Hip-Hop Star T.I. Shows Off New Yukon Denali and Mercedes G-Wagen
The first big hit of rap artist T.I.’s career was a track titled “24’s.” Now, more than 10 years after the song’s release, the southern rapper still wants everyone to know he’s a fan of premium luxury vehicles with oversized wheels.
If you don’t already know, “24’s” is a reference to the vehicle’s rim size. T.I. has released other songs such as “Top Back” and “The Way We Ride” that also pay homage to popular car culture, with the emphasis being placed on owning the newest cars, which go fast and also look fly.
The two newest additions to T.I.’s car collection are an all black GMC Yukon Denali and a military green Mercedes G-Wagen. Those two SUVs have combined MSRPs of more than $180,000, so it’s safe to say T.I. is still cashing rather sizable checks thanks to his music career, acting roles, and other business ventures.
The 2016 GMC Yukon Denali carries a starting MSRP of $65,325 and is powered by a 420-horsepower V8 engine. The interior of the Denali offers seating for up to nine people and active noise cancellation ensures that the interior is quiet enough so T.I. can listen to his newest songs.
The new Mercedes G-Wagen boasts a starting MSRP of $119,900 and it’s also a favorite vehicle of MLB player Matt Kemp and celebrity jeweler Ben Baller. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is standard with a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine and seven-speed automatic transmission, which work together to produce 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. Other notable features of the G-Wagen include its full-time four-wheel drive system, LED running lights, and 12-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound system.
These two vehicles makes for pricey additions to T.I’s premium car collection and it’ll be interesting to see if he adds a new drop-top this summer, since his music suggests that’s how big time rap artists ride around and get their shine on in Atlanta.
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