Ronaldo Treats Fans to Rare Sight of His Custom Brabus Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Ronaldo poses next to his Brabus GV12, received as a gift in 2020, from his girlfriend 11 photos
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As one of the top 3 highest-paid athletes in 2021, you would expect Cristiano Ronaldo to show off some new “toy” every other month, or at least show his fans more of his existing car collection. However, that’s not the case for the famous football player.
If others, like Conor McGregor, usually feature their favorite cars, boats and planes in most of their social media posts, Ronaldo prefers to keep things to himself. This is why getting a glimpse of his custom Brabus G-wagen is a rare treat. Before the Series A season kicks off, Ronaldo took a rare photo next to his precious Brabus, which he received as a birthday gift in February, last year.

Even at the time, when Ronaldo turned 35, he didn’t want to make a big fuss about it, and it was his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, who captured the moment on social media, as she surprised the birthday boy with a fierce-looking, custom Mercedes G-Class Brabus SUV. It was even wrapped up in the traditional red bow, although that’s not a good look for a self-respecting Brabus, if you ask us.

As usual, the sports star didn’t reveal any other details about the precious gift, so it was only assumed, back then, that it was the GV12. One of Brabus’ limited editions, the GV12 was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2019. The 4.0-liter V8 was replaced by what was a 6.0-liter V12 turned into a 6.3-liter unit, sourced from the Mercedes-Benz S600 L. Now the high-performance off-roader gets 900 ps (887 hp / 662 kW) and 1,500 Nm (1,106 lb-ft) of torque.

In any case, the 900 HP GV12 "One of Ten" has been rarely shown off on the football player’s social media platforms, where Ronaldo prefers to show pictures of his family and vacation moments – too bad for the luxury car enthusiasts out there.

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