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The rights for the first production of the 2020 Toyota Supra were sold for $ 2.1 million on Saturday night at the annual Barrett-Jackson collection car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, and all proceeds will go to the American Heart Association and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.
The winning bidder will receive the first Supra production, which will carry the VIN 20201 and a carbon fiber badge that indicates its importance, sometime in the spring.
Toyota unveiled the long-awaited Supra, This is the first Supra to get off the line in two decades, this week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. the the curtain rose in the Barrett-Jackson car an hour later.
The Toyota Supra 2020 is shown during the presentation of Barrett-Jackson. | Photo of Carter Nacke
The Supra that was shown at the auction was painted in black Nocturnal mate, a kind of metallic gray, and is equipped with the red mirror caps that will only be offered in the 1,500 editions that Toyota plans to produce. The first production of Supra will be painted in the same color scheme.
"The Supra is back and it's better than ever, "said Barrett-Jackson CEO Craig Jackson during the opening.
The first production of the 2020 Toyota Supra was sold for $ 2.1 million at the Barrett-Jackson collection auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Saturday. | Rebecca Nguyen photo
Jackson said the Supra will be the fastest production Toyota in history. Specifications provided by Toyota He said the car will be powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline engine capable of 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque, combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission. That will make the car go from zero to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds, says Toyota.
The ancient Supras, particularly the fourth generation, have become collector cars in recent years, especially after several were presented at the Fast and Furious movie franchise Some have Recovered more than $ 120,000 In auction.
Barrett-Jackson also auctioned the first 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 production. Craig Jackson bought it for himself, paying $ 1.1 million That will be donated to charity.