What Car Does Clint Eastwood Drive?

Acclaimed filmmaker and actor Clint Eastwood has owned many prized rides in his life, including a Gran Torino Sport, several Ferraris, and a GMC Typhoon SUV.
Written by Jason Tushinski
Clint Eastwood is an automobile aficionado who has owned many cherished cars throughout his life, including a Gran Torino Sport, two Ferraris, and an Austin Healey 100M. 
  • Clint Eastwood’s car collection spans the decades and includes classic cars like a 1955 Austin Healey 100M, 1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport, and 1992 GMC Typhoon.
  • On the newer end of the spectrum, Eastwood has also been seen driving a 2014 Fiat 500e.

1992 GMC Typhoon

Original MSRP: $29,530
Avg. current price: $25,433
Engine: Turbocharged 4.3 L V6
Perhaps not the first vehicle to pop into one’s head when imagining what one of the most famous film stars of all time drives, but Eastwood is apparently quite the fan of the mid-size
Typhoon SUV. 
Eastwood mentioned this ride in a 2016 interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.
  • Likened as a
    muscle car
    for SUVs, the Typhoon was a rare sport utility vehicle that could compete on speed and power with some of the fastest cars on the road upon its release in 1992
  • Sports a turbocharged, 4.3 L V6 engine with 280 horsepower
  • 0 to 60 miles per hour in an eye-popping 5.6 seconds
  • Just 4,697 of them were produced during the two years the Typhoon was in production
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1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

Original MSRP: Unavailable
Avg. current price: $270,917 
Engine: Mid-mounted flat 12-cylinder engine
Eastwood has owned at least two Ferraris in his lifetime—one of them being the 1975 Ferrari 365 Berlinetta Boxer. This was the first Ferrari to display the now-famous Cavallino Rampante (prancing horse logo) badge that has become synonymous with the brand.
  • 12-cylinder engine that generates 360 horsepower for a ride befitting Italian royalty—or a famous American movie star
  • Features pop-up headlights and a 5-speed manual transmission
  • Ferrari produced just 387 Berlinetta Boxers between 1973 and 1976, and 88 of them were right-hand drives destined for England
  • Originally sold in Italy and Eastwood purchased it in 1977—he installed a custom roof on this ride and enjoyed it until 1985 when he sold it.
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1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport

Original MSRP: $3,094
Avg. current price: $5,175 
Engine: 5.7 L Cobra Jet V8 
Eastwood rejuvenated the image of
’s Gran Torino Sport by making it a key part of his 2008 film Gran Torino. His production company bought the 1972 Gran Torino Sport off eBay for the film—and once it wrapped, Eastwood bought it for himself!
  • Beastly 5.7L Cobra Jet V8 engine with a 4-barrel carburetor and 300 horsepower
  • 0-to-60 time of a hair under 7 seconds
  • Magnum 500 wheels, slick Goodrich radials, gold laser stripes, and a black vinyl top
  • Ford produced 92,033 Gran Torino Sports with their fearsome look and Coke-bottle styling
Eastwood doesn’t own the production car from the film anymore—it now rests at the Warner Bros. Studio Picture Car Museum.

Lincoln K Series Convertible

Original MSRP: $4,700
Avg. current price: $100,482 
Engine: 6.8 L V12 engine
In his 1982 film Honkytonk Man, Clint Eastwood plays a Depression-era country singer afflicted with tuberculosis who heads out on one last tour with his young nephew (played by Eastwood’s son, Kyle) in a search for the fame that has eluded him. 
Their vehicle for their road trip was a 1937
K Series Convertible—a beast of a vehicle that was the height of luxury in its day. Eastwood bought the K Series after the film wrapped.
  • 6.8 L V12 engine with 120 horsepower
  • 3-speed manual transmission
  • Produced from 1931 to 1940

1955 Austin Healey 100M

Original MSRP: Unavailable
Avg. current price: $169,933 
Engine: Front-mounted in-line 4-cylinder engine with 110 horsepower
As is probably obvious, Clint Eastwood has an eye for speed—and the fact that he owned a 1955 Austin-Healey 100M sports car shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. 
  • Initially unveiled in 1952 and could hit 100 miles per hour—a rarity during the 1950s and 1960s
  • Rear-wheel drive, a stiffer suspension, and 110 horsepower
  • Owned during the late 1950s but has since become a collector’s item 

1977 Pontiac Special Edition Trans Am

Original MSRP: $8,082
Avg. current price: $76,000 
Engine: 6.6 L engine with 300 horsepower
The year 1977 saw the release of a very famous film: Star Wars. That same year, another very popular film was released—Smokey and the Bandit, starring Burt Reynolds. Clint Eastwood wasn’t involved in either film, but he loved Reynolds’ character’s ride—a 1977
Special Edition Trans Am—so much that he bought one for himself.
  • Firebird decal on its hood
  • 6.6 L engine with 300 horsepower
  • Top speed of 118 miles per hour and 0-to-60 time of 9.3 seconds

2014 Fiat 500e

Original MSRP: $17,000
Avg. current price: $4,127 to $8,062 
Engine: 83kW electric motor with 111 horsepower
A 2014
Fiat 500e
is perhaps not the type of car you’d expect in the garage of a Hollywood actor who famously said—while holding a giant revolver, for good measure—“Go ahead, make my day.” But, alas, people are full of surprises! The actor and director has been spotted many times scooting around Los Angeles, California in this fun electric vehicle.
  • Powered by a 24kWh lithium-ion battery, which offers a range of 87 miles on one charge
  • Fully rechargeable it at a 240v charging station in just 4 hours
  • Quick to accelerate and goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8.2 seconds
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