BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m
The 1996 BMW 750IL that Tupac Shakur was shot in four times at a stoplight 25 years ago is being sold for $1.7 million, according to TMZ.
The legendary musician was sitting in the passenger seat when he fell victim to a drive-by shooting.
He was in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996, with Suge Knight and their entourage, to watch a Mike Tyson fight. However after they were stopped at a red light after the bout, suspects in a white vehicle opened fire.
Shakur was hit multiple times, including one bullet that struck him in his lung. Six days later, it was announced that Tupac had passed away.
The car which has been restored to its original condition now has an asking price of $1.7m. Potential buyers can view the car for themselves at Celebrity Cars Las Vegas showroom and, coincidentally, TMZ reported that it isn’t far from where the 1996 shooting took place.
Back in 2017, this vehicle was up for auction with an asking price of $1.5 million. In early 2020, the asking price went up to $1.7 mil. It is unclear if the vehicle has had multiple owners since that time or no buyers.
Every year, it seems there is a new Tupac-centered item that has gone up for auction. The rapper’s poetry, jailhouse letters and unseen photos have been purchased for tens of thousands of dollars in the past.