The 1998 Toyota Supra sold for 26 265,000 at auction seized by police

A 1998 Toyota Supra was seized from a collection of alleged drug Kingpin, most recently J.P. Stanley Payne sold at auction for $ 265,000, according to Drive.

A final-year model of the coveted A80 generation, the Supra was one of 13 A80 Supra and other vehicles from an alleged drug trafficker seized by police in Massachusetts in 2020, who is now dead. The collection also included a 1993 Supra with a twin-turbocharged engine, 6-speed manual transmission and just 8,169 miles on the odometer. The car sold for 7 237,500.

The 1998 Supra mileage was higher — 22,962 miles — but it was painted in rare Quixilver colors, followed by the 1993 Supra Super White paint. Sensitivity can also play a role. A Supra Forum Claiming to know the buyer, the user said that the person was remorseful for selling a similar car a few years ago and was committed to getting another one.

According to Drive And Autoblog, A collection of Quicksilver Supra led away to California. This is an understandable decision considering the current A80 supra value. The one-owner 1995 Supra sold for $ 201,000 in Bring a Trailer in July 2021 with only 7,000 miles. Two more have sold over $ 150,000 in Bring Trailer this year.

The children of the 1990s collected more disposable income, the value of cars of that era skyrocketed. This is similar to the muscle car boom driven by nostalgic baby boomers in the early 2000’s. But the A80 Supra also has Star Power, thanks to the “Fast and Furious” franchise. An original movie car sold for 560,000 at auction last year.

Toyota has also tried to drive this wave of nostalgia. Not only has it revived the Supra, it has begun to make reproductive parts for the A70 and A80 models.

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