What is in your 5-car Lotto garage?
It is the pub chat we all love to do. You’ve won the Euro Millions lottery and money is no object. And now it is time to go car shopping. You can have five cars. But what are they? I get asked this quite a bit and it changes from week to week, but I will give you this week’s five and I’d love to hear yours.
1) BMW E30 M3
Perhaps the cheapest car here, you might ‘only’ pay €40,000 for a totally mint Sport Evo 3 but you can pay much less for a standard enough car. I love this because it is one of the most pure sports cars ever made. Its high-revving four-cylinder engine and distinctive styling treatment made it a winner with enthusiasts the world over. A convertible arrived in 1988, broadening the appeal of this niche machine. Initial production was to be limited to 5000 vehicles, but throughout various model updates almost 18,000 were sold by the time production ceased in 1991.
2) Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Another old car, the Carrera RS would be the 911 I’d have in the garage. Sold been 1973 and 1974 it is regarded by many Porsche-nuts as one of the greatest classic 911s of all time.
3)Land Rover Range Rover
If I had to drag myself kicking and screaming into the 21st Century then I think it is impossible not to have a garage without one of these in it. It would be the perfect everyday car and I’d need it to tow the old ones now and again.
4) Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Another Porsche. This one a little bit more modern. This race track / road car mix is perfect if you want to nip off to a track.
5) Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera
Because Lamborghinis still appeal to the 5-year old in me. This light version has a V10, 570hp and is lightweight too.