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 |  Mar 19 2010, 2:26 PM


The first Ferrari 458 Italia to be sold in North America fetched a staggering $530,000 at an auction in Los Angeles last night. The proceeds from the sale will go to help Haiti relief efforts through the CMMB (Catholic Medical Mission Board) and the William J. Clinton Foundation.

In total $601,000 was raised at the event with other auction items including Ferrari F1 driver Fernando Alonso’s racing suit going for $31,000 and two Scuderia Ferrari team experiences at the Canadian Gran Prix in Montreal in June.

Those in attendance included John Mayer, Jeremy Renner, Patrick Dempsey, Aaron Eckhart, Joel McHale, Malin Ackerman, Mollie Simms, Katie Cassidy and director Michael Bay.

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 |  Feb 16 2010, 10:11 AM

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Lotus has teamed up with supermodel Naomi Campbell to create eight limited edition Evora sports cars that will be auctioned off to help with relief efforts in Haiti. Campbell and Lotus Design Director Donato Coco created the unique paint scheme, which includes the colors of the Haitian flag.

All “Naomi for Haiti” Evoras will be auctioned off at Naomi Campbell’s Fashion Relief charity show on February 18th during London’s fashion week. Those vehicles not sold at the event will then go up on a special bidding,, website the following day.

Naomi Campbell will announced the total funds raised by the effort during the Lotus press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on March 2nd.

GALLERY: Naomi Campbell Haiti Relief Lotus Evora

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