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Christopher Bruce2012-11-19 15:28:20

Nissan GT-R Bolt Gold Will Be Auctioned on Ebay November 22

 
 
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The items signed by Bolt are all being sold for charity

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personalized for Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will be auctioned on EBay for charity on November 22. The Bolt GoldGT-R BoltNissan GT-R BoltJapan, 2012 > present2 photos
, as its called, is a 2014 model year GT-R Premium Edition painted in opalescent gold. 

The Bolt Gold is a one-of-a-kind car that will be auctioned on EBay, and all of the auction's proceeds will go to the Usain Bolt Foundation that supports education in Jamaica. In addition to the gold paint, the interior features a gold sill plate embossed with Bolt's signature. The winning bidder will also get an autograph from Bolt. 

Bidders may come from any country where the GT-R is sold, and the car will be built to the winning bidder's country's specifications. Bidding runs from 12:00 GMT on November 22 to 11:59 GMT on December 2. 

"Thanks to Nissan, all the revenue from the GT-R charity auction will be donated to the Usain Bolt Foundation, which will go directly to children to help develop their education and allow them to participate in sports. It warms my heart to help kids and young people who are in the starting blocks of life," said Bolt. 

In addition to the car, Nissan is auctioning a group of items that are also signed by Bolt. These items include a Bell helmet, t-shirt, baseball hat, driving shoes, open-face helmet, racing suit and a leather jacket. You can view all of the items here

Bolt is now a Nissan brand ambassador and is starring in the company's "What IF_" advertising campaign.

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GT-RGT-R
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Engine
V 6
Displacement
232 cu in
Top Speed
196 mph
Transmission
6, Double Clutch
Maximum power
550 hp @ 6400 rpm
Type
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
19.93 US MPG
price
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annual ownership cost
$ 1.655

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