Me and my cars: Hani Musthafa

    We chat with Hani Musthafa, chief editor, Flywheel, about his favourite cars, motorsport hero and his automotive bucket list.

    Published On May 05, 2024 09:00:00 AM


    Me and my cars: Hani Musthafa

    What are you driving/riding and why? 

    I drive a classic 1989 Mercedes-Benz G-Class for its indestructible nature and timeless design. I also ride a 1958 Royal Enfield over the weekends.

    What’s next on your wish list?

    A Mercedes-Benz Unimog.

    The most fun you’ve had in a car?

    During a roller coaster-like joy ride in an 8x8 truck in the desert. 

    The iconic 300SL Gullwing is Hani’s dream car.

    Dream money-no-object car?

    The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. 

    Who is your all time greatest motorsport hero?

    I have two – Niki Lauda and Lewis Hamilton.

    Favourite road?

    The Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria.

    What’s on your automotive bucket list?

    I would love to have a new Mercedes-Benz G-Class or a Porsche 911 Carrera S (992).

    What would you do with your last litre of fuel?

    Do a burnout or a drift in my car.

    Your ideal 5-car garage would be?

    Mercedes-Benz G 400d 

    Porsche 911 

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class

    BMW X5

    BYD Seal 

    What was your first car?

    It was a 1968 Mercedes-Benz 220D (W115).

    Also see: 

    Me and my cars: Rohit Boda

    Me and my cars: Sameer Kadam

    Volkswagen Cars

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