Ghost Car Sells For $308k

PLYMOUTH (AP) – The bidding was feverish among a standing-room only crowd Saturday in Plymouth as someone walked away with a unique car…that’s completely see through.

The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six “Ghost Car” made of Plexiglas was sold for $308,000 at an auction at the Inn of St. John’s But the buyer remains a mystery.

The car was  built by General Motors for the 1939 New York World’s Fair.  Afterwards, it toured Pontiac dealerships across the U.S. and was displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.

The auction was part of Concours d’Elegance event.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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