Kenya has its share of the haves and the have nots. A recent ranking by Mauritius-based AfrAsia Bank placed Kenya as the fifth wealthiest country in Africa adding that the country has 330 billionaires.
With this kind of money floating around, it’s not a rarity to spot cars worth millions of shillings on Kenyan roads.
WhownsKenya.com compiled a list of some of the most expensive cars seen in the country.
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Rolls-Royce Provenance Phantom Coupé
British Locomotives manufacturer Rolls Royce has been credited to make some of the most luxurious and comfortable cars in the world.
The Provenance Phantom Coupe boasts 6.6 liter, V12, 550 brake horsepower.
Billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi caused an online stir a while back after his Rolls Royce was pictured parked at the galleria mall.
The car is reportedly worth $449,525 (Ksh48,458,795).
Several other Rolls Royce models have been seen in the country, some around parklands and Westlands.
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The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse
The news of a Bugatti Veyron in Kenya set social media a blaze after it was spotted in Mombasa.
The country’s coastal City is home to some of the wealthiest people in the country.
The car is a speed maniac with a 410Kmph top speed and 0-100km/h acceleration in just 2.6 seconds.
According to online sources the car is worth in excess of Ksh200 million.
The Presidential Mercedes-Benz S 600 Pullman
This is the safest and most comfortable car in the country. This beast is one of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s escort cars.
Its original features coupled with the security reinforcements places the car’s value at a reported Ksh160 million.
The 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia Convertible
It might not be the latest model or the most expensive, but the Ferrari 458 Italia is as classy as they come. And also quite expensive.
Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho left tongues wagging after he was spotted in this car.
It is reported to have cost him around Ksh28 million.
The car has been seen with several other business people and entrepreneurs in Mombasa and Nairobi.
Rolls Royce Ghost
The British car manufacturer is among the best in the world, and Rolls Royce cars are among the most coveted brands in the world.
A number of Rolls Royce Ghosts have been spotted in Nairobi.
Kenyan-based Rwandese businessman Barry Ndengeyingoma, who is the owner of one of Nairobi’s hottest joints, B Club, owns one of these cars.
It is reported to cost around Ksh45 million.
This V12-engine vehicle has a 6592CC engine making it one of the most powerful vehicles also.
Ferrari 612 Sessanta
This car is among the most expensive in the country.
The car has a top speed of 320km/h thanks to a powerful V12 engine accessed through a 6-speed man w/OD transmission.
It is reported to cost Ksh45 million and has been spotted in Nairobi.
Maybach Mercedes Benz S class
This German machine is as comfortable and classy as they come.
The late Billionaire industrialist Chris Kirubi was among Kenyans who own this luxurious car. Arguably the most valuable of his cars, it is valued at about Ksh40 million.
This luxurious car was among the late Kirubi’s expensive fleet of vehicles.
The vehicle is created for effortless, exhilarating driving, and is built on an innovative chassis and electrical architecture, featuring a completely new 6.0-litre W12 engine and an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, for smooth, fast and efficient gear changes.
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Atleast do a proper research before tagging a vehicle name to an image of a different vehicle. When you want to be model specific as you have. Ist embarrassing to all automotive journalists
The first vehicle is a wraith not a phantom
The second picture is I’m no way a 458 Italia. The Italian is mid engined while the ferrari you show is front engined
The next is a rolls royce phantom drophead
Thanks for the correction. Amending the photos to reflect the correct brand.