Who is John Staluppi?
He is the owner of the yacht Quantum of Solace. Staluppi is the founder of the Atlantic Auto Group. It is a large automotive group and active as Honda car dealership. He was born in January 1947. He is married to Jeanette.
Atlantic Auto Group
Staluppi is the founder of the Atlantic Auto Group. Atlantic operates 25 dealerships in Long Island. And five dealerships in Nevada. Each year the group sells 50,000 new cars. And 20,000 used cars and services nearly 1 million cars.
Atlantic Auto Group is the third-largest privately held car company in the United States. The company sells Audi, Cadillac, Honda, Jeep, and other brands. The Nevada dealers ships are doing business as Planet Nissan.
Staluppi Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 500 million. He is an active philanthropist. Donating to many good causes such as the Make A Wish foundation. Staluppi has his own website.
Cars of Dreams Collection
Staluppi was the owner of a rare car collection. It was a museum named Cars of Dreams. The museum has a collection of 120 fully restored cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Most vehicles were from the 1950s.
In 2012 the entire collection was sold at RM Auctions. The auction was generating US$ 11.5 million. The most expensive car was a 1952 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible. Which sold for US$ 299,750.
How Many Yachts has He Owned?
Staluppi has owned many yachts. All with James Bond themed names. He is the owner of Millenium Yachts. Millenium created his fastest yacht ‘The World is Not Enough’. She is capable of 70 knots.
We are not sure if he still owns her. Other yachts owned (and sold) by Staluppi, are the Heesen built Octopussy. She is capable of more than 50 knots. He also owned the 49 meter Christensen yacht Casino Royale. Which was sold in 2009 to David McDonald.
He owned the 52 meter Benetti Quantum of Solace. Which was built as Midlandia for Alexander Shnaider. And he owned the 2011 Benetti Diamonds are Forever. Which he bought new while under construction.