The Wiggles in their Big Red Car. Photo Getty
The Wiggles' car is big and red. And it's worth about
$37,500 ($NZ44,600) according to an online auction.
The children's entertainers are retiring after performing
7000 shows over two decades, so they listed their iconic
Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet nine days ago on auction site
The bright red soft-top car, which features low kilometres,
leather-appointed upholstery and 16-inch alloy wheels, raised
$37,500 when bidding closed last night.
All the money raised will be donated to SIDS and Kids.
There were 61 bids for the iconic Beetle.
The famous car was billed on eBay as "a rare collector's
item" that had only had "four careful drivers" and an engine
that revved with "considerable toot toot chugga chugga".
"So don't miss your chance to drive it home. It'll go like a
hot potato, hot potato," the listing read.
Retiring skivvy-wearers Jeff Fatt, Murray Cook, Greg Page and
Anthony Field have this year been on a farewell tour through
Singapore, Britain, US, Canada and New Zealand as well as the
more familiar run around Australia.
The Wiggles say they're calling it quits so they can focus
more on their families and health after many years on the