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TGE explains why he canceled his Mercedes A45S order

Published: 23/Mar/2020 12:52

by Jacob Hale

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The Mercedes A45S is clearly a beautiful car – but YouTuber Thomas ‘TGE TV’ Exton has revealed that he’s made the decision to cancel his order on the German vehicle.

While taking a ride with race car driver Archie Hamilton in his edition of the A45S, TGE frequently mentioned how beautiful the car was, and Hamilton reiterated that it’s a really nice drive, especially as a daily if you’re looking for something to use on a regular basis.

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That makes it all the more bizarre that TGE would decide to cancel his order, but he explained the exact reason in his March 21 YouTube video.

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TGE already has some fantastic daily drivers – but has decided to cancel one he planned to add to the collection.

After being asked why he canceled by Hamilton, TGE said “Well, you said you wanted one, and I bolted myself up with various orders,” implying that he’s already got a few cars on the way and been a bit generous with his bank account.

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He also said that he’s got a new Mini GP3 on the way and that it “makes no sense to have two fairly track-focused hot hatches coming,” presumably making the decision to hold on to the Mini – which he’s had on order for two years – instead of the Mercedes.

Archie says that his reasoning makes sense, especially if he’s got too many cars on order anyway which, for most, is quite a luxury reason for not buying another car.

(Timestamp: 13:21 for mobile viewers)

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Not many people would opt for a Mini over a Mercedes, but given the circumstances and the fact that he’s had the Mini on order for so long, TGE can’t be blamed for wanting to finally get his hands on it.

Needless to say, if he decides that he’s better off with the A45S over a Mini GP3, he’ll make the switch, but it seems he’s content with his decision, especially as the Mini works out a fair bit cheaper than the Merc.

The Mini costs around $45,000, while the Mercedes is closer to $60,000, so Exton may actually be making the best play here – though, it’ll be a shame not to see him showing off each.

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Drake’s incredible $8 million car collection in pictures

Published: 13/Oct/2020 16:30

by Kieran Bicknell

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Drake needs no introduction. As one of the biggest names in rap music across the globe, the star has amassed a net worth of over $150 million. Not only is his net worth insane, but so is his car collection.

Canadian musician Drake – real name Aubrey – is one of the best-known names in rap music. With a ridiculous number of awards to his name, he has become an almost permanent fixture on mainstream music charts. As you may imagine, his success had led to him building up quite the car collection.

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Reportedly, the total value of his current car collection is worth nearly eight-figures. With his continued success, it is likely that he will break this barrier within the next few years if all goes well.

Drake LaFerrari Car Collection
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Drake’s car collection is the stuff of dream for even die-hard car collectors.

Drake’s insane car collection 2020

Drake is a big fan of British supercar makers McLaren, and has a number of their cars in his fleet. One of his personal favorites is his white McLaren 675LT. Costing upwards of $338,000 the 675LT is one of McLaren’s most ‘hardcore’ cars ever, with 666hp from its twin-turbo V8 engine.

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Drake Lamborghini Aventador
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His Lamborghini Aventador is a special edition LP 700-4 model.

Not one to go with ‘basic’ versions of cars, Drake purchased a limited-edition Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. With 700hp on tap, this Lambo will do 0-60 in under 3 seconds, and cost Drake a cool $400,000. Drake has also previously said the car “makes him feel like Christian Bale (in Batman)” when behind the wheel.

Swapping performance for all-out luxury, Drake owns one of the plushest cars money can buy – a Mercedes Pullman. Typically used by royal families and government officials, this high-class Merc is perfect for whisking Drake around in absolute luxury. It doesn’t come cheap, however, retailing at over $600k.

 

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Opting for a one-off car is a great way to ‘flex’ your wealth, and that’s exactly what Drake has done with his $700k+ Mansory Bushukan Phantom. Featuring a custom design, along with a solid gold OVO hood ornament in place of the RR ‘spirit of ecstasy’ the Phantom is perfect for ultra-plush travel.

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Drake’s incredible hypercar collection

In terms of hypercars, his collection is as crazy as you’d imagine. His Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir is one of only 12 in the world, and cost a whopping $2,000,000. Drake also has a LaFerrari in Yellow, which likely set him back around $1.5-$2 million.

Drakes Bugatti Veyron
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Drake’s Veyron Sang Noir is one of his rarest cars.

If you thought the Bugatti was wild, the crown of Drake’s collection will blow you away. He has reportedly bought one of the world’s first Devel Sixteen hypercars. With an alleged 5000hp from its 12.3l, V16 engine, it is one of the rarest cars in the world, costing $2,200,000.

Drake’s custom private jet

Of course, we can’t forget his custom Boeing 767 private jet, but that won’t fit in a garage, so we’ve excluded it from the list.

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All told, Drake’s car collection is currently sitting around the $8 million mark, if reports are to be believed. Who knows where it will sit in a few years time.