Khanyi Mbau is one of the most famous socialites in South Africa, as well as an accomplished actress. Besides appearing in the first season of Netflix’s Young, Famous, and African, Khanyi Mbau has appeared in a number of other films and series, including Uzalo and Red Room.
She has also worked as a radio presenter for Metro FM, a TV host, and a musician. All these careers have earned Khanyi quite a fortune, and she knows how to live up to her status.
Khanyi loves to live a big flashy life, and she loves fast cars. She once revealed that her love for luxury cars was inspired by her late father, who was also a luxury car collector.
She owns several luxury cars that cost an arm and a leg. In 2021, she dominated headlines after it was alleged that some of her cars had been repossessed for defaulted payments.
Let’s take a look at Khanyi Mbau’s cars that define this media personality’s young, famous and rich lifestyle.
Khanyi Mbau has been spotted around a white G-Wagon, although it’s also unclear if it belongs to her.
The G-Wagon is a monster on wheels and one of the strongest off-road vehicles.
It runs on a 6-litre V-8 twin-turbo engine and produces about 281.61bhp. The price of this machine is about R2.6 million.
We think she looks sexy on it, what do you think?
Recently, Khanyi flaunted a black Lamborghini Urus on her Instagram with the caption “Lambs and Porsches Gorgeous.”
Although it’s unclear if this particular sleek machine is hers, we wouldn’t be surprised to learn that it is.
This luxury Italian machine runs on a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine and produces 650 horsepower.
It goes for at least R4.5 million, and it’s among the fastest SUV in the world.
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The favourite from Khanyi Mbau’s cars collection is a Lamborgini Huracan that goes for about R8 million.
The Lamborghini Hurrican is a supercar that runs on a 5.2-litre V-10 engine and produces 680 horsepower.
It however appears that this sleek machine might not be Khanyi’s but might belong to her young boyfriend, Kudzai Mushonga as in one of her posts of the car, Khanyi added the caption “His.”
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Another one of Khanyi Mbau’s cars is a 2014 Mercedes Benz ML 63 AMG, although it appears that she has since sold it.
The 2014 Mercedes Benz ML 63 AMG runs on a 5.5-litre turbo V8 that produces about 518 horsepower. A new 2014 Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG goes for at least R1.5 million.
This was one of Khanyi Mbau’s cars that the bank allegedly repossessed after she failed to pay her monthly installments to the bank. Responding to the bank’s notice, Khanyi claimed that she did not receive the court papers on time and that she was surprised that the bank had not caught wind that she had actually sold the car.
Porsche Carrera GTS
In 2019, she went to Instagram to show off her new yellow 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS.
This baby on wheels is a convertible that runs on a 3.8-litre flat-six engine with a 7-Speed Manual transmission and produces about 430 horsepower. It has 20-inch wheels, a sports exhaust, and a fully customized interior.
The 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS goes for at least R1.5 million. It’s one of the most expensive of Khanyi Mbau’s cars.
In 2020, Khanyi’s Porsche Carrera was repossessed by her bank for failure to pay her monthly installments in time.
Besides these luxurious cars in her garage, Khanyi also owns a navy-blue Porsche that’s worth around R800,000.