Matthew Perry, aka Chandler Bing from Friends, died at the age of 54 on October 28, 2023 in Los Angeles. The cause of death? For now (unconfirmed) drowning in hot tub. Before everything gets wrapped up in mourning, let’s take a look at why Perry was an avid car enthusiast.
Although he usually drove cars without a roof, his collection included a number of other pieces. Take a look with us at what cars enchanted the Chandlers.
In addition, the premium SUV with a twin-turbo 3.5-liter six-cylinder engine is paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission. Due to the luxury and the excess of space, this car belongs to the category of high-comfort road boats.
BMW 6er Cabrio
BMW’s sixth series in open design is controversial for its strange design, not to mention the complexity of the technology. However, when everything is working, there is a divine joy from the work of the three-liter inline six-cylinder engine, which, through the eight-speed automatic, shoots this six-six convertible from zero to one hundred in about 5.7 seconds. And the maximum? Traditional 250 km/h.
BMW 7 Series
The pinnacle of luxury and Munich engineering is the BMW 7 Series. In Perry’s case, it was the E66 generation, whose large kidney stones have not yet reached the extreme of the current one. Anyway, the specification of his 760Li E66 means that it is an extended model, additionally equipped with a V12 engine. Perry allegedly bought this car just for appearing in the series Friends.
Gran Turismo in a premium package, elegant shapes, advanced aerodynamics and a powerful engine. This German beauty named Panamera from Perry’s collection used to pay for an expensive, but very safe car.
Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Love knows no bounds, especially when it comes to convertibles. It is not surprising that the actor Chandler Bing from the TV series Friends also enjoyed a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet. In addition to great driving, this car is able to please with a flat six cylinder that offers a performance of over 300 horsepower.
Today, we would say with a wild design, thanks to which you will certainly not mistake the open Bavarian Z8. In addition, its almost five-liter forked eight-cylinder engine installed in the front breathes naturally, but it still produces 400 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. All this sent to the wheels through a six-speed manual.
Aston Martin Vantage Roadster
When you buy a British Aston, you are a true car connoisseur. Although you must not deal with the outdated info system, instead they call on safety systems and a twice-turbocharged four-liter eight-cylinder engine with 510 horsepower and 685 Nm of power! In addition to the precise eight-speed gearbox, the maximum speed exceeding the mythical 300 km/h is also pleasing.
Audi R8 Spyder
Behind the front seats of the open Audi R8 is a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter ten-cylinder that works with a seven-speed automatic transmission.
You probably knew that Matthew Perry was a great actor and comedian, but his passion for open cars…? Now you know. And we “up there” together send him an honorable car salute. Thanks for everything, Chandler Bing!