Sports stars and their cars
The 2012 London Olympic games is well underway! Contrary to what you might have heard, our super-human Olympic stars don't run, cycle, row or pole vault everywhere they go, they use cars just like the rest of us. But which cars do these finally tuned athletes drive?
The short answer is, it varies. Success at some Olympic sports will yield unimaginable riches, allowing competitors to take their pick from the world's finest motor vehicles but many events still hold true to the amateur ethos. Competitors in these less financially rewarding disciplines tend to settle for more run-of-the-mill models, or whatever car they can get themselves into in exchange for a cheeky product endorsement.
Either way, we've assembled a great selection of pics of Olympic stars past, present and future - with cars of all shapes, sizes and prices. Get clicking for the lowdown on both...