When would a Chrysler car ever sell for a million dollars?!
Maybe when someone very famous was once behind the wheel.
Jeanne Moos has more on the car and who drove it to its high price tag.
Ever wonder what happens to your old car after you get rid of it?
Well when it's president Obama's old car, this guy's trying to sell it on eBay....
(reporter: "And you're asking a million bucks.")
"A million bucks. It's a lot of money, isn't it?"
Especially for a 2005 model that would normally sell for under 20-thousand dollars. It's a top of the line Chrysler 300 c with a powerful v-8 engine.
"Basically what it is it's like a luxury hot rod."
The eBay posting includes the registration for the vehicle.
Then senator Obama leased the gas guzzler but when he ran for president, dumped it for an environmentally correct ford escape hybrid. Restaurant manager Tim o'Boyle bought the Chrysler at a Chicago area showroom.
"On the way out somebody said 'Hey, you better hang on to that car. I said Why's that?' he said 'Well it used to belong to Mr. Obama.' I said 'yea, right' and the guys said 'no I'm serious.'"
"For Tim, this is what really brought home the Obama connection...fiddling with the radio."
He Found Mr. Obama's Preset Favorite Stations From Rock N Roll To Country.
"It was like Holy cow, you know. This is, this is the real deal here, you know?"
Tim says he's absolutely an Obama supporter.
The president has said how much he misses driving.
at a factory visit he got applause for steering a few yards straight ahead. his old Chrysler has fewer than 21-thousand miles on it. you know the asking price is high when you have to write please understand that the 1-million dollar starting price is not a joke.
The eBay ad mentions that Iranian president Mahmoud Amadinejad got two and a half million for charity when his 1977 Peugeot was auctioned off. and it notes that Hitler’s convertible Mercedes went for 8-million.
"Tim says he looked but, nope, no Obama leftovers under the floor mats, no frrench fries under the seat."
Those who have pointed out they see the check engine light is on in the ebay photos, rest assured, everything works. But since no million dollar bids have come in, Tim may consider lower offers.
A million bucks for a 7-year old Chrysler is enough to make a driver lose control. Jeanne moos, CNN.
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