The car collection of the Prince of Monaco

The collection of the late Prince Rainier III of Monaco is worth millions
  • The car collection of the late Prince Rainier III of Monaco is impressive
  • His cars find their home in Monaco’s La Condamine district
  • And you can go and see it for yourself

Published on May 13, 2024 at 1:32AM (UTC+4)

Last updated on May 13, 2024 at 7:51PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Siddharth Dudeja

The car collection of the late Prince Rainier III of Monaco is something no car lover can turn their eyes away from.

Being a ruler of a country means embodying luxury.

From walking elegantly, to conversing gracefully, and -yes, cruising in the epitome of automotive excellence.

From rare Bugattis to BMWs and Porsches, each vehicle he owned is a masterpiece in its own right – and you can go and see them for yourself.

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The elite car collection of the Prince of Monaco

These illustrious cars find their home in a prestigious automobile museum nestled in Monaco’s La Condamine district.

Fortunately, The Cars Collection of H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco welcomes the public, offering a glimpse into the refined taste of Monaco’s royalty.

Find more about how to visit here.

Bugatti Type 35

Just glance at the Bugatti Type 35, and you’ll wonder if it’s truly a car.

Its design is so unique that it prompts anyone to pause in wonder.

Produced between 1924 and 1930, the Bugatti Type 35 is as rare as it is distinctive, with only 340 ever made.

What’s truly remarkable is that this racing car boasts an impressive track record, triumphing in over 1,000 races during its peak.

1903 De Dion-Bouton

Do you think the French are only known for their cheese? But what about their cheesy automobiles?

Consider their iconic 1903 De Dion-Bouton, for instance, a stunning item in the vivid car collection of the Prince of Monaco.

It’s the kind of car that doesn’t just turn heads — it commands respect, making onlookers want to bow in respect.

The 1903 De Dion-Bouton runs on a small engine, about 1.75 liters in size.

The car has a classic body with smooth curves, and its wheels are made of wood along with solid rubber tires for a smooth ride.

1963 Facel Vega HK2

Here’s another French marvel that perfectly goes with the elegance of the Prince of Monaco.

Produced from 1962 to 1964, the 1963 Facel Vega HK2 has a design far ahead of its time.

Today, it proudly resides in the Collection de Voitures Anciennes de S.A.S. museum, captivating visitors with its allure.

Under the hood, the Facel Vega HK2 packs a powerful V8 engine, delivering exhilarating performance.

With a top speed reaching around 140 to 150 miles per hour, this vintage beauty promises an unforgettable driving experience.

BMW Isetta

Most car collectors love BMW and its long and sleek cars.

But have you heard about the BMW Isetta?

It could be the weirdest car you would encounter.

But don’t judge its price for its size — this car could even make the car collectors of Hollywood jealous.

BMW Isetta is also popular by the name ‘Bubble Car’ and was the top-selling single-cylinder car in the world.

Porsche 911 Carrera

The Prince of Monaco’s car collection proudly holds a Porsche 911 Carrera, just like Johnny Depp’s.

This car catches the eye with its classic round headlights and iconic design.

Numerous variants were produced over the years, with each 911 Carrera being more popular than the previous one.

Powered by a robust engine, the car has a top speed of around 180 miles per hour, making it one of the fastest cars of its time.

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