March 31, 2009

Fiat creates Barbie car

Italy's Fiat automobile company has announced the creation of a new Fiat 500 show car dedicated to Mattel's bestselling fashion doll, Barbie.

The car, created by a partnership between Fiat and Mattel, is decorated with pink paint designed to resemble varnish and silver laminated Alcantara upholstery. The car was planned to be presented to Barbie during the doll's 50th anniversary festivities in Milan, Italy.

The Italian automaker said the car also contains mats with natural silk yarn and viscose and crystals on interior bezels, hubcaps, outer window moldings and antenna.

The glove compartment of the car also contains lip glosses in several colors and a vanity mirror illuminated by LEDs.