Popular Nigerian actor Kunle Afolayan buys 1929 Mercedes-Benz Gazelle


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Award-winning Nollywood director and film actor, Kunle Afolayan adds a clean vintage 1929 Mercedes-Benz Gazelle to his car collection. See photos here!

While most Nigerian celebrities are flaunting latest models of exotic cars, popular Nollywood Actor – Kunle Afolayan keeps adding more vintage cars to his impressive collection.

The award-winning Nollywood movie director recently took to his official Instagram page to gush over the arrival of his “new” 1929 Mercedes-Benz Gazelle car. Yes, you read that right; he just added a 1929 Benz car model to his collection of Vintage cars in 2020 😊.


Popular Nollywood director and actor, Kunle Afolayan adds a 1929 Mercedes-Benz Gazelle to his Vintage car collection

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kunle Afolayan thrilled his fans on Instagram recently when he shared photos and videos of his new “baby” – a 1929 Mercedes-Benz Gazelle model.

The vintage car was so clean that it literally looks brand-new and sure captured the attention of many people. Kunle Afolayan expressed his excitement over the new vintage car by adding a “catchy” caption below the photos and video he shared on Instagram. He basically reiterated in his caption, how much of an “old soul” he is and that he pretty much love vintage items a lot.

Below is Kunle Afolayan’s original Instagram post containing more photos and a video which shows the moment he took delivery of the vintage car;


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Many people do not know that Kunle Afolayan used to be a banker and economist before coming into the Nollywood movie industry to become an actor and director.

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of “Golden Effects Pictures” – a popular Nigerian movie production company.

His success in the Nollywood movie industry has gained him 5 major awards so far with many other great achievements that have made him a favourite of many Nollywood fans. However, what thrills us the most about Kunle Afolayan is the love he has for vintage cars and his amazing collection which already includes some of the models listed below:

  • 1965 Ford Thunderbird (V8 engine)
  • 1979 Jaguar XJ Series III
  • 1965 – 1972 Mercedes-Benz SE (W108/W109)

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos or simply enjoying YouTube "TEDx Talk" videos with a chilled drink :)

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