First there were the laptops with big name car brand designs, now we have mobile phones with big name car brand designs and fashion labels.
The Hummer slider phone with camo prints has specs which you can expect from a standard multimedia phone it sports a 2.2 inch touchscreen supporting 262k colors, 2 Megapixel camera, 25 MB of onboard memory, FM Radio, Bluetooth A2DP and Micro SD card slot.


The Vertu Ferrari 1947 has a scaled-down replica of the Ferrari brake pedal in aluminium on the back, a prancing horse on the front and a black and red leather trim.

The first Porsche Design Mobile Phone was christened in Germany as the “P’9521”. The casing, which is “milled out of a solid aluminum block,” has a double-hinged screen that can be rotated 180 degrees when the phone is used as a camera. Even more interesting is the handset’s biometric security features, which include a fingerprint reader that can be programmed to correspond with various functions.

The LG Prada is a very attractive, slim, candybar handset with a large color touchscreen that looks a tad like Apple’s iPhone. It was conceived by designers from both LG and Prada–Miuccia Prada herself was involved in its design. 54mm wide by 99mm tall by 12mm deep, microSD slot, 2-megapixel camera with LED photo light, touch screen, video player,  but no 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.

The RAZR V3i D&G is clad in a bright gold skin and features D&G-themed wallpapers and ring tones. The feature set and basic form factor unchanged form the original RAZR V3. The color scheme extends to the inside of the phone as the navigation array, the keypad buttons and the border surrounding the internal display are covered in the same bright hue. You also get a gold D&G dangle that attaches to your handset, and the box is covered in gold as well.

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This GM’s HUMMER O2 concept won the LA Auto Show Design Challenge. The HUMMER O2 is fitted with phototropic body shell that produces oxygen for the life of the car. The body panels are filled with algae that converts carbon dioxide to oxygen… probably eats you up at night…

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Acer Ferrari 1000

September 29, 2006

 

What’s the deal between a notebook and a fast car? Expensive! You mean there’s more than that?

The latest to arrive is the Acer Ferrari 1000 is no more the glossy models we have been seeing but which looked more rugged with matt and carbon fiber surface and also the chamfered edge.

This Acer Ferrari 1000 sports a Turion 64 X2, 1.8 GHz, 1024 MB (max 4096 MB), 120 GB, Super DVD Multi drive (slot-in), ATI Radeon Xpress 1150 512MB Ram, 12.1 inch, 1.6 kg, One-year international warranty, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g

 After the jump: other notebook-car collaborations

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