April 4, 2013
A father and son from Austin say they’ve just sold their 2007 Porsche Cayman S for approximately 300 Bitcoins.
That’s $39,000 (not including a 0.99 percent processing fee).
Blane, an IT specialist and software engineer, and his father say they sold the car last night to an anonymous buyer who cashed out his Bitcoins using the site Bitpay. (They asked us not to use their last name.)
We stumbled upon their claim in a Bitcoin discussion forum, and were able to reach out to them directly via email.
Blane emailed us two screenshots he says prove the transaction took place:
And the page they’d set up showing the car, as well as a Harley, on offer:
This article was posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 4:47 am