Craig Jackson’s Barrett-Jackson to Auction Bugatti Once Owned by Pro Boxer Floyd Mayweather
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – Jan. 20, 2017 – Craig Jackson’s Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, announced today that a 2011 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport (Lot #1372.1) once owned by professional boxing champion Floyd Mayweather will cross the auction block on Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, during the 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona.
“The Bugatti Veyron is one of the most impressive supercars ever built,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Those who own these rare cars are among the who’s who of the world. This particular Grand Sport version was originally owned by Floyd Mayweather, whose impressive professional boxing career and lavish lifestyle may be as remarkable as the car. The winning bidder on this rare supercar will have the bragging rights not only to a rare exotic, but to its celebrity provenance.”
One of 150 built worldwide, this 2011 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport (Lot #1372.1) is finished in a beautiful Pearl White matte finish with white and red leather interior and red carbon-fiber accents. Powered by a W16 8.0-liter quad turbocharged motor producing up to 1000 horsepower, this Veyron Grand Sport can reach a top speed of 254 mph, reaching zero to 60 in 2.4 seconds. With only 1,668 miles, the supercar is current on its services and has had the wheels and tires recently replaced. It comes with two keys, plus the speed key, battery charger, car cover and presentation booklet.
“Our team was thrilled when we were approached with consigning this rare Veyron for our Scottsdale auction,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We felt it would be an incredible addition to our already impressive docket featuring over 1,700 incredible cars of all makes and models. The auction of this Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport on Saturday will be a don’t-miss event.”
For more information on becoming a bidder, follow the link to www.barrett-jackson.com/bid. Experience the 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction in style with a Barrett-Jackson VIP Experience Package. Information on available packages and how to be a part of this world-class lifestyle event is available here.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature extensive live television coverage in 2017, including broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.