An Indonesianized Mercedes Benz

Posted on March 2nd, 2010 at 12:01 pm by Akhyari


Batik has been officially recognized by UNESCO as World’s Intangile Heritage from Indonesia. I still can clearly recall, millions of Indonesians celebrated the day of the recognition by wearing Batik nationwide, and until now, I see more and more people from younger generation wearing Batik esp on Fridays. In addition to that, international public figures start to acknowledge that Batik (from Javanese word “mBatik”, or “putting dots together”) is from Indonesia. International products have done so. We have seen world most famous sport brands, watches, etc…used batik as their new product pattern.

Mercedes Benz is onboard too. In order to preserve the cultural part of batik, PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia (MBI) to build a special. Mercede-Benz C 250 CGI batik-themed.

The entire body of this luxury sedan was painted with batik theme by the famous fashion designer in Indonesian batik, Carmanita.

Mercedes-Benz batik shown officially in an event held at City Hall, Bangkok, in order to pay respect to Indonesian batik.

These vehicles will then be placed in an auction where some of the results of the auction will be donated to social institutions.

Mercedes-Benz C 250 CGI batik is an offering of MBI to commemorate 40 years of its existence in Indonesia with the holding DKI Jakarta Provincial Government.

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