Nelson Piquet Jnr’s BMW X5 for sale

Nelson Piquet Jnr's BMW X5

Nelson Piquet Jnr's BMW X5

A BMW X5 owned by Nelson Piquet Jnr is up for sale on Auto Trader.

The silver 2003 model comes with air conditioning, black leather interior and tinted.

According to the advert there is an “F1 fire extinguisher under the drivers’ seat”. The X5 is priced at ??11,500.

Piquet probably bought the car new when he moved to Britain from Brazil in 2003. He has won the South American Formula 3 championship the previous year, and moved into the British series where he won six times, earning a test with the Williams F3 team.

As he drives for Renault now he’s more likely to be seen in one of their cars. Team mate Fernando Alonso also had a taste for German cars in the past – while at McLaren he received a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722.

Nelson Piquet with a Renault Clio (click to enlarge)

Nelson Piquet with a Renault Clio (click to enlarge)

Nelson Piquet Jnr with a Renault Megane (click to enlarge)

Nelson Piquet Jnr with a Renault Megane (click to enlarge)

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9 comments on Nelson Piquet Jnr’s BMW X5 for sale

  1. Hamish said on 25th June 2009, 21:07

    Wouldn’t be a Piquet car without “brake problems”

  2. Oliver said on 25th June 2009, 21:17

    I don’t see Piquet being world champion in another 100 years, doubt its a collectors item. :-)

  3. Mussolini's pet cat said on 25th June 2009, 22:25

    He’s gone down in my estimation owning a pile of junk like that.

  4. Of all the things, an X5?!

    He could’ve atleast bought an Alfa.

  5. schumi the greatest said on 26th June 2009, 7:49

    probably a write off…ive seen him drive!

    • Sush Meerkat said on 26th June 2009, 18:43

      probably a write off…ive seen him drive!

      you lucky thing, how is he at the whole driving thing?, its just I’ve never seen him drive.

      I thought he was the Brakes person for Renault.

  6. savage said on 26th June 2009, 8:33

    Probably selling up because he will be getting the boot , another one trading on his name .

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