The six-cylinder Launch Edition Toyota Supra may start at $55,250 before taxes in America, but for charity during Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale auction, somebody payed $2.1 million for the “one-of-a-kind Global #1” example.
While regular people can order their Launch Edition Supras in either Renaissance Red 2.0, Absolute Zero White or Nocturnal Black, the winner of VIN #20201 got a Phantom Matteexterior, along with matte black wheels, red mirror caps and carbon trim in the cabin.
While all proceeds from the Toyota Supra sale benefit the American Heart Association and the Bob Woodruff Foundation (supporting veterans and service members), the $1.1 million Barrett-Jackson CEO Craig Jackson payed for the first production 2020 Shelby GT500 goes to JDRF, aiding type 1 diabetes research.
The 700+ horsepower Shelby GT500 with VIN 001 is a Twister Orangeexample, which should look great parked next to a Sebring OrangeCorvette ZR1 in any garage. But this one goes to Craig Jackson’s, and we’re not sure if he has one. Yet our PCOTY results say he should.
By: Mate Petrany, January 21, 2019