reports that Hollywood names have their preference when it comes to automotive wants. They vary, from George Clooney to Tom Cruise, from Gov. Schwarzenneger to Renee Zellweger. They all have their preference; but the following are what MyRide listed as the latest celebrity green must-haves, plus some insights from the author of this blog:

Tesla Roadster – This is an all-electric sports car, with a slightly more modest price of $98,000 in its price tag. The vehicle has been buzzing with names like George Clooney, Jay Leno, Matt Damon, Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Will.i.Am, Brad Pitt, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

For additional information, the Tesla Roadster was the first production car from Tesla Motors, developed with the help from Lotus, with basic chassis development technology shared with Lotus Elise. This Roadster also has a codename. DarkStar. More of this vehicle can be found at Wikipedia.

BMW Hydrogen 7 – This is an extremely rare modified version of the 7 Series sedan that runs on hydrogen, an alternative fuel. Driving one is an invite-only experience, and Will Ferrell, Jay Leno, Jeremy Piven, Cameron Diaz and Edward Norton have all been granted time behind the wheel.

The BMW Hydrogen 7 is currently touted as the first hydrogen drive luxury performance automobile. I wish more of this car will go up for sale for the buying public. This is what we need to significantly reduce air pollution levels. Unfortunately, there are only select customers from whom the limited Hydrogen 7 will be (or are) sold to.

Smart ForTwo – Every artist who performed at last summer’s Live Earth concert was offered a Smart, and one practically needs to be a VIP to get ahead on the thousands-deep wait list for the first micro-car to hit the US. From the 5’5″ Miley Cyrus to 6’11” ex-NBA player John Salley, the Smart is making quite an impression on celebrities.

Despite earning negative reactions from the critics and enthusiasts, the Smart FourTwo coveted a prestigious honor of being the “Car of the Year” in Europe. The car was produced by Daimler AG, and was also called CIty Coupe.

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid – With rumors of low production numbers, it’s inevitable that most of these big-boy hybrids will end up in the hands of VIP’s. Celebrities love these mega status symbols and this next generation hybrid allows them to have their cake and eat it too. Super Bowl winner Eli Manning will take delivery of the first Escalade Hybrid in July. Who’s next? Travis Barker? Lindsay Lohan? Let the wait list begin!

The Cadillac Escalade Hybrid version was announced only this year. Cadillac claims that this hybrid vehicle manages to perform with 25% better fuel economy than the non-hybrid Escalade. The vehicle is ideal most to those who don’t to give up size, comfort, statues, and performance, but with concern more on the environment. These characters combined into one vehicle is surely expensive to acquire, but I know it will sure be a hit in the celebrity world. No word yet on the pricing.

Tango – Costs $106,000, this high performance eco-friendly vehicle is just about the size of motorcycle and is one of George Clooney’s favorite rides. While it has been a rarity on the market until recently, production is ramping up and we predict more will be spotted in celebrity hands soon.

Tango is a revolutionary commuter vehicle that combines speed and agility of a motorcycle but with security and comfort like that of a high-performance sports car. It was touted as the fastest urban car, and this is perfect on busy places like Hollywood and New York. It’s like a motorcycle which can maneuver out of traffic gracefully and but is safe, climate-controlled, and can carry reasonable amount of cargo.

In addition to these super green rides soon to hit the market,’s automotive experts look ahead to the future of alternative vehicles. Here is a snap shot of future – and futuristic – green vehicles:

Chevrolet Volt

Mercedes-Benz S400 Bluetec Hybrid

Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

Honda FCX Clarity

Mitsubishi “i”Miev Electric Car