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Tupac Shakur murder vehicle is up for sale

The black, four-door BMW where Tupac Shakur was killed, on Sept. 7, 1996, is for sale with a 7-digit price tag. (Source: (KTNV/MGM Grand/CNN) The black, four-door BMW where Tupac Shakur was killed, on Sept. 7, 1996, is for sale with a 7-digit price tag. (Source: (KTNV/MGM Grand/CNN)

LAS VEGAS (KTNV/CNN) - Most people remember seeing the black, four-door BMW Tupac Shakur was killed in, on Sept. 7, 1996, riddled with bullets. 

That car is now in the showroom at Celebrity Cars on Dean Martin Drive, with a 7-figure price tag.

"He's a figure that people still talk about,“ said Ryan Hamilton, of Celebrity Cars. “People that think he's alive even."

It’s Tupac’s notoriety in life and death that makes what would normally be an $8,000 or $10,000 car worth more than $1 million.

The BMW was first leased by Death Row Records head Suge Knight, who was also a part of the melee at the MGM on the night of Tupac’s murder.

Metro impounded the car, shortly after the shooting and later auctioned it off.

It had a few owners before it was fully restored, and Celebrity Cars got it from a collector.

This is the first time the public has seen the car in years.

"We've had people fly in from across the county to see it,” Hamilton said. “We've had people making offers on it from across the world, Europe and Dubai."

As for the person who ultimately buy’s the car, Hamilton said he’s skeptical.

"I don't feel like it’s going to go to a serious collector," he said. "I think its going to go to the type of guy who bought the Wu Tang album for 2/ 1/2 million dollars."

Hamilton admits some people say that car should remain off the market, but the car has a historical significance and the interest in it is great, he said.

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