Audi has prepared a chromed-out R8 Spyder, to be auctioned off at Elton John’s White Tie and Tiara Ball charity event.
According to Audi, this 194mph open-top sports car has been finished in a dazzling and unique mirror-like chromed finish to attract the highest possible bids in the auction that raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for the Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF).
The standard R8 Spyder is priced at £117,710 in the UK. It does 0 to 62mph in just 4.1 seconds, and features a fully-automatic lightweight fabric hood that adds wind-in-hair intensity to the already extreme driving experience delivered by the lightweight aluminium quattro-equipped super car.
“Sir Elton John’s fundraising ball really is a golden ticket event that is as glamorous as it is hugely effective in fundraising terms,” commented Jeremy Hicks, Director of Audi UK. “We are delighted, and enormously proud, to support it for a ninth year with the donation of what is arguably our most fittingly glamorous model,” he added.
Chromed-out cars are ghastly and very uncool, because they are flash and vulgar. This one though serves a noble purpose.
The fact that Audi gave this to Elton John makes you think though, does it mean chromed-out cars are gay?!