Inside the garage of the former American football player Deion Sanders

By Simon Boseman

Published January 4, 2024

Inside the garage of the former American football player Deion Sanders

Apart from living the life of an athlete, Deion Sanders has been seen in numerous cars over the years. Deion Sanders is one of the most prominent names in the world of American football, along with Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning, Joe Montana, and others. Deion 'Coach Prime' Sanders is valued at a net worth of $45 million, and with a successful career early on, he made his passion for cars visible to the public. It's worth noting that Deion Sanders played both football and baseball professionally and often split his time between the two sports during certain seasons. 

What is the most expensive car in Deion Sanders's car collection?

The most expensive car in Deion Sanders's car collection is the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, which cost $117,400.

How many cars does Deion Sanders have?

Deion Sanders has seven cars currently in his garage.

What is Deion Sanders's net worth in 2023?

Deion Sanders has a net worth of $45 million in 2023. 

The athlete was once spotted arriving for the Super Bowl in his Lamborghini Diablo, which he also used to drop his son off at school. The Lamborghini has reportedly been sold to him. However, post-retirement, Sanders has been seen to have picked up an interest in practical rides over the flashy ones that he once owned. These days, Sanders has been spotted driving his GMC van and Ford pickup trucks. Now serving himself as a coach, Deion praises Travis Hunter as he stepped up as Coach at Colorado despite having been sidelined for his lacerated liver. Denoting Travis, he said, “You don’t instruct dogs to be dogs that’s just who he is. So without further ado, here is a look at Deion Sanders's car collection. 

7. 2017 Custom Smart Fortwo

2017 Custom Smart Fortwo - Deion Sanders

The iconic Smart Fortwo is known to be one of the easiest cars to park and maneuver around. Just like the car, it's equipped with a tiny engine, but Deion Sanders incorporated his charisma into the tiny car by getting some custom work done at Alex Vegas's The Auto Firm. The Smart car went from looking cute to stealthy as it received an all-black treatment and the jersey number “21” on the grill. The sidewalls of the tires along with the rear hatch received a “Prime” branding that comes from his nickname “Prime Time”.

2017 Custom Smart FortwoSpecs
Powertrain1.0L Inline-3
Horsepower89 hp
Torque100 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH9.8 seconds
Top Speed96 mph

Although $16,140 is the price originally paid for the car, there are no reports on the customization cost that was incurred. The car also does not have great performance figures as it takes 9.8 seconds to get from 0-60 mph. However, Sanders uses the car frequently in order to keep his city runs convenient.

6. 2017 GMC Savana 2500 Explorer Conversion 

2017 GMC Savana 2500 Explorer Conversion  - Deion Sanders

The GMC Savana Explorer isn't your average van as it carries a lounge-like interior with all the amenities required for a long road trip. The Fullsize van features heated and massaging seats, an HD TV, subwoofers, a raised roof, along other comfort features. Sanders went on to add an after-market set of wheels from Ballistic off-road, giving the van a more rugged appearance. With a massive engine and 4x4 drivetrain, the Savana Explorer feels more like an SUV to drive than a Fullsize van.

2017 GMC Savana 2500 Explorer Conversion Specs
Price$ 54,000
Powertrain6.0L V8
Horsepower360 hp
Torque380 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPHNA
Top SpeedNA

This massive GMC van drives in disguise by carrying a Vortec V8 engine that has been used in many Chevrolet and GMC trucks. The van is also capable of towing 9,600 lbs, which is better than even some mainstream Fullsize trucks.

5. 2016 Ford F-350 SuperDuty King Ranch Crew Cab 

2016 Ford F-350 SuperDuty King Ranch Crew Cab - Deion Sanders

The celebrity got it to social media with a picture of him and the Ford F-350 truck with a caption stating “I like big trucks”. Despite not being the most practical vehicle in the city, the F-350 is a heavy-duty workhorse. It was also reported that this particular truck was once stolen but later recovered, after which Sanders went on to give the truck a refresh with black wheels. A unique trait of the F350 unlike its smaller cousins is the dual tire on either side of the rear axle, giving it the rugged appearance it's known for.

2016 Ford F-350 SuperDuty King Ranch Crew Cab Specs
Price$ 57,025
Powertrain6.2L Flex fuel V8
Horsepower385 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque405 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
0-60 MPH6.6 seconds
Top Speed96 mph

The F-350 that Sanders drives is from 2016 and like other vehicles in his collection, it follows an all-black paint scheme. The truck is capable of achieving a 0-60 time of 6.6 seconds, which is rather impressive for a vehicle of its size.

