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John Cena Asks Judge To Throw Out Ford GT Lawsuit

John Cena is embroiled in a lawsuit with Ford Motor Company over his decision to resell his 2017 Ford GT supercar soon after taking delivery. The WWE superstar was one of a lucky few to be handpicked by Ford to purchase the $450,000+ car, but by reselling it so soon, he¬†allegedly breached a clause in the purchase agreement which stipulates that each original Ford GT buyer must own the car for a minimum of 24 months. Ford brought a lawsuit against Cena in November, 2017 claiming “breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment.”

Now, John Cena is reportedly asking the judge in the case to throw out the lawsuit. The reason: according to Cena, the final contract with Ford that he signed never contained any clause forbidding the car’s resale within 24 months of taking ownership.

This is according to TMZ, which says that it obtained access to documents filed in a Michigan district court.

John Cena says he sold the 2017 Ford GT, along with some other assets, in order to take care of personal expenses. If he loses the lawsuit brought by Ford, he could be ordered to pay Ford every penny of profit he made from the car’s sale, plus an additional $75,000 fee.

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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  1. Andrew Christian

    Get him Ford! People were pissed when Ford announced this purchase contract and it was to protect the GT brand against this kind of fool. Resold the GT and upcharged for it. What a tool.

    1. Bob Dobson

      I agree 100%, Cena knew about the 24 month “no resale” clause just like everybody who reads about cars knew about it. Ford kept no secrets about this and many other celebrities who were lucky enough to be chosen have voiced the same.

      I like Cena but he is outright lying just like CNN does every day.

      Smash him Ford!

  2. Davis

    “Small print? I don’t read no small print.” (yes, some people do speak double negative…)

  3. Real Life

    Ford should have ZERO power over who owns its vehicles after they are is sold. Just spiteful.


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