By: Evan Jankens
Even though Justin Verlander left the Motor City — it doesn’t mean the Motor City left him.READ MORE: Missed Gov. Whitmer's Press Conference? Here's Her Update On The State's Response To COVID-19
Since winning the World Series with the Houston Astros, he has been basically everywhere living his best life. He married Kate Upton in Italy, appeared on the NBC “Today Show” — and even went and watched “Saturday Night Live” where he met Eminem.
Tuesday afternoon, Verlander took to his Instagram to post a video and photo of his new car. It’s a 2017 Ford GT that he labeled at “1 of 1.” I’m guessing that means there’s none other like it.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,955 New COVID-19 Cases, 33 Deaths Wednesday
I’m not really sure exactly what makes it a “1 of 1” but I’ll take the man’s word for it.
According to caranddriver.com the base price of this vehicle is $453,750.
This is a car built on sentimentality. Sure, there were other reasons for the GT, such as creating a technology test bed and taking Ford’s brand onto the international racing circuit to be enhanced by its reflected glitz. But ultimately, a family with serious resources just thought a class win at Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of Ferrari’s famous drubbing would be cool. And with a lot of sweat, a few tears, and a dash of luck, their people made it possible. All of that is embedded in this car. The experience is singular.MORE NEWS: Detroit Chief: Rep. Tlaib’s Tweets About Police ‘Disgusting’
Does anyone live a better life than Justin Verlander?