With the fortune you have, Bill Gates you can have any vehicle you want. Trucks, planes, helicopters. What you want. However, the billionaire has also made room in his home parking lot for electric cars.
Interestingly, Gates’ first electric is neither Tesla nor BMW, leading companies in the market for electric-powered vehicles. Surprisingly, the 66-year-old tycoon opted for a Porsche.
The fourth richest person in the world, with assets exceeding 106 billion dollars, is a great car collector, as recalled by a report published on the website of tork. Not a fan of the more exotic models, but he was always a great fan of the German manufacturer.
Among his most striking Porsches are the 959 Sports and the 911 Turbobut this time we are going to talk about the first electric vehicle that Bill Gates bought.
Bill Gates Porsche Taycan
Due to the fact that Porsche always had Gates as one of its main clients, it did not hesitate to offer him the porsche taycanthe businessman’s first electric car and the first electric car company launched.
this sports car runs up to a speed of 260 km per hour and has a maximum power of 616 horsepowermore than enough for a man like Gates.
Many are surprised that Bill Gates has not chosen any of the Tesla models, but it comes down to a very personal interest and passion for Porsches. In fact, on one occasion the creator of Microsoft said that he admired the work of Elon Musk’s company.
Interestingly, the CEO of the electric car company gave his opinion at the time about the election of Gates and expressed regret: “My conversations with Bill Gates were always disappointing”.