Up on the market is a restricted version Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 with just one,038 miles, owned by the best basketball participant of all time, Michael Jordan. Listed by Crave Luxurious Auto in The Woodlands, TX, for a “Purchase it Now” of $695,750. There’s at present a reserve set for bidding, you possibly can nonetheless “shoot your shot” (pun meant) on the auction here.
This 2007 SLR McLaren 722 Version is one in every of 150 produced in that 12 months, and solely 20 or 30 made it to the US. In complete, solely 2,157 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren’s had been produced. These info make this automobile extremely collectible not to mention being owned by MJ.
The 722 Version refers back to the begin time (7:22 AM) that Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson left to win the Mille Miglia in 1955. The pair had been in a position to full a 1000-mile loop by Italy in a record-setting 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds- a median velocity of virtually 98 mph.
The 722 got here with a supercharged 5.4-liter supercharged V-Eight placing out 641 horsepower and 605 kilos of torque. Whereas the usual SLR got here with solely 617hp, the 722 Version is far various fancy badges fastened to the bodywork.