He has been active in the Nigerian film industry since 2005. He has made several popular films which includes Irapada (2006), The Figurine: Araromire (2009), October 1 (2014), Phone Swap (2012), The CEO (2016), Mokalik (2019), etc.
1965-1972 Mercedes Benz SE (W108/W109)
Kunle Afolayan’s collection of vintage cars includes a 1965-1972 Mercedes Benz SE (W108/W109). About 383,361 units of this model were manufactured from 1965 through to 1972 and 1973. The W108/W109 premièred at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1965.
1979 Jaguar XJ Series III
Afolayan is also a proud owner of a 1979 Jaguar XJ Series III. The XJ is a series of full-size luxury cars produced by British automobile manufacturer Jaguar Cars which later became Jaguar Land Rover. The XJ made a debut in 1968. Since 1970 they have been Jaguar’s flagship four-door model. Over the decades it has had several derivatives. The current XJ (X351) was launched in 2009.
1965 Ford Thunderbird
To top his collection is a 1965 Ford Thunderbird. The car’s V8 engine needs nearly 11 seconds to push the heavy T-bird to 96 km/h.
Kunle Afolayan is the CEO of Golden Effects Pictures, a Nigerian film and production company. Earlier today, the versatile filmmaker posted a photo of himself posing with one of his vintage cars, the Ford Thunderbird, to celebrate his 45th birthday.
He captioned the post “Just because God loves me🙏🏾 Happy birthday Akande Ayodeji Adekunle Afolayan”.
Watch videos of the Kunle Afolayan’s vintage cars below.