RIDES: Boxing Champ’s Bugatti Auctioned in Scottsdale
February 6, 2017
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The 2011 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport once owned by pro boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, was put up for auctioned but did not meet reserve on Jan. 21 during the 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.
One of 150 built worldwide, the Pearl White Bugatti is powered by 1,000 horses and capable of zero to 60 in 2.4 seconds.
“The Bugatti Veyron is one of the most impressive supercars ever built,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Those who own these rare cars are among the who’s who of the world. This particular Grand Sport version was originally owned by Floyd Mayweather, whose impressive professional boxing career and lavish lifestyle may be as remarkable as the car. The winning bidder on this rare supercar will have the bragging rights not only to a rare exotic, but to its celebrity provenance.”
Other than sheer speed, the Veyron Grand Sport features red leather interior and red carbon-fiber accents. Powered by a W16 8-liter quad turbocharged motor, the supercar can reach a top speed of 254 mph.
With only 1,668 miles, the Veyron Grand Sport is current on its services and has had the wheels and tires recently replaced. It comes with two keys, plus the speed key, battery charger, car cover and presentation booklet.