Brought to you by:

NTI raffles vintage truck Bonnie 

NTI is selling raffle tickets to win Bonnie, a restored 1946 Ford Jailbar truck worth $200,000, as it raises funds for motor neurone disease (MND) research.

Bonnie is the seventh truck to be restored and raffled by NTI for the cause. Chief Customer Officer Janelle Greene says it has been the insurer’s promo truck at events across the country for almost three years, and has gained a large following.

“It’s truly a one-of-a-kind vehicle and no surprise it’s a fan favourite,” she said. “We are constantly asked by fans if they can purchase Bonnie, and ... we thought it was the right time to say a special thank you to our supporters by finding Bonnie a new home.”

Restoring and updating the satin black truck took thousands of hours. It will be displayed at the National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo in Sydney this weekend, the Australian Trucking Association Conference in Canberra from April 17-19, Sydney Truckfest from May 3-5, Cooly Rocks On Gold Coast from June 5-9 and Townsville’s NTI Supercars Round from July 5-7, when the raffle winner will be drawn.

NTI has raised more than $2 million for MND research over the past six years in honour of former CEO Wayne Patterson, who was diagnosed with the condition in 2015 and died three years later.

Last year, Queenslander Peter Rodney won a 1954 orange Chevrolet hot-rod pick-up truck named Daphne in the NTI raffle.

Every day in Australia, two people are diagnosed with MND and two die of it. NTI grants funded through the raffles are provided to researchers in Australia working to beat the disease.

Buy tickets here.