Partnerships between car manufacturers and luxury companies often give rise to original limited series or merchandising items. After the DS3 Givenchy, Twingo Kenzo, and the late 205 Lacoste, here is a Cadillac Seville Gucci… in miniature.
The miniature vehicles have no doubt cradled the childhood of millions of children. With the effigy of models of all kinds – trucks, sports cars, vintage cars – these toys versatile allowed each and everyone to invent stories, to imagine the time for a moment in another dimension, to isolate yourself from the real world, leaving room only fun and to escape. We gladly remember the miniatures Dinky Toys, Burago, Majorette or even Norev on which we were eyeing as little ones.
Today, it is the American model maker HotWheels who is talking about him, by announcing a partnership with luxury leather goods Gucci !
False model, real replica
Like a wink to a past partnership, the Italian haute couture house wanted to reproduce at 1/64 scale a mythical model: the Cadillac Seville by Gucci. As its name suggests, this limited series added to the V8 sedan from the American manufacturer of exterior and interior decorations signed Gucci. A real ceremonial car sold between 1980 and 1985 only, then know-how ambassador Cadillac in engineering and Gucci in leather goods.
Attention to detail
This new miniature, limited to 5 000 copies and invoiced 120 dollars, takes up the general aesthetic of the 1982 five-door model with such a characteristic design. It is delivered in a elegant Plexiglas display case stored in a Gucci cover provided for this purpose, in order to provide some luxury touches and one semblance of exclusivity to the figurine.
Gucci, which this year celebrates its 100th birthday, thus puts in the spotlight one of his favorite automobile creations, for the pleasure of our eyes.
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