The greatest car and music collabs

Inquiring an automotive anorak about this is akin to questioning whether or not grizzlies do their enterprise amongst the leaves and trees or if the Pope goes to church on a Sunday. Of course, I do, and then some. For starters, the unique get-only, supercharged Volkswagen Polo G40 Coupe of 1992/93, was developed to commemorate VW’s sponsorship of the 1993 Genesis We Can’t Dance dwell tour. 

Volkswagen’s involvement in tunes hasn’t been restricted to this trio of particular edition hatchbacks nevertheless, as at the conclusion of 2012 it launched a constrained edition New Beetle Fender, made in conjunction with the legendary rock guitar maker Fender. Out there only in Pearl Black with a diesel motor, the Beetle Fender also characteristics a unique rear spoiler, chimed 18-inch alloys, a potent 400-Watt Fender audio method, additionally Fender badges on the front wings. A one of a kind black ‘vibrant sunburst’ wood dash panel, intended to replicate the complete of a Fender guitar, also made this Particular stand out.

Considerably less rock ’n’ roll and a lot more head-numbingly pop, the late 20th century Liverpool girls band – Atomic Kitten – just about built a dwelling out of associating on their own with several motor vehicle brands and restricted version versions. In addition to becoming a single of the far more bizarre sponsors of a Functions BTCC crew – with their Group Atomic Kitten MG ZS Touring Automobile for the 2002 period, pushed by Colin Turkington and Gareth Howell – the female band’s tie-up with MG Rover also noticed the failed Longbridge car or truck maker provide its MG ZR and ZS types in unique version Atomic Kitten kind, as perfectly as using the girls to promote its most recent relatives of MG and Rover designs – a go that sadly failed to strengthen this just one-good British vehicle maker’s fortunes.