Sorella's dad, Paul, only noticed the purchase when he received an email confirmation from the popular auction site.
"Tap, tap, tap and now I own a car," Paul said of his daughter's apparent ease with technology.
"Fortunately, she didn't buy the $38,000 Porsche," he joked to KPTV.
He decided to keep and restore the vintage vehicle as a sort of memento for his inquisitive daughter -- maybe even a 16th birthday present.
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