Let’s take a Peak Into Emmitt Smith’s Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published July 22, 2024

Let’s take a Peak Into Emmitt Smith’s Car Collection

Table of Contents

  • Hummer H2
  • 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV
  • 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Convertible
  • 2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 V12 
  • 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago 

Emmitt James Smith during his career and till date had owned 5 cars, one of which he has sold and still regards it to be the coolest car driver by him. The actor is a car enthusiast and this can be proved by his first buy after his signing with the Dallas Cowboys. He purchased his 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL for a humongous $100,000 back in 1990 for celebrating the signing. The star also owned a 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago which he later sold off. The former NFL player faced issues due to his ethnic origin while buying his first Mercedes Benz at the age of 20, but got over those stereotypes with his great performances and accolades. The player is also one of those non-kickers who scored a gigantic figure of 1000 career points. He is the only running back to ever win a Super Bowl Championship. Let us take a look at the NFL player’s car collection.

5. Hummer H2

The Hummer H2 owned by the star was one of his favorites whips. The car primarily boasted about the player's loud personality and complimented his fame during the player’s peak time in his sports career.


The car was bought by him because of his enthusiastic nature and love for cars. This car was bought for Smith’s personal use only. Emmitt Smith bought the car for around $49,395.

Hummer H2Specs
Powertrain6L V8
Horsepower316 hp
Torque360 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed overdrive automatic
0-60 MPH10.4 seconds
Top Speed93 MPH

The Hummer H2 housed a humongous 6L V8 engine mated to a 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission. These together delivered a power of 316 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque. Despite the huge size and weight, the car was able to do 0-60 mph in under 10.4 seconds and a top speed of 93 mph.

4. 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV

The 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV was owned by the former NFL player majorly for the purpose of a family car. He, a father of four, owns the car since 2008 and uses it as a primary vehicle for family outings in the city.


The car caters to the needs with decent interiors and great space for occupants in all the rows. Given the size of the vehicle, Cadillacs are known for their reliance in the American automotive sector. Emmitt has had an idea of getting 24-inch wheels for his Caddy. This shows how Smith cares for his cars and his enthusiasm for vehicles. The stock car bought by the player was around $60,990.

2008 Cadillac Escalade ESVSpecs
Powertrain6.2L V8
Horsepower403 hp
Torque417 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
0-60 MPH6.8 seconds
Top Speed106 MPH

The Cadillac Escalade ESV housed a naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain delivers 403 horsepower and a 417 lb-ft of torque. The car comes with RWD as stock and is capable of doing 0-60 mph in under 6.8 seconds and a top speed of 106 mph.

3. 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Convertible

The 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Convertible was the very first purchase made by the famous NFL player at the age of 20. This car’s owner has a great story behind it. When Emmitt went to buy the car at a dealership, because of his skin color the salesman took Smith to the used car section.


After noticing this, Smith replied with a bold answer that he will buy the brand new Mercedes-Benz from another dealership. This led to a real-life inspiring incident. The car’s ownership costs around $100,000 for Smith to own it. This car was bought by him just after his signing with Dallas Cowboys.

1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL convertibleSpecs
Powertrain3L Inline-6
Horsepower188 hp
Torque192 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH8.7 seconds
Top Speed142 MPH

The burgundy Mercedes-Benz 300 SL convertible had a 3L Inline-6 engine under the hood which was coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission, these combined could deliver 188 horsepower and 192lb-ft of torque. These made the car capable of doing 0-60 mph in 8.7 seconds and a top speed of 142 mph.

2. 2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 V12 

The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 V12 was purchased by the former NFL player in the year 2005 when he retired from the sport. This car was owned by him but equally used by his wife as well.

The Mercedes was another vehicle that held importance in his life as this car was the last car purchased by the star during his sports career. The car gave ample thrill and adequate comfort with no compromise in the safety. The car was bought for $124,750.

2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 V12Specs
Powertrain5.5L V12
Horsepower493 hp
Torque590 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed automatic
0-60 MPH4.5 seconds
Top Speed155 MPH

The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 V12 owned by the star housed a 5.5L V12 engine mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, together delivering a 493 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. These made the car capable of doing 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.

1. 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago 

The 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago was one of the coolest cars owned by the NFL player which he admits. The car is known for its refined engine performance and over-the-notch speeds.


The car owned by Smith was blue and is speculated to be a gift to him by his wife. Unfortunately, he had to sell it off and no reason is known. The car was registered under Emmitt Smith’s name and it cost the player around $273,000. This was the last Lamborghini with a V12 engine paired to a manual transmission from the factory.

2002 Lamborghini Murcielago Specs
Powertrain6.2L V12
Horsepower571 hp
Torque479 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed manumatic
0-60 MPH3.4 seconds
Top Speed205 MPH

The Lamborghini Murcielago housed a rear engine with a capacity of 6.2L V12 mated to a 6-speed manumatic transmission.These together delivered 571 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. The car further became capable of doing 0-60 mph in under 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 205 mph.

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