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Dr Esther Mahlangu adds her touch to customised R7m Rolls Royce

Acclaimed artist, Dr Esther Mahlangu topped the trends list on Twitter on Wednesday evening after becoming the first South African to have her artwork displayed on a customised Rolls Royce Phantom.

Taking to her Instagram page a week ago, the 84-year-old teased that she would be unveiling the ‘Mahlangu’ Rolls Royce phantom The Melrose Gallery at One&Only Cape Town in February.

“In February I will unveil the ‘Mahlangu’ Rolls-Royce Phantom at The Melrose Gallery at One&Only Cape Town. I created a painting that was commissioned for the ‘Gallery’ inside a new Phantom. The car will be on display from 13 to 16 Feb 2020. Photo’s will follow after the unveil,” she wrote.

And keeping to her word, Dr Mahlangu posted a picture of the customised whip on Thursday morning, which according to, retails from $450000 (+-R7 million).

“DR MAHLANGU UNVEILS THE ‘MAHLANGU’ ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM,” she captioned a picture of the car.

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