Luke Aker put his 1996 Nissan Maxima on Craigslist, offering it for $1,400 to anyone interested. The interested party turned out to be Nissan through its Director of Product Communications, Dan Bedore. The company purchased the car for $1,400 plus $1,000 donated to Aker’s charity of choice, the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Why would Nissan care about a used car for sale on Craigslist? Because the ad was so totally awesome that they had to. Watch the video that accompanied the ad below and then click through to read more about it all at TorqueNews.

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An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.

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