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Fifty Shades of Grey Cars

Updated on March 29, 2015

The Cars and Vehicles in the Book

The concept of mentioning the cars and vehicles in detail has really caught the attention of readers. Usually, authors just mention the car color and brand but not the exact model. So, it is not surprising that people went out of their way to get a glimpse of what the author has specifically mentioned. When I first read the book I was a bit indifferent bout the car specificity. But after rereading, I understood that it was necessary. Foremost, it was important to set the difference between the average person and a billionaire. And the car choices defined the character of the owner or user. It allows us to fully understand his decision making, choices, and reactions to various incidents.

Audi R8 Spyder

Christian Grey's car.

Both Ana and Christian used this car in multiple occasions. Ana likewise owns a similar car in white. It was given to her by Christian on her 22nd birthday.

Volkswagen Beetle

Anastasia Steele's car named Wanda.

This has been given by Ray, Ana's stepfather. She has been using this for 3 years. Christian calls it a death trap. This was previously owned by Jose's mother and regularly maintained by Jose.

Audi A3

Anastasia Steele's car.

Christian gave this car to Ana Steele to replace Wanda, the beetle. Ana refers to it as the "submissive special."

Saab 9-3 Convertible

The Graduation Gift

The Audi A3 is supposedly the "graduation gift." However, that wasn't really what Christian had in mind. The Saab 9-3 was purchased after the Audi A3 was damaged.

Mercedes CLK

Katherine Kavanagh's car.

Ana used it to travel to Seattle to interview Christian Grey. Katherine is Ana's bestfriend. She is free-spirited and fun to be with - the exact opposite of Ana.

2006 Camaro

Jack Hyde's car

We only see glimpses of Jack Hyde in the story. At first we don't take notice because he seems insignificant. But we are proved wrong because he turns out to be something after all. This car perfectly fits the image that the author would like to convey to the readers.

Ford Mustang

Car in Traffic

During the chase in I-5, the Ford Mustang was specifically mentioned as the car who wouldn't move in traffic.

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Fifty Shades of Grey - SUVs, Truck & Minivan

Audi Quattro SUV

Christian Grey's SUV.

Taylor usually drives this vehicle. This has a homey feel because the car allows Christian and Ana to just sit and relax.

Chevrolet Tahoe SUV

Bob Adams's car.

Bob is the fourth husband of Ana's mother. This car gives us the impression that Bob is a nice and accepting guy and husband. The car choice also indicates that a possibility of having children is in the near future.

Dodge SUV

The Unsub

This vehicle was driven by Elizabeth to chased both Christian and Ana after their lunch in the Grey's home. This was likewise used to pickup Ana in the bank.

VW Minivan

Aspen Van

This minivan is the transportation used during Christian & Ana's visit to Aspen.

Flatbed Truck

Fishing Truck

This is the vehicle ridden by Christian and Ethan when they went fishing in Aspen.

No particular brand and type were mentioned. The image is just a random pick.

Fifty Shades of Grey Other Vehicles

EC135 Eurocopter

Charlie Tango, Christian's helicopter

Christian pilots Charlie Tango, to and fro places. On several occasions, Christian and Ana rode the chopper going to Seattle and Portland.

Gulfstream IV Jet

The Private Jet

This is Christian's private jet. It bears the name Grey Enterprises Holdings Inc across its fuselage.

Catamaran

The Grace

This is Christian's catamaran. It is made from superior and specific materials to suit his preference and tastes. The cat is one of his important possessions because it is where he gets to spend time away from his busy life and recharge. He and Ana boarded the cat and enjoyed a splendid afternoon. The scenes have allowed readers to see another side of Christian. Other than being an enigmatic billionaire, he knows how to enjoy the luxuries of life. Furthermore, he knows how to navigate a ship.

It took me a while to find the more fitting image since I had no idea what I was looking for. But after some research and seeing what other people have recommended, I came up with this decision. I would really like to enjoy a day or two boarding the cat.

Blanik L-23

The Glider

This aircraft was used by Ana and Christian when they were gliding in Georgia.

Piper Pawnee

The Glider Tug

This aircraft tug the Blanik L-23.

Fair Lady Motor Yacht

The Honeymoon ride

This is where Christian and Ana stayed during their honeymoon.

Trail Bike 125cc

Trail Bike in Aspen

There were two 125cc trail bikes in the Aspen garage.

No particular brand was mentioned. The image is just a random pick.

Snowmobile

Snowmobile in Aspen

There were two snowmobiles in the Aspen garage.

No particular brand and type were mentioned. The image is just a random pick.

