With a net worth of over $103.4 billion, the Oracle of Omaha could afford to own just about any car on the market. But the famously frugal investor prefers to stick with a tried and true model. He drives a 2014 Cadillac XTS.
The vehicle is comfortable and quiet and handles well on urban streets and highways. It's the perfect car for a man who uses it to run five-minute business meetings and to pick up his billionaire friends from Eppley Airfield. It's a little bit different than the twin-turbocharged Pagani Huayra that Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg owns, but both men are quite wealthy and prefer to keep it simple behind the wheel.
Buffett's no-nonsense approach to life is probably what made him a successful investor in the first place. He lives in a house that he bought for $31,500 back in 1958, and he doesn't waste any of his money on unnecessary things. He sticks with his cars for years, even when they're pockmarked from hail damage.
But there is one thing that Buffett does splurge on from time to time. He once owned a McLaren F1, and that car sold for more than $2 million at auction to benefit Girls, Inc., a nonprofit that works to inspire and empower young women. Celebrities and business moguls tend to add enormous value to the cars they own, but it's rare for Buffett to stray too far from his standard ride.