BMW i3 Spaghetti fetched €100,000 at auction

Jul 28, 2017 | Same topic: Car sneak peeks - Check it out!
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This bizarre BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” is co-designed by artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari for the Rencontres d’Arles Festival of Photography last year. The delicious-looking car was put up for auction at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s Fourth Annual Saint-Tropez Gala for €100,000 (P5.9 million). And after an “intense bidding”, this i3 Spaghetti belonged to a Swiss collector along with a certificate of authenticity signed by the creators.
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BMW i3 Spaghetti Car at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s Fourth Annual Saint-Tropez Gala

This bizarre BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” is co-designed by artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari

Frankly speaking, the exterior layout of this i3 is extremely distinct. Apart from the peculiar spaghetti covering, the word “Toiletpaper”, a reference to designers’ "bi-annual avant-garde picture-based publication” is present on each door. “This is by far the best Spaghetti Car I have tasted! All those years of perfecting definitely paid off! Totally awesome!" said Cattelan at the car launch last year.

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“Spaghetti Car” and BMW officers

The donation of the “Spaghetti Car” for the Foundation’s annual charity gala in Saint-Tropez expresses BMW’s culture

According to BMW, the donation of the “Spaghetti Car” for the Foundation’s annual charity gala in Saint-Tropez expresses once again BMW’s culture: “daring, innovating, creating in complete freedom, in a responsible and sustainable spirit.”

Despite an odd body wrap, the Spaghetti Car features full functions of a BMW i3 EV. However, for some reasons, the German brand does not regard this strange i3 as one of its official art cars.

BMW i3 Spaghetti Car
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