Friday, April 12, 2024

Armored Audi A8 tops list of government vehicles up for auction

The full list of more than 200 vehicles to be auctioned by the federal government this month — from semi-tractors to farm tractors — has been published online.

Armored vehicles, cars, motorcycles, buses, tractors and semi trailers are among the vehicles listed, eight of which are valued at more than 1 million pesos (US $52,000).

The priciest vehicle on the list is Lot 1, a 2012 armored Audi A8 valued at 1.9 million pesos (US $99,500).

For truckers, there’s a 2016 Volvo semi-tractor and trailer whose value of 1.61 million pesos makes it the second most expensive.

Cheapest ride on auction is a 2003 Chevrolet Cheyenne pickup worth just 29,400 pesos, while for bikers there’s a 2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 valued at 45,300 pesos.

The federal government anticipates taking in 100 million pesos ($5.24 million), money that will help fund a new security force to be called the national guard.

The auction will take place on February 23 and 24 at the Santa Lucía air force base in México state.

The full list can be found here.

Mexico News Daily

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