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Mini Paceman by Roberto Cavalli

BMW has picked Roberto Cavalli to customize a unique Mini that will be sold at auction during the Life Ball in Vienna to raise funds for the fight against AIDS.

May 31, 2013 | By AFPRelaxnews

MINI Paceman by Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli designed gold-themed Life Ball Mini 2013 was sold for a record €150,000 ($194,000) at the AIDS Solidarity gala in Vienna, Austria.

MINI Paceman Roberto Cavalli

The special Paceman is distinguished by an iridescent paint, Cavalli logo on the roof and signature on the door, gold-painted roof and alloys, together with gold-finished grill frame, mirror cases, headlight and taillight surrounds.

MINI by Roberto Cavalli interior

Inside there are gilded elements, Cavalli’s logo on the headrests and sun visors, along with animal prints on the steering wheel and instruments.

MINI Paceman by Roberto Cavalli interior

Since the beginning of the partnership in 2001, thirteen unique Mini models have been created by fashion designers, with auction proceeds of more than half a million euros being donated to projects dedicated to the battle against AIDS.

Besides Roberto Cavalli, past Mini Life Ball partners included Dean and Dan Caten of DSQUARED2, Franca Sozzani, Renzo Rosso for Diesel and Donatella Versace.

MINI by Roberto Cavalli

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