Footage from the Playboy Mansion rarely strays beyond its swimming pool, sauna, trampoline and beach volleyball court (okay, we made the last two bits up), but one presumes there’s a capacious garage within its 5.3 acres. And one presumes it is well stocked.
So in what would ‘Hef’ like to crunch his drive’s gravel? The December edition of his famous magazine reveals all: its nine favourite cars for 2007, that is.
Best two-way player (best convertible, we’re guessing): VW Eos
Best sports coupé: Porsche 911 Turbo
Best SUV: Cadillac Escalade
Best bang for your buck (in the purely automotive sense): Ford Shelby Mustang GT500
Best roadster: Saturn Sky Red Line
Best pick-up (truck, not line): Toyota Tundra
Best cross-dresser (crossover vehicle, one hopes): Mazda CX-7
The Al Gore (or, on this side of the pond, David Cameron) Special: Lexus GS 450h
And its Car of the Year? BMW’s Z4M Coupé.
We reckon its choices of Porsche 911 Turbo and Shelby GT500 are spot-on. The rest, though, are a little less easy to defend. We eagerly await the readers’ informed response in the January 2007 issue. It's the only reason we subscribe...