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    Followup: Ferrari 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 ...

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    Official: Usain 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 ...

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    First 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. But you know what doesn't suck? The new Viper. So it's pretty cool that Chrysler will auction off the first one to benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation For ...

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    Lotus 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 ...

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    Bentley 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 ...

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    Followup: Ahmadinejad's Peugeot reportedly sells for $2.5M

    1977 Peugeot 504 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The auction on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's 1977 Peugeot 504 officially closed earlier this week with winning bid of $2.5 million. The funds are set to be used to build housing for low-income families. According to MSNBC, ...

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    Iran's Ahmadinejad auctioning his '77 Peugeot 504 for charity

    Peugeot 504 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Given the manner is which demonstrations are put down by the Islamic Republic, populism may not seem like a key element in Iran's political system. But in an effort to gain support from lower classes during his campaign, Iranian ...

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    Paul "The Modfather" Weller designs unique Mini for charity auction

    Mini Cooper by Paul Weller – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Every year Mini teams up with some of the top fashion designers to create special one-off art cars. These are subsequently auctioned for the benefit of HIV/AIDS research and awareness. This one, however, is something ...

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

    Millionth Range Rover rolls off the assembly line – Click above for high-res image
    Before every automaker and their sister-companies got into the luxury SUV game, there was really only one truck to speak of, and that was the Range Rover. Now 40 years since its original introduction and ...

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

    2011 Ford Mustang SR-71 Blackbird - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Generous giving can be a sign of how the economy is doing, and if the auction of the custom SR-71 Blackbird Mustang at the EAA AirVenture show yesterday is anything to go by, then things are looking up. Built in ...

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    Manny Ramirez's 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo to be auctioned for charity

    Manny Ramirez's 1994 911 Porsche Turbo 3.6
    Call it our non-eBay Find of the Day: 1994 Porsche 911 (964) Turbo 3.6. 34,569 miles. Red/grey. One owner: Slugger Manny Ramirez of the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the car itself is a run-of-the-mill 964 Turbo – its 3.6-liter flat-six putting out ...

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    "Naomi for Haiti" edition Lotus Evoras fetching half a million at auction

    Lotus Evora "Naomi for Haiti" edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You can mentioned Lotus in the same breath as Ferrari and Porsche, but in terms of price at least, the British sportscar-maker plays in a different league from its Italian and German counterparts. Although ...

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    First Petty's Garage Challenger heading to Barrett-Jackson

    2009 Petty's Garage Dodge Challenger - Click above for high-res image gallery
    And with this official decree, let it be known that one custom 2009 Dodge Challenger, painted in a very familiar and regal blue shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder in Arizona in the year of our lord, 2010. ...

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    Fine China: One-off porcelain-finish Ferrari 599 special to be auctioned for charity [w/VIDEO]

    One-of-a-kind Ferrari 599 in cracked porcelain by Lu Hao – Click above for UPDATED high-res image gallery
    In a communist country, all Ferraris are equal, but some are more equal than others. Take the special-edition 599 that the Italian automaker debuted exclusively for the Chinese market. ...

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    RM auctioning off two Ford GTs to benefit juvenile diabetes research

    Ford GT National Rally II – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Still grumbling over having missed the chance at buying a Ford GT when it was still in production? Well, if you've got the cash on hand, there are probably dozens of examples up for sale by owners who need the liquid assets ...

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    Ferrari to auction off special F430 for Abruzzo earthquake relief

    Ferrari F430 special for Abruzzo – Click above to view in high resolution
    People come together when disaster strikes. So when an earthquake claimed nearly 300 lives in Italy's Abruzzo region last month, Fiat donated a specially-equipped Ducato van to the emergency relief crew so that the Pope ...

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    First US-bound Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder raises $270k at charity auction

    Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder at 16th Annual Race to Erase MS gala – Click above to view in high-res
    A new supercar is a cause good enough on its own; all the more so when the car in question is being auctioned off to raise funds for charity. In this case, the very first U.S.-bound ...

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    First Audi R8 V10 in the US fetches $500,000 at charity auction

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    The first two U.S.-spec Audi R8 V10s were sold at an auction in Boca Raton, Florida to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County. The first Stateside-bound ten-cylinder R8 went for $500,000, easily topping the earlier winning bid for one ...

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    Auction 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.Our friends over at China Car Times are holding several auctions with ...

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    First 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 ...


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