Prince’s Car and Motorcycle Collection Is as Fabulous as You’d Expect

And it's for sale. Grab the purple reins.

January 12, 2017 9:00 am

When the sultan of song passed in April, he did not appear to have left a will.

Accordingly, the inventory of his Minneapolis estate was submitted to state probate court. And as if there was a question, it’s lavish and includes not only 67 bars of freaking gold, but also a highly impressive lot of cars and motorcycles with some serious ’90s bravado.

The fleet goes a little something like this:

1964 Buick Wildcat 
Because the man had respect for his forebears.

1993 Ford Thunderbird
About the most Midwest-lookin’ Thunderbird one can imagine.

1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Presumably for besting Minnesota winters.

1997 Lincoln Town Car
For errands.

2004 Cadillac XLR Roadster
For when the Thunderbird wouldn’t do.

2010 Mercedes-Benz
To round out the collection.

2011 Lincoln MKT
For larger errands.

1996 BMW Z3
For f*cking fun.

1985 Cadillac Limo
For appearances.

2006 Bentley
For statelier appearances.

1999 Plymouth Prowler
Because of course he had a Prowler.

1991 BMW 850
For when the Caddy won’t do.

Buick Electra 225
Pop star’s paradise.

1984 BMW 633CS
So he dug BMWs. We can get on board with that.

“Purple Rain” Motorcycle
The icon.

“Graffiti Bridge” Motorcycle
The icon’s younger brother.

1995 Prevost Bus
The man had to tour, people.

Honda Motorcycle
For when he wanted to travel inconspicuously, since that’s a thing Prince did all the time.

Quite the collection.

One glaring omission though. Where in holy, velvet-clad hell is the little red Corvette? He was talking about a car, right?

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