The Frankfurt Motor show is being held from the 13th to 25th September 2011. It will witness the coming together of two of Italy’s Iconic luxury houses -Fendi and Maserati. The collaboration of the two brands is based on common values of craftsmanship and traditions, Maserati and Fendi are proud to showcase their first joint creation Maserati GranCabrio Fendi.
Maserati GranCabrio is crafted at the historical Maserati headquarters at Modena, using materials and colors produced for this project designed by Silvia Fendi. A masterpiece in technology and craftsmanship, the car has a three-layered dark grey body color named Grigio Fiamma Fendi, developed specially for the Maserati GranCabrio and is combined with a gold finish on the surface.
Fendi’s famous Selleria leather has been used for the gear lever and the profiles of the floor mats. A silver oval plaque with engraving of the Maserati trident, the Fendi logo and the 5 digit series number (five being an iconic number for Fendi) is located on the dashboard, in front of the passenger seat and on both sides of the black cloth folding roof.
Powered by 4.7L V8 engine with automatic transmission and 20 inch Trident design alloy, the Maserati GranCabrio Fendi represents a prefect blend between the art of a handmade craftsmanship and the cutting edge technology.
The Maserati GranCabrio Fendi is a benchmark in the world of limited edition design. A car with historical significance and story to tell will be a great attraction at the Motor Show.
About Maserati GranCabrio Fendi
The Maserati GranCabrio Fendi designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi is born from the union of two iconic brands of the made in Italy sharing common values as craftsmanship and tradition. Masterpiece of technology and craftsmanship, the Maserati GranCabrio Fendi will be introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011.
The Maserati GranCabrio Fendi crafted in the historical Maserati headquarters in Modena, with exclusive materials uniquely created in various colours for this project. The three-layered body colour named Fiamma Fendi, a special drak grey with an iridescent golden finish on the surface. The radica wood trim Pergamena Fendi runs across the width of the dashboard, on the doors and on the top of the gear lever, all in the iconic FENDI yellow, like the brake callipers and the embroidered yellow trident on the head rests. Adding a stronger yet elegant character to the GranCabrio are the F logo double stitched on the seat, also appearing in the centre of the 19-inch alloy wheels, and the FENDI logo along the rocker panel.
The Cuoio Romano, Fendi’s precious leather of its Selleria line, has been used in such details as the instrument cluster cover, on the gear level and on the floor mats, signing also the Special Limited Edition Travel Set of luggage and accessories. The GranCabrio Fendi Maserati is a marriage between the art of Fatto a Mano and extreme technology and research of its 4.7-litre V8-powered engine, that gives life to the unique roar, registered trademark, music to the ears of experts.
Silvia Venturini Fendi specially crafted logo has been seals this collaboration.
A silver oval plaque with the engraving of the Maserati trident, Fendi logo and the series numbered 00000, five zeros, five being an iconic number for Fendi, placed on the passenger side of the dashboard and on the side of the black cloth folding roof. A special black car cover with double F ton-sur-ton dresses the GranCabrio, hiding the secret from prying eyes until the very last moment.