The co-founder and current CEO of Facebook, one of the world’s largest social media platforms, Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest people in the world. The young millionaire has a net worth of $135 billion. Mark Zuckerberg happens to be one of the world’s most philanthropic CEOs. In addition, most rich people as we see today, sources claim Mark Zuckerberg lives a very humble and modest life. Moreover, he has often seen grocery shopping in regular clothes, Mark is hardly distinguishable from regular pedestrians. From a mind-bogglingly affordable Honda Fit Hatchback to the unthinkable $1,400,000 USD 2014 Italian Pagani Huayra, here is the strange list of Facebook CEO cars.
1. Honda Fit Hatchback
In India 2014 his Honda FIT Hatchback was sold in the name Honda Jazz. It is not a car that typically resides in a millionaire’s garage. Therefore, It is more likely to belong in a middle-class family garage.
Moreover, It comes with a BS6-compliant 1.2-litre i-VTEC 1199cc petrol engine. By producing 88.5bhp power at 6000 rpm ; and 110 Nm peak torque at 4800rpm, mated to either a 5-speed manual o a 7-step CVT gearbox. It claims fuel efficiency figures standing at 16.6 kmpl and 17.1 kmpl respectively.
The dimensions of the 5-seater Jazz are 3989mm in length, 1694mm in width, and 2530mm wheelbase. Therefore, car successfully utilizes maximum interior room in a finite space and some of its features include
- cruise control
- one-touch electric sunroof
- Eco Assist ambient rings
- LED headlights with DRLs and LED fog lamps
- automatic climate control
- Honda Smart Key System with Keyless Remote
- dust and pollen filter
- 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- integrated 2DIN audio
- Bluetooth connectivity
- paddle shifts (only in the CVT variants).
Moreover, safety features include
- two airbags
- anti-lock braking system
- child-safety locks
- crash sensor
Moreover, the Honda Jazz comes in six engine variants (three manual and three automatic): V, VX, ZX, V CVT, VX CVT, and ZX CVT, the base model being Honda V and the top model Honda ZX CVT. The prices range from about ₹8.31lakh to ₹10.41 lakh.
In addition, some competitors of the Honda Jazz in the market are the Honda Amaze, Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz, Ford Figo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, Volkswagen Polo.
2. Acura TSX
The CEO of Facebook also possess Acura TSX. The Acura TSX happened to be a part-sport, and part fuel-efficient, and well-equipped luxury sedan. Therefore, it got distributed by Honda’s Acura division through the years 2003 to 2014.
- The first generation was introduced in the year 2004.
- The second Acura TSX was launched in 2008.
- The final generation introduced a V6 option in 2010 and a wagon in 2011. It is a compact executive model.
The car comes with options for a four-cylinder or V6 regarding the engine. Moreover, The four-cylinder engine offers the choice between a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission gearbox with a sedan or wagon body-type option.
In other words, Mark Zuckerberg’s TSX competes with others like the Volvo S60, Lexus IS 350, Lexus ES 350, Audi A4, Buick Regal, Nissan Maxima, Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
In addition, Its price range comes at around $30,635 to $39,275, or around.
3. Volkswagen MK6 GTI
According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, the millionaire, instead of resorting to a Lamborghini or Jaguar, drives a black Volkswagen MK6 GTI to work. The MK6 GTI, even if loaded with all optional equipment, is not a car that one generally associates with a millionaire. It claims that even Volkswagen was surprised to see the owner of Facebook buy a GTI.
The German Volkswagen GTI was bought by the Facebook CEO for $30,000 USD in 2014. In addition, it has a 1.8-litre TSI 1798cc four-cylinder petrol engine producing 189.3 bhp at 5400-6200 rpm with a peak torque of 250 Nm at 1250-5300 rpm mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox with an FWD drive-type. Moreover, the GTI can clock a top speed of 238kmph and accelerate from 0-100 in 7.2 seconds, and depending upon the variant and fuel type, it has a mileage of 16.34kmpl.
