Usain Bolt’s Gold Nissan GT-R to be auctioned on November 22nd

Nissan’s honorary Director of Excitement, Usain Bolt, will auction off his one-of-a-kind ‘Bolt Gold’ GT-R this coming Thursday. All proceeds will go to help the Usain Bolt Foundation create educational and cultural opportunities for children and young people, in the Olympic Champion’s home country of Jamaica.

IOTD: Lotus Evora meets Desperate Housewives

Here’s a genuinely ‘good news’ story involving Lotus. The Desperate Housewives cast held a block party the other day, together with producers, directors of the show, and around 500 of their closest fans (and Hollywood types) who turned up to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Paul Weller designed MINI goes on sale in charity auction

Following his headline performance at MINI’s 50th Birthday extravaganza at Silverstone in 2009, mod rock legend Paul Weller has collaborated with MINI to create a one off car which will be sold in a live global online auction with all proceeds going to charity.

The unique MINI Cooper was designed by Paul Weller, built in Oxford and hand-painted by MINI craftsmen. The car will be auctioned for one month from 11 November to raise money for charities Nordoff Robins and War Child.

Hidden Treasures: 1912 Model T Speedster

Do not adjust your TV sets – or whatever we end up coining as the appropriate phrase when we click on a website and find the content differs from what we expected. But what at first seems like an unlikely choice of car to feature in SkiddMark, is actually one of the one of the world’s first ‘sports cars’.