Mercedes-Benz is out with a new range of fashion accessories that have been inspired by Formula 1 and DTM motorsports. However, the collection’s highlight is a new range of miniature scale models that you can add to your collection. The content has been crafted in amazing detail by Minichamps. The group’s highlight is Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 car that he drove for the 2010 season on a 1:18 scale. You can also look at 2010 season MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula 1 cars graced by Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg on a 1:43 scale. Other 1:43 models include AMG-Mercedes C-Class vehicles that have been finished in the hues of drivers Gary Paffett, Bruno Spengler, Paul di Resta, Ralf Schumacher, and David Coulthard.
As for the fashion lovers, the collection offers “functional accessories,” based on the Formula One Selection 2011. You can pick up a black Men’s T-shirt featuring Michael Schumacher’s name, or a white Nico Rosberg’s tee, with caps in hues of team colors including grey, white, Petronas green autographed by one of the two Grand Prix drivers, alongside the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS logo. Fashion accessories include “authentic team shirt in silver-grey with a cutaway collar and Mercedes-Benz and PETRONAS logo” and “a lanyard with carabiner hook, a set of earplugs presented in a small, elegant aluminum case, or a drinking bottle finished in matt black aluminum with insulating neoprene lid.” Then there is a “functional waterproof men’s jacket in black with inner mesh lining, zip with star emblem, mobile phone pocket and two inside pockets with Velcro fasteners.”
The collection will also see the launch of three watches. Two watches will sport real carbon dials, while the third is a special edition watch limited to 1500 units. You can also pick up “Rodenstock sunglasses, a carbon-fiber ballpoint pen, a highly functional sports bag with a toiletry bag, wash bag and shoe bag, a rucksack made by Deuter with a special back system for high wear comfort, a stylish beach towel from Möve, an innovative kite-shaped, two-person golf umbrella, seat cushions, wallets, and children’s earmuffs from UVEX.”