Tupac Shakur's first car, a 1996 BMW 750 IL, is being auctioned off for charity. Courtesy of Auctions America The dark blue sedan is back on the market after spending the past two decades in storage, according to Auctions America. The luxury car has been listed on the auction site since September 2017 but will expire at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, Feb. 6 if it isn't sold, according to a statement from Auctions America.
Auction proceeds are being donated to two charities: Music for Relief , an organization founded by the band Linkin Park that focuses on providing aid for natural disasters, and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation .
"The car is fully loaded with all the options," Auctions America said in a statement. "A six-speed manual transmission, Le Mans blue metallic paint over black leather interior. It comes loaded with an aftermarket Kenwood sound system (KDC-MP388U), VDO gauges, the BMW alarm system and keyless entry."
The car's odometer reads only 19,252 miles. It passed a California smog test in May 2017 and is registered until June 2019. Tupac Shakur was fatally shot on Sept. 7, 1996, in Las Vegas after attending a boxing match at the MGM Grand.
The BMW was initially impounded as evidence for 10 years but returned to its owner shortly before it was auctioned off in June 1998 . Its new owners allegedly tried to sell the vehicle in 1999, according to TMZ . The 1997 BMW 750 iL that rapper Tupac Shakur bought in 1996 and was shot while riding in on Sept. 7, 1996. (Auctions America via AP) As a result of the attention surrounding the shooting, however, the owner decided to put it up for auction instead.