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Someone’s purchased the first A90 Toyota Supra for $2.1-M

That converts to around P110.8 million

What’s the retail on one of those, we hear you cry? Well, considerably more than the actual retail. Ladies and gentlemen, the very, very first brand-new Toyota Supra—that’s the A90 one you might not have heard about—has just sold at auction. For $2.1 million (P110.8 million).

Let that sink in for a bit.

It was sold via Barrett-Jackson at the company’s auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale. That full $2.1-million sum will be donated to the American Heart Association and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

It gets a special vehicle identification number (VIN), too, if that sort of thing excites you—a VIN ending in 20201. The car itself is finished in matte-gray, with red mirror caps and matte-black wheels. Inside, there’s a red interior with carbon-fiber inserts.


Deeper inside still, there’s a BMW-sourced 3.0-liter turbo-sixer with an eight-speed auto, a limited-slip diff, and drive sent to the rear wheels. All in, this new Supra makes 340hp and 500Nm of torque, is capable of accelerating from 0-100kph in 4.3sec on its way to topping out at 250kph.

“The incredible excitement of the Supra rolling across the block was felt by everyone in the arena,” explains Barrett-Jackson boss Craig Jackson. “This was a moment that was 20 years in the making.”

The winning bidder also got a VIP track experience, along with customized racing overalls, tickets to the ‘Toyota Owners 400’ NASCAR race, and—very excitingly—a chance to drive the pace car there. Yikes.

Still. $2.1 million...

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