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Here are the cars for Floyd Mayweather’s Philippine tour

Prepped by Foilacar Industries in Barangay Kapitolyo in Pasig


Filipino boxing fans got excited when popular American pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr. posted the above photo on Instagram this weekend, with the caption: “Stopped by the Wat Pho Buddhist Temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Next stop, the Philippines.”

Yep, the undefeated boxing champion is apparently already in the country as you read this, having arrived via a private jet in the wee hours of this morning with a 20-man entourage, The Manila Times motoring editor Dino Directo told VISOR.

At Foilacar Industries in Kapitolyo, Pasig City. PHOTO BY DINO DIRECTO

Directo took pictures of the cars to be used by The Money Team during said Philippine tour as they were being prepped by Foilacar Industries on Brixton Street in Barangay Kapitolyo, Pasig City. According to Directo, Mayweather is visiting the country as a guest of Frontrow International, a multilevel marketing company that distributes “health and beauty products.”

This stretch Cadillac Escalade EXT is said to belong to R33 Car Exchange. It's big enough. PHOTOS BY DINO DIRECTO

Directo, who is a confidant of Foilacar owner Lester Codog, shared that the fleet assigned to Mayweather’s team includes a stretch Cadillac Escalade EXT and a BMW i8, which are either white or gold as per Mayweather’s request. Codog, added Directo, also serves as an agent for the boxer’s Southeast Asian appearances.

This gold-wrapped BMW i8 reportedly belongs to a Frontrow International member. PHOTOS BY DINO DIRECTO

As for Mayweather’s personal car during his Philippine visit, a Rolls-Royce Ghost has been provided. Directo revealed that Mayweather’s instruction to Codog was that he’d only ride a Rolls-Royce or a Bentley.

It's a Rolls-Royce Ghost for Mayweather himself. It is apparently also owned by R33. PHOTO BY DINO DIRECTO

The Money Team is said to also be making the trip to El Nido for some rest and recreation. Let’s see what their flamboyant boss has to say about Metro Manila traffic.

UPDATE: Foilacar Industries only prepped the vehicles and put the “TMT” and “The Money Team” decals.

Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist since July 1995. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. God has watched over him throughout his humble journey. He writes the ‘Spoiler’ column.