4. 2016 Ford F-250 SuperDuty Lariat Diesel Crew Cab

2016 Ford F-250 SuperDuty Lariat Diesel Crew Cab - Deion Sanders

Deions love for trucks is very evident and he's been spotted numerous times driving his beloved Ford F-250 Diesel Crew Cab. He also preferred a truck as his son's birthday gift, trying to spread the interest. Sanders has however replaced the standard widebody fenders with bigger ones that are usually found in the 350 lineups of Ford trucks. The athlete has also changed the wheels to match the black body color of the truck.

2016 Ford F-250 SuperDuty Lariat Diesel Crew CabSpecs
Price$ 58,860
Powertrain6.7L Power Stroke diesel V8
Horsepower440 hp
Torque860 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
0-60 MPH7.4 seconds
Top Speed130 mph

Being a Truck connoisseur, Sanders ensured to pick his F-250 equipped with the optional diesel powertrain, making it a torque-heavy monster. The Athlete also tweeted about his switching from fancy performance cars to the Ford truck, suggesting that he now prefers practicality over camera flashes.

3. Custom F-650 Super Truck

Custom F-650 Super Truck - Deion Sanders

Out of all of his cars, the most talked about car in Deion's car collection is the Ford F650 Super truck. Deion Sanders recently purchased the big and intimidating black Ford F-650. The truck has been heavily modified by Deion and follows the standards set by its predecessors in the garage, the Ford F-250 and the Ford F-350. The truck is nothing but a mammoth in his garage, and no wonder this is used for industrial activities. Removing the Ford logo, he has customized it with a " Prime" nameplate, and sometimes, he calls it "Optimus Prime'. In addition, right from the 4X4 bumper (both front and rear), he is leaning on, the truck also dispatches a fully personalized set of LED headlights all worth $4,200. Deion has added a custom Hood scoop worth $3575. In addition, he has added a carbon fiber dash, a lund visor, floatation tires, and a black leather convertible bed, The most expensive upgrade he has done is the Supreme Plus entertainment system which costs $8,395. With this configuration, the truck can weigh up to 50,000 pounds (25 tons) with the payloads on it. More than just a piece of heavily personalized machinery, Denion's F-650 Super truck is a key factor for him to stand out from the crowd. The usual price of a Ford F-650 Super truck lies around $100k, but it is beyond that since the personal touches make it an extravagant vehicle to drive. With that being said and cumulating the prices of each modification added, the actual price of Deion's trucks turns out to be $178,735.

Ford F-650 Super Truck Specs
Engine6.7-liter turbodiesel V8
Horsepower300 hp
Torque725 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH17.6 seconds
Top Speed90 MPH

The huge custom Ford F-650 pickup truck comes with a 6.7-litre turbocharged diesel V8 engine that makes 300 hp and 725 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The performance figures of the heavy-duty Ford pickup don't look great on paper, but the performance is evident with even the slightest push on the accelerator.

2. 2021 Cadillac Escalade

2021 Cadillac Escalade - Deion Sanders

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade marked the inception of the current gen of this Fullsize SUV and Deion Sanders got the top-of-the-line Premium Luxury Platinum trim which cost $103,595. Sanders purchased the car from Cadillac of Jackson, Ridgeland, Mississippi, and chose the Dark Moon Metallic shade, which manages to elevate the road presence the SUV carries. Although a family-centric vehicle, the Escalade unlike the other massive vehicles in Deion’s collection, the Caddy screams luxury and has a finely crafted interior, which the athlete often prefers to drive while all suited up.

2021 Cadillac EscaladeSpecs
Price$ 103,595
Powertrain6.2L V8
Horsepower420 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque460 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Transmission10-speed shiftable automatic
0-60 MPH6.0 seconds
Top Speed130 mph

The SUV isn't massive just in terms of the price it carries but also in terms of what's under the hood as the 420 ponies help propel the Escalade from a standstill to 60 mph in just 6 seconds. With an impressive acceleration for its size and a refined transmission, Cadillac has managed to offer one of the most refined drives there is in the premium SUV category.

1. 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet - Deion Sanders

The athlete seems to have moved on from the past where he fancied a lot of coupes and supercars but he still holds a Porsche 911 Carrera S cabriolet in his collection. This is the ride that is mostly seen when Sanders drives around with his girlfriend Tracey Edmonds for dinner. The midsize convertible is finished off in the shade of Rhodium Silver Metallic and boasts a contrasting Bordeaux Red leather interior. Although Sanders does not drive the Porsche frequently, it is the only sports-oriented vehicle that he currently has in his collection.

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera S CabrioletSpecs
Price$ 117,400
Powertrain3L twin-turbo flat-6
Horsepower420 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque368 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission7-speed dual-clutch automatic
0-60 MPH4.0 seconds
Top Speed183 mph

The Porsche is the most expensive and the fastest vehicle in the collection and it is regarded to be one of the best handling sports cars. With a 0-60 time of just 4 seconds, the 911 Carrera S sure is the quicked vehicle in this lineup.

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