Pois and pinstripe – these two smart fortwo versions are the main characters of the launch of the Smart Garage Italia Collection. The smart Garage Italia Collection resulted from the collaboration between Garage Italia Customs and Smart, which started with the intention of making a “capsule collection”. The collection will grow with more limited editions during the next months, proposing tailor-made patterns and textures to wrap the cars up with remarkable style and elegance.
The project was ideated by Lapo Elkann, founder of Garage Italia Customs, who wished to emphasize the strong connection between the world of cars and the world of fashion. The technique used is wrapping, which particularly suits the concept of seasonality and personalization. In fact, it does not limit itself to a choice of colour or to car body protection: it turns into a tool to define the vehicle’s personality and distinctiveness.
Research, quality, care for details, top of the range materials and thorough planning have led to the creation of pois and pinstripe. Both are embodied in a passion 70 version of the fortwo with twinamic dual-clutch transmission. The graphics were purposefully developed on the body of the small Mercedes by the Garage Italia Customs Style Centre, and then digitally printed on films.
Straight to the hearts of fashion victims, fortwo pois is characterised by a texture of black polka dots on a pink background matching the black tridion cell. Pinstripe, instead, is more serious and traditional. It has the tones and style of the classic pinstriped suit: gray stripes on a silver background and black tridion.
Glamorous and elegant, these cars are also distinguished for their standard equipment: trimmings, leather steering wheel and gear stick, Cool & Audio package, panoramic roof, Black/Anthracite seats and mesh fabric dashboard, leather multifunction steering wheel and multifunction colour screen with trip computer. The sportiness of the fortwo pinstripe is highlighted by the steering wheel paddle shifters, its lowered suspension and 16’’ alloy wheels – Black (15” alloy wheels – Bicolour with mirror nishing for the fortwo pois).
Smart Garage Italia Collection is available for sale at smartFORstore.it website or in Italian Smart centres.
all images courtesy of Garage Italia Customs