Now you can own Vettel's R35.
Sebastian Vettel is officially retired, and the four-time world champ is spending his golden years cleaning up his garage.
Admittedly, a Nissan GT-R Black Edition does clash with the driver's current climate-conscious public persona. It appears Vettel is pulling the same stunt as Sir Lewis Hamilton, who got rid of his supercars a while ago.
Hamilton famously sold his private jet and Pagani because of global warming, but we suspect Vettel is also selling this car because he simply isn't going to use it. The odometer reads just 150 km or 93 miles. Reportedly, that's because Seb never drove the thing, and it was most likely a corporate after Vettel won his fourth and final championship in 2013.
As a quick refresher, the GT-R Black Edition was one of two trim offerings for this generation of GT-R from 2012 to 2013.
It was a $10,000 option package, which added 20-inch Rays forged alloy wheels, a carbon wing, and red-black Recaro seats. Power was unchanged- 545 horsepower and 463 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels courtesy of a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6.
Vettel did little driving off the track with this or many of his other supercars. Vettel sold off quite a number of them in 2021, well before he had announced his retirement from the sport. In his final few years in F1, the German driver became famous for cycling to the track rather than pitching up in some corporate-sponsor piece of exotica.
These included other similarly low-mile exotics, like a few Ferraris, including an Enzo, a LaFerrari, and an F50. Other vehicles Vettel sold include a BMW Z8 with around 20,000 miles on it, a Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series, and a Mercedes-AMG SLS AMG Gullwing.
The car is listed out of Pleidelsheim, Germany, but was built for the Swiss market. Vettel owns a home in Switzerland, and the GT-R has likely spent most of its ten-year lifespan there.
The listing states the car will run you 250,000 euros, or $265,956.