The all-electric BMW i3 is already considered weird-looking for a lot of people, but at ~$43,000, it can be reasonably priced after EV incentives.
Now someone was willing to pay a lot more for an even more ridiculous-looking version of the electric car.
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At Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s (LDF) Fourth Annual Saint-Tropez Gala this week, a Swiss collector paid €100,000 (~$117,000 USD) for a BMW i3 with a wrap designed by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of TOILETPAPER after some “intense bidding” for a good cause.
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Vincent Salimon, CEO BMW Group France, commented on the car:
“The BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” was created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari on the initiative of BMW France and the Rencontres d’Arles, BMW partnered for 8 years. The donation of this unique work for the Foundation’s annual charity gala in Saint-Tropez reflects once again the company’s culture: daring, innovating, creating in complete freedom, in a responsible and sustainable spirit.”
Here are a few pictures of the car:
What electric car would you buy for charity with $117,000?
Featured Image: SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE – JULY 26: A general view at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 4th Annual Saint-Tropez Gala at Domaine Bertaud Belieu on July 26, 2017 in Saint-Tropez, France. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images for LDC Foundation)