Muhammad Ali’s RV on the block today at Mecum auction

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Muhammad Ali owned this Winnebago for several years | Mecum photos

A 2005 Winnebago motor home that Muhammed Ali owned until six weeks before his recent death will be offered up for bidding Saturday at Mecum Auctions’ Louisville collector car sale. Ali, the former Olympic and professional boxing champion and often polarizing advocate for various causes, was a native of Louisville.

Also included in the sale are a pair of boxing gloves Ali signed and dated in 1998, as well as the original title to the motor home, Mecum Auctions said Friday.

The Winnebago is a 23-foot unit with 19,400 miles on its odometer. It is powered by a Titan V10 engine, has an automatic transmission, living room slide-out and

Autographed boxing gloves come with the RV

Mecum added that the RV has its own generator, a cloth room divider and new Michelin tires, as well as other optional features.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

1 COMMENT

  1. d. baker, Thank you for politicizing this offering. I’m certain you would benefit from a proper course in american history with an emphasis on the civil rights movement and dissent in america.