Take A Look At Klay Thompson’s Car Collection: 2023 Edition

By Simon Boseman

Published January 4, 2024

Take A Look At Klay Thompson’s Car Collection: 2023 Edition

4-time NBA champion Klay Thompson is somewhat of a household name in the NBA. Besides being named an All-Star five times in his career, Klay has cemented his legacy as one of the best 3-point shooters in the history of the league. His successful career in the NBA has helped him amass a net worth of $70 million as of 2023. This has allowed him to own a tiny but unique car collection. Klay's purchase history shows that Klay freaking loves convertibles. That is why his car collection includes the BMW i8 and Lincoln Continental from the 60s. Besides that, Klay Thompson has appeared on a Jimmy Kimmel Live show in a silver Chevrolet Camaro Convertible which was eventually gifted to Airman Spencer Stone. Lastly, as the Mercedes-Benz ambassador, he has been featured in some highly praised promotional campaigns. You can see him driving the S-Class Sedan, the G-Class SUV, and more. 

What cars does Klay Thompson have?

Klay Thompson likes to stroll around in convertible cars. He has been spotted multiple times driving his Lincoln Continental and BMW i8 convertible cars. However, for additional comfort and practicality purposes, he owns capable SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Range Rover Velar.

Where does Klay Thompson live?

Klay Thompson lives in Dana Point, California. Klay Thompson purchased his house in 2015 and renovated it during the pandemic period. The house measures 3500 square feet, and it is estimated to have cost him $2.2 million.

How much money does Klay Thompson make a year?

Klay Thompson is believed to make close to $40.6 million in a year as of 2023. 

4. Lincoln Continental

Klay Thompson loves hanging out on social media. Hence, how can it be possible for him to not show off his exquisite-looking Lincoln Continental Convertible? Although the exact production year has not been confirmed, the Continental in question appears to be a 1960s model.








Klay also posted the 2003 Old School movie dialogue as a caption with the post. That said, the average value for the 1960 Lincoln Continental is around $35,727. However, depending on the condition and mileage, the Lincoln Continental can come with a six-figure price tag.

1960 Lincoln ContinentalSpecs
Powertrain7.0L V8
Horsepower315 hp
Transmission3-speed automatic
0-60 MPH10.6 seconds
Top Speed118 MPH

A 7.0-liter V8 engine is hidden under the hood of the 1960 Lincoln Continental Convertible. It is mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission, which channels 315 horsepower to the wheels. The Continental is able to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 10.2 to 11.5 seconds. Furthermore, it can achieve a top speed of 118 mph.

3. Land Rover Range Rover Velar

Klay Thompson Range Rover Velar

As per some reports, Klay Thomson also owns the Range Rover Velar SUV. The latest 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a starting price of $60,300, which can go up to $79,200 depending on the trim grade and powertrain. Besides the conventional powertrain options, more powerful mild hybrid powertrains are also available.

2023 Land Rover Range Rover VelarSpecs
Powertrain2.0L Turbo Inline-4
Horsepower247 hp
Torque269 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
0-60 MPH7.1 seconds
Top Speed135 MPH

The 2.0-liter turbo-inline-4 is the base engine and is coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission. It provides 247 horsepower and helps the Range Rover Velar break the 60 mph limit in 7.1 seconds. The combined fuel economy is 23 mpg. That said, the Land Rover Range Rover Velar has some main rivals, which include the BMW X5, the Porsche Macan, and the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. 

2. BMW i8

The video of Klay Thompson getting chased by an overly enthusiastic fan was all over the internet. In the video, Klay Thompson can be seen driving a BMW i8 convertible. Having said that, BMW discontinued the i8 Plug-In Hybrid in 2020.

The base price for the 2020 BMW i8 Roadster was $163,300, whereas the Coupe model asked for $147,500. In 2023, you can get a 2020 i8 Convertible for $137,089 or less.

2020 BMW i8Specs
Powertrain1.5L Turbo Inline-3 engine with an electric motor and 11.6-kWh battery pack
Horsepower369 hp
Torque420 lb-ft
Transmission6-speed automatic
Range18 miles
0-60 MPH4.2 seconds
Top Speed155 MPH

The BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid is equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged inline-3 gas engine, an 11.6 kWh battery pack, and an electric motor. The combined output of this system is 369 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. The i8 Convertible reaches 60 mph in 4.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 155 mph. Moreover, as per the EPA, the i8 has an all-electric range of 18 miles and a combined fuel economy of 27 MPG and 69 MPGe.

1. Mercedes-Benz G-Class

On Instagram, Klay Thompson has posted a short film along with some pictures of his G-Class SUV. In this beautifully shot cinematic masterpiece, Klay can be seen cruising on a lonely road and enjoying the beautiful sunset across the shore with Frontin' by Pharrell Williams on the player.

Klay Thompson Mercedes

However, throughout the film, Traveller's Spanish Flamenco by Studio Le Bus is playing in the background. Having said that, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a starting price of $139,900, which can stretch up to $179,000 if AMG specifications are chosen.

2022 Mercedes-Benz G-ClassSpecs
Powertrain4.0L Twin-Turbo V8
Horsepower416 hp
Torque450 lb-ft
Transmission9-speed automatic
0-60 MPH5.6 seconds
Top Speed130 MPH

The standard 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission supplies 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. This engine allows the G-Class to do 0–60 mph in 5.6 seconds. On the AMG G63, the same engine churns out 577 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. The Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 SUV accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

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