SHAQUILLE O'NEAL GIFTS HIMSELF THE JOKER CAR
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, its Shaq in his new custom-made 'Vaydor'
Retired American Basketball player Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed 'Shaq' has taken delivery of his new custom built supercar/spaceship. Labelled as the 'Vaydor', the custom-made supercar was hand-crafted by St Petersburg, Florida based company, 'Supercraft Custom Crafted Cars'.
Designed to accompany the 7'1", 158kg giant; The designer Matt Mcentegart, (also chief designer for the 'Vaydor' featured as the Jokers car in Suicide Squad) labelled Shaq's car as the biggest challenge yet. Due to Shaq's sheer size, the seating position had to be much further back to accommodate for his long arms and legs.
You may be interested to learn what exactly a 'Vaydor' is... under the shell it is based on a 2004-2007 Infiniti G35, the kit costs approximately $11,000. Once the Infiniti G35 is transformed, it kicks out 280 horsepower from its 3.5l V6 engine. The car is reported to cost around the $40,000 mark. Not too bad for what is effectively a spaceship on wheels I hear you say? Despite its relatively 'cheap' price, reports suggest only 20 will be built per year, so getting your paws on one may prove difficult. For now, we can just gawp...