Porsche giveaway pounces on Plaistow winner

Matthias Toth with his Porsche and �10,000 in cash

Matthias Toth with his Porsche and �10,000 in cash - Credit: Archant

A Plaistow petrol-head has won a Porsche after entering a competition at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford.

Matthias Toth, orginally from Germany, was ambushed by Best of the Best boss Will Hindmarch as he came home from shopping yesterday.

The car dealership has given away a car a week since November 2014 – a total of more than £17million worth of vehicles.

The 42-year-old Matthias was so excited he asked if he could drive straight to the dealership to spec his Porsche Cayman GT4.

“Wow, I can’t believe it. thanks so much,” he said as he received the car – along with £10,000.

Boss Will started Best of the Best in 1999 at Heathrow Airport and said surprising winners is one of the best parts of the job.

“It’s a painstaking job tracking them down – but we always manage it somehow,” he said. “We pounced on Matthias as he walked back from the shops – he couldn’t believe it.”

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