Life Ball: Maxi - proceeds for Audi S1

Vienna, June 4, 2014

The Vienna Life Ball, Europe's largest charity gala for the benefit of AIDS-Hilfe, this year had a very special Star: an upgraded by U.S. artist David LaChapelle Audi S1 Sportback. The Austrian sales of the Ingolstadt manufacturer was the first time in 2014 the main sponsor of the spectacle and thus took over the baton from the BMW subsidiary Mini. This had provided since 2001, more than a dozen cars available that have been redesigned by renowned creatives and auctioned off during the ball. Came over half a million euros so over the years together for charitable purposes. The auction record is held by a refined in 2013 by fashion designer Robert Cavalli Mini, which brought 150,000 euros.

Audi went off for 110,000 euros

The flowery S1 Sportback by LaChapelle has got off to a very good start in this regard. The unique scoring crunchy 110,000 euros at the auction on 31 May 2014. The money goes to HIV and AIDS projects in Austria and is to be used in the most affected regions of the world. Who has bought the Audi ultimately, is not known. Maybe he dives so as illustrious companions of a celebrity again. Not likely it is not, because the guests of the ball were in addition to former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Austrian President Heinz Fischer among others, Ricky Martin, Marcia Cross, Anna Netrebko, Christina Perri, Courtney Love and Conchita Wurst . (HD)