Basketball legend Michael Jordan’s Mercedes-Benz up for sale, auction starts at Rs 1700

California: Basketball player Michael Jordan’s 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 is up for grabs. Those interested can participate in an auction to buy it. The car is currently listed on eBay. The starting bid is just $23, but it is expected to fetch $100k to the Beverly Hills Car Club who recently acquired it.

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The value of Jordan’s items has skyrocketed on ESPN’s docuseries, The Last Dance. The interesting thing about the navy blue S600 is that it made a cameo on the show and Jordan featured behind the wheels. It has run 1,57,000 miles and does not carry all the bells and whistles of a current Mercedes.

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A V12 model with a 6.0-litre engine, the S600 Coupe wears a Lorinser body kit. Its engine produces 389 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Besides, it is fitted with electronically adjustable dampers. The car has Jordan’s name written on it. Equipped with 18-inch chrome monoblock wheels, it has a custom dual exhaust, reports TMZ Sports.

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“Some people have signed basketballs or sneakers or photographs of the basketball giant. But how many people do you know who own Michael Jordans [sic] car? This is the Holy Grail of Michael Jordan memorabilia,” reported hotcars quoting Beverly Hills Car Club owner Alex Manos.

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