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Nissan and Usain Bolt have developed a gold GT-R to be auctioned to benefit the sprinter's charity

A one-off Nissan GT-R, built to raise money for the Usain Bolt Foundation, has been unveiled today at the Detroit motor show. The GT-R features interior fittings finished in real gold and is embossed with the Olympic champion’s signature.

The gold supercar will be auctioned on eBay to raise funds for Bolt’s charity, which supports children and young people in Jamaica.

Bolt is brand ambassador and “Director of Excitement” for Nissan. As part of its involvement, Nissan will develop a series of limited-run GT-R models which will be available around the world.

According to Nissan, Bolt has been developing his own “Bolt GT-R” after testing various models at Nissan’s proving ground in Oppama, Japan.


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pradipta85 7 June 2013

This initiative should be

This initiative should be commended this really shows that we should support the others and we also consider making donations occasionally instead of just running after material goods.

pradipta85 2 April 2013

It is a great move no doubt,

It is a great move no doubt, in the field of charity we have many illustrious personalities like Bolt, John Studzinski who have actively supported some cause or have established a foundation to provide their support to others.

Capt_Prospect 14 January 2013

No thanks.

I think I'd rather buy a standard GT-R and then make a separate donation to the Usain Bolt Foundation. That is ugly... coming from a man that owned a 'blaze yellow' Peugeot 306 Gti-6.