First Acura NSX Sold for $1.2 Million in Charity Auction
At a charity auction last week, the car was bought by Rick Hendrick, owner of the Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR team, He is going to donated every dollar to children’s charities the Paediatric Brain Tumour Foundation (North Carolina) and Camp Southern Ground (Georgia). The all-new Acura NSX with the First #001 VIN number got sold almost ten times its book price at $1.2million sold to the buyer.
Bidding for the car topped the $1 million dollar mark at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 auction on the evening of Friday 29th January, making it the highest charity sale of a first production VIN #001 car in the auctioneer’s 45-year history. A renowned collector of first-edition performance cars, Rick Hendrick will add the very special NSX to his own museum collection in Charlotte, North Carolina.
For the United States retail price starting at $157,800 including delivery, the all-new NSX is Acura’s first built-to-order car. An online store and builder will also launch on 25th February in the United States allowing prospective and more customers to explore the 573-horsepower, twin-turbo electric hybrid supercar.
A “new sports and fast experience for the electric hybrid car” to the supercar history, the Acura NSX challenges conventional beliefs about supercars, much as the first generation did a quarter of a century ago. Acura NSX has all-new three motor electric hybrid system, a twin -turbo V6 engine 9-speed DCT transmission and multi material body architecture with a range of cutting edge manufacturing practices.
The all-new NSX will be sold under the Honda brand when it goes on sale in Europe for this year, can not wait to see it.