Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

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Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#1 Post by Paul_1978_yorks » Sun May 10, 2020 11:10 am

An interesting one popped up on the club Twitter account earlier - a fashion designer called Matthew Williamson was given a Rover 25 to bling up. It’s quite hideous, and it appears they only made one.

Does anyone know anything of it, whether it still exists, or whether (God forbid) there was more than one produced?

A reg number is suggested on the AR Online post but it doesn’t exist: https://www.aronline.co.uk/opinion/blog ... 5-art-car/
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Re: Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#2 Post by montegoman » Sun May 10, 2020 11:32 am

I have a press photo of it somewhere. It was just a marketing exercise, as in all advertising is good advertising, but I agree with you, it is hideous!
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Re: Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#3 Post by RoverRevival » Sun May 10, 2020 1:42 pm

Looks like it drove though Harrods makeup dept and finished up in carpet world...

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#4 Post by richard moss » Sun May 10, 2020 7:16 pm

I think that it pretty much tells us everything we need to know about fashion designers
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#5 Post by RoverRevival » Sun May 10, 2020 7:56 pm

yep, everything i needed to know about designers

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Re: Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#6 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Mon May 11, 2020 12:39 am

Paul_1978_yorks wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 11:10 am
An interesting one popped up on the club Twitter account earlier - a fashion designer called Matthew Williamson was given a Rover 25 to bling up. It’s quite hideous, and it appears they only made one.

Does anyone know anything of it, whether it still exists, or whether (God forbid) there was more than one produced?

A reg number is suggested on the AR Online post but it doesn’t exist: https://www.aronline.co.uk/opinion/blog ... 5-art-car/
It's been on our press photo page for a while... well, since the last update at least:

https://www.rover200.org.uk/r3/r3-press
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Re: Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#7 Post by Paul_1978_yorks » Mon May 11, 2020 10:23 am

Johnny 216GSi wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 12:39 am
Paul_1978_yorks wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 11:10 am
An interesting one popped up on the club Twitter account earlier - a fashion designer called Matthew Williamson was given a Rover 25 to bling up. It’s quite hideous, and it appears they only made one.

Does anyone know anything of it, whether it still exists, or whether (God forbid) there was more than one produced?

A reg number is suggested on the AR Online post but it doesn’t exist: https://www.aronline.co.uk/opinion/blog ... 5-art-car/
It's been on our press photo page for a while... well, since the last update at least:

https://www.rover200.org.uk/r3/r3-press
Thanks John - not spotted that before.
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Re: Matthew Williamson (designer) Rover 25

#8 Post by Mr Teddy Bear » Fri May 22, 2020 11:37 am

I'm surprised he's not sporting a beard, the car looks, well what to say, apart from pass the bucket.. :chav

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