Papi Being Manny

Papi Being Manny

David Ortiz's ad on eBay

(eBay Photo, Screenshot)

First Manny's Grill, Now Papi's Mercedes Is on eBay (View the Ad)
No Word on Whether Manny is Helping Him Auction It Off

Not only are you securing your chance to sit behind the wheel of what critics have referred to as the "fantasy convertible" but this is a chance to own a piece of Red Sox history. This dream car belongs to David Ortiz, aka Big Papi, of the Boston Red Sox. This was a gift to himself after winning the 2004 World Series and was his prized possession over the past two years. This car has been pampered for its short life, taking Big Papi back and forth to Fenway Park. The car has a little over 4,000 miles on it and has been always dealer serviced and is in immaculate, showroom condition..

This SL65 AMG features a powerful 6.0- liter 12-cylinder, twin-turbo charged engine, hand built following AMG?s one-man-one-engine philosophy for unparalleled quality and workmanship. Supplemented by 738 lb.-ft. of torque, the SL65 boasts 604 horsepower and rockets from 0-60 in just over four seconds. This car is a real head turner and has many additional options including custom aero kit, including Lorinser Fenders. The car is sitting on 20" Lowenhart LSR wheels wrapped with Contintental Sport Contact Tires. This car cost David over $205,000 when it was purchased and then he spent another $35,000 in aftermarket accessories. This car has been featured in DUB magazine and won the 2006 award for Best Celebrity Car.

This car will be hand delivered at Fenway Park to the lucky winner of this auction by Big Papi, himself. He will bring you your new car with keys and title in hand.

Good luck and happy bidding.

-- Text of the ad (Bolding added by us)

"It's just one of my beauties. It has an unbelievable engine. I got it red and it was because of the Red Sox."
-- David Ortiz
"The car is an absolute animal. It will get you from A to B -- and you?ll blow right by B. You might be on D or E by the time you realize it."
-- Nima Karamouz (friend of Ortiz)

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