Infiniti Limited Edition 'Essence Sculpture' Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays

- Louis Vuitton Adds Handcrafted Bespoke Carrying Case -

Dec 10, 2010, 12:11 ET from Infiniti

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today announced the production of a Limited Edition Collector's "Essence Sculpture," which arrives just in time for the holidays.  Available through Infiniti's online merchandise center, the beautifully crafted artwork was inspired by the stunning Infiniti Essence concept car, which was unveiled last year in celebration of the automaker's 20th anniversary.  Made from solid resin and penned by Essence's original vehicle designer under the supervision of Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura, the sculpture will be restricted to 300 individually numbered units worldwide.  No second production run will be made.

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Louis Vuitton, which created bespoke luggage for the actual Essence concept car, has crafted a carrying case for the very first Essence Sculpture.  The second collaboration with the world leader in luxury epitomizes Infiniti's quest for ultimate luxury and savoir-faire.  For this special order, Louis Vuitton craftsmen designed an original Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite case to serve as a high-quality transport and presentation.  It was handcrafted in Louis Vuitton's historic workshop in Asnieres, France, where all special orders are made.  The "Essence Sculpture," nestled in its Louis Vuitton case, had its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.  

Customers wishing to own one of these exclusive pieces can visit the Infiniti merchandise website at www.infinitilifestyle.com beginning in December.  The cost is $300.00 USD plus shipping.  Personalized Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite cases can be ordered through the company's special order workshop in France.

About Infiniti

Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles, including the G Coupe, Sedan and first-ever Convertible, M sedan, EX and FX crossovers, and the QX full-size SUV.  More information about Infiniti and its Total Ownership Experience® can be found at www.InfinitiUSA.com.

About Louis Vuitton

The world leader in luxury, Louis Vuitton has been synonymous with the art of stylish travel since 1854.  Since 1997, with the arrival of the designer Marc Jacobs, it has extended its expertise to women's and men's ready-to-wear, shoes, sunglasses, watches and jewelry, combining traditional craftsmanship with flair and innovation to create a complete lifestyle experience.  Since 1987, it has been part of LVMH / Moet Hennessy. Louis Vuitton, the world's foremost luxury goods group headed by Bernard Arnault.  www.louisvuitton.com

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