The owner of a 2005 Chrysler 300c became aware that Barack Obama was the previous driver of his vehicle. A website has been created.... http://www.obamas300c.com/ and the car has been placed on eBay.
The opening bid starts at $100,000 with a buy it now price of $1,000,000. The 300 c is loaded with leather, sunroof, navigation, chrome wheels, and a HEMI.
According to the website, in July 2004, Barack Obama took delivery of this 2005 Chrysler 300c from Park Plaza Dodge in Forest Park, Illinois. In 2007, Obama swapped his Chrysler sedan for a Ford Escape Hybrid at Hawk Ford in Oak Lawn, IL. Hawk Ford then transfered the 300C back to Park Plaza Dodge.
Finally in February 08, the current owner purchased the 300C from them.The car was previously listed on eBay in December 2008. There was a bidding war, and with about three days left, the top bid was a little above $125,000.
However, the owner canceled the auction due to short term capital gain tax issues.The owner intends to donate a portion of the proceeds to various charities.(MMD Newswire)