Brunei is a sovereign state located north of the island of Borneo and is known to the whole world as one of the richest country. Hassan al Bolkiah Mu’izzuddin Waddaulah is the sultan of Brunei Darussalam. He is the eldest son of Omar Ali Saifuddien III. Under the political constitution of Bruneit, the sultan is the head of the state containing full executive authority. Aside from being the sultan of Brunei, Bolkiah also happens to be the Prime Minister of Brunei as well as the one who holds the portfolios of Defense and Finance of the country.
Aside from being the sultan and Prime Minister of Brunei, another thing that made Bolkiah so famous is because of his car collections. In the year 1998, a British car magazine published an edition of their magazine which includes undercover photos of the Sultan’s car collection. These photos include modified Ferraris, Bentleys and Rolce Royce cars. There have been a lot of rumors that the sultan owns more than 7,000 cars and that it totals over $5,000,000,000 dollars, this does not include the cost of customizing and modifying the car.
According to Guinness World Records, the sultan has more than 600 Rolls Royces, more than 400 Ferraris, and 134 Koenigseggs and all of these are his private collections and are still growing. The sultan is also known to be able to own the very last Rolls Royce Phantom VI.
Many close friends and people say that the sultan has a very special interest in buying one of a kind, especially Bentley Java, and the Bentley Dominator. His brother Jefri also collects car, his brother is fonder of Modified race cars including Mercedes0Benz and Aston Martin AM3. You might wonder how or where he will store all of these cars. The sultan however has found a solution for that, he has five hangars to store his car collection and car parts and all of his cars are specially checked and maintained by professional car specialists from the car companies or manufacturers.
The sultan is also known to own two Boeing 747-400s, which are furnished with gold-plated furniture. This all totals to $223 million, this includes all of the furniture inside the plane. We all have our own collections, and these collections could either be great or small, it all depends upon the things we like. For the sultan of Brunei, luxurious cars are his collection.