The 1 of 10 Mercedes was a surprise gift from his girlfriend.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays forward position on Serie A club Juventus and is captain of the Portugal national team, is often referred to as the the greatest professional footballer to ever play. the sport. What some may not know is that Ronaldo is a huge car collector with a collection of approximately 20 high-profile rides.
Since Ronaldo's net worth is likely astronomical, there's no surprise that he would receive an over-the-top birthday gift from his longtime girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, for his 35th birthday. While leaving a dinner date in Italy with Rodriguez, waiting outside was an rare Brabus G V12 900 Mercedes complete with a huge red bow on the hood. When we say rare, we mean that Ronaldo's luxurious SUV is just 1 out of 10 built, and it is worth a whopping $875,000. Even his friends were waiting to surprise him next to the car while they made it rain confetti.
The Brabus is powered by a Mercedes V12 engine equipped with a pair of large turbochargers on a W463 G Wagen. Mechanical highlights for the '900' family include a new crank and larger cylinder bores with forged pistons and rods, larger turbos, free flowing cats, and a unique exhaust. The output of this particular Brabus SUV is an impressive 900-horsepower. That's right, 900 horses are ready under the throttle. This rare SUV can sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 3.8 seconds, and it tops out at a speed of 174 mph.
The exterior of the Brabus 900 gets a Widestar body kit stretching the SUV 10-centimeters wider, and this also allows fitment for wheels up to 24-inches and 355 rear tires.
Ronaldo's girlfriend, Rodriguez, said of her huge birthday gift to Ronaldo in Spanish, "Congratulations to the man of my life! I can't wait to transport our love with your gift."