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.

Jaguar XKR-S clocks 0-100mph in 8 seconds… all for charity

It’s not every day you get to see a brand new Jaguar achieve 165 mph on an airport runway, but that’s exactly what happened when Jaguar’s XKR-S made its debut at the Race the Runway charity event organised by The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

Land Rover: Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World

Most brands get involved in some kind of community or social activity – it’s good for business, provides good photo opportunities and deflects attention away from unsavoury subjects such as executive pay, environmental pollution and fair trade.

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.