The F1 is back! The greatest of motorsports. F1 is a testing ground for technology that will eventually make it into the cars we see on the road. And the drivers get to experience a type of driving that many can only dream of.

However, when the chequered flag is waved and the celebrations are over. Lewis Hamilton and co have to return to the road like every other person. We have decided to take a look at some of the cars that are owned by the drivers for their daily usage.

There is a surprising range of cars that you can own so we have picked 4 different models and the variants or similar cars that you can get through AutoeBid.

Read on to find out more!

Fiat 500 AutoeBid Savings

Fiat 500

First of all we have the Fiat 500. While the version that the F1 stars drive is the Abarth version. And you can get your hands on the latest version of these. A more sensible run around might be the base model Fiat 500.

The chic Italian car that started the mass transit revolution was revived in 2007 and has gone on to sell over 1.5 million. The Abarth 500 is known to be in the garages of double champion Sebastian Vettel and one time champion Kimi Räikkönen.

Abarth’s version of the Fiat 500 is now known as the 595. Abarth 595 savings between £1,074 and £1,637.  Average savings around £1,400. The entry model Abarth 595 is the 1.4 T-Jet 145, starting with a list price of £15,090. Our price £14,016.

For the more frugal of us, a Fiat 500 will see savings of between £2,349 and £3,321. The average saving is around £3,000. The entry model Fiat 500 is the 1.2 Pop 3d. Retailed at £11,050, shopping with AutoeBid you can grab one for just £8,701!

Renault Megane

Renault Megane

Much like the lovely 500 the Megane is a surprising choice of car for F1 drivers but it has some history for F1 drivers with Schumacher and Hill both claiming it to be the best car ever, it should be noted that this was apparently claimed while both worked for Renault race teams.

Either way the Megane has moved away from the big bottom of its past to become a serious hot hatch. Alongside current F1 driver Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber owns a Renault Megane RS.

Savings with AutoeBid on Megane’s is high! 14% savings on the Renault Sport options and up to 33% on the standard cars. Regular model savings start at £5,184 rising up to around £8,117. The average AutoeBid customer saves around £6,500. You can buy a Megane 1.2 TCE Expression Plus from a dealership for £16,600, our price is just £11,416.

If you do want a Renault Sport then look to save between £3,251 and £3,716. Cheapest Renault Sport is 2.0 T 16V Renault Sport 275 Cup S. Expect to pay £24,480 new of the lot, or shop with AutoeBid and get it for £21,229.

Mercedes GLS

Mercedes GL

The GL series is a big seller for Mercedes. Mercedes have spent a lot of time integrating their race team with the production car teams to ensure the crossover of technology. Three-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton owned a GL450 and has since come out to say he is a fan of the new GL Coupe.

The GL series provides a luxurious and comfortable ride. Combined with the badge appeal of Mercedes it is no surprise that the GL is selling in the thousands per year. There is a GL for everyone because of the wide range of options and specifications.

The GL450 is no longer in production however its replacement is the GLS range. Expect to see savings in the range of £5,890 and £6,518. The entry model GLS, which is a mouthful, is the 350d 4Matic AMG Line 5d 9G-Tronic. Put on the market by Mercedes at £69,110. AutoeBid can get this car to you for £63,220

You can buy a top spec GLS for £102,350. Our price is £94,136. A massive saving of £8,214.

Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R

A car that is more alike than most other cars to a F1 car. The GT-R is a masterclass in engineering precision. When it came out in 2007 the lead designer stated the car would become better with each new iteration. They weren’t wrong. The latest version is a barnstorming machine that evokes a level of fun that will bring you as close to a F1 car might in a road car.

The laboratory built supercar resides in the garage of British Driver Jensen Button

AutoeBid loves great deals and we love letting you know about them. You can get 5% off the GT-R. Saving anywhere from £3,976 to £4,701. The cheapest GT-R is the 3.8 Recaro 2d Automatic. On the high street expect to pay £78,050. Buy online with AutoeBid only £74,074.


So what is this great deal? Well the Nissan 370Z  has the same 3.7 litre V6 as its big brother and you can expect to save around 15% on a new 370Z. Therefore you can save between £4,395 and £5,698. The lowest price 370Z is the 3.7 V6 3d. List Price £27,860. AutoeBid Price £23,465.

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