Michael has sold his car for £11,600 in a charity auction, with
the money raised falling short of the £50,000 he originally
paid for it.
Michael put the black
Range Rover with registration number J5 STUD up for sale on
internet auction site eBay in aid of his "favourite
Despite being billed as a
"unique opportunity", the price failed to rise above
£11,600 after 10 days.
The 41-year-old singer
bought the top-of-the-range vehicle in 1991.
The vehicle made
headlines in 1992 when it was clamped as Michael prepared for a
night out with supermodel Linda Evangelista.
Subsequently kept on his
father's stud farm in Cyprus, it was sold with a
"massive" stereo system, a dent on the rear bumper and
"a few marks on the body".
The advert for the item
said: "This is a unique opportunity to own a car owned by
one of the most talented singer/songwriters of modern times.
"It is without
question a one-off, as this gentleman's vehicles never see the
private ad columns and would normally be handed down to family
While the vehicle was
"not by any stretch of the imagination in immaculate
condition" it was still "perfectly usable", the
Bidding for the car
started at £3,000 and a total of 39 offers were received.