Funnyman David Spade has splashed out $900,000 (£563,000) on a fully-restored version of the 1969 Dodge Daytona his character Joe Dirt drives in the 2001 comedy. According to, Spade bid for the copper-coloured car at Mecum Auctions in Florida last week (ends25Jan15). The comedian is set to reprise the Dirt character for a sequel this year (15).