Actor Ewan McGregor has introduced traveling long distances on motorcycles to the mainstream with the “Long Way Down” series. He is now trying to give UNICEF just as much exposure by donating one of his prized motorcycles to help raise money for the charity. “I’m donating my Moto Guzzi California motorcycle,” says McGregor, a UNICEF […]
“Moto-Terminator” Fetches $140,000
Part bike, part terminator for charity
The second annual auction in Dubai for Cinema Against AIDS on Friday raised $1.8 million for the cause. An abundance of Hollywood stars made it out to support or chair the event, including, Goldie Hawn, Salma Hayek, Oliver Stone, Laura Linney and Sharon Stone, to name a few. The highest selling item of the night went to the “Terminator Salvation” premiere package which contained tickets to the premiere as well as the “Moto-Terminator” from the movie. The price? $140,000.
Victor Kubicek from the company that produced the latest Terminator installment was obviously pleased but also exclaimed you would have to be a stunt-man to actually drive it. One should however keep in mind that “practical” is a concept that does not exist in Dubai.