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Wale Tinubu picks N40 million Aston Martin

HELMSMAN of the Oando Group, Wale Tinubu, is now a proud owner of one of the world’s most expensive automobiles.  The wealthy oil merchant, according to those who should know, recently picked a brand new Aston Martin (an automobile that is exclusively for the rich).  The lovely auto is estimated to be worth all of

Aston Martin

Aston Martin

N39.9 million ($266,000). Information has it that the car is at the moment parked in his home n the United Kingdom.  And that the object of pleasure has become the favourite of the graduate of Law from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, anytime he visits the beautiful country for vacation as well as business trips.  Investigations revealed the newly acquired ride is the 2010 edition. Those who have sighted it told ENCOMIUM Weekly that it is fortified with the best of comfort enhancing qualities.

Sources said it is a 5.9 litres V12 front engine, with 10.9 compression ratio. Its special features also include double overhead cam and four valves per cylinder, four wheel ABS brake assist system, immobilizer, driver selectable responsive suspension, driver and passenger power heated body colour door mirrors among others.

It is equally fortified with headlight cleaners as well as windshield wipers, with variable intermittent wipe.

 

THIS STORY WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN ENCOMIUM WEEKLY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010

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