George Clooney's Tesla Roadster to Be Auctioned Off for Charity
George Clooney will auction off his Tesla Roadster on August 19, during the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, with proceeds from the sale set to go to the Satellite Sentinel Project, a non-profit organization that uses satelites to monitor the borders of Sudan, aiming to prevent a war between Northern and Southern Sudan.
The actor’s 2008 Tesla Signature 100 Roadster will go under Gooding & Company’s hammer, which expects it to fetch between $100,000 (EUR) and $125,000 (EUR). The electric sports car, which uses the 0008 serial number, comes with 1,700 miles (2,737 km) on its odometer , is finished in Obsidian Black Metallic and offers a two-tone leather interior.
Clooney has shown his support for Sudan’s cause in the past, having been arrested earlier this year in the proximity of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington during a protest that aimed to raise awareness on the fact that Sudan’s president was denying the population’s access to basic resources using military forces.
Story and photo credit: Inside Line
By Andrei Tutu