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(CNN)It's small, purple -- and some find it offensive.

 

Car manufacturer SEAT and lifestyle publication Cosmopolitan are facing backlash over a brand new car for "women" that was jointly unveiled at Cosmopolitan's FashFest event in London on Friday.

 

The result of a collaboration between the manufacturer and the magazine, the SEAT Mii comes complete with jewel-effect rims, a handbag hook, and "eyeliner headlights" that are "emphasized in the same way as make-up emphasizes the eye," according to the manufacturer.

 

The vehicle's "exclusive design and thoughtful feminine touches" -- which are the culmination of two years of collaborative research and development -- make it perfect for "impromptu karaoke performances, last-minute wardrobe changes, dramatic gossip sessions and emergency lunch-hour kips," according to the duo.

 

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+Gary7

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

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Just now, Gary7 said:

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

That's the Lambo ... like the one in my garage. :p

 

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protocol7

Why do I get the feeling there's very few women in some marketing departments?

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techbeck

Always considered the newer VW Bugs chick cars.  They even come with a flower vase in the dash.  At least they used to.

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Son_Of_Dad

Didn't hatchbacks originate as a car for women?

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Just now, Son_Of_Dad said:

Didn't hatchbacks originate as a car for women?

Hey -- I have a hatchback. :laugh:

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Son_Of_Dad
25 minutes ago, Gary7 said:

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

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"Where is ##### magnet?"

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techbeck
29 minutes ago, Gary7 said:

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

 

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On ‎9‎/‎23‎/‎2016 at 7:54 PM, Gary7 said:

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

 

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JustGeorge

I experienced low-T just looking at that car. Going to talk to my doctor now.

 

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+Zagadka

Whenever companies make or advertise something as "for women", it is almost inevitable that they screw up badly for a large segment of women.

 

Like Bic pens "for women", that was a painful faceplant.

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Depicus

Yet more proof that publications like Cosmopolitan (who are almost entirely run by women) are womens worst enemy. 

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On 24/09/2016 at 1:18 AM, Son_Of_Dad said:

Didn't hatchbacks originate as a car for women?

Hatchbacks are supposed to be small shopping cars for driving about town, that's why I think it's hilarious when boy racers slap a trumpet exhaust on them and think they've created a supercar.

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On 9/23/2016 at 7:59 PM, Hum said:

That's the Lambo ... like the one in my garage. :p

 

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On 24/09/2016 at 0:59 AM, Hum said:

That's the Lambo ... like the one in my garage. :p

 

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You wish. This is your actual car: :p

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On 24/09/2016 at 0:54 AM, Gary7 said:

That is sexist. Where is the car made for Men?:wacko:

All other cars ;)

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+Dick Montage

Back in the late 90's there was an "ISP for women" that distributed their install CDs via the shop Boots (UK cosmetic chain) in cardboard handbags.  It was patronising then, and it's patronising now!

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17 minutes ago, Nik Louch said:

Back in the late 90's there was an "ISP for women" that distributed their install CDs via the shop Boots (UK cosmetic chain) in cardboard handbags.  It was patronising then, and it's patronising now!

As would a Tampon distributor be.:)

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