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8Ferrari F12 Berlinetta auction raises $1.5M for Hurricane Sandy relief

Ferrari has managed to raise $1.5 million for victims of Hurricane Sandy during an auction in Austin, Texas for the very first F12 Berlinetta in the US. The funds will go to the American Red Cross and be earmarked for Hurricane Sandy relief. Ferrari started bidding on the F12 at $315,888, but the most powerful production model from the company fetched $1.125 million by the time the gavel fell through bids sourced both in person and over the phone. The company also managed to raise a further $345

11Usain Bolt, World's Fastest Man, goes for gold with Nissan GT-R [w/videos]

Usain Bolt, the Jamaican Olympic gold medalist and world's fastest man, is teaming up with Nissan to auction off a Nissan GT-R on eBay later this month with the proceeds going to the Usain Bolt Foundation. The one-of-a-kind GT-R is painted in a special gold hue and the hood has been signed by Bolt.

34First Viper to be auctioned off for pediatric cancer charity

Cancer sucks. And pediatric cancer sucks the worst. Without hesitation, we would trade all the exotic cars in the world for a cure.

10Lotus shows Evora S Freddie Mercury Edition, hopes it makes the rockin' world go 'round

While we had to look at the calendar and make sure it wasn't April 1 when we got wind of this, we assure you, it's absolutely true: Lotus has worked up a one-off Evora S in honor of the late superstar Freddie Mercury. The coupe is swaddled in pearl white paint with red and gold accents outside and features the Queen frontman's signature as well. Indoors, designers chose to wrap the cabin in a one-off yellow interior as an homage to Mercury's 1986 stage costume. The seats even feature a Union Jac

8Bentley crafts unique items for charity auction

Every year, Bentley takes part on a fresh crop of student interns, and every year it participates in a charity fundraising event for The Prince's Trust. For 2011, the Bentley Graduates are putting on an auction of items crafted in Bentley's own workshop, and there are more than a few items we would welcome into our homes with open arms.

8First Chevy Volt charity auction has 12 days to go, but it's already up to $180,000!

How much is that Chevrolet Volt in the window? If you're talking about the first available production model that's up for auction to help the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, it'll cost you close to $200k, at a minimum. Even though the auction started at $50,000, the current high bid is $180,000, placed by someone called Barritzboy, and there are still 12 days left to bid. Given that the proceeds from the auction will all go to support math and science education in Detroit, there's really no u

8JLR donates 1,000,000th Range Rover to charity

Millionth Range Rover rolls off the assembly line – Click above for high-res image

23One-off SR-71 Mustang sells for $375,000 at EAA AirVenture

2011 Ford Mustang SR-71 Blackbird - Click above for high-res image gallery

18First Petty's Garage Challenger heading to Barrett-Jackson

2009 Petty's Garage Dodge Challenger - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddAuction action: Drive a Lotus, help earthquake victims

Last month China's Sichuan province was devastated by a massive earthquake that killed as many as 70,000 people. If you've wanted to donate to help the survivors but were waiting for just the right opportunity, this could be it.

5First Ford GTX1 going on the Barrett-Jackson block in Palm Beach

The Ford GTX1 was the ultimate aspiration vehicle on display at least year’s SEMA trade show. Later news that you could have your own GT decapitated and transformed into a GTX1 for an extra $38K further established the car as the most auspicious pit into which one could sink some disposable income.

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