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AUCTION ID #: 499570 Bookmark and Share
USMS: 2008 Mercedes Benz McLaren SLR Convertible Mini-Compact Car
Item 499570  
Final Bid: USD $260,593
Number of Bids: 2
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Reserve: Not Met
Status: Closed
Auction Started: 06-27-11    08:00 AM ET
Auction Closed: 06-29-11    03:00 PM ET
Asset Details
Seller Information
Seller Name: USM
Rating: Not Applicable
Location: Buffalo, NY    14209
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Bid Increment: $11,709
Minimum Bid: $237,175
Auction Type: Regular Auction
Source: Government
Deposit Required:
$47,235  see instructions
Overtime Period: 5 min
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The contractor, its employees, and their families and/or persons acting for and/or on behalf of the contractor are prohibited from bidding on any property offered for sale by the United States Government.

In order to avoid a conflict of interest, or the appearance of a conflict of interest, the following classes of persons are prohibited from purchasing, either directly or indirectly, property forfeited to the United States which is to be sold under this contract or any subcontract to this contract.

To view the entire Prohibited Parties Terms please click here.

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Asset Description
The U.S. Marshals Service offers the following asset for auction:
  • A Silver 2008 Mercedes Benz McLaren Convertible SLR with 300 SL Red Silver Arrow Leather Upholstery.
  • Body Type: Two (2) Door Mini-Compact Passenger Car
  • Mileage: 1,110 Miles
  • Engine: 5.5L SEFI 24-valve V8 AMG Supercharged Engine
  • Transmission: 5 Speed AMG Enhanced Driver-Adaptive Electronic Automatic Transmission including Touch Shift, Optimum Gear Programming, AMG SpeedShift
  • Fuel Economy Ratings : City 12, Highway 16
  • Standard Equipment Includes:
    • Mechanical
      • Push Button Start Engine
      • Electronic Stability Program
      • Acceleration Skid Control
      • Traction Control
      • Rear Wheel Drive
      • Front Torsion Stabilizer Bar
      • P255/35R19 Front High Performance Tires
      • P295/30R19 Rear High Performance Tires
      • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Brake Assist
      • AMG Sports Exhaust System with Dual Sidepipes on Each Side
    • Exterior
      • Semi-Automatic Fabric Soft Top
      • Airbraking Rear Adjustable Spoiler
      • Side Grill Ventilation
      • Programmable Daytime Running Lamps
      • Power Heated Mirrors with LED Turn Signals
      • Rain-sensing Wipers
      • Gullwing Doors
    • Interior
      • Six (6) Way Power Body Contoured Carbon Fiber Sport Bucket Seats
      • Premium Leather Upholstery
      • Center Console with Storage
      • Rubber-studded Aluminum Pedals
      • Aluminum Trip
      • AMG Designed Leather Trimmed Sport Power Adjustable Steering Wheel including Fingertip Shift Controls, Raised Thumbgrips, Audio and Telephone Controls.
      • Matte Chrome Instrument Panel w/analog Speedometer, Tachometer, Coolant Temp and Fuel Level Gauges
      • Exterior Temp Display
      • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
      • Power Windows with One-Touch Express Up/Down
      • Smart Key System
      • Smart Key Infrared Remote
      • Bluetooth Intergrated Hands-Free Telephone Communication System
      • Cruise Control with Digital Rideout
      • Tele Aid Global Positioning System including Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Door Unlock Service, Automatic Alarm and Collision Notification
      • Anti-Theft Alarm System with Tow Away Protection, Infrared Interior Monitoring
      • Audio 30 APS AM/FM Radio with Six (6) Disc CD Changer including Concealed Cassette Player
      • Bose Cabin Surround Audio System
      • Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control, including, Electrostatic Dust, Pollen and Active Charcoal Filters, Smog-Sensing Automatic Recirculation, Humidity, Dewpoint and Sun Sensors
      • Rear Window Defroster
      • Aluminum and Leather Trimmed Shift Knob with Starter Button
    • Safety
      • Adaptive Dual-Stage Airbags with Passenger Occupancy Sensor
      • Head and Body Side-Impact Airbags
      • Knee Airbags
      • Black Leather-Wrapped Roll Over Bars

    This is pursuant to an Order For Interlocutory Sale of Vehicles dated March 10th, 2011.

Additional Details
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Bidding Requirements
To bid on this auction, all bidders are required to become qualified by placing a deposit. The deposit of the winning bidder is automatically transferred to the seller at the end of the auction. If the winning bidder fails to perform on any auction, the entire BidDeposit will be forfeited to the seller.

Non-winning bidders' deposits are refunded within (10) ten business days after the close of the auction. This deposit cannot be applied to other auctions.

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Additional Terms of Service
Sold by the U.S. Marshals Service, which reserves the right to refuse any bid for any reason. Please see the document "General Terms of Sale" found in the due diligence area for further information. Bidders should conduct their own due diligence to determine value. The U.S. Marshals Service will not release the asset to the winning bidder until it has been confirmed that all funds have been received, including the initial bid deposit placed in order to bid on this asset. This may take up to ten (10) calendar days from receipt of the total bid amount.

The assets offered for sale by the United States Marshals Service are either seized by and/or forfeited to the United States under federal forfeiture laws. All Buyers of these assets must understand that the United States, and/or its agencies, agents, officers, employees, and/or assigns (hereinafter referred to as "Seller") has acquired the subject property through seizure and/or forfeiture, and has little or no direct knowledge concerning the title, nature, value, source, authenticity and/or any other aspect or characteristics of these assets.

THEREFORE, the Seller offers these assets for sale in "AS IS" CONDITION AT THE TIME OF SALE OR CLOSING, INCLUDING ANY HIDDEN DEFECTS OF ANY NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, with no representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever, express or implied, regarding their nature, value, source, authenticity, fitness, merchantability, and/or any other aspect or characteristic of these assets. No statement anywhere, whether express or implied, shall be deemed a warranty or representation by the Seller regarding these assets. All sales are with the understanding that the buyer cannot rely on any other representation, warranty or guaranty made by anyone.

All information derived from third party sources, including but not limited to appraisals, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

All buyers are deemed to have relied entirely on their own information, judgments and inspections of the assets in making the decision to purchase the asset.

In addition, all Buyers must agree to release and hold harmless the Seller from any and all demands, rights and causes of action, arising from, or to arise from, or by reason of, the Government's seizure, forfeiture, ownership, possession, management, use, sale and/or transfer of these assets.

Inspection Details
This property will be available for inspection one time only on Thursday, June 23rd between the hours of 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM ET. Please contact [email protected] to schedule an appointment (please include name, telephone number, requested appointment time, and reference auction ID # 64327). Appointments must be scheduled before 12:00 p.m. ET on June 22nd. You will receive a confirmation email confirming your appointment and the inspection location. Inspection will take place BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Settlement Requirements
Payment Type
  • Certified/Cashier's Check
  • The successful bidder has 24 hours following the close of the auction to sign a Purchase Agreement. The successful bidder has 7 business days to complete the transaction by certified check to the U.S. Marshals Service. The U.S. Marshals Service will not release the asset to the winning bidder until it has been confirmed that all funds have been received, including the initial bid deposit placed in order to bid on this asset. This may take up to ten (10) calendar days from receipt of the total bid amount .If the successful bidder does not perform, the bidder will forfeit his/her/its Bid Deposit to the U.S. Marshals Service. The successful bidder has 10 business days to transfer the asset from the USMS location and will bear the costs and responsibility for the transfer of this asset.

    For assistance, please contact Bid4Assets’ Customer Service team at [email protected] or 877-427-7387.