Equatorial Guinea’s VP Has More Cars Seized, Including Enzo, P1, LaFerrari

Just a few days ago, it emerged that the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea had his Koenigsegg One:1, Lamborghini Veneno Roadster and Bugatti Veyron seized by authorities in Geneva, Switzerland.

As it turns out, a host of other vehicles owned by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue have also been seized at Geneva’s airport.

In total, eight new vehicles were seized, including a Ferrari 599 GTB and an amazing quarter of yellow supercars consisting of a Ferrari F12tdf, LaFerrari, Enzo and McLaren P1. Also captured by authorities but not pictured was a Porsche 918 Spyder.

French publication L’hebdo suggests that Mangue may have attempted to smuggle his rare cars out of the country following the reopening of an investigation into him by authorities in Switzerland.

Five years ago, 11 supercars were seized from Mangue’s father, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the president of Equatorial Guinea. All were sold at auction and included two Bugatti Veyrons, a Ferrari Enzo, 599 GTO, Porsche Carrera GT and a Maserati MC12.


  • Jan Mleziva

    I wonder why would Koenigsegg or Lamborghini sell their cars to such people. Very negative publicity IMHO to sell one of less than 10 specimen to a dictator.

    • Felix Le Forestier

      Because they are not from the justice departement.

      • Jan Mleziva

        NO, they are not but they know who they are selling to. If you have only 6 cars to sell then I guess you would choose who to sell your car to. And an African dictator would not be on my list. But then again, I am not Mr. Christian von Koenigsegg

        • Steve Crawford

          Could also be sold through some third party agent and the manufactures may not know the ultimate owner?

  • Benoit Joel

    So….we’re just going to ignore that White Yaris like that?

    • TheHake


    • MJack

      That’s the kind of extreme living that gets you caught. He was good until he broke the bank on that Yaris…just out of his reach…should of had a more humble goal like at Saleen S7 or 250 GTO…

      • TheHake

        Please don’t mention the S7 and GTO in the same sentence.

    • fabri99

      It was an alibi.

  • TheHake

    Europe should send more aid to Equatorial Guinea… and other African countries. Their dictators now have to replace their exotic cars.

    • BGM

      They saw the futility of that approach. Now they’re simply inviting the dictators’ subjects to come to the EU where the aid can be applied more directly. It’s not every age that sees civilizational suicide. Let’s pay attention.

  • fabri99

    It’s dirty money, but at least it was well spent.

  • PB

    These cars would soon be lost to the world, going to that putrid third-world hell-hole. Seems to be the fate of too many supercars these days.

  • Blade t

    And this guy is only the VP ,imagine how corrupt their president is….

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