Football fever hits car showroomsVauxhall goes patriotic, Hyundai goes bonkers
25 May 2010
With less than three weeks to the start of the 2010 World Cup, football fever is spreading across the UK like wildfire - it even seems to have hit car companies.
So if you can’t justify a few tickets to go and watch a game in South Africa, or even furnishing your living room with the latest 3D TV, don't worry, maybe you can use it as an excuse to get some new graphics for your car.
Vauxhall is marketing these patriotic England flag decals and mirror caps for the three-door Corsa supermini for the not-so-significant sum £149. OK, maybe that is quite significant.
The decals can be easily retro fitted at your local dealer, and just as easily removed, should England face another penalty shoot-out and you wish to change allegiance.
Fortunately, you won’t we able to spec ‘fake turf’ as a Hyundai trim option anytime soon. This exclusive pair of Hyundai i10 city cars were commissioned to celebrate Hyundai’s role as the official World Cup car supplier.
Both cars have balls for wheel hubs and boots for wing mirrors, as well as hand-painted white lines along the bodywork that would make any groundsman proud.
The Hyundai i10 city cars will be touring the country before and during the World Cup, attending dealer events across the UK, so keep your eyes peeled. Not that they'll be difficult to spot…
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