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Mike Tyson’s Former Range Rover Limo Is Heading to Auction

There are more than 30 Land Rovers and Range Rovers going under the gavel at Classic Car Auctions in the U.K. next weekend, but one is a real knockout of a ride.

The 1994 Range Rover Vogue LSE in question is a bonkers limousine conversion with ties to legendary boxer Mike Tyson. The stretched SUV, which was originally commissioned by the Sultan of Brunei, was reportedly used to chauffeur the former heavyweight champ around Glasgow in 2000. (Tyson famously defeated Lou Savarese in less than a minute at Scotland’s Hampden Park that year.)

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The modification cost a staggering $171,600 (£135,000) to complete, according to the auction house. Townley Cross Country Vehicles worked on the vehicle for nine months, extending the chassis and body by 40 inches and raising the roof by eight. The team also installed a laminated sunroof, darkened the windows, added a one-piece opening tailgate, and finished the exterior in Rolls-Royce Mason Black paint.

Mike Tyson Range Rover
The front end of the Range Rover.

The interior was given a makeover, too. The cabin features Oxblood Connolly leather, Wilton carpeting, and Burr Walnut trim. It is also equipped with three plush captain chairs, an electric center division with a glass panel, and an entertainment system comprising two TV monitors, a CD player, and a VHS player. Under the hood lies a 4.3-liter V-8 capable of producing 200 hp and 251 ft lbs of torque.

Classic Car Auctions expects the Vogue will hammer down for between $38,100 and $50,800 (£30,000 and £40,000) at the upcoming sale. The vehicle most recently sold for $40,000 (£31,500) at an Iconic Auctioneers sale in November.

Mike Tyson Range Rover
The cabin of the limo.

Taking place March 23 and 24 at the NEC Birmingham, the auction will spotlight 34 Land Rovers and Range Rovers. Highlights include a 2007 Land Rover Discovery that was used by King Charles III ($25,400 to £38,100), a 2013 Range Rover Westminster that doubled as a protection vehicle for the late Queen Elizabeth II, and a 1982 Land Rover Series III that belonged to a British Olympian.

In addition, 19 restored Range Rovers and Land Rovers will cross the auction block with no reserve. Standouts include a 1986 Range Rover Overfinch Prototype, a six-wheeled 1969 Range Rover by Carmichael, and a factory 1989 Land Rover Defender County 110.

The full catalog can be viewed on the CCA website. Bidding is available in person, online, on the telephone, or via a commission pre-bid.

Click here for more photos of the Range Rover limo.

The Sultan of Brunei-Commissioned Range Rover Limo in Photos
The Sultan of Brunei-Commissioned Range Rover Limo in Photos

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