Someone Actually Paid $200K for a Honda Civic Type R

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The first Honda Civic Type R in the U.S. has sold for $200,000, but luckily the money will go to charity.

Bidding for the first production 2017 Honda Civic Type R started last week on Bring a Trailer, and the sports car sold for a whopping $200,000. The vehicle was donated by Honda, so all the proceeds will go to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Now that the auction has ended, the first Civic Type R will be shipped to a participating U.S. Honda dealer for the new owner to pick up.

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Considering the car starts for under $35,000 including destination, it’s an impressive feat for the Civic Type R to fetch $200,000. Still, it pales in comparison to the $550,000 the first Focus RS sold for at a Barrett-Jackson auction.

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  • Xue Vae

    That someone is a person who justs wants to buy a 01 vin serial number rare honda car, not a real ricer his whole life, or a honda fanboy or girl, charity is for millionares.