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VW builds Barbie dream car for Barbie Malibu mansion

Some might call it a bit of an extravagant gift for a girl who doesn't even exist, but VW helped Barbie celebrate her 50th birthday by creating a custom convertible pink Barbie-mobile for her dream home in Malibu.

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Happy Birthday, Barbie.

The New Beetle is outfitted with a custom white leather interior and convertible top, hand stitched floor mats, pink quilted leather lined door pockets and arm rests, and plenty of rhinestone accents and vanity mirrors. read more...
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Pink interior

The car's dipstick was painted to match the doll's favorite lipstick color, which is a nice touch. But more helpful would have been to finally include a place for a gal to put her purse that is within arm's reach but out of the passenger footwell. Maybe a manufacturer can work on that for her 60th birthday? read more...
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One of a kind

This recent creation is a one-off, but in 2006 the VW of Mexico plant built 13 Barbie-styled 2007 New Beetles based on the toy car sold by Mattel. For her birthday, Fiat paid tribute by displaying a custom pink Fiat 500 mini with silk floormats in Milan. read more...

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