Cespedes drives cartoon car to spring training


New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes (52) swings at pitch from Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chris Rusin. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Yoenis Cespedes arrived at Mets spring training in what can best be described as a car Bruce Wayne would drive.

According to Mets beat reporter Robert Bender and ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Cespedes’s Polaris Slingshot was made fully custom from a company in Miami called The Auto Firm.

According to Rovell, the whole thing cost $68,000 and this isn’t the only car Cespedes’s has gotten customized by The Auto Firm. The most expensive was a Lamborghini Aventador which cost $300,000.

Considering Cespedes just signed a three-year, $75-million contract with the Mets, those prices seem pretty reasonable for sports cars.

If you’d like to buy a Slingshot for yourself, here’s the link. Although with another winter storm expected to sweep the country, you might want to consider something with a roof.

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