Someone is Selling a McLaren 720S for Bitcoin
If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you know the value of bitcoin has skyrocketed in recent weeks.
So much so, that someone is now offering a 2018 McLaren 720S Performance for sale on Craigslist for 25 coins, lowered from 30. That’s approximately $416,275 which the listing correctly points out is a bargain compared to the person who purchased a pizza for 10,000 coins in 2010. Then again, bitcoin wasn’t worth very much seven years ago.
If you’re interested in checking out the 720S, you will have to send 0.00001 bitcoin to confirm the appointment, which is about $0.17. The Performance trim model has a few major options including Azores calipers, 10-spoke lightweight wheels, vehicle lift, visible carbon fiber body structure and sill panels, electric and heated seats, stealth pack, sports exhaust, Gorilla Glass, and McLaren track telemetry.
The listing comes from Atlanta and it will be interesting to see if anyone wants to cash out their bitcoins for a shiny new exotic. This is also not the very first time bitcoin has been used or offered for a car transaction. In late 2013, Lamborghini Newport Beach announced it sold a Tesla Model S for bitcoin and that the dealership was fully capable of accepting bitcoin as payment for vehicles.
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Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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