The Demon, the Spaceman, the Catman and the Starchild, which one would you choose to cruise around town? Thanks to the partnership of MINI with KISS, you could actually own one of these custom KISS MINI’s. The cars will be auctioned online May 29 through June 19 at www.miniusa.com/404.html#/shop/RocksTheRivals-m. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to Unicef. If you can’t afford to lay down the big bucks, custom decal packs can be purchased to apply to any non-KISS MINI.
Here’s what the Times had to say:
Smoke spurted, the curtain lifted and in rock star fashion Kiss took the stage Thursday morning at the New York auto show. The band wore full makeup, stilted heels and shiny spandex and posed next to four Mini Cooper Countrymans, customized according to each member’s face makeup pattern and persona — the Demon, the Spaceman, the Catman and the Starchild. The signed cars and other Kiss memorabilia will be auctioned for Unicef.
Gene Simmons, the bassist and vocalist, stuck out his infamous tongue and raised his arms, while the guitarist Tommy Thayer and the drummer Eric Singer lunged for the photo opportunity. The fourth Kiss member, Paul Stanley, was unable to attend because of a family emergency, Mr. Simmons said. Mini USA President Jim McDowell wore Kiss-inspired makeup and introduced the band. In their tall heels, they towered over Mr. McDowell. “I seem a little short,” he said.
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