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A unusual 1998 Toyota Supra sporting activities motor vehicle owned by an alleged drug trafficker has been offered for an astonishing $308,725.
The silver coupe was amongst 29 motor vehicles seized by the Northwestern District Attorney’s Business office in Massachusetts in the course of its investigation into an illicit cannabis procedure in 2020.
Cory Taylor, 41, experienced been charged with trafficking, but was observed lifeless in an deserted developing numerous weeks after skipping an arraignment hearing. The lead to of his loss of life is nevertheless listed as “undetermined.”
Taylor’s fleet of autos, largely from the 1990s and early 2000s, was discovered in two qualities he owned in North Salem and Holyoke.
He owned a overall of 13 Toyota Supras, which have risen in benefit in recent several years, because of in element to their outstanding appearances in the “Quick and Furious” films.
The vehicle was a 1998 turbo with a six speed handbook transmission and 22,962 on the odometer that was one particular of only 24 finished in Quicksilver paint. The large bid was $265,000, but the auction home dealing with the sale rates a 15% buyer’s top quality.
A 1993 Supra turbo with just 8,169 miles on it was also sold for a substantial bid of $237,000 ($272,550 with top quality), which would have been a file if not for the 1998 motor vehicle sale.
A number of of the other Supras were also offered for about $100,000, including a 1997 15th Anniversary Edition that went for $195,000 ($224,250).