SA celebs and the flashy whips they drive
While most of us are happy with just having an affordable vehicle to drive, many of South Africa’s most famous faces are going all out – splurging on the slickest models to prove that being a celebrity in Mzansi really does pay off.
From rappers to presenters, here are 10 SA celebs who are living their best lives while cruising in the lap of luxury.
Anga Makubalo, commonly known as NaakMusiQ, recently flaunted his BMW M4 Convertible and it sure is a sight to behold! Valued at around R1.4 million for the Convertible, the M4 can reach 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, and with a maximum speed of 250 km/h, we can totally see why NaakMusiQ chose this car.
Actress and presenter Boity Thulo had fans in a frenzy last year when she purchased a Mercedes-AMG GLA 45. Priced at over R800 000, this crossover boasts an impressive infotainment system, allows owners to use their smartphone to unlock their car from a distance, and to instantly find it in a parking lot. Clearly Boity is living the good life!
Choreographer and Idols judge SomizI Mhlongo stunned social media users last year when he purchased two cars worth R3.3 million in one week. Aside from the purchase of a Mercedes-Benz G350d, Somizi did the most when he bought a brand new BMW i8 worth over R1.9 million. This beast of a car has a sporty exterior with horsepower to match, and is able to reach 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds. Somgaga clearly knows how to flex…
7) Riky Rick
Boss Zonke himself, Riky Rick, has never shied away from showing off his lavish lifestyle. From sporting R14000 Gucci loafers to rocking up at events in a Ferrari, King Kotini has kept it consistent where balling is concerned. Nowhere is this more evident than Riky Rick’s whip – a Mercedes-AMG GT S coupe. Worth over R2 million, the car sports 5 driver modes and adjustable traction control, allowing you to tweak your car to match your driving style. Outstanding!
Roll up rapper Emtee has been making hits since 2015 and his hard work has clearly paid off. Taking to his Instagram last year, The Hustla showed off his brand new wheels while thanking fans for their support. Emtee went big with his purchase, choosing a Mercedes-AMG A45 as his first car. Valued at over 800k, the A45 AMG sports a 2.0-litre turbo and can reach 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds. Talk about living in the fast lane…
The bad boy of local rap, AKA, has always embraced the finer things in life – from designer clothes to his famous girlfriend, Supa Mega remains a fan of flaunting his lifestyle for the world to see. His ride is certainly no exception. AKA’s whip of choice? A BMW X6 M. Worth a whopping R2 million, the BMW X6 M allows owners to surf the Net while on the go, and has integrated voice control, keeping drivers’ eyes on the road.
We totally approve!
Anathi Mnyango, better known by his stage name, Anatii, has been making hits for a while now, even catching the eye of R&B crooner, Omarion. His dedication and hard labour have surely been paying off, if the 23-year-old’s car is anything to go by. The producer drives a Mercedes-AMG CLS 63 S valued at over R2 million, and it sure is a beaut! This car sports a striking black interior, complimented by grey topstitching and silver seatbelts. Not only is it stunning to look at, it can also reach 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Talk about performance!
3) Bonang Matheba
Radio and TV personality Bonang Matheba has been in the limelight for some time now, with everything from her wardrobe choices to her love interests being scrutinized by the public. Following rumours that her prized G-wagon had been bought for her by a former lover, Bonang came back strong, showing off her Mercedes-AMG G63 to full effect, while even managing to start an official hashtag, #GirlsWithAMGs. Her R2 million car boasts a 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine and a 10 GB music register to ensure that the tunes keep coming. We are your dragons, Queen B, slay us!
2) Cassper Nyovest
Abuti Fill Up, commonly known by his stage name, Cassper Nyovest, has offered us the quintessential rags to riches story. Chronicling his rise to stardom, Cassper has mastered the art of the “humble brag”, showing off his worldly possessions while still appearing to remain down to earth. With his whips at center stage, Cassper Nyovest managed to cause a social media frenzy with his #CassperNyovestChallenge, posing atop two of his most prized possessions – his Bentleys. Cassper’s latest purchase of a vehicle resulted in him owning a Bentley Continental GT V8, valued at R3.7 million. The car boasts a bespoke interior and reaches a maximum top speed of 303 km/h. Tito Mboweni, eat your heart out!
1) Black Coffee
Arguably Mzansi’s favourite DJ, Black
Coffee has amassed quite a large net worth while hanging with the likes of P
Diddy and Drake. In addition, Coffee has also obtained quite a car collection,
including a G-wagon, a Bentley and most recently a Maserati
GranTurismo. Sporting a powerful V8
engine, the Maserati GT can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds, making it the
perfect status symbol for a celeb.
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