Lamborghini Huracan, owned by Pope Francis, will be offered for sale by auction house Sotheby’s on 12 may. It is reported Quotidiano.
Sotheby’s for the car suppose to 303-435 thousand dollars. Part of the proceeds will be given to two charities that help African families, the rest will go to the restoration of residential houses and public buildings of the Iraqi Christians.
the First model Huracan was presented at the Geneva motor show in 2014. In the base car costs about 200 thousand dollars, but the Lamborghini of the Pope painted a distinctive white color Bianco Monocerus and complemented by subtle gold stripes. This color of the body inspired by the white and yellow shades of the flag of the Vatican.
Pope Francis never not driving by car, given to him by Lamborghini in November 2017, but left his signature on it.
within the limits of passing in these days in Milan design week, Audi presented the installation “the Fifth ring”, created in collaboration with renowned architectural firm MAD Archirects. In her giant’s ring is adjacent to the production cars and concept car. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”, located on the exhibition.
this year, Audi takes part in the design week for the sixth time. The installation “the Fifth ring” is a floating in the air ring located in the center of the courtyard, surrounded by four cars: this concept car Audi Aicon, two Audi A6 sedan and five-door coupe Audi A7 Sportback.
“the ring, placed in a square border inner courtyard of a historic building symbolizes the human desire for perfection. The ring hovering over the water, reflecting the ever-changing sky. This gives the audience the feeling like they are walking on the clouds” — explained the creators of the installation Anson MA, founder of MAD Architects.
this past weekend in Milan took place the ceremony of awarding the winners of the prestigious international competition of Lexus Design Award the 2018, which was attended by a record number of participants. As part of the ceremony was announced the winner of the Grand Prix. The correspondent of “the Tape.ru”.
the Theme of the competition was the Latin prefix “CO-“, denoting the idea of interaction and Union in harmony. The main prize went to the project “Testing Hypotheticals” group Extrapolation Factory designers Christopher Webkey and Elliott P. Montgomery. It is a test ground for the practical testing of theories on the relationships between society, technology and the environment.
this year the Lexus Design Award competition was attended by designers from 68 countries, submitted 1319 works. Russia on number of the submitted applications for the 4th spot in the world and 1st in Europe by number of the submitted applications, although in Russia the competition is held for the second time. And both times in the number of finalists included projects of Russian designers. This year is a project Grabby, presented by two young designers from St. Petersburg Hope Abdullina and Marina Egorova and became the winner of the Lexus Design Award 2018 Russia tor Choice.
in Addition to the awards jury, this year the Japanese brand has created has established a special nomination “the Lexus Design Award, the Audience picker”. The winner will be determined by voting on the web site from 16 to 21 April, his name will be announced on April 23. 12 finalists — four prototypes and eight exhibits — presented at the exhibition Limitless Co-Existence within the framework of the design Week in Milan.
the car of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin for sale on the portal “Cars.ru” for 8.5 million rubles.
Blue armored limousine Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman W220 with leather interior 2003 release is in a private collection. His mileage 88 thousand kilometers.
“special purpose Vehicle used in the Kremlin garage in the reign of Russian President Vladimir Putin. On this car it went to the official and not official meetings”, — says in the ad.
the Author of the proposal added that the car was made by special order.
Four Audi models will get a special Premium version, which said “the Tape.ru” representatives of the German company, combines advanced equipment package with attractive price.
So all models will receive Premium multi-function steering wheel and most spectacular led optics. For upholstery vehicles new special series can be used with leather upholstery and artificial leather, and in the cabin are used inlays of different materials. For example, the interior of the Audi A6 Premium feature decorative inserts, birch gray, and in the cabin of the Audi Q3 S is Premium glossy Piano Black finish.
Every car from the Audi Premium is available in several versions. All four of them: Premium (A3, A4, Q3, A6), Premium Plus (A3, Q3, A6), Premium S (A4, Q3, A6), Premium Business (A6). Cars Audi series Premium available for order from official dealers of the brand from April 2018.