Me And My Car: Flashy ride is his style

Mr David Yong paid about $500,000 for the McLaren MP4-12C coupe (left), which he drives mostly on weekends. He drives the Porsche Cayenne (right) daily.
Mr David Yong paid about $500,000 for the McLaren MP4-12C coupe (left), which he drives mostly on weekends. He drives the Porsche Cayenne (right) daily.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG
Mr David Yong paid about $500,000 for the McLaren MP4-12C coupe (left), which he drives mostly on weekends. He drives the Porsche Cayenne (right) daily.
Mr David Yong paid about $500,000 for the McLaren MP4-12C coupe (left), which he drives mostly on weekends. He drives the Porsche Cayenne (right) daily.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG

Mr David Yong put his stamp on the McLaren MP4-12C coupe by wrapping it in rainbow chrome and pasting his initials on the car doors

When businessman David Yong wanted to upgrade from his Porsche 911 Turbo last year, he had two main criteria for his next ride.

"It must have gull-wing doors and it must be the right colour," says the 31-year-old.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 17, 2018, with the headline 'Flashy ride is his style'. Print Edition | Subscribe