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AUTO NEWS – Automobiles Of The Wealthy And Well-known Crime Lords

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Automobiles Of The Wealthy And Well-known Crime Lords

It is unimaginable to speak about crime lords and vehicles with out mentioning Pablo Escobar, and we would not wish to. It is an enchanting story and his assortment had actual depth and breadth. Among the many vehicles he owned had been a 1972 Mercedes S600 Pullman, Mercedes 190SL Roadster, 1928 Cadillac V8 City Sedan, 1946 DeSoto, Porsche 935V, 1974 Porsche 911 RSR, and one of many rarest Porsche’s on the market: A 1964 Porsche 356.

However let’s rewind to that 1974 Porsche 911 RSR as Escobar did race it. He was a real fanatic and beloved to race when he wasn’t having folks executed as he ran his cocaine empire. In accordance with legend, he wager one in all Colombia’s most well-known racing drivers, Ricardo “Cuchilla” Londoño, that he might end inside 15 seconds of him at a Medellin Hillclimb. Londoño solely beat Escobar by eight seconds although, and Escobar was extremely pleased with that.

The 911 RSR was raced by Emmerson Fittipaldi within the ‘74 IROC collection earlier than Escobar purchased it. The automotive managed to flee destruction and has since ended up again within the US and in its authentic colours.



AUTO NEWS – Automobiles Of The Wealthy And Well-known Crime Lords
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