Not a Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton Adds Another Electric Supercar to His Car Collection

Published 02/09/2021, 11:37 PM EST
BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN – Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)


Lewis Hamilton is an advocate for a better tomorrow and has constantly taken it upon his self to make sure he is doing his part. The seven-time world champion was allegedly spotted driving around Beverly Hills in an electric Porsche, a rival car manufacturer of Mercedes.

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Hamilton has one of the greatest car collections on the F1 grid, he has been seen around a Pagani Zonda, Ferrari, and other high-end cars as well. However, since Mercedes has recently improved its form of making electric cars and Hamilton has turned in his sports car keys for a more sustainable option.

Since the time trying to reduce his carbon footprint, he has EQV SUV and an EQV minivan in his garage.

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Electric Power

The Mercedes driver was driving a Porsche Taycan, an electrical car that Mercedes hasn’t made, the Porsche has a horsepower of 761 those who available only in Turbo S version. The price tag of 200,000 euros, it sure one of the cheaper purchases from the new Knight.

Indeed, Mercedes has used their champion to market their EQ versions of their car and more recently the electric S- class cars as well as the Smart EQ too. As he constantly tries to bring attention to the carbon footprint that is being left on the planet. Hence, he was the right person to bring in to guide Mercedes in its Electric Journey.

Hamilton the advocate

Lewis Hamilton has just agreed to a one-year deal with the Silver Arrows for the upcoming 2021 season. He would look to set a record for the most titles in F1 history and will make sure and in which might be his final year will bring awareness to the F1.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates winning a 7th F1 World Drivers Championship on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Turkey at Intercity Istanbul Park in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Moreover, Hamilton is also an advocate against animal cruelty and hence decided to go vegan. He and Mercedes have promised to bring more diversity into motorsport and to be more inclusive of people going ahead into the future.

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The reigning world champion has shown to the world that he is an inspiration off and on the track as well. How is the World Champion been an example to you? Let us know.

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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