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Tom Brady can have any car he wants and he has a lot of money.
The seven-time Super Bowl champion’s fleet includes Ferrari, Rolls-Royce and Bugatti models.
He even collaborated with Aston Martin In the 12 Vanquish S coupe series, he helped establish the brand ambassador for the automaker.
However, his perfect car is very different. It’s actually a truck.
Brady was on the Drive podcast hosted by Ford CEO Jim Farley, and the two talked about the vehicles Brady has seen in NFL parking lots.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneer said there are plenty of exotic sports cars, but most of his teammates drive trucks for a good reason.
“Because they’re bigger. They’re bigger guys and they’re going to need a lot of room. Because it’s not just the size of the guy, it’s the size of all your stuff,” Brady said.
“You’re 320 pounds, you’re a size 17, you know, all your stuff is big. You’re not the only one who’s big.”
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Even the relatively trim 225-pound, six-foot-four player appreciates the extra room.
“Whenever I travel with my wife, for example, I have a suitcase, you know, and she has a suitcase. Hers is a third the size of mine, and there’s twice as many clothes in it. And she’s always like, ‘Why are you bringing such a big suitcase?’ And I’m like, “Because my shoes are a size 13. There are only so many size 13s I can fit in a bag before I have to buy another one.” “
“That’s why I was there your [F-150] Raptors All these years because, in my opinion, you’ve been building an amazing, almost perfect car,” Brady told Farley.
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Brady has owned several high-performance pickups over the years, and last season saw him show up to training camp in black.
However, it’s not the only vehicle he likes to drive on a regular basis.
Farley asked Brady for some advice on what kind of vehicles Ford should build, and while praising the F-150 Raptor, he said Ford is on the right track with adding electric vehicles. He said he loves the Tesla Model S he owns.
Brady is currently involved in a Hertz advertising campaign promoting the addition of Tesla to the rental fleet.
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“I love that I can own a Raptor and be able to drive it, and I love that I’ll have an EV as well. Not having to go to the gas station is the coolest thing ever,” Brady said. .
He also appreciates the environmental message.
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“It creates some awareness of what we’re doing in the world.”
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