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Tom Brady can personal any automotive he desires, and he is had lots.
The seven-time Super Bowl champion’s fleet has included fashions from Ferrari, Rolls-Royce and Bugatti.
He even collaborated with Aston Martin on a run of 12 Vanquish S coupes that he helped specify when he was a model ambassador for the automaker.
However, his perfect automotive is very completely different. In reality, it is a truck.
Brady was on the “Drive” podcast, hosted by Ford CEO Jim Farley, and the two talked about the automobiles Brady sees in an NFL parking zone.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneer mentioned there are many unique sports activities automobiles, but that almost all of his teammates drive vehicles for motive.
“Because they’re bigger. They’re bigger guys, and they’re going to need a lot of room. Because it’s not just the size of the guy, it’s the size of all your stuff too,” Brady mentioned.
“You’re 320 pounds, and you’re a size 17 shoe, you know, all your stuff is big. It’s not just you that’s big.”
Even the comparatively trim 225-pound, six-foot four-inch quarterback appreciates the additional room.
“Whenever I go travel with my wife, for example, I have a suitcase, you know, and she has a suitcase. And her suitcase is about a third of the size of mine, and she’s got twice as much clothes in there. And she’s always like, ‘why are you bringing such a big suitcase?’ And I’m like, ‘because my shoes are a size 13. There’s only so many size 13s I can fit into a bag before I’ve got to get another bag.'”
“That’s why I’ve been buying your [F-150] Raptors all these years because you’re making, in my view, what I think is an amazing, almost the perfect car,” Brady advised Farley.
Brady has owned a number of of the excessive efficiency pickups over the years and was noticed exhibiting as much as coaching camp in a black one final season.
However, it is not the solely car he likes driving regularly.
Farley requested Brady for some recommendation on what sort of automobiles Ford ought to be making and, together with praising the F-150 Raptor, he mentioned Ford is on the proper observe by including electrical automobiles. He mentioned he loves the one he owns, which is a Tesla Model S.
Brady is presently featured in a Hertz promoting marketing campaign selling the addition of Teslas to its rental fleet.
“I love the fact that I have the Raptor and I can drive it, but I also love the fact that I’ll have an EV, too. Not having to go to the gas station is just the coolest thing ever,” Brady mentioned.
He additionally appreciates the environmental message.
“It creates some consciousness to what we’re doing in the world.”