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The Fiat 500 By by Gucci will make its official North American debut during New York Fashion Week that takes place between September 8th to September 15th. The collaboration between the two Italian brands for this limited edition 500 also coincides with Gucci’s 90th anniversary.
Unique to Gucci’s Fiat are signature Gucci green/red/green stripes along the body or across the length of the cloth top on the 500c. Chrome “Gucci” signature emblems are on the door frames and hatchback while a uniquely-designed set of 15-inch wheels adorn each corner featuring interlocking “GG” hubcaps and brake pads, which have been lacquered in Gucci green.
The Fiat 500 by Gucci will be available in black or white, with contrasting exterior elements: shiny chrome for the black, satin chrome for the white. On the inside, two-toned seats in Frau leather features Guccissima print while premium leather accents can be seen on the interior door panels and on the hand-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel that are finished in a two-tone ivory and white combo.
And of course Gucci would love if you complemented your Fiat 500 with accessories from their collection which includes travel accessories, small leather goods, tracksuits, bombers, drivers gloves, sunglasses and a watch.
GALLERY: Fiat 500 Gucci
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According to a tweet from Ward’s Auto, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionee has confirmed the existence of two new models in the pipeline, the Dodge Charger Super Bee and a Gucci-branded edition of the Fiat 500.
The last generation Super Bee was mechanically identical to the Charger SRT-8, although it came in unique pastel colors and was outfitted with spoilers and other extra bodywork, in a supposed nod to the Super Bee special editions of the 1970s.
Meanwhile, Italian fashion house Gucci will be lending its name to the ultra-chic Fiat 500, with Gucci motifs featured inside and out. Europe has already received their own Gucci edition, which features the brand’s signature red and green stripes, while the interior is appointed with the interlocking letter G synonymous with the brand’s clothing and handbags.