The 3-doored car is 3976 mm in length, 1682 mm in width, and has a wheelbase of 2468 mm. In addition, The car comes with
- power steering
- Rack & Pinion steering gear
- tilt & telescopic steering column
- alloy wheels
- disc-type front and rear brakes
In addition, the Interiors of the 5-seater with a hatchback body type includes
- automatic climate control
- adjustable steering
- steering wheel gearshift paddles
- air quality control
- accessory power outlet
- seat lumbar support
- cruise control
- foldable rear seat
- central control armrest
- particle filter with activated carbon insert
- integrated 2DIN audio and others.
In addition, Safety features include
- wheel locks
- anti-theft device
- Electronic Differential Lock XDS
- combined curtain and side airbags
- high mounted stop lamp
Above all, prices range around about ₹20.68 lakh. Only a small number of units were allocated for the Indian market from 2010 through 2014. Similarly, Volkswagen has no plans to bring more to the country. Therefore, GTI has received the title of the Japanese Car of the Year and became the Canadian Car of the Year in 2010.
4. Infiniti G Sedan
The Infiniti G-series is a line of compact executive premium cars that was first launched by a luxury division of Nissan in 1991. It is well-known for its interior refinement and hand-made stitches on leather upholstery. However, the 2014 version that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg owns offers standard 17-inch alloy wheels over the 16-inch seen in the 2009 facelift version.
The Infiniti G Sedan comes with only one engine option – a 3.7-litre V6, producing 328 bhp at 7000 rpm and In addition, offers a peak torque of 269 Nm at 5200 rpm. It is available with rear or all-wheel drive and a 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual gearbox, depending on the variant and trim level.
After all, The sedan seats 5, is 187.9-inch in length, 69.8-inch in width with a 112.2-inch wheelbase.
In addition, some features include
- cruise control
- keyless ignition
- speed-proportional power-steering
- tilt and telescopic steering wheel
- audio and cruise controls on the steering wheel
- interior air filtration
- dual-zone front climate control
- HID lighting with bi-xenon lighting
- LED rear lights
- remote window operation
- heated front seats
- heated mirrors
- power mirrors
- speed-sensitive volume control
- 17 x 7.5-inch alloy wheels.
In addition, safety features include
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- dual front side-mounted airbags
- front and rear head airbags
- stability control
- tyre pressure monitoring
- 4-wheel ABS
- front and rear ventilated disc brakes
- passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
The Japanese Infiniti G Sedan is not available in India. Therefore, launch plans got canceled and, supply in the country was discontinued. However, the ex-showroom prices are around the range of ₹35,00,000.
5. Pagani Huayra
In other words, the most expensive piece and rare beauty in Zuckerberg’s collection- the Pagani Huayra; looks like it is make to conquer the racetrack! The Pagani Huayra is built with a twin-turbocharged V-12 engine generating 791 horsepower and 775 lb-ft torque. The rear wheels of Pagani are charged by a 7-speed single-clutch automatic.
After that, measuring 181.3-inches in length, 80.2-inches in width, 46-inches in height, with a wheelbase of 110-inches, the model is made out of Carbotanium, which is carbon fibre with titanium. Moreover, the car has an exquisite body lavishly spattered with metal-detailing and wood-accented leather that gives the interiors a warm demeanor. The removable carbon-fiber roof on the convertible has a glass insert. Brakes are carbon-ceramic.
However, the standard Huayra BC comes with lower-body aero elements and a massive wing is claimed to be able to produce a maximum of 1102 pounds of downforce at 174mph. Similarly, like blown diffusers of Formula 1, exhausts are made of titanium, that direct the exhaust gases to the functional diffuser. The quad exhaust tip arrangement exits in typical Pagani-style near the top of the rear. Similarly, each of the 1,400 bolts (each bearing the Pagani logo) and the accompanying nuts are made of titanium.
Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tyres wrap aluminum 20-inch alloy wheels in front 21-inch in the rear.
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