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Cars Of Famous Computer Geeks

I don't know if it's my fascination with famous techie tycoons or if I have an inner fetish for things that make me go vroom, but when Automotoportal compiled a list of famous geeks and their rides, I needed to know more. When money isn't an issue for these well-known gazillionaires, it's interesting to see what make and model of cars they take to the streets.
Bill Gates of Microsoft cruises around in a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe, while Apple mogul Steve Jobs drives a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG. Larry Ellison of Oracle uses his Bentley Continental Flying Spur for joyrides and Michael Dell of Dell computers speeds around in a 2008 Porsche Boxster. Sweet rides all around, but I kinda figured Jobs to be a vintage car guy too. Now if only they'd take some advice from New York Times technology columnist and CBS news correspondent David Pogue and drive a Toyota Prius - being earthy is just as hot. Just ask Leo.

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woodycakes woodycakes 8 years
wow! gates drives a 1988! vintage, i'm loving it.
Food Food 8 years
cool post, i totally thought jobs would've been either (1) more futuristic or (2) more vintage... contradictory, I know, but still...
steen steen 8 years
I'd just like to point out that the yellow Porsche is NOT a 2008. The teardrop headlights give it away.
aMused aMused 8 years
How cool is that 88 Porsche?
aMused aMused 8 years
How cool is that 88 Porsche?
jhuck jhuck 8 years
The problem with hybrids for me is that the way they look doesn't appeal to me. If they had a car I wanted that was eco friendly, I'd buy it.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
That's cool stuff, I love finding out things like this!
hotchickrules hotchickrules 8 years
i can't picture steve jobs driving a Mercedes, surprised.
partysugar partysugar 8 years
This is totally cool!
partysugar partysugar 8 years
This is totally cool!
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