Published On: Wed, Jun 10th, 2015

WATCH: Someone just bought ‘Mr. Bean’s’ twice-wrecked McLaren for $12 million

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“Mr. Bean” star, comedian, and well-known car enthusiast Rowan Atkinson recently sold his prized 1997 McLaren F1 hypercar to an unknown buyer for $12 million.

According to Thomas Burrows of the Daily Mail, the veteran comedian sold his 18-year-old ride through exotic car specialists Taylor & Crawley at an extraordinary profit.

 

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Atkinson purchased the three-seat hypercar new in 1997 for around $1 million and has since put more than 41, 000 miles on the odometer.

Last year, former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno told Business Insider that buyers have attempted —unsuccessfully — to purchase his 1994 F1, the first to land in the US. He’s been offered as much as $11 million for the car that cost $800, 000 new…

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