The vehicle in which the Notorious BIG was shot dead is on the market, priced at $1.5m, making it one of the rare cars that has increased in value despite clocking up 114,000 miles.
The car was bought at a public auction in October 1997, and the buyer only became aware of its history in 2005, when Los Angeles police told her of its past. She had bought the car to fit her family of six.
The reason she wouldn’t have noticed the car was riddled with bullet holes in the drive-by shooting in LA on 9 March 1997 is that the passenger door through which the rapper was shot was taken by police as evidence in the original murder investigation, and was later replaced. Police will return the original door in the event of the car being sold.