At the point when Toyota declared that it would sell the absolute initial 2020 Toyota Supra for charity, we realized it would pull in truckloads of money, and kid, we weren’t right. Discovering its absolute first proprietor at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday night, the much-hyped Toyota two-seater didn’t disillusion, as Supra VIN 20201 sold for a colossal $2.1 million.
That is practically twofold what the initial 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 pulled at a similar scene, 42 times the 2020 Supra’s beginning MSRP of $49,990, and more than 17 times more than what that pristine 1994 version sold for on Bring a Trailer half a month prior.
The car is done in matte gray with matte black wheels, make it truly emerge at Cars and Coffee, gloss red wing mirrors. To proceed with the racer-boy theme, the inside is red with carbon fiber embeds. Notwithstanding the car, $2.1 million likewise purchased the unidentified, fruitful bidder a custom racing suit and two VIP goes to the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR race in Richmond, Virginia booked for April. The deal likewise incorporates “a chance” to drive the pace car and get on the track with NASCAR driver and pundit Michael Waltrip.
In some other setting, $2.1 million for a Toyota Supra of any vintage and a few race tickets would most likely be a quite terrible deal. Since it’s everything going to philanthropy, in any case, that is not so much the case here.
All that coin will be given to the American Heart Association just as the Bob Woodruff Foundation, a non-benefit that assists veterans and service individuals who were influenced by 9/11.
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