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A planet-friendly supercar is up for auction

A charity gala offers the chance to be the UK’s first Fisker owner

A planet-friendly supercar is up for auction

October 07 2011
Lindsay Macpherson

Strictly speaking, it might be state-of-the-art rather than “artwork”, but going under the hammer at this Saturday’s art-themed ARTiculate charity gala is the world’s first extended-range “environmentally friendly supercar” (pictured). The sports car in question is the brand-new 403hp Fisker Karma Sedan, and the winning bidder will be the first Fisker owner in the UK. Other draws to the event – which raised more than £2.1m last year – include a sale of important artwork, a silent art auction, and music from Mercury Music Prize-winner Talvin Singh.

All proceeds from the evening will benefit Pratham UK, a children’s charity that – since its inception in 1994 – has provided education to more than 36m children in India.