Few celebrities have had a career as illustrious and captivating as Taylor Swift's, and her personal life, including her choice of vehicles, in music videos and real life alike, has always intrigued her fans and the media alike. As she's navigated the music industry, embarked on world tours, and embraced different phases of her life and career, Taylor Swift has had the privilege of choosing from a wide array of impressive automobiles. From classic cars that echo her country roots to modern luxury vehicles befitting her global superstardom, here's a glimpse into the top 10 vehicles that Taylor Swift has chosen to accompany her on her journey through fame and fortune.
10. Vintage Ford Mustang
Picture to Burn Music Video
We know, we also can't believe he let her drive the truck. Not to be outdone, Taylor is seen riding in a black vintage Ford Mustang. This iconic American muscle car perfectly complements the song's fiery passion and resentment theme. The Mustang, with its classic design and powerful V8 engine, symbolizes the assertive and independent spirit that Taylor embodies in the song. The choice of this vehicle in the video adds an extra layer of attitude and flair to the overall narrative. The V8 engine goes from 0 to 60 in 8 seconds making it the perfect getaway car after trashing our exes' house like we all wanted to do after the video dropped
9. 1967 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special
Delicate Music Video
This vintage luxury car exudes timeless elegance and sophistication, perfectly encapsulating the dreamy and romantic atmosphere of the video. The 1967 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special is a true classic in the world of automobiles, known for its spacious interior, smooth ride, and distinctive design. Taylor takes the job of demonstrating the strength of the vehicle's exterior dancing and sliding across the hood of the car. Its presence in the video adds a touch of nostalgia and charm, creating a captivating visual backdrop for Taylor Swift's enchanting performance. The choice of such a vintage vehicle not only enhances the video's aesthetic appeal but also reinforces the song's themes of love, longing, and the feeling of being lost in a moment of pure connection. It's a testament to Taylor Swift's attention to detail and her ability to weave storytelling elements seamlessly into her music videos.
8. 1989 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
All Too Well 10 Minutes Version
This classic luxury sedan, produced during the same year Taylor was born shows her attention to the little details. Though it does not always come with a Patriarchy keychain, the 1989 Mercedes-Benz S-Class was renowned for its opulence, advanced technology, and smooth ride, fitting perfectly into the theme of lost love and the bittersweet recollection of moments past. As Taylor Swift takes a poignant drive in the car, it becomes a poignant reminder of the love she once had and has now lost, adding an evocative touch to the music video's narrative and the emotional depth of the song.
7. Powder-blue Shelby Cobra
Blank Space Music Video
This classic car makes a memorable appearance, reflecting both elegance and power, much like the song's narrative. The Shelby Cobra is an automotive legend, known for its sleek design and high-performance capabilities. Its timeless appeal perfectly complements the opulent and extravagant setting of the video's storyline. As Taylor Swift's character spirals into a whirlwind of emotions, the Cobra becomes a symbol of both freedom and escapism, allowing her to temporarily break free from the confines of her opulent surroundings. With its unmistakable presence and classic beauty, the powder-blue Shelby Cobra serves as a visual metaphor in the music video, enhancing the overall cinematic experience. It's a car that captures the essence of desire, passion, and the fleeting moments. It was such an iconic moment in her career, she brought it back in a virtual form for her Eras tour.
6. 1932 Chevrolet Cabriolet
Red (Taylor's Version) Album Cover
An iconic addition to every fall season, Taylor Swift sitting in the convertible is every girl's dream. Though we only see a small percentage of the car on the album cover, the '32 Chevy Cabriolet is renowned for its Art Deco styling, featuring elegant curves and a beautifully proportioned body. With its distinctive grille, flowing fenders, and gracefully sloping windshield, this car exuded sophistication and charm. The Cabriolet variant, with its convertible top and sleek lines, added an extra touch of glamour to an already striking design.
5. 2007 Chevrolet Silverado
Nobody Forgets Their First Car
Taylor Swift's first car, a 2007 Chevy Silverado, holds a special place in her heart and her journey to fame. Given to her on her 18th birthday by her then record label, Big Machine Records, this practical and rugged pickup truck was a symbol of her down-to-earth nature and her humble beginnings in the music industry. The Silverado, known for its reliability and versatility, was Taylor's steadfast companion during her early years as an aspiring artist. It witnessed countless hours of songwriting, road trips to gigs and auditions, and the highs and lows of a young musician's life. Though Taylor Swift has since moved on to more luxurious and high-end vehicles, the 2007 Chevy Silverado will always be remembered as the vehicle that carried her dreams and aspirations on the road to stardom. It's a reminder that even global superstars had to start somewhere, and Taylor Swift's journey began with the reliability and simplicity of a Chevy Silverado.
There's a captivating and slightly surreal story associated with Taylor Swift leaving her apartment in a suitcase. In an effort to maintain her privacy and avoid the prying eyes of paparazzi, Swift and her security team reportedly came up with the ingenious idea of concealing her inside a large suitcase. The singer would be zipped up inside the suitcase, which would then be carried out of her apartment by her security team, giving the illusion of an empty suitcase being loaded into a vehicle. This creative and somewhat comical strategy showcased the lengths to which celebrities sometimes go to protect their personal lives and maintain a sense of normalcy amidst the constant public scrutiny that accompanies their fame. I for one am wondering how 5'11" Swift was able to fit in there.
3. Popcorn Machine
Learning from our Formative Year
Taking a page out of her own book, Taylor Swift has had her fair share of creative methods to evade the prying eyes of the paparazzi, and one of the most whimsical stories involves her leaving a suite in a popcorn machine. While this particular account is more of an amusing urban legend than a confirmed fact, it showcases the lengths to which celebrities sometimes go to maintain their privacy. The idea of Swift emerging from a popcorn machine adds a playful and theatrical element to her quest for seclusion. This imaginative tale became a part of the folklore surrounding her celebrity status, emphasizing her ability to navigate fame with a sense of humor and theatrical flair. While the popcorn machine story may remain a legend, it serves as a reminder that Taylor Swift, in addition to her musical talents, possesses a knack for keeping the public guessing and entertained with her eccentric approach to dealing with the spotlight.
2. 1970 Chevelle 408 Stroker convertible
The Perfect Getaway Car
The 1970 Chevelle 408 Stroker convertible that Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift drove away in was a head-turning, vintage classic that brought together sports and music royalty in an unforgettable moment. This iconic car, often associated with the golden era of American muscle cars, boasted a 408 Stroker engine, which provided an exhilarating blend of power and performance. The car is from Kelece's private collection that was on display at the recent Kelce Car Jam fundraiser.
1. Mop Cart
Entering Your Own Concert Undetected
Taylor Swift is known for her mysterious entrances before each Eras Tour show, leaving fans in awe. However, a fan video seems to have unraveled the secret. During the trio of Eras Tour shows in Arlington, Texas, a concertgoer captured the moment on TikTok. The video shows the "Anti-Hero" singer hidden inside a cleverly disguised cleaning cart filled with mops, with two crew members subtly rolling her to her designated spot beneath the stage. As the video concludes, a door on the side of the cart swings open, revealing the unmistakable figure of Taylor Swift in her dazzling outfit. This has left many swifties including myself in shock and is one of the most iconic things I have seen.