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    Default What Simon Cowell did on his week off: Spend 1 MILLION on TWO cars

    What does X Factor boss Simon Cowell do when he's got a week off from the telly because of the Rugby World Cup?

    He goes and spends 1 million on two incredible cars in LA, with equally incredible price tags, of course.

    But Simon didn't just buy any old pricey motors. He splashed out 750,000 on a Bugatti Veyron - the world's most expensive and fastest street-legal car.
    Speed Machine: Cowell's Veyron has a top speed of 253 mph (file image)

    With in excess of 1000 horsepower, the Veyron - built by Volkswagen - has top speed of 253.81 mph (408.47 km/h).
    Not content with speed, Cowell, on his return to London, bought 400,000 worth of comfort and style in the shape of a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.
    But the eighteen feet long and six feet wide Coupe is no slouch either. With V12 under the bonnet the Roller has a top speed of 149mph.
    Back in black: This Ferrari is another one of Simon's toys

    Cowell's love of speed is well known, having blitzed the BBC's Top Gear track in 1:47.1 last year - the eighth fastest time overall for the 'Star in a Reasonably Priced Car' segment and the third fastest non-professional driver in series eight.
    The reality TV hot-shot already owns a stack of pricey motors, including this Ferrari (above), but when you're worth in excess of 100 million, who's counting?
    Roll with it: Comfort and style for Simon in this Rolls Royce (file image)

    What Simon Cowell did on his week off: Spend 1 MILLION on TWO cars | the Daily Mail

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    hey, good for him. if i had that some sort of stupid money, i'd probably buy ridiculously priced items too.
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    if i had his money i'd buy the bugatti, think its an amazing car

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    I love the Veyron

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    I also love the drophead phantom, mainly because RR were adamant they weren't going to make it...and then suddenly a drophead phantom turns up in the Top Gear studio as a 'technical exercise'. As the boys said at the time 'expect it therefore to be on sale sometime next year for around 300,000'
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