This is the Sony PS2 Super Red Automobile Color Collection Controller (SCPH-10010) in PERFECT condition!
* Controller only*
History of the Sony PS2 European Automobile Color Collection:
In October 2001, Sony announced the launch of a special edition of the PlayStation 2, called European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000], created to celebrate the 20 million units sold worldwide. 2,000 consoles were produced for each of 5 different colours for a total of 10,000 units, each with a unique sequential serial code and a shiny metallic finish just like that of European cars:
PS2 European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000 RSR] Super Red
- PS2 European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000 RAB] Astral Blue
- PS2 European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000 RLY] Light Yellow
- PS2 European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000 RSW] Snow White
- PS2 European Automobile Color Collection [SCPH-30000 RMS] Metallic Silver
Europe, Japan and the United States received 666 units for each color.
In Japan, were made available for sale from December 21, 2001 only through the official PlayStation website. 600 sold individually at a price of ¥ 50,000 and 66 inserted in a set includes all 5 variants at a price of ¥ 250,000. In each box was also included vertical stand of the same hue.
In the USA the console arrived on 21 November 2002, when SCEA announced a contest that put away these PlayStation 2 models. You could join by filling out a form on PlayStation.com. Only 50 units available ($ 314.00 value each) between the 5 colours were presented to the lucky winners and the color would be chosen at random, the winner of the first prize "GRAND PRIZE" you brought home the complete set of all 5 colours (approximate value $ 1,570 .00). The extraction took place on January 10, 2003. Immediately after the giveaway, the rest were sold on the American PlayStation official website by end 2003 priced at $ 314.99 each. In February 2004 the price came down to $ 249.99 and in June 2004 to $ 199.99 until supplies last, which took place in October 2004.
In Italy, this series of special limited-edition models, was announced by Sony Computer Entertainment on June 12, 2002 under the name "European Cars Colours Collection". The Italian names of colors of these PlayStation 2 limited are: Super Red, Astral Blue, bright yellow, metallic silver and Shiny White.