To most people, the actor Patrick Dempsey is best known for his role as Dr Derek Shepherd on Grey’s Anatomy. To car enthusiasts, Patrick Dempsey is known as a modern-day Paul Newman – a successful actor who spends his spare time and money on the car collection of dreams and his own racing team, Dempsey-Proton Racing. At Le Mans in 2015, the star actor Patrick Dempsey finished in the LM GTE Am class in a Porsche 911 RSR. He has explained that his passion for cars takes him back to his childhood. Patrick Dempsey’s father was very passionate about cars and owned a race team. This explains his passion for cars and racing, and his impressive car collection.
- 1963 Porsche 356 Speedster
The 1963 Porsche 356 Speedster was Patrick Dempsey’s first car. After he did his first big job in Hollywood, he spent his entire pay check on the luxurious car. His Porsche Speedster was a star in its own right – they used the sound of the car in Top Gun. Dempsey has described the car as his best investment, both financially and emotionally. This shows just how passionate the actor is about cars and his car collection.
- Lotus Exige S
With cars like the Lotus Exige S in his car collection, it is clear as day that Patrick Dempsey is a true car and driving enthusiast. The Lotus Exige S is a hardcore racing car designed to provide as much performance and feedback as it can squeeze out of its 1.8 liter supercharged engine.
- Jaguar E-Type Coupe
The Jaguar E-Type is an iconic car and is one of the prettiest cars ever designed. Enzo Ferrari himself said it was the most beautiful car he had ever seen. It is not hard to see why Patrick Dempsey would want this beauty in his car collection. He bought the car during his time on Grey’s Anatomy as the beloved McDreamy.