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Tron Lightcycle sells for $77,000

Tron Lightcycle sells for $77,...
RM Auctions' pre-sale guide for the chunky electric bike put the expected price at US$25,000 to $40,000 – it sold for US$77,000 as part of the Andrews Collection auction
RM Auctions' pre-sale guide for the chunky electric bike put the expected price at US$25,000 to $40,000 – it sold for US$77,000 as part of the Andrews Collection auction
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RM Auctions' pre-sale guide for the chunky electric bike put the expected price at US$25,000 to $40,000 – it sold for US$77,000 as part of the Andrews Collection auction
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RM Auctions' pre-sale guide for the chunky electric bike put the expected price at US$25,000 to $40,000 – it sold for US$77,000 as part of the Andrews Collection auction
The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle
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The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle
A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
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A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
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A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
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A working replica of the famous Lightcycle form the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000
The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle
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The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle
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A working replica of the famous Lightcycle from the movie TRON: Legacy has smashed expectations by selling for US$77,000 as part of the record-breaking Andrews Collection auction.

RM Auctions' pre-sale guide for the chunky electric bike put the expected price at US$25,000 to $40,000, with the result proving once again that a big screen appearance can have a big impact at the auction block.

The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle
The TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor and features a computer-controlled throttle

As we previously reported, the TRON: Legacy motorcycle is powered by a 96 V direct-drive electric motor with lithium-ion batteries and features a computer-controlled throttle. It's only only been ridden around the Andrews facilities to ensure that it remains functional ... and to look at it, "functional" does seem a stretch – imagine trying to navigate the local supermarket carpark on that thing. Still, this is about aesthetics and investment potential, and there's little doubt that the Lightcycle ticks those boxes.

Source: RM/Sothebys

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