Victor Wanyama is a Kenyan professional footballer based in England. He was born in 25, June 1991. He plays as a defensive midfielder for the English Top-flight club Tottenham Hotspurs and wears Jersey number 12.
Earning a whopping salary of £70,000 per week, it is expected he has an eye for good things. To be specific, his love for cars is a guilty pleasure which he cannot hide. Here is a fleet of expensive cars that he owns.
Volkswagen Crafter CR53 Maxi
This is the latest addition to his car collection. The customized 10-seater van is fitted with 3D television screens, a fridge, coffee maker and interior and exterior CCTV cameras. In addition to this, it has 10 rotating seats and a play station. The van which was introduced in 2006 is the largest van made by the automobile company.
It boasts of the following features:
The VW Crafter is powered by a 2.0L engine with power outputs of 100bph, 138bph and 175bph. The Crafter is offered in front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and 4-Motion all-wheel-drive guises.
The car is also fitted with drive-assist technology which improves the safety of the passengers and the driver.
These features include side protection which alerts the driver when approaching objects like buildings or cars, park assist, rear traffic alert and trailer alert.
Performance and Handling
On the road, the Volkswagen Crafter rides with suppleness due to its high-quality suspension.
It strikes a great balance between ironing out the bumps and maintaining control of that high body to prevent it from leaning and pitching through direction changes.
Range Rover Sport
This is another luxury toy in his collection. The 2017 model is classified as one of the best midsize luxury SUV. In Kenya, the 2017 model is around 15 million Kenya Shillings. Not only does it have nice features, but its design is also one to die for.
Just as the name states, the car has a sporty design and well-crafted aerodynamics which demand attention. The look is enhanced by the refreshed bumpers and the animated LED lights.
The 2017 Range Rover Sport has an infotainment system which ensures that you make the most of your journey. Everything is integrated on the dashboard for easier access.
The car is fitted with a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) which delivers a strong performance and at the same time save on fuel. The engine can come as a petrol or diesel variant.
It has also been fitted with driver-assist technology to ensure maximum safety when driving.
To prevent the cabin from overheating and reduce the demands of air conditioning, it has an auto sunblind which closes when the passengers are not in the car and the doors are locked.
Range Rover Sport powertrains incorporate low CO₂ technologies such as the advanced intelligent Stop/Start system. The system shuts down the engine at rest and starts it again when you lift your foot off the brake.
This improves fuel consumption by between 5 and 7 percent. The additional ECO Mode uses software to ensure the vehicle runs more efficiently and economically.
Mercedes Benz ML350
German machines are very common cars among footballers in England. Victor Wanyama owns a customized black Mercedes Benz ML 350.
Here are some of the features which stand out:
The car has lane-keeping assist which helps the driver from veering off the designated lane, has blind-spot warning, a reverse camera, pre-safe collision preparation and attention assist.
The ML350 offers the same comfort as the S-Class and E-Class Benz sedans. There is also minimal noise when driving. It has a sporty design
The ML 350 model is powered by a 3.0L 6-cylinder turbo engine with a capability of 190kw and 620nM of torque. This means that it is capable of pulling a large SUV along at speed with a full load of passengers and luggage.
Wanyama also owns a Hummer H3 which is estimated to cost between 17M and 32M.
Hummer H3 has the following features:
Four-wheel drive system- This means that torque can be delivered to all wheels simultaneously. This gives the car maximum power, especially on rough terrains.
Traction control- This feature ensures that the vehicle stays on the road especially on low friction surfaces.
Other important features include anti-lock braking system, heaters from the anterior seats, navigation system and airbags on top of the seats for head protection,
Hummer H3 has a maximum speed of 97km/h.
In 2017, Victor Wanyama unleashed a new Bentley which is estimated to have cost around 20 million Kenya shillings. The cars which are handcrafted in England take about six months to manufacture.
The luxury vehicle has inbuilt safety features which ensure that the occupants are free from any harm. These features include rear and side airbags, anti-lock braking system, hill assist, engine immobilizer and child safety lock.
Engine, Ride And Handling
Bentley has one powertrain and it is whooper. It is powered by a twin W-2 engine which makes 626 horsepower and drives all the wheels through 8-speed automatic transmission.
The 2017 model can hit a top speed of 96km/h in a span of 3.3 seconds. What a car!
Interior Design and Technology
Most of the interior is finished with leather and high-quality wood. There is a 12.3-inch Infotainment display and can be made to rotate out from its hidden place.
On the dashboard, there are also analogues gauges which display, temperature, time and a compass.
In addition, there is a digital display which helps the driver to control most of the car’s functions. For example, there are options of driver assistance technology, a night vision system and an automated emergency braking system.
It is safe to say that Wanyama Victor’s cars are unparalleled when it comes to style, luxury and elegance. He now joins the big boys who own the most expensive and luxurious vehicles in England. His taste is purely for German and UK made cars.