“Somebody might find some value in it,” Rupright said. “If you can get some dollars back for it, you should try, in my mind. That’s just business.”
The auction winner hasn’t taken possession of the SUV yet, and she hasn’t been identified.
“She’s just a Palin fan, and she does have a small collection of cars,” said city’s public works director, Archie Giddings. “It’s a good fit for her.”
Palin drove the SUV during her second term as mayor, which ended in October 2002. It was later used by other city employees.