When someone ends up doing exceptionally well for themselves and comes into a lot of money, usually the first two things to be upgraded are the house and the car. On the subject of the latter, many would expect the uber-wealthy to spring for cars that somehow signify their net worth — Ferraris, Porsches, Maybachs, Rolls-Royce, and so on.
Many do, but interestingly, many don’t. Car classified aggregator site iseecars.com has put together a list of surprising cars that you wouldn’t necessarily expect their affluent owners to be carting around in. Here are six of the more surprising entries. The following are not ranked by any particular metric, and the cars may not be exact representations of the cars actually driven by their owners themselves, but we tried.
1. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: 1990s BMW
Despite being worth a couple of hundreds of millions of dollars, Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer — at the time of writing — carts around in an 18 year old BMW. Few to no details were offered, aside from the fact that the car — whatever model — is from the 1990s.