This. This is something else. You are looking at My Money Car which is the stage name for a 1998 Taurus that’s currently for sale on Craigslist with the asking price of $34,500. If you are confused as to why a car that would normally retail for about $4,000 now and retailed for about $20,000 brand new would suddenly sell for $34,500 you need to look a little bit closer. That’s not custom paint you are looking at, that’s thousands of pennies and nickels that have been glued to the outside of the car. Why? Why do men and women climb mountains? Because they’re there. Obviously other factors entered into this build as well. Perhaps a love of the smell of glue? A hatred of the “give a penny/take a penny” thing at the convenience store? There’s too many possible motives to really lock one down but somewhere along the line, My Money Car was created.
Outside of the 350lbs of loose change that ain’t so loose anymore you are getting one pretty damned nice 1998 Ford Taurus to drive. The interior is mint, the motor is nice and clean, and while the seller does not list the mileage he does say that there are 4,200 nickels, 28,500 pennies, and 50 silver dollars adorning the machine.
Why start with a Taurus? Why the hell not.
We’re not even going to try to get into understanding how or why this has happened but it has. Now you need $34,500 to own it and we’re guessing that the seller isn’t going to budge on the price.