The Audi A8 W12 ex Johnny Hallyday for sale – The Auto Blog

The Audi A8 W12 ex Johnny Hallyday for sale - The Audi A8 W12 ex Johnny Hallyday for sale - The Auto Blog

This is not a Harley Davidson but one of the many cars that Johnny Hallyday has owned that is up for auction. A 2001 Audi A8 D2 W12. Yes, a comfortable limousine. Rock & Roll?

Theidol of young people bowed out almost two years ago. But, his fans are always looking for goods or memories that belonged to him. No doubt they must be interested in this 2001 Audi A8 D2 W12. Jean-Philippe Smet says Johnny (or Jojo) has loved the "cars", owning everything, Lamborghini Miura, AC Cobra, Ferrari Testarossa Ferrari 512 TR (sold last year as part of Rétromobile), Hummer, but also from the road like a Citroën DS 21 and therefore, this Audi D2 W12.

The limousine has replaced its stolen and burned Audi S8 after being used in a robbery. It was used to move (with driver) on Paris when he was in his residence Marne-la-Coquette or for long trips in a comfort of CEO. It appears in several reports on him. Followed closely, his service book attests to the purchase at the Pax Automobiles garage in Saint Cloud. Since then, the car has changed hands (hence SIV plates) and this is the 4th owner who submits it to the auction.

The car was maintained and pampered. This can be seen with the leather upholstery re-tinted recently, and even with the original wheels repolished recently. There is only the painting "Black Avus" that bears the stigma of time that betrays its 18 years and nearly 200 000 km. It is exposed from time to time (with the original plates) as evidenced by the photos.

The discreet elegance that prevailed at that time

The Audi A8 W12 is a big limousine of 420 horses and 550 Nm for 2 tons. 15 copies were planned for France. Finally there will be "only" 14 buyers (so Luc Besson and Johnny Hallyday). Here, she is completely unburdened of origin. Equipped audio-video in the back (limousine oblige), this copy has even preserved the vintage car phone. He especially has statutory charm Audi pre-single frame. At its release, it was the most powerful series sedan and she even saw the S8 which will resume its mechanics in the next generation (the D3).

If you want to buy this Audi ex-Johnny Hallyday, hurry up. Indeed, the auction ends on November 6, 2019 at 9:30 pm. For the moment, the highest bid is € 37,000. The link for the auction is> here <.

Illustration: owner

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