A Porsche dealership in Baltimore, Maryland, has begun accepting mainstream crypto payments for vehicles, along with DOGE and Shiba Inu, according to a Tweet by U.S.-based crypto payment service provider BitPay.

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Fast facts

  • The Porsche Towson website featured a 2022 Porsche Cayenne SUV, priced at US$95,880, which is worth 677,610 DOGE or 3,810,810,810 SHIB at press time.
  • BitPay said it also supports payments in “mainstream cryptocurrencies” comprising Bitcoin, Ethereum and five kinds of US dollar-pegged stablecoins.
  • The developers of Shiba Inu announced in February early phase development of a metaverse project codenamed Shiberse, adding that plots of land would be “available for purchase/auction really soon.”
  • Among luxury vehicle manufacturers unveiling non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Porsche launched its first NFT in December, a Taycan NFT digital art car, while Lamborghini auctioned an NFT with its last all-gasoline Aventador in February.

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