Robert Downey Jr. is among Hollywood's most recognizable celebrities. In Marvel flicks, he is most recognized for his portrayal of Tony Stark/Iron Man. Since 2013, the actor has consistently appeared on Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors. Besides Dwayne Johnson, he is the second-highest-paid actor in cinema right now. And of course, playing an Avenger gives you the ability to buy sweet rides that one desires.
Fans know that Robert Downey Jr. drives an Audi R8, an Audi e-Tron GT, and an Acura NSX in his role as Iron Man. In real life, though, he is a true gearhead who loves everything from classic sports and muscle cars to self-driving, electric vehicles. We have also known him for customizing or modifying his vehicles. As a car aficionado, his wealth has enabled him to either acquire his dream car or simply pick a car and buy it with the snap of the fingers. Iron Man blasts up a lot of automobiles, but he also has a garage full of very cool ones. From antique treasures to contemporary gems, Here are just a few of his high-end automobiles.
10 Ferrari California T
What good is a car collection if it doesn't include a Ferrari? Seems like Robert Downey Jr is well aware of this. This amazing automobile has been used numerous times by our beloved superhero. The Ferrari California T is a grand touring and high-performance sports car.
The T in the premium car's name stands for turbocharged, indicating that it boasts a 3.9L V8 engine. Capable of reaching 0-100 in 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 193 mph.
9 Acura NSX Concept
The Acura NSX Concept is a one-of-a-kind vehicle created especially for the film Iron Man 3. A 1991 Acura NSX model was modified for the movie. Did you ever wonder what happened to the car after they used it in the film?
It's now in Robert Downey Jr's automobile inventory! You won't find a car like this anywhere else. After the filming, the car traveled straight to Robert Downey Jr's driveway!
8 Audi R8
Since 2008, when Tony Stark used the Audi R8, Marvel and Audi have had a bond, so it's no surprise that Downey has established a good relationship with Audi and owns a number of Audi R8s.
This 2009 iteration, on the other hand, was a gift from the original Iron Man's creators. A 5.2-liter V10 engine powers the car with a maximum output of 525 horsepower. We have frequently seen Robert in the R8 with his wife.
7 Fisker Karma
This automobile isn't as well-known as some of Robert's other vehicles, but it's still a great addition to his collection. The Fisker Karma is nearly mythical, but it is still one of the few luxury hybrid automobiles. It's one of the first hybrid luxury automobiles that run on cleaner fuels.
Because of the failure of the sole battery supply, only 2,400 automobiles were ever produced. We're only curious whether he uses it as frequently as his other vehicles.
6 Bentley Continental GT
Robert received the Bentley Continental in exchange for back-end remuneration for his outstanding performance in the film Iron Man 3. Robert and his family drive the beautiful matte green Continental GT.
Its 4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine is paired with an 8-speed automated transmission, allowing it to reach a top speed of 192 mph and 0-60 mph in less than five seconds. For power and elegance, it's a powerful monster.
5 Mercedes-Benz Pagoda
Many individuals possess new, expensive Mercedes automobiles around the world. But just a few people have bought and preserved Mercedes cars for generations! Alongside Robert Downey Jr's cars, this Mercedes-Benz Pagoda is part of the classic collection.
This is a car that can be appreciated and cherished on the world's most prestigious veranda while being able to cruise at 80 mph and navigate present traffic.
4 Audi E-Tron GT Concept
Audi has a history of showcasing its future automobiles in high-profile film roles, such as the magnificent Audi E-Tron GT piloted by Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame. Although they originally planned to launch, the real E-Tron did not see the light of day.
Except for one humanitarian, who also happens to be a smart billionaire playboy. The E-Tron GT is a two-motor all-electric vehicle that produces 590hp and has a 0-60mph time of only 3.5 seconds and a maximum speed of 149 mph.
3 Nissan GT-R
Whether you like it or not, the unadulterated turbo power of "Godzilla," commonly known as the Nissan GT-R, is incomparable. It's no secret that the Iron Man actor adores sports cars. It's only logical for a successful celebrity like him to own a Nissan GTR and a Ferrari.
For a low price, the premium sports car is one of the top-performing automobiles in the universe. It has a 3.8L V6 engine with a 6-speed automated transmission that produces 562hp and 637 Nm of torque and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds, with a top speed of 200 mph.
2 Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe Convertible
What's this, we're talking about convertibles? Well, Robert Downey Jr's automobiles have got it again, or should we say that the atmosphere in California is too nice for coupes? The Mercedes SL550 is more of a luxury car to have in one's collection than an exotic one.
A 4.7-liter bi-turbo V8 engine powers The Mercedes SL550 convertible that delivers 449 horsepower. It has a top speed of 165 mph and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds.
1 1970 Mustang 302 BOSS
Tony Stark's enthusiasm for antique vehicles is evident in the 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302. You may not realize it, but Robert Downey Jr's 1970 Ford is a one-of-a-kind vehicle.
This automobile is the American Dream incarnate, in Beige and Black, with a carbon-fiber front end, HRG wheels, and a stunning basket-weave inside with flat-screen technology from SpeedKore. And they named this antique beauty best-in-show at the 2017 SEMA exhibition.