Bitcoin was just used to buy a Tesla Model S

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Someone has used the digital cryptocurrency to buy a Tesla Model S electric vehicle. No cash was involved in the deal. Nick Jones of Lamborghini Newport Beach said that the car sold for 91.4 Bitcoins, according to DailyDot. The buyer sent the payment through Bitpay.

“Lamborghini Newport Beach is proud to announce that we are fully capable of accepting Bitcoin as legal tender for vehicles,” said the dealership proclaimed on their blog on Wednesday. “We are excited to opening the door to this new currency.”

Below is a tweet from the dealership about the transaction: