH

Off-roading is quite in a sweet spot for this sports variant, which includes ABS and brake control to ride comfortably. The 2014 Range Rover Vogue was initiated with a 6.0-liter V8 engine, which lives up to 510 hp and torque amount of 461 lb-ft. It is stated to do 0-60 in 6.9 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph.

5. 2007 Ferrari F430 Spyder

Lionel Messi's 2007 Ferrari F430 Spyder

Other than the most expensive car Lionel Messi ever had, this convertible can be all you want in a Ferrari. High-class aluminum and carbon fiber interior accents as always are slick and luxurious. When it comes to safety traction and stability control are very prominent features. The performance is top-notch and it perfectly bonds with the driver through sharp turns and cuts.

2007 Ferrari F430 SpyderSpecs
Price$201,213
Engine4.3L, Naturally Aspirated V8
Horsepower490 hp @ 8,500 RPM
Torque342 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
Transmission6-speed manual
0-60 MPH3.8 sec
Top Speed190 MPH

The Ferrari F430 Spyder is enhanced with a 4.3-liter V8 engine with 503 hp and 347 lb-ft amount of torque. It manages to complete 0-60 in 4 seconds with a top speed of 200 mph.

4. 2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

Lionel Messi's Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

The Argentinian legends goal to aim precisely and score at the top of his career is always his priority, he is also eager about what he chooses when it comes to cars. His Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale comes up with a white shade like an Audi R-series. While he was away from Camp Nou after retiring from the Barcelona club, he was seen spending time in these exotic cars.

2012 Maserati GranTurismo MCStradaleSpecs
Price$240,000
Engine4.7L, Naturally Aspirated V8
Horsepower444 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque376 lb-ft @ 4,750 RPM
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH4.5 sec
Top Speed186 MPH

The MC Stradale is by far the fastest Maserati produced. Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale delivers an elite 4.7-liter V8 engine that runs up to about 444 hp with 376 lb-ft of torque. It also can do 0-60 in 4.5 seconds with a top speed of 187 mph.

3. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Lionel Messi's Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Being the richest soccer player, Messi also owns another flagship but hand-build from scratch by Mercedes AMG This is better for high-speed cruising on the roads to your destination just like Messi dribbling fast towards his goal. Besides, its performance the interior is installed with some alluring premium leather seats & matte finish inside the car. The boot space is practically small but an impressive build quality sums up its quality.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMGSpecs
Price$642,490
Engine6.2L, Naturally Aspirated V8
Horsepower563 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque479 lb-ft @ 4,750 RPM
Transmission7-speed automatic
0-60 MPH3.5 sec
Top Speed201 MPH

The Mercedes AMG is installed with a 6.2-liter DOHC V8 engine that delivers 563 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. It can do 0-60 in 3.6 seconds with a massive top speed of 201 mph.

2. 2010 Pagani Zonda Tricolore

Lionel Messi's Pagani Zonda Tricolore

Messi’s love for cars is not limited to just an Audi or a Range Rover but he knows which would suit his fitting as per needs. The hypercar Pagani Zonda Tricolore is his favorite of all may be due to its top-tier performance & sleek design. It presumably matches the likes of a Lamborghini Aventador, but its special carbon fiber and a titanium tub separate from it.

2010 Pagani Zonda TricoloreSpecs
Price$1,600,000
Engine7.3L, Naturally Aspirated V12
Horsepower661 hp @ 6,150 RPM
Torque575 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH3.6 sec
Top Speed217 MPH

The Pagani Zonda Tricolore is delivered with a 7.3-liter V12 engine which boosts enormously of about 659 hp with 576 lb-ft of torque. It can do 0-60 within 3.4 seconds along with a top speed of 220 mph.

1. 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti

Lionel Messi's 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti

Who says as time passes by the less meaningful it seems to be for the general public? Well, we all know for Lionel Messi this theory is a pass, as well as for none other than the 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is an exotic race car. It got auctioned at Artcurial Motorcars auction house in 2016, which he is rumored to have outbid Cristiano Ronaldo for. Update- Contrary to popular belief, the ownership of the Ferrari 335 S Spider Scagiletti by Lionel Messi is just a rumor.

1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti Specs
Price$30 million
Engine4.0L, Naturally Aspirated V12
Horsepower390 hp @ 4,700 RPM
TorqueN/A
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPHN/A
Top Speed186 MPH

This ended up in to be the most expensive car ever sold in history. The 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti was bolted with a 4.0-liter V12 engine. It is quite powerful according to its time as comes with a massive 400 mechanical horsepower. (hp) The Ferrari manages to boost up to a top speed of 190 mph. 


How many cars does Messi have?

Lionel Messi owns an estimated 12–15 cars in his garage. He has been an enthusiast of the automotive offerings by big names like Ferrari, Pagani, and Maserati. His previous club's association with Audi also landed him many high-end offerings from Audi in his garage, including the infamous Audi RS6 Avant Quattro.

What is the costliest car owned by Lionel Messi?

The Pagani Zonda Tricolor Edition is the costliest car owned by Lionel Messi, with a basic price tag of $1.6 million. There was a rumor that Messi also owned a Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti worth over $30 million, but according to sources, he never owned this car. 


 


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