The owner, Markus Jebsen, will donate the proceeds of the sale to African Parks.
One of the ultra-rare Aston Martin One-77s is going up for auction this weekend, and unlike most of these ultra-expensive supercars, the sale price will be going to help stop a few other things from becoming equally rare. These proceeds will support wildlife parks in Africa.
One-77 will star at RM Sotheby's inaugural auction at the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. Seller Markus Jebsen to donate all proceeds to African Parks on behalf of Auction4Wildlife.
One-77 will be unveiled at Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales Week (3-8 October). Inaugural Abu Dhabi set for 30 November in collaboration with Formula 1 at the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2019. RM Sotheby's to present Aston Martin One-77 without reserve at the Abu Dhabi sale in partnership with Auction4Wildlife to benefit African Parks. Auction4Wildlife seeks to conserve the world's wildlife by selecting the best conservation organizations, such as African Parks, and helping them to raise much-needed funds through charitable auction donations.
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Want to save the planet? Buy a £1.6M, 750BHP Aston Martin One-77 hypercar ANT TO SAVE THE PLANET?
"ULTRA-FAST, ultra-expensive supercars don’t get the best rap in today’s environmentally-aware times. However, the sale of a Aston Martin One-77 could prove it’s possible to buy a high-end hypercar with an eco-friendly conscience.
According to RM Sotheby’s, which is auctioning the One-77 on November 30 during the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race weekend, all of the proceeds generated from the sale will be donated to charity via the Auction4Wildlife initiative."
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£2 million Aston Martin hypercar to be auctioned for charity
"A rare Aston Martin One-77 is being auctioned by RM Sotheby’s, without reserve, to raise money for a wildlife charity.
The 7.3-litre V12 hypercar will cross the block at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix auction and all proceeds will go to African Parks, a non-profit organisation.
The car has been donated by Markus Jebsen, chairman of the MF Jebsen Nature Conservation Foundation and Auction4Wildlife. "