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Ayrton Senna's Honda NSX up for sale

Ayrton Senna's Honda NSX up fo...
Senna’s red 1991 NSX can purchased online at eBay
Senna’s red 1991 NSX can purchased online at eBay
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Senna’s red 1991 NSX can purchased online at eBay
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Senna’s red 1991 NSX can purchased online at eBay
Ayrton Senna's NSX can be yours for only US$180,000
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Ayrton Senna's NSX can be yours for only US$180,000
Senna's red NSX currently resides in England
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Senna's red NSX currently resides in England
Senna owned three Honda NSX vehicles, with the red car being made available to him during his time in Portugal
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Senna owned three Honda NSX vehicles, with the red car being made available to him during his time in Portugal
This car was used by Ayrton Senna when he was the reigning World champion in 1991 and 1992
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This car was used by Ayrton Senna when he was the reigning World champion in 1991 and 1992
In the video Racing Is In My Blood, Senna can be seen spinning the wheels on the NSX
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In the video Racing Is In My Blood, Senna can be seen spinning the wheels on the NSX
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Ayrton Senna, considered to be one of Formula One’s most legendary drivers, was apparently also very much a fan of Honda’s road cars; more specifically the NSX. In total Senna owned three of the mid-engined exotics. Now one of these gems has been listed on eBay for a mere US$180,000.

The latest iteration of the NSX retains very little in the way of its predecessor’s technology and engineering elements. However, for fans of F1, anything with Senna’s name on it carries with it significant historic importance. Now they have the chance to own one of the driver’s personal rides.

Showing only 30,000 miles on the odometer, the 1991 red NSX up for sale was made available to Triple World F1 Champion Ayrton Senna by Honda during his time in Portugal. As the seller notes, "I would like to say 'never been thrashed or raced', but I would be lying as you can see Senna spinning the wheels in the video Racing Is In My Blood. The car was requested specifically by Senna as a loaner when he was the reigning World champion in 1991 and 1992 when he stayed at his Home in the Portuguese region of the Algarve."

The listing goes on to say that prior to being owned by MSCars of Portugal for the last 15 years, the car belonged to a wealthy banker.

Senna’s red NSX can be viewed at the current owner’s property in East Sussex, England or online through eBay. Full details on the history of the vehicle and its UK seller can be found here.

Source: eBay

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2 comments
Joe Seijo
Someone notify Jay Leno.
Druid
Why buy his for 3.6 X that most go for ? Fame? Not.