A video of a panel beater transforming a Mercedes Benz stunned and left netizens with questions.
The Benz that was given to be upgraded was the 2008 ML350. It was changed externally to a 2013 model.
The video of the panel beater creating magic was posted on TikTok by @ckautos.
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The video showed how the boot and doors were beaten into shape. The voiceover also pointed out that the mirrors were from the company; Ck Autos.
Netizens had a lot of mixed feelings and the majority did not seem to be in support of the creativity.
See some of their reactions:
@nathanpromax0: “Why you no go buy new one Na, instead of suffering the car”
@zillionz12: “Omo this panel guy try omo , nice job o”
@juliusmomoh912: “this energy time and resources is not worth it at all”
@deedash2210: “The deception! SMH Hope he’s not going to sell it to someone as a 2013 model?”
@cstan2002: “A Mercedes fan like me will still know it’s facelifted”
@kanartech: “nice Idea that will be used to create a new car not changing this particular one”
@gboyobj1: “Why not buy a new one”
@sinzumoney666419: “You day destroy this car gradually”
@odogwu_501: “that’s why I’m scared to buy car in Nigeria”
@raycals1: “I swear na poverty mentality be this how can you upgrade 2008 ML to 2013 my dear Benz don’t compete”
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Nigerian man buys Benz from palm wine
In another story, a Nigerian man, Utobo, boastfully shared how he became rich from palm wine business.
Utobo, who hails from Amufi, Enugu Ezike, Enugu state proudly showed off his achievement through palm wine tapping.
In the interview session held between him and a popular Nigerian comedian, Mama Uka, he said he has been in the palm wine business since age 12 and has gained ground in the business.