Cash strapped man builds his own sports car: Video

Cash strapped man builds his own sports car: Video
Published: 2014 November 20 09:54:09 (13803 Views)
37-year-old Samuel Ngubeni from Siluma View in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni, SA, dreamed of having his own sports car and having money problems did not get in the way.

The qualified mechanic decided to build his car and has so far spent R60 000 on the car, which he calls 'The Cat.'
 
It is covered in denim fabric and uses a combination of original and home-made parts.
 
The car looks like a miniature BMW.
 




When Daily Sun asked him if his car can move, Samuel opened the bonnet and proudly displayed the car's six cylinder engine.
 
He then jumped in behind the steering-wheel and drove his car up and down the driveway.
 
He started building his car two years ago as a present for Nelson Mandela.

Samuel told Daily Sun: "I drive my car around the streets ekasi.
 
"I wanted to thank Madiba for his contribution to Mzansi and the world.
 
"Unfortunately he died before I finished it." Samuel now wants to become a professional car designer.
 
"We don't have cars designed in Mzansi," he said. "I believe if I was given a platform by car companies, I could show them what I can do."
 
Samuel did all the work on the car himself. He did the interior of the car, including the gauges, the steering-wheel, as well as the wheels and body panels.
 
"People said I'd never do it but I never listened to them," said Samuel.




Source - Dailysun

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