BCA offered Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Sporthome for auction at BCA Blackbushe on September 21st.
A large crowd of buyers attended the sale and following some competitive bidding the vehicle was sold for £47,000 to an online bidder. The vehicle had generated a huge amount of interest with potential buyers with over 1,400 views of the online catalogue listing prior to the sale.
The coachbuilt Sporthome by McLaren was based on a long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 316 2.1 with manual transmission. It was commissioned by Sir Bradley in 2014 and was vinyl wrapped in Team Wiggins colours of blue with chromed wing mirrors and bull bar and 8-spoke alloy wheels. The Sporthome had covered 5,500 miles.
The vehicle featured bespoke red, white and blue leather seating with ‘Wiggo’ detail on the headrests. The custom GB-inspired interior includes a double bed, combined shower/toilet, integrated kitchen area with fridge, cooker and wash basin, overhead lockers and a storage area/repair bay for cycles.
The seating area featured two swivel seats and fold down table and five television screens. The driver’s area had two leather seats and a custom GB dashboard with integrated Kenwood satellite navigation and CD unit. The vehicle was fitted with privacy blinds throughout for overnight stays and there was air conditioning throughout.