Diamo Velux Scooter Shares Spotlight with Hollywood Celebrities for Charity Auction

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Hollywood celebrities, Diamo USA raise money for charity auction to help rebuild New Orleans.

How much would you pay to own a one-of-a-kind, convertible top scooter signed by George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Angela Basset, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and 30 other Hollywood celebrities?

LS Motorsports, exclusive U.S. importers of Diamo brand scooters, is hoping that answer is worth a million dollars. At the Critic’s Choice Awards on January 9, 2006, Hollywood celebrities penned their silver signatures in on a 2006 Diamo Velux scooter that will be auctioned off for charity. The company teamed up with New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin and over 30 Hollywood celebrities to raise funds and continued awareness for the city’s rebuilding efforts.

In addition, the unique vehicle will share the spotlight in several nationally broadcast public service announcements that feature celebrities who signed the Velux encouraging everyone to attend Mardi Gras in 2006. The appropriate theme of the evening was, “The Show Must Go On”.

“We are thrilled for the opportunity to help New Orleans advance Mardi Gras and the city’s overall rebuilding efforts,” Mathu Solo, President, said. “We wanted to donate a one-of-a-kind product that complements the uniqueness of the city and the festival.”

The Diamo Velux is the flagship product in LS Motorsports’ line of scooters, ATV’s and motorcycles. In addition to an attractive sticker price, modern style and powerful, 150cc engine, the Diamo Velux is the only scooter in the United States to sport a fully retractable convertible top, allowing Velux drivers year-round use in most climates.

Diamo offers many other standard features on the Velux, including: ABS disc brakes, a powerful 150cc 4-stroke engine (250cc liquid cooled engine available in 2006), a radio/CD/MP3 player, a remote alarm, mobile phone charger, ample storage, front and rear dual shock suspension, two-rider capacity, and room to add an optional GPS system.

About LS Motorsports, L.L.C

Founded in 2003, LS MotorSports, L.L.C. is the exclusive importer of Diamo scooters and motorcycles, one of the fastest growing recreational product lines in the USA. The Diamo brand was founded on the desire to bring exciting and reliable products to the US market.

The company's warehouses and dealerships extend across the United States. With administrative offices in Sugar Land, TX, the company's product line has grown to encompass vehicles, parts and accessories.

*** Please Note: List of celebrity signatures, 300 DPI color event photos, Diamo Velux fact sheet, and company backgrounder are available. Please call Kathryn Simons (512) 567-5819.

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