Acura auctioned the first NSX to roll off the assembly line, and Honda is going to do the this with the first 2017 Civic Type R. And it just got a bid of $200,000.
Honda is going to auction off the very first 2017 Civic Type R to advantage the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. It seems like a good thing. Honda has supported this foundation since 1991, and it’s assisted fund almost $30 million in research to this day.
This true fan’s machine will be auctioned on another fan favorite: Bring A Trailer, a website that includes a wide range of fascinating and noteworthy cars. This will be the first new car auctioned on the website, which typically favors buyers and sellers of vintage equipment. Here’s the Honda Civic auction.
The auction starts June 7, and end on June 15.
“The Civic Type R has long been prohibited fruit for enthusiasts in the US, so we believed it would be enjoyable to offer one lucky consumer a shot at owning the first of its kind in America while advantaging the leading nonprofit entirely dedicated to discovering a cure for youth brain tumors, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation,” stated Jeff Conrad, senior vice president of American Honda Motor’s vehicle division.
Don’t anticipate the first Civic Type R to bring anywhere near its alleged starting cost of $33,900. When Acura auctioned the first NSX, race team owner Rick Hendrick paid the handsome amount of $1.2 million, all of which went to charity.