Dr Mumbo

Who will buy Anton Casey’s car?

Dr Mumbo has been reliably informed that the Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet PDK for sale in this ad on SGCarMart.com is (or was) the property of Anton Casey, the Brit who was hounded out of Singapore after referring to people who take public transport as smelly and poor in a horribly misguided Facebook post last month.

“Owner Relocating! Hurry Before It’s Gone!” screams the advertisement, which has echoes of the tactical ad by Scoot that attempted to piggyback Casey’s humiliating exodus a few weeks ago.

Casey's car on SGCarMart.com

Porsche ad on SGCarMart.com

Casey and his car

Casey and his ‘baby’ in fateful FB post

It is unclear if the car has been sold, because the vendor’s contact details have been removed – just six days after the deal was posted. The deal is now listed as ‘expired’. Has the dealer been put off by a deluge of crank calls, suggested one poster on Facebook (see below)?

Here’s the ad in full (click to enlarge).

Anton Casey's car ad

And here are some clues on Facebook about the seller behind the ad. Charming to see that the ill feeling for Casey, who was fired and forced to leave the country after receiving death threats, hasn’t warn off just yet.

“Will be hard to wash the stench off this one, writes Terence Foo, who works at local PR agency Newgate Communications. He is referring, of course, to Casey’s remark about the “stench” of public transport that he desperate to wash off before hopping back in his Porsche. Foo claims to know that the car belongs to Casey from a friend who’s a car dealer.

Terence Foo Facebook

Now, there aren’t many Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet PDKs on sale in Singapore that fit this description, so it could well be his.

Facebook thread on Casey's car

But even if it isn’t Casey’s, who would dare riding it around Singapore with the roof down?


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