It wasn’t all that long ago that we reported (HERE) that very leggy Russian supermodel Natalya Sergeyevna Polevshchikova was official named the new poster child for the Gucci version of the Fiat 500.
Today we learned that Fiat intends to debut the Gicci themed (designed might be a bit too much) 500 at New York Fashion Week (Sept. 8 – 15).
“In the 50s the Fiat 500 created a style revolution when it first hit the road. It quickly became the must-have car of its time. Traveling in style has also been at the heart of Gucci ever since Guccio Gucci founded his company as a producer of leather trunks, suitcases and handbags in 1921. So, when Lapo Elkann suggested the idea of this collaboration it struck me as a perfect opportunity to create a new modern travel statement in Gucci’s 90th anniversary year,” said Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini.
According to Chrysler the new very chick Italian cars will feature, “A signature Gucci green/red/green web stripe runs along the entire bodyside perimeter on the Fiat 500 by Gucci, or across the length of the power-retractable cloth top on the Fiat 500c by Gucci model. Chrome cursive “Gucci” signatures complete the door frames and hatchback, complementing the satin-chrome exterior accents, such as mirrors, door handles and hood spear, which are highlighted in signature diamond black or diamond white glossy pearl-glass paint.”
Check out our recent first drive video review of the Fiat 500 convertible below as we compare it to the Mazda 2.