Nissan and Usain Bolt have developed a gold GT-R to be auctioned to benefit the sprinter's charity
14 January 2013

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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11 October 2012

Another useless celebrity charity. Although I have to say the Nissan GT-R looks good in Gold. Didn't Usain Bolt crash a Ferrari recently.

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12 October 2012

if only there was a celeb around who wears a gold tracksuit to drive the thing...

12 October 2012

Developing his own car!, i appreciate the charity auction bit,but,what does he know about cars?

Peter Cavellini.

12 October 2012

Peter Cavellini - Jealousy will get you no where. For all you know he could be up to point with everything he needs to know about cars. And besides, if I was offered a GT-R from Nissan, can't say I would care for others thoughts.

14 January 2013

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.

22 January 2013

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

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2 April 2013

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.

7 June 2013

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.

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