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“My sister bet me I couldn’t make a car out of spaghetti. You should’ve seen the look on her face as I drove pasta.”
Take a $65k-plus BMW i3 and slap some pasta vinyl on it. How much do you think it would sell for? $65,000? $70,000? $40,000?
Try $146,000. $146,000!
Thanks to two "ahead of their time"-type Italian artists who designed the wrap, and a French BMW dealership that donated the car, this little i3 was successfully auctioned off for charity after "intense bidding" during Leonardo DiCaprio's Saint-Tropez Gala. So there's a plus at least.
Despite the significance of actual BMW art cars - like the multicoloured 3.0 CSL "Batmobile" - we doubt the spaghetti i3 will be remembered for years to come.
The most recent art car, the BMW M6 GT3, was designed by the Chinese artist Cao Fei and implements virtual reality as part of its display.
Check out the video below for an in-depth look at the latest representation of cars and art. And like, how they work with the human consciousness and stuff...
What do you think of the pasta covered i3? Will it be remembered for years to come? Are you now hungry for spaghetti? Tell us what you think in the comments below.