4chan User Buys 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo Using Bitcoin
Dec 12, 2013 17:17
A 4chan user has purchased a 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo using Bitcoin. The buyer spent 216.8433 bitcoins, or $209,995, on the yellow supercar.
The Lamborghini Newport Beach dealership in California said they didn't leak the documents. “It was a little surprising to us,” marketing director Cedric Davy, 33, said. “It’s interesting thing because after the first transaction, it’s something for us that went viral in a way we weren’t even considering. We got a lot of phone calls from people with interest in buying with Bitcoin.”
Lamborghini Newport Beach made headlines last week when it became one of the first luxury car dealers to accept Bitcoin as payment. The first car they sold to a a buyer with digital currency was the Tesla Model S for 91.4 Bitcoins.
Since then, and following subsequent press publicity, the dealership has received about 20 serious calls about people interested in purchasing cars using Bitcoins.
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