• Mar 22, 2006
The greatest basketball player ever to play the game has an obsession with autos. Michael Jordan owns 40 cars in his personal collection, though not one of them wears the badge of an American brand. That changed recently as Cadillac’s general manager Jim Taylor personally delivered MJ the keys to a brand new Cadillac XLR-V.

Inside Line reports that Cadillac had a semi show up at the NBA great’s house with three XLR’s of various hues – Infra Red, Black Raven and Light Platinum. Jordan chose the red one and dropped a cool $100K on the roadster, though Cadillac was kind enough to fit the car with custom sill plates featuring Jordan’s signature etched in aluminum. Credit goes to Cadillac for being the first domestic maker to shoot and score with his Airness.


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      • 8 Years Ago
      Dude, MJ's had loads of yank tanks, like, er this Corvette ZR1:

      http://www.sportscarmarket.com/profiles/1998/November/American/index.html

      He even owns a Lincoln dealership

      http://www.michaeljordanlincoln.com/
      • 8 Years Ago
      well said Bert.
      • 8 Years Ago
      MJ has had a few american cars I saw a corvette sitting in front of his house about 10 years ago
      • 8 Years Ago
      The America haters will always find a way to spin any kind of positive story about American brands in a bad way. That's what they do. It's as if they take some joy in seeing Americans fail or lose their jobs. If there's any justice there will be a lot of fellow Americans cheering when they themselves lose their job and their families are put out on the street.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Occasionally I've spotted him picking up his kids at school in his Bentley. I had no idea he had that many cars.

      I'll be on the lookout for his Caddy!
      • 8 Years Ago
      Who is Michael Jordan ,and what is great about him...
      • 8 Years Ago
      I suppose if you're rich and don't have to worry about resale value, why not give a domestic car a try?
      • 8 Years Ago
      This is news? Is there a coming article on his brand of tissue paper?
      • 8 Years Ago
      Re #8: how right you are! stats fanatics will find plenty to dispute the "greatest basketball player to ever play the game" line!
      • 8 Years Ago
      I can't believe that this a real post! How can John Neff post something that is not only so blatantly useless AND it's a total lie, wrong, and completely unresearched.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I think most of you are missing a few key things here. 1. Mr. Neff is just reporting what IL is reporting so don't be made at him. 2. Apparently Mr. Jordan's current collection of 40 cars did not consist of an American car until now. A former Corvette doesn't fit the bill as being in his current collection. Maybe he has a few American rides and his "collection" are those worthy of display somewhere and so this could still be the only American car in his "collection". I collect watches and would not consider a regular watch that I wear daily (so as to not bang up the good ones) to be one in my collection. 3. The last point is that it is news because anyone who can afford many cars and has many, especially expensive ones, it is news what they are driving. Was it news what the billionaires drive in a previous post? Not really. Was I and others curious? Well, yeah. If Oprah, owns two cars then it isn't a big deal what they are because they could be utilitarian only. When someone (famous to boot) owns 40 (it shows appreciation for cars) expensive (can afford anything) cars, I believe it is news what they have. If it was his first Japanese car in his collection that would be interesting to know as well IMO.

      Anyway, that turned out longer than I thought but I just don't understand all the negative comments. I mean, if it was a "who gives a crap article" why would you read it and comment? I have read 10 or more articles tonight and didn't comment on most because I truly didn't give a crap, you sir, appear to give a crap.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Wow, a who gives a crap article. Can we have more realistic articles rather than celebrity worship? I have to say, this blog is as exciting as watching senior citizens play lawn bowling.

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