The one-off special GT-R, called the Bolt Gold has been auctioned for $187,100 (Rs 1.01 crores). The online auction for ‘Bolt Gold’ Nissan GT-R and other accessories, including signed memorabilia from world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has successfully generated a total of $193,191 (Rs 1.05 crores). Entire proceedings from this auction, which began on 22nd Nov 2012 on eBay, will be donated to Bolt’s charity – Usain Bolt Foundation.
The Bolt Gold Nissan GT-R is bought by an Australian buyer. He said, “The Nissan GT-R just gets better and better and more refined each year, and the fact that this gold GT-R also celebrates the incredible achievements of the great Usain Bolt makes it something very special indeed.”
Commenting on the donation from Nissan, Usain Bolt said, “My partnership with Nissan greatly benefits the work of my Foundation. This donation will help many kids get access to better facilities, play areas and educational materials in Jamaica. I am delighted to be working with Nissan to do this.”
Usain Bolt – Nissan Director of Excitement[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVEm2h0Y9MI[/youtube]
The World’s Fastest Man Meets His Match: Sweats during a Nissan GTR hot lap[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xomSl9l3-Eo&NR=1[/youtube]