Rob Walton’s Multimillion-Dollar Car Collection

By Simon Boseman

Published January 4, 2024

Rob Walton’s Multimillion-Dollar Car Collection

Rob Walton's car collection is valued at around $200 million, thanks to the legacy of the antique models he owns and these cars only soar in terms of value every moment. Rob's collection of cars includes many old Ferraris from the mid-20th century, alongside some other American and European supercars with multi-million dollar auction price. In this article, we will have a look at the best cars from Rob Walton's car collection and why are they so precious. Rob Walton is the eldest son of Sam Walton, who founded Walmart, and in 1992, be became the chairman of the company after his father's demise. Right now, Walmart is the biggest retailer in the world, and Rob Walton has a net worth of over $64 billion, while he earns about over a billion dollars every year.

6. 1963 Corvette Grand Sport

Robson Walton's Corvette Grand Sport

The 1963 Corvette Grand Sport is one of the rarest and valuable cars from Rob Walton's car collection. About 125 units of the Corvette Grand Sport model were initially planned, but unfortunately, Frederic Donner canceled the program. Hence, only five Corvette Grand Sport models were ever made. In the auction market, the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport Roadster is estimated to fetch no less than 1.5 million dollars. Reportedly, the most expensive 1963 Corvette Grand Sport was sold for $5.5 million.

1963 Corvette Grand SportSpecs
PriceAbove $1.5 million
Powertrain6.2L V8
Horsepower550 hp
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPHNA
Top SpeedNA

The Corvette Grand Sport was built to take on the Shelby Cobra. It had a 6.2-liter V8 (377 CID) engine with an output of 550 horsepower. With a wheelbase of just 98 inches, the Grand Sport was very easily manueverable yet quick on it's feet.

5. 1953 Jaguar C-Type

S Robson Walton's Jaguar C-Type

Being rich has several benefits. One of which includes the ability to spend money as much as you like without getting nagged. That is why Rob Walton also owns a 1953 Jaguar C-Type Roadster for which he reportedly spend $4.8 million in an auction. In total, 53 Jaguar C-Types (XK120-C), were made, and that sort of exclusivity surely justifies the price.

1953 Jaguar C-TypeSpecs
PriceEstimated Value Above $3 million
Powertrain3.4L Inline-6
Horsepower200 hp
Torque220 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH8.1 seconds
Top Speed144 MPH

The 1953 Jaguar C-Type had a 3.4-liter inline-6 engine under the hood mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. The engine produced 200 horsepower and 220 lb-ft of torque, and the 1953 C Type would do 0-60 mph in just 8.1 seconds while the top speed was 144 mph.

4. 1957 Maserati 450 S

S Robson Walton's Maserati 450 S

Rob Walton’s massive car collection also includes a 1957 Maserati 450 S. Only nine Maserati 450 S were ever produced, and each is expected to fetch at least $5 million in an auction. That said, this 1957 Maserati 450S was also driven by Carroll Shelby. Furthermore, a few years ago, the Maserati 450 S driven by Stirling Moss was also auctioned off for a eye watering price tag.

1957 Maserati 450SSpecs
PriceCurrent Valuation Up to $13 million
Powertrain4.5L V8
Horsepower400 hp
Torque360 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH3.5 seconds
Top Speed199 MPH

The 1957 Maserati 450 S was powered by a 4.5-liter V8 engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The V8 motor produced 400 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, and all sent to the rear wheels, and that made the Maserati 450S do 0–60 MPH in just 3.5 seconds. 

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3. 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe

Shelby Robson

Reportedly, it was a casual day on a race track for Robson Walton. He was driving the super-rare Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe from his car collection, but unfortunately, he met with an accident while pushing it! The Daytona Cobra Coupe was one out of six ever built, and prices can go as high as $15 million easily at auctions.

1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra CoupeSpecs
Price$15 Million
Powertrain4.7L V8
Horsepower390 hp
Torque341 lb-ft
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH4.4 seconds
Top Speed190 MPH

The Daytona Cobra’s 4.7-liter (289 cubic inch) V8 was made as per the FIA restrictions at the time, and it made 390 horsepower and 341 lb-ft of torque. With the help of a 4-speed manual transmission, the Shelby Daytona Coupe does 0-60 in just 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 190 mph. You can call it the Ferrari 250 GTO equivalent of US.

2. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

S Robson Walton's Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

The abundance of Ferraris in Robson Walton’s car collection shows his love for the Italian automobile giant. One of his prized possessions includes the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa. In various auctions, it has been sold for $12.17 million, $16.4 million, and so on. However, the highest bid the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa ever received was close to $40 million. Yes, $39.8 million was paid for a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa.

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa RossaSpecs
Price$16.4 million
Powertrain3.0L V12
Horsepower295 hp
Transmission4-speed manual
0-60 MPH4.0 seconds
Top Speed167 MPH

The 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa from Rob Walton's car collection comes with a 3.0L V12 engine producing 295 horsepower. With the help of a 4-speed manual transmission puttind sending power to the rear wheels, the 1957 250 Testa Rossa is able to do 0-60 in just 4.0 seconds while the top speed is 167 mph.

1. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO

S Robson Walton's Ferrari 250 GTO

If there are Ferrari purists who can afford to keep the old legacy alive, then Robson Walton probably tops the chart. Mr. Walton's car collection would be incomplete without the iconic Ferrari 250 GTO, which had been the most expensive car to be ever sold at an auction, for quite a few years. The Ferrari 250 GTO was very exclusive back in the day, and if you had to buy one, old-man Ferrari and his American dealership partner would evaluate you before handing you one. So it was quite hard to get your hands on one as well.These days, the 250 GTO can easily fetch above $45 million, and the highest bit it was sold for was a whopping $70 million.

1963 Ferrari 250 GTOSpecs
PriceAnything above $45 million
Powertrain3.0L V12
Horsepower300 hp
Torque217 lb-ft
Transmission5-speed manual
0-60 MPH4.8 seconds
Top Speed174 MPH

According to sources, the total number of 250 GTO is 36, and all of them have managed to survive till this date. Each had a naturally aspirated 3.0-liter V12 engine with a 5-speed manual transmission. The V12 motor produced 300 horsepower and 217 lb-ft of torque, which allowed the Ferrari 250 GTO to do 0 to 60 mph in the range of 4.4 to 4.8 seconds.

Who owns the other 50% of Walmart?

About 50% of Walmart is owned by the Walton family. The remaining 50% is owned by holding groups, investment companies, and individual shareholders. Besides the Walton family, the Vanguard Group is the second-largest shareholder of Walmart. However, after the recent selling of Walmart shares by Ron Walton, the actual equity percentage will vary.

How many millionaires shop at Walmart?

As per some reports, one in three people whose net worth is more than $5 million are regular Walmart shoppers. However, about 40% of multimillionaires shop at Target, and the remaining shop at Costco stores.

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