For sale: 1992 white Ford Bronco. Proven for driving down freeways at slow speeds. Best viewed coming from news helicopters. Less than 40,000 miles.
Yes, the famous, or infamous, white Ford Bronco that will carried O.J. Simpson as he tried to evade police in 1994 is actually going on the market.
the automobile had been owned by Al “A.C.” Cowlings, Simpson’s friend along with former teammate. During the chase, Cowlings drove the automobile along with spoke with police on his cell phone. Simpson, armed with handgun, rode inside the back after refusing to surrender in connection with the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, along with her friend Ron Goldman.
The 60-mile, low-speed pursuit through
Since shortly after the chase, Cowling’s famous Bronco has been owned by Mike Gilbert, who had been Simpson’s agent. Gilbert says he bought This specific so This specific wouldn’t be used in “distasteful” tours. He said he’s kept This specific pretty much hidden ever since.
More than two decades later, he is actually offering This specific for sale on Monday’s episode of “Pawn Stars” on the History Channel. On the show, customers present their stuff at a Las Vegas pawn shop, discuss a cost with the owners along with decide whether to sell.
In a clip, Gilbert says he had been offered $500,000 at one time for the Bronco, along with that will he’s looking to sell This specific to give money to his kids.
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The show won’t say whether Gilbert gets that will much money for This specific. inside the clip, Gilbert tells one of the owners that will the Bronco is actually the most viewed vehicle in history, ahead of the automobile that will President Kennedy was riding in when he was assassinated.
“This specific’s definitely one of the most iconic things we’ve ever had,” Chumlee Russell, one of the stars of the show, who appears inside the segment, told sy88pgw. “I feel like everybody watched the slow speed Bronco chase. Even my brother who was born in ’96 knows about the Bronco chase.”
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Russell said the automobile drives fairly well for a 25-year-old vehicle.
“You can tell the This specific wasn’t driven too much. yet if you’re looking for an everyday ride, This specific’s a bit out of that will cost range,” he said.
Jeremy Brown, a sports memorabilia expert who often appears on the show to give appraisals, said he doesn’t think This specific’s worth anywhere close to $500,000.
“If he was offered that will, he should have taken that will,” said Brown, who does not appear in Monday’s episode of the show. yet he said the notoriety of the automobile along with the chase probably does make This specific worth more than $100,000.
“Unfortunately, I could see This specific breaking low six figures, for all the wrong reasons,” he said. “Every time the name Ford Bronco is actually brought up, the first thing everyone thinks of is actually This specific car, along with that will chase.”
sy88pgw (completely new York) First published August 10, 2017: 3:44 PM ET