Car Wherein Tupac Shakur Was Shot to Death to Be Sold for $1.7 Million

Celebrity Cars Las Vegas is putting the 1996 BMW 7 Series motor, which still sports bullet holes from the four gun shots, up for sale along with a certificate of authentication.

AceShowbiz - The car that rapper Tupac Shakur was shot in has gone on sale for a staggering $1.7 million (£1.3 million).

The 1996 BMW 7 Series motor has been painstakingly restored after Tupac was gunned down in it in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996, and still sports bullet holes from the four gun shots. The star died, aged 25, six days after the attack.

Now a dealer based in Sin City, Celebrity Cars Las Vegas, is selling the car, which comes with a certificate of authentication showing it was originally leased by Death Row Records - which was founded by Suge Knight and legendary producer Dr. Dre. The vehicle's identification number also matches the one noted on the original lease documents.

After Tupac's murder, Las Vegas Police officials reportedly sold the vehicle at auction, and it then passed through the hands of several collectors. Representatives for the current owners are seeking a $20,000 (£15,000) refundable deposit from any interested buyers ahead of the sale.

On the day of Tupac's death, he was travelling with Knight, who was driving the car, from a Mike Tyson boxing match to a party at Club 662, when a white Cadillac pulled up alongside the pair at traffic lights.

Tupac, who was in the passenger seat, was hit by four bullets, with one puncturing his lung. His murder remains unsolved.

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