Kobe Bryant’s previous 1963 Chevy Impala, which was a Christmas reward from his spouse Vanessa and as soon as featured on MTV’s “Pimp My Trip,” was bought for a hefty price ticket at an public sale on Monday.
The automotive, which was initially listed at $100,000 at Goldin Auctions, was bought for $221,400 on Monday.
Vanessa, in response to Goldin Auctions, gave Kobe the automotive in 2006 for Christmas after taking it to West Coast Customs in Southern California — the place the previous MTV present used to movie.
From Goldin Auctions:
“Starting with a strong basis of a rust-free 1963 Impala, WCC disassembled the automotive and blasted the physique to reveal steel for what can be a multi-coat paint end in a deluxe mixture of purple and royal blue that was customized blended by the famend Home of Kolor.”
The Impala has simply lower than 25,000 miles on it. It’s not identified who particularly bought the automotive.
Kobe, in response to TMZ, bought the automotive round 2013, and it was auctioned off a 12 months later. It’s unclear who bought the automotive after which determined to promote it now.
The sale of the automotive comes simply after the one-year anniversary of Kobe and his daughter Gianna’s loss of life. The 2, together with seven others, have been killed in a helicopter crash exterior of Los Angeles in January 2020.
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