Date posted : May 18. 2009
First Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder delivered into the US was sold for $270,000 at auction in early May
During the 16th Annual Race to Erase MS charity event held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles on May 8th a very special Lamborghini was up for auction, a custom order finished in black with orange details that was ordered no less than six months ago would become the very first Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder to be delivered to a customer in the United States when it arrives in June.
The stunning Raging Bull reached a winning bid of no less than $270,000 from Kymberly Gold and Victor Newman. Kymberly is actually the co-founder of True Religion Jeans while Victor is a music producer, both were congratulated by none other than Mr Stephan Winkelmann himself, CEO of Automobili Lamborghini SpA.
The proceeds of this auction and the accompanying ticket sale totaled nearly $2 million and will go directly to the Nancy Davis Foundation and provide much needed support to help curing this terrible disease.
The auction and subsequent gala event drew no less than 1200 guests, among them many celebrities and members of the LA elite including stars like Dustin Hoffman, Blair Underwood, Kim Kardashian, Giuliana, Tommy Hilfiger and Jewel.
Text © Mark Smeyers - www.lambocars.com
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