Ayrton Senna’s rare car worth £500,000 put up for sale on 30th anniversary of his death

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Ayrton Senna’s rare car worth £500,000 put up for sale on 30th anniversary of his death

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F1 legend Ayrton Senna’s rare car has gone up for sale on Auto Trader for a whopping £500,000.

The former three-time world champion is recognized as one of the greatest sportsmen of all time following an era of dominance in the late 1980s and 1990s.

Senna stored the rare Honda at his home in Portugal

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Senna stored the rare Honda at his home in PortugalCredit: AUTOTRADER

Senna tragically passed away during the San Marino Grand Prix in May 1994 and almost 30 years after his passing his car was made available to fans.

The Brazilian’s Honda NSX, which has 39,100 miles on the clock, is for sale and is being listed on UK car marketplace Auto Trader for half a million pounds.

The car’s owner is Robert McFagan from East Sussex, but it appears he is set to cash in on the iconic engine.

Senna stored the car at his home in Portugal, having access to it whenever he was in the country.

The engine also appeared in the film “Racing is in my Blood” in which Senna spun a wheel on it.

Current owner McFagan said: “I first bought the car in 2013 during a trip to the Algarve in Portugal and have owned it ever since, where it sits proudly on my estate in East Sussex.

“Senna’s red NSX was given to him by Honda with whom he had a business partnership and Senna used it frequently and was photographed with the car during his stays in Portugal.

“Being a huge Senna fan myself, I was delighted to be able to get my hands on the NSX, designed to perfection and featuring a sleek and powerful machine to deliver an incredible road experience.

The car is for sale on Auto Trader for a cool £500,000 – with finance options available!

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The car is for sale on Auto Trader for a cool £500,000 – with finance options available!Credit: AUTOTRADER

“It has been a real pleasure to own what is one of the most famous cars owned by a true sporting legend and the thrill of driving Senna’s car never goes away.”

Erin Baker, editorial director of Auto Trader, added: “As the UK’s largest automotive marketplace for new and used cars, we sell around 450,000 vehicles of varying sizes, styles and prices every day. different and we often see cars once owned by celebrities or royalty. being listed on our site.

“Senna’s impact on Formula 1 and the world of motorsport has been immeasurable and Senna’s iconic Honda NSX is a chance to own a rare piece of sporting history that will undoubtedly turn heads and spark conversations between friends, family and neighbors.”

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