Pink Audi R8 V10 Hello Kitty Loves You!

Pink Audi R8 V10 Hello Kitty 8 photos
Photo: Cam-Shaft
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While other publications are busy showing boring metallic gray Ferraris, we know what you guys really need. You guys are in desperate need of a pink supercar again, aren't you?
Well here you go, the Audi R8 V10, a car with absolutely no sense of humor, wrapped in bright pink.

This isn't the work of some crazy Chinese people who think it's lucky. Oh no, the Germans from Cam-Shaft did this piece and added Hello Kitty decals for good measure.

The really crazy thing is that this rare beast is also tuned to deliver no less than 600 horsepower by the guys at RacingOne. Can you imagine the humiliation of being overtaken by this car?

Since we did mention the Hello Kitty wrap and considering we’ve seen it in several custom jobs before, we figured we may as well discuss what the fictional character stands for. First of all, you’ll want to know it’s a "she", a persona depicted as an anthropomorphic white Japanese Bobtail cat with a red bow.

Did you know its first appearance dates all the way back to 1975? By 2010, Sanrio, the Japanese company that produced it, had groomed Hello Kitty into a global marketing phenomenon worth $ 5 billion a year. And if you thought cars wrapped with it are crazy, then you probably haven’t heard of the Hello Kitty Stratocaster electric guitar and even an Airbus A330-200 commercial passenger jet airliner, dubbed the Hello Kitty Jet.

Wait, things get a lot crazier. As of 2009, Bank of America began offering Hello Kitty-themed checking accounts, where the account holder can get cheques and a Visa debit card with Kitty’s face on it.

After all, if we were to list the worst idea that people go for when it comes to wrapping their rides, you have to admit that Hello Kitty is far from being the worst one.
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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