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Sultan of Brunei's Car Collection

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by masterflex164, Dec 11, 2005.

  1. Peloton25

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    The list exceeds my expectations. Truly incredible really, that this is just a sampling of the cars they had. It boggles the mind wondering why so many of the same cars and it's interesting seeing many "normal" cars on the list.

    Thanks so much for sharing this!

    >8^)
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  2. SefacHotRodder

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    Do remember that the 456's and A LOT of Astons and Bentleys are based on the chassis of production models but have custom coachwork. Thats why there are so many. They aren't all the same, its just they way they were put in.
     
  3. atomstrange

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    That is truly amazing. thank you.
     
  4. SefacHotRodder

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    #129 SefacHotRodder, Aug 13, 2006
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    Eric, can you tell me what a "DPD" plate is? Its on a lot of cars and it seems its an actual kind of plate. At first i thought it was some kind of model, prehaps meaning "drophead" or something but then i was looking through my pics and saw this...


    Thanks




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  5. FerrariWA

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    Thats one FUGLY LM 002, but then again they werent pretty to start with. The list on the other hand is mind numbing. In the Bentley, Aston, Benz (regular and AMG) alone in value probably exceed some small countries total GDP.
     
  6. chilidog

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    I am pretty sure the DPD plate was the Sultans plate, if i remember all the cars i saw him drive had that plate i think it was to let everyone know it was him , i thought the two motorcycle outriders and the two holden chase cars gave it away.
    You are also right about the specials they all had the original chassis numbers from the donor cars.
    Also at RBPC5 Prince Jefri bought his son Prince Hakim for his 24th birthday i think, he had a museum built for him housing every formula one world championship winning car since 1975, this was the very car that when the driver became the world champion it was that car he was driving at the time.
    That was some museum.
     
  7. BlueBiturbo

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    Why so many BMW 850i ????
    And Toyota Kijang? HAHAHAHA
     
  8. BlueBiturbo

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    Eleven (!!) Prosche 959s!
    Any of them RHD? I doubt it though
     
  9. alan

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    I wonder where he kept his Cizetas? i dont see them on that list.
     
  10. SefacHotRodder

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    #135 SefacHotRodder, Aug 14, 2006
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    Yep. And didn't it have touch sensitive floor so that as you walked along only the car you were at lit up and tv's went on and stuff like that? Those cars got out, right?


    Not sure. I was under the impression all Brunei cars had to be RHD but looking at these pics again, i guess i'm wrong
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  11. Lars Theunissen

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    Hello again Chilidog,

    could you please tell me in which year the list was compiled or copied?

    Thanks and ciao,

    Lars T.
     
  12. Jet-X

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    They were probably at Pininfarina by the time this list was generated. Remember, the Cizeta's were delivered in 1991.
     
  13. jgcferrari

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    I think the Cizetas were not running and they were stored in a garage where all the cars that needed repairs were kept, cars like a burned XJ220 and things like that.
     
  14. SefacHotRodder

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    :(
     
  15. walnut

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    woo hoo! the mans got taste... a Mazda RX-7 (FD3 no less :)) sorry... little pride in my own.
     
  16. PrancingHorseGirl06

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    What could one man possibly need with all of those vehicles? He could send one my way if he ever gets bored.

    Hehe!
     
  17. Abi2612

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    Absolutely amazing! Many thanks for sharing that list!

    I love the Fiat Cinquecento! :) Was it special in any way?

    And can you give us a hint on the special Bentley and Rolls-Royce models designed for the Sultan? What is a Bentley Val d'Isere or a Rolls-Royce Royal?
     
  18. Jet-X

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    Still trying to understand how a car with an unlimited warranty sat in a shop in a 'non-running' state. Especially given that these cars were actually quite reliable based on my own personal behind the wheel experience. Never failed to start, shift, drive, etc.
     
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  20. SefacHotRodder

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    #145 SefacHotRodder, Aug 15, 2006
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    They didn't care. If one broke, they had 5 more to play around with



    Heres another 2 pics of the 300SL/AMG
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  21. Lars Theunissen

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    It seems like the Sultan went out shopping again: A Google search turned out that he has bought 12 of the new RR Phantoms, reportedly half of them armoured. Any other news on recent purchases?

    Ciao,

    Lars T.
     
  22. SefacHotRodder

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    Some Enzos. The sultan isn't actually into cars, its his brother Jeffri but i think the sultan has some nice cars but nothing compared to what Jeffri had
     
  23. Jet-X

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    Ironically they only had two Cizeta's. They purchased three, but only took delivery of two (the third is still in Singapore with delivery miles).
     
  24. afiqmeister

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    The other one is in singapore !!!!!!........where !!!!!.......i'm going to find it !!!!!!......( im living in singapore )
     
  25. Kawakita Denki Kigyousya

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    Hello...its at Hong Seh hor...2nd level hor
     

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