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The best car and music collabs

The best car and music collabs

Asking a car anorak this is similar to asking whether grizzly bears do their work among the leaves and trees or whether the Pope goes to church on Sundays. Of course I do, and then some. To begin with, the 1992/93 Volkswagen Polo G40 Coupé with supercharger was specially produced to order to commemorate VW’s sponsorship of the 1993 Genesis. we can’t dance live tour.

Volkswagen’s involvement in music has not been limited to this trio of special hatchbacks, however, as in late 2012 it introduced a limited edition New Beetle Fender, created in collaboration with the legendary rock guitar maker; Splashback. Available only in Pearl Black with a diesel engine, the Beetle Fender also features a special rear spoiler, 18-inch alloy wheels, a powerful 400-watt Fender audio system and Fender decals on the front wings. A unique black ‘vibrant sunburst’ wood dashboard, intended to mimic the finish of a Fender guitar, also made this Special stand out.

Far less rock ‘n’ roll and more mind-numbing pop, the late 20th century Liverpool girl band – Atomic Kitten – nearly made a living associating with various car brands and limited edition models. As well as being one of the more outlandish sponsors of a Works BTCC team – with their Team Atomic Kitten MG ZS Touring Car for the 2002 season, driven by Colin Turkington and Gareth Howell – the bond between the girl band and MG Rover also saw the Failed Automaker from Longbridge offers its MG ZR and ZS models in special edition Atomic Kitten form, also using the girls to promote its latest family of MG and Rover models – a move that sadly does not affect the fortunes of this great British car manufacturer has improved .