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      brandie-z-goodwin 

      5 years ago

      Awesome! But you forgot about christians sailboat....

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      kju385 

      5 years ago

      Was just browsing here and now I'll have to read the book again. Like :)

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      Laura Hofman 

      6 years ago from Naperville, IL

      A clever lens...the modes of transportation were definitely highlighted in the books. Nicely done!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Where's the jet ski?

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Wheres the boat?

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Il manque le catamaran...

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      leibwood 

      6 years ago

      Very good job curating these items.

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      Margot_C 

      6 years ago

      Very clever. :) Enjoyed checking out all the toys.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      very entertaining... many thanks!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      that's amazing!!!! thaks

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      So cool, thx ! Yeah, we need the catamaran to add to the list. Great list!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Really enjoyed this list. have you got a picture of what the catamaran would look like? the Grace?

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      hyndness 

      6 years ago

      I really enjoyed it, I notice all Audis on the road now!!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Funny, I had done one myself when I read the books. I included location photos as well, i.e. The Heathman. I noticed one glaring omission in your list: Christian's Catamaran, my personal favorite fantasy location. Nice job.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      i just wanted to re-read the book for the 8th times all 3 books

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      nice...it's a preview to the movies

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      @anonymous: No ray bought it from jose senior.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      @anonymous: Ray bought it from Jose's dad and gave it to Ana.

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      Lookatit 

      6 years ago

      Great collection of very nice cars. Too much choice!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Yes...very good! I didn't see the Cristians boat...named Grace...remember?

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      Kara Hara 

      7 years ago

      Nice and interesting lens.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for the list

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      nice shades and lens presentation is awesome

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for the list. Wow! A lot of cars listed my favourite would have to be the Audi R8 Spyder.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Ray bought the car for ana from jose's mother!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      The Camaro was on hiatus 2002 thru 2009. A 2007 Camaro doesn't exist.

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      Harriet 

      7 years ago from Indiana

      This is an unbelievable lens. I was trying to find out which Audi Christian gave his subs and this lens popped up on Google. Leave it to Squidoo lensmakers to answer all our questions. Blessed

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @designsbyharriet: I'm glad this lens helped you. Thank you for the angel blessing. :)

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Ray didn't give Ana the VW Beetle "Wanda" she got it from Jose!

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      saltwaterfishtankguide 

      7 years ago

      Great Lens, no wonder my wife has been commenting on these types of cars when she sees them.. truly a great book for guys to give to women to read :)

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: It's pretty difficult to look for it since its customized. But I will try my best to find one that resembles it.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      forgot the grace his boat

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      NewUsedCarsSacramento 

      7 years ago

      Great list of cars. The best one is Audi R8 Spyder.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Awesome list....thank you!!!

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: I have difficulty finding that particular ship. In the book it was detailed as customized.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Forgot Christians sailing ship they sail on in 50 shades darker!!!!!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      thanks for the list :)

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I thoroughly enjoyed the lists. I've been doing my own on-line research where the music is concerned but found your lists when I was looking up the vehicles. This has been fun.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Yes the Camaro's were in production in 2006...google it! The SUV was an Audi Quattro.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      For the love of all that's holy, Camaros weren't in production in 2006. How does no one pick up on that???

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Jose just maintained the car for her. Her stepdad, Ray gave it to her.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: it was Jose's mums but her stepdad paid for it

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: No that photo is correct. Google the 2011 audi a3 2 door in red and the exact same image comes up.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Not sure if earlier comments wrote this but the beetle was given to her by Jose the photographer. Not her stepdad!!! =:)

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Sorry, but I still have no idea. I'll just update this lens once I get the brand. Thanks.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      what about the audi suv that taylor normally drives ? or the business jet ? or the suv that chased ana or abducted her driven by elizabeth

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I like the description of the cd player in the playroom. Any idea what brand that would be??

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: You mean the Audi "sub special?" It is the Audi A3

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Where's the Audi SUB?

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      aye-pad 

      7 years ago

      Interesting Lens. Please visit my lens too :)

      https://hubpages.com/sports/lighting-the-olympic-f...

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks for telling me that. I changed it already.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Awesome! Love it!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      The photo of the A3 is wrong. That is not an Audi A3.

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      fivee05 lm 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: The tie is included in my Christian Grey lens. However, this particular lens is not yet up for publishing.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      No! Where's the tie?!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Yes I did.

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      WriterJanis2 

      7 years ago

      This was quite unique!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Interesting idea for a lense!

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      curtmaxwall 

      7 years ago

      great list...

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