Michael Jordan's 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 is up for auction on eBay — take a closer look

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.
  • A 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser once owned by Michael Jordan is now on the market.
  • The was listed on eBay by Beverly Hills Car Club with a starting price of $US23, and the bidding has hit $US200,000 as of this writing.
  • As expected, the S600 screams 1990s, with a grey interior, custom chrome wheels, and a car phone.
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Michael Jordan’s sole goal during his time in the NBA may have been to become the greatest basketball player ever, but he made time to enjoy some fast and flashy cars as well. In the documentary series “The Last Dance,” we caught several of the basketball legend’s cars, including a couple of Corvettes, a Ferrari, and a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Now, one of his former cars is up for sale.

Beverly Hills Car Club, a dealer out of California, listed Jordan’s Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser on August 13 with a starting price of $US23. Unsurprisingly, the bidding quickly went through the roof, reaching a price of more than $US200,000 with one day to go.

The auction ends on August 23. You may not be able to swing a bid, at least you can take a closer look at the luxury coupe below.


An awesome piece of automotive and sports memorabilia — Michael Jordan’s 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser — is now on the market.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

Beverly Hills Car Club listed the car for eBay auction on August 13 with a fitting starting price of $US23.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

With one day to go, the bidding has already surpassed $US200,000.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

“Some people have signed basketballs or sneakers or photographs of the basketball giant,” Alex Manos, the selling dealer, said in a statement. “But how many people do you know who own Michael Jordan’s car? This is the Holy Grail of Michael Jordan memorabilia.”

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

Jordan bought the car in late 1995, 11 years into his NBA career.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

The car is finished in a metallic navy blue …

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

… and features a grey leather interior — very ’90s.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

The Merc shows 157,000 miles on the odometer, but it appears to be in excellent shape.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

The S600’s car phone is also quite the throwback …

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

… and Jordan’s name still comes up on the dashboard when you turn it on, so there’s at least one reason to give it a try.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

After more than a decade in the NBA and a handful of championship titles, Jordan could afford to splurge on the very best.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

His former S600 comes with lots of features that were considered upscale at the time, like a power sunroof, power seats, and power mirrors.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

It also boasts heated seats and cruise control.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

“Michael Jordan’s S600 Lorinser is such an elegant vehicle that driving it will get you in touch with your inner Michael Jordan, stepping into his world and feeling his energy and power,” Manos said.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

The car is powered by a V12 engine …

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

… which put out 389 horsepower when new.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

Plus, it has disc brakes all around.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

It’s not your average S-Class, even aside from being owned by one of the greatest athletes of all time.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

It was customised by Lorinser, a Mercedes-Benz tuning company, which installed chrome monoblock wheels, according to the seller.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

If you want to own a piece of NBA history, you’ll have to act fast. The bidding ends on August 23.

Beverly Hills Car Club1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 Lorinser.

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