Mufasa, a.k.a Cassper Nyovest, is one of the best and richest rappers in South Africa. Besides his music, Cassper has also made a fortune from his endorsement deals and successful ventures.
Aside from working hard and earning millions from his ventures, Cassper Nyovest also knows how to enjoy the soft life and he drives some of the fastest, most expensive machines including McLaren.
Here is everything you need to know about Cassper Nyovest’s McLaren.
Does Cassper own a McLaren?
Yes, Cassper Nyovest owns a McLaren. For his 31st birthday on 16th December 2021, the rapper went all in and gifted himself with a brand new monster on wheels that got people talking.
His former manager, Nota, caused a stir when he claimed during his interview at the “Everything SA Music” podcast that Cassper didn’t actually own the McLaren but he was only using it for some time in a partnership deal with the company.
Cassper Nyovest who couldn’t let his achievements be belittled went to Twitter to clap back at naysayers and said that he did not spend lots of money on his car only to take it back.
Through their official Instagram page, McLaren South Africa also confirmed that they had indeed sold the McLaren to Cassper Nyovest, and congratulated him for his new purchase.
Which model is Cassper Nyovest’s McLaren?
Cassper Nyovest’s McLaren is a 2020 McLaren GT. Initially, Cassper had posted a black McLaren GT during his birthday but a few days later, he posted a new white one. So what colour is his McLaren? You may ask.
As explained by Cassper Nyovest to Mgosi news, Cassper exchanged the black McLaren for a white to match his fleet of luxury cars.
Cassper explained that he had ordered a white McLaren but by the time it got to his birthday, the upgrade and customizations on it were not ready so he took the black one. When the white McLaren became available, he decided to exchange it since the two cars cost the same price.
The bottom line is Cassper Nyovest’s McLaren’s GT is white like his other cars.
How much did Cassper's McLaren's cost?
The 2020 McLaren GT goes for around R5 million market price at Daytona McLaren.
Some of the customizations that came with Cassper Nyovest’s McLaren include Silica white special paint, Bowers and Wilkins Audio System, carbon-ceramic brakes, photochromatic roof, and MSO Bright Pack.
How many people own a McLaren GT in South Africa?
At the time of his purchase, Cassper Nyovest was the first and only South African to own the rare McLaren GT.
In an Instagram post, Mufasa also confirmed that the next time the car would be on sale would be in February 2022.
As of March 2022, only a handful of McLarens have been sold by the official McLaren dealership which means that less than 10 people own it.
Why are McLarens very expensive?
The McLaren is a supercar that is loved for its speed, lightweight.
Unlike other car brands that are brand produced, the McLarens are hand-built and custom made to suit individual customer needs, which also explains why they are sold in smaller volumes.
The 2020 McLaren GT is powered by a 4.0L V-8 engine that produces up to 612 horsepower. It can reach 60 MPH in 3 seconds and it weighs about 3,373 pounds.
Cassper Nyovest’s other cars
Besides the 2020 McLaren GT, Cassper Nyovest has an impressive collection of expensive cars including a Rolls Royce, a Bentley GT Continental, a BMW 4281, a Mercedes-Benz microbus, and a Mercedes-Benz V-class.