In partnership with
HOT TOPICS:

Dr Esther Mahlangu adds her touch to customised R7 million Rolls Royce

2020-02-13 12:20
Dr. Esther Mahlangu. (Photo:Getty Images/Gallo Ima
Dr. Esther Mahlangu. (Photo:Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Acclaimed artist, Dr Esther Mahlangu topped the trends list on Twitter on Wednesday evening after becoming the first South African to have her artwork displayed on a customised Rolls Royce Phantom.

Taking to her Instagram page a week ago, the 84-year-old teased that she would be unveiling the 'Mahlangu' Rolls Royce Phantom at the Melrose Gallery at One&Only Cape Town in February.

"In February I will unveil the 'Mahlangu' Rolls-Royce Phantom at The Melrose Gallery at One&Only Cape Town. I created a painting that was commissioned for the 'Gallery' inside a new Phantom. The car will be on display from 13 to 16 Feb 2020. Photo's will follow after the unveil," she wrote.

And keeping to her word, Dr Mahlangu posted a picture of the customised whip on Thursday morning, which according to cars.com, retails from $450000 (+-R7 million at current exchange rate).

"DR MAHLANGU UNVEILS THE 'MAHLANGU' ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM," she captioned a picture of the car.

View this post on Instagram

DR MAHLANGU UNVEILS THE ‘MAHLANGU’ ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM

A post shared by Esther Mahlangu (@esthermahlanguart) on

And South Africans couldn't be prouder.

TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE REACTIONS TO THE NEWS BELOW: