Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula took to social media to show off his department's beautiful new 'vrr phaas'.
The stunning and most importantly, fast, cars caused strong reactions from Mzansi social media users. A few were impressed by the vehicles while others felt that they were an unnecessary expenditure.
Mbalula's Twitter post was captioned:
"Did you spot any of these on the road this past Dezemba?"
Social media users had cheeky responses to the minister's question. Twitter user Blak___Sam said:
"Quite a few actually. Their 'cold drink' is much more steeper compared to EMPD and JPMD I must say..."
"Hey their Coke is too expensive aowa"
"They were visible but very arrogant in most instances..."
"Got chased by the 340i in my @volkswagen mk1 2.0L Golf and funny enough they couldn't catch me."
"Yes, they nearly ran me off the road."
"I spotted luxury cars driven by traffic officers in Brits in the North West this festive. There was a Mercedes Benz amongst those cars. Are these state owned?"
"I really wish I have control of my tax money, really..."
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