autoevolution reports that an autonomous vehicle is for sale to the general public. For only $15,000, no less.
In fact, you can purchase the car yourself here, on eBay.
A few salient facts:
- The current bid is $15,000
- The auction ends in 21 hours
- The car was entered in the 2005 and 2007 DARPA Grand Challenges
- The car was designed by Austin Robotic Technology, in cooperation with UT Austin
- The car does not include either the lasers or the navigational unit, so the autonomous driving doesn’t work as-is
- The car is an Isuzu VehiCROSS, which has Kelly Bluebook value of ~$7000
Originally published at www.davidincalifornia.com on January 3, 2016.