21-year-old owns P307 million worth of cars

This is one lucky kid
Sep 7, 2010

TopGear.com.ph Car News - Koenigsegg Agera (Photo from Newspress.co.uk)

A 21-year-old engineering student from Riyadh has a collection of supercars and luxury cars most of us could only replicate as 1:64 scale die-cast cars, all thanks to his tycoon dad.

Dhiaa Al-Essa's 31-car collection valued at £4.5 million (nearly P307 million) includes four Ferraris, five Porsches, three Lamborghinis, two Rolls-Royces and a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Metro.co.uk reported.

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Later this year, the young petrolhead wil also take delivery of two more supercars--a Koenigsegg Agera (see photo above) that comes complete with a gold key as a gift from his father for his 22nd birthday, and a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. That's right! Besides being a future owner of the world's fastest supercar, Al-Essa will be one of the first owners of the Koenigsegg CCXR's successor which is yet to go on sale.

Al-Essa was also about to receive his new Ferrari 458 Italia last month when it was destroyed by a blaze that burned down the warehouse where it was stored. His grief over the demise of his newest Ferrari was short-lived, however, as he is reportedly replacing it with one of the 70 599 Roadsters that Ferrari secretly unveiled to select customers recently.

The Metro article said Al-Essa has flown his supercars to London, Montreal, Las Vegas and New York for driving tours with some of his friends.

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"I love speed but the limit in Saudi Arabia is 75mph (120kph) so I'm pretty limited," Al-Essa said in the report. "When the Bugatti arrives, I hope to take it to Germany where you can drive as fast as you can."

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