Simon Pegg born 14 February 1970 is an English actor, screenwriter, and comedian. Pegg moved to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire when he was 16 and studied English literature and theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon College. Pegg graduated from the University of Bristol in 1991 with a BA in Theatre, Film, and Television. He came to the public spotlight in the UK as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced. The English went on to co-write and star in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End. He and Nick Frost wrote and starred in the sci-fi film Paul. Pegg is one of the few performers to have achieved what Radio Times calls “the Holy Grail of nerd-dom”, playing popular supporting characters in Doctor Who, Star Trek as Montgomery “Scotty” Scott, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
He currently stars as the clever and foolish Benji Dunn in the Mission: Impossible film series. He has gained quite fame from working in hit movies and has also made quite a fortune. His estimated net worth stands at $25 Million and his garage has quite a few cars.
|Simon Pegg Car Collection||Price (USD)|
|Mercedes-Benz GLE Class||$65,000|
1. Renault 5
The Renault 5 is a front-engined, FWD hatchback supermini manufactured and marketed by the French automaker Renault over two generations. The R5 borrowed mechanicals from the similarly popular Renault 4, using a longitudinally-mounted engine with torsion bar suspension. OHV engines were borrowed from the Renault 4 and larger Renault 8. A “5TS/5LS” with the 1,289 cc engine from the Renault 12 was added from April 1974.
2. BMW M3
A car that in its name is one of the legendary and most iconic cars of all time. The BMW M3 lives up to its name by providing a thrilling driving ability with M-sport performance combined with a luxurious cabin. With a 473-hp and 503-hp turbo-six and a thrilling 6-speed manual with rear or all-wheel drive, the M3 acts like a beast. There are many things other than just the specs that make the M3 an ultimate track machine. Both models are track-ready and offer a ferocious acceleration in just 3.5 seconds.
3. Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
It has a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that makes 385 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque. It can go from 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph and costs $65,000.
4. Jaguar XK
Jaguar XK was one of the top-tier luxury sports cars of that time. When new it was for $81,000. Its 32-valve 300hp engine did 0-60 in 6sec. After 15 years its price has gone down by ¼. The value of the used XK is around $20,000.
5. Audi R8
The Audi R8 is a mid-engine sports car/performance coupe that came into production in 2006 and uses an all-wheel-drive mechanism. The design of the Audi R8 showcases its motorsport DNA while its 592 hp V10 engine demonstrates it. R8 comes with a 5.2L engine that provides a maximum speed of 196 mph. This car has an acceleration time of 0-60 mph at 3.5 sec. and is available on market at a starting price of $142,700. R8 is available in both coupe and roadster form.