Emma Raducanu is a star in a reasonably priced car! Tennis sensation drives one of Britain’s ‘cheapest’ motors… despite being the face of Porsche
As a new multi-millionaire and the face of Porsche, Emma Raducanu can have any car she wants.
Yet the US Open champion is the proud owner of one of Britain’s ‘cheapest cars’ – a practical five-year-old Dacia Sandero.
The teenager was spotted behind the wheel of the dinky hatchback as she made preparations ahead of Wimbledon which starts on Monday.
Despite having enough money to buy any car she wants, US Open champion Emma Raducanu is the proud owner of a five-year-old Dacia Sandero. She was spotted dressed in gym wear getting into one of Britain’s cheapest cars
The teenager drove the car, worth just under £8,000 new, to the gym as she prepares for Wimbledon. The 19-year-old from south-east London won the US Open in September
Dressed in gym wear, she drove the Romanian-produced Sandero – which is sold new for as little as £7,995 – to the gym as she fights to get fit for the Championships after an injury.
The British No 1, who was yesterday seeded 10th, first burst on to the scene at with a historic run at SW19 last year after sitting her A-levels.
The 19-year-old from Bromley, south-east London, went on to win the US Open in September which catapulted her into stardom overnight.
The tennis champ, with her £1.8million US Open winnings, can afford approximately 20 brand new Porsche 911’s which cost around £89,800
Earlier this year, the tennis teen became a ‘brand ambassador’ for Porsche – her favorite car company. However, this didn’t stop her from keeping hold of her hatchback
Earlier this year, she became a ‘brand ambassador’ for her favorite car company Porsche and revealed it was her childhood dream to get her own 911.
She said: ‘My first memory was one of my coach’s 911s when I was young. Whenever I would turn up to practice, I would see his Porsche and it made me dream of one day sitting in my own.’
With her £1.8million US Open winnings alone, the teenager can afford to buy as many as 20 brand new Porsche 911’s which start at £89,800.
But for now, the teenager is thought to be focusing on her tennis rather than cars as her parents Ian and Renee ‘take care’ of her finances.