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.”