French bubbly maker, GH MuMM collaborated with McLaren South Africa to bring VIP guests a one of a kind Formula 1 experience with a bespoke touch of the far east. The event was in perfect alignment with McLaren’s current brand promotion as they brought into the country the only available hyper exclusive McLaren P1 from the Woking, United Kingdom factory. A perfect exterior presentation of the Sandton based dealership’s current stock, which included the McLaren 12C, the 12C spider ,2014 650s and the race inspired 650S Grand Tarismo welcomed celebrity guests such as Maps Maponyane, Lalla Hirayama, Brand management guru Khaya Dlanga as well as numerous socialites and a minority of deep pocketed Daytona group clients.
Legendary race car driver and advanced driving instructor Gugu Zulu, flawlessly directed the entire proceedings which encompassed a brief Japanese traditional garment parade, a tasting session of GH MuMM’s finest champagne and rosé and the final results of the Japanese grand prix. Then the was the bright yellow 903 horsepower air-bending P1 which took centre stage with its wing-like doors open ,reminiscing Tom Ford flaring the edge of his finest jacket. With good music, mouth-watering food, some far east and high end vibes as well as a crowd of trend setters, here’s a visual stream to paint you a clearer image of went down.
It’s bad enough that the price tag is in the neighbourhood of the one percent community, McLaren hand-picked all 375 potential clients who cleaned out the factory show room floor in a month, so even deep pockets weren’t enough for most exclusives to make an acquisition. By the way, it costs R28 million in case you were wondering.