- Jan 20, 2008
Barrett-Jackson 2008: Robosaurus crushes cars, wallets - sells for $575,000
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Who wouldn't want to own their very own 29 ton, 40 foot robot that can crush 20,000 pounds with its teeth and shoot 20 foot flames out of its nostrils. As the largest robot on earth, Robosaurus has entertained fans for nearly two decades by ripping cars and even airplanes in half. It is without a doubt the most ridiculous vehicle ever sold at Barrett-Jackson.
The winning bid of $575,000, not including auction fees, not only got the Robosaurus but a host of accessories to operate and maintain the robot including transmitters and receivers, special effects controls, a tool kit for loading and unloading, operation manuals, touch-up paint, and spare parts. The best part? Robosaurus can fold down into a trailer that can be transported on any public road, although the winning bidder has to purchase the hauler separately.