The prevalence of technology has led to the rise of many billionaires. One of such tech billionaires as Bill Gates! Curious about the type of cars a billionaire like Bill Gates will ride? Read on to know in this article.

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Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft. He is also a philanthropist and an author. With a net worth of $132.3 billion, Bill Gates can very well afford any model of car in this world. It might come as a surprise to you that Bill Gates doesn’t ride many of those super-expensive luxury cars most celebrities are accustomed to. Notwithstanding, his garage is lined with different antique and limited edition vehicles. These are some of the top luxury wheels that Bill Gates rides;

  1. 1979 PORSCHE 911
bill gates 1979 PORSCHE 911
In MAY 23, 2012 it was reported that the 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Bought New by Bill Gates Heading to Auction

The Porsche 911 is Bill Gates’s first major splurge after he founded Microsoft. He used to drive it regularly to the Microsoft headquarters in Albuquerque. This vehicle comes in various trims with unique specs, and it’s one of the oldest models of the Porsche brand. The tech billionaire bought this beau in 1979. 

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This 911 Porsche has a turbocharged flat-six engine that produces 265 and 291 lb-ft of torque. It also has a four-speed manual transmission and a wheelbase of 89.4 inches.

Bill Gates’ beloved 1979 Porsche 911 was auctioned in Austria in 2012 and sold for around $80,000.

  1. Porsche 959 Sports
bill gates Porsche 959 Sports
Bill Gates’ Porsche 959 Spotted in Bellevue

In the 80s, the Porsche 959 Sports was a top-performance sports car everyone wanted to have. It boasted powerful engines and advanced technological features. Under the hood is a flat-six engine that could crank up 444Hp and is capable of sprinting from 0 to 100mph in only 4 seconds! 

Only 337 units of the Porsche 959 sports were made by manufacturers all across the world. This means only a few wealthy people could afford to own one. And of course, a tech billionaire like Bill Gates owns one.

PORSCHE TAYCAN TURBO - Bill Gate's First Electric Car
PORSCHE TAYCAN TURBO – Bill Gate’s First Electric Car

This is the third Porsche on our list of top-luxury wheels of Bill Gates. It’s obvious the Microsoft founder is a Porsche lover. The Porsche Taycan Turbo is an electric car, and it’s just the perfect fit for the tech billionaire who is passionate about environmental health and climate change. This vehicle was displayed for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. Bill Gates bought this car after it was released into the market in 2019. 

One look at the exterior of the Porsche Taycan Turbo, and you will also desire to have this as well. It is sleek, cool and fast! It is equipped with two electric motors and a 93-kWh battery with an estimated range of 271 miles.

The Taycan Turbo is a great vehicle anyone would love to have. It’s one of the competitors to the famous Tesla Model S from Tesla. The base trim can generate 522 horsepower and goes high to 750 horsepower in the top-trim versions.

bill gates FORD FOCUS
Microsoft founder Bill Gates delivered the opening keynote address at International CES 2008 in Las Vegas.

Ford Focus is a strong and reliable vehicle, no doubt Bill Gates enjoys riding in this car, especially when going to work. Under the hood is an inline 3-cylinder engine mated with a 6-speed manual. It is fuel-efficient with an impressive 30/40 mpg (34 mpg combined). 

  1. FERRARI 348
bill gates FERRARI 348
Bill Gates FERRARI 348

This list won’t be complete without mentioning Bill Gates’ beloved Ferrari 348. With only 8,000 units of this model manufactured between the years 1989 and 1995, it’s obvious only a few can have it. Being one of the favourites of Bill Gates, this vehicle was nicknamed  “Dune Buggy” because he drove it so much in the sands. 

The Ferrari 348 was the final V12 Ferrari automobile and replaced the 328 in 1989. With a top speed of 171 mph, it can go from 0-60 mph within 5.3 seconds.

bill gates JAGUAR XJ6
Bill Gates JAGUAR XJ6

Bill Gates also purchased the Jaguar XJ6, originally produced between 1969 and 1987. Made from high-quality materials, the Jaguar XJ6 features an automatic transmission and a powerful engine that produces 180 hp. 


Bill Gates has also been spotted in one of the German automaker’s luxury cars– the Mercedes Benz S-class. The S-class is the epitome of comfort, performance and luxury. It is made from the finest of modern materials and features the latest technology.


With all the wealth and power at their disposal, Bill Gates can buy any vehicle he desires. Which of the billionaire cars do you admire? Or what is your dream car? Remember, you can buy your dream car and sell your cars at

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