For those who follow world famous musician “Deadmau5” on twitter you’d know that enjoys things with a bit of flair. This is probably why he wrapped a brand new Ferrari 458 with a full Nyan Cat livery and custom “Purrari” badges for the 2014 Gumball 3000 rally. He originally did it just for the rally but the “Purrari” got such a positive response from his fans and followers that he kept the wrap on for a while. However, Ferrari was none-to-pleased with the DJ’s take on their newest sports car and actually sent him a cease and desist letter to return the Ferrari back to stock. Don’t believe us? Here is the tweet from the man himself:
I wonder if the jackass lawyer at @FerrariUSA who sent us a “cease and desist” letter over the purrari is un-butthurt now that I unwrapped.
— deadmau5 (@deadmau5) August 27, 2014
The Purrari is officially no more and is back to a regular ol’ boring six figure Italian sports car. It sucked for Mr. Mau5 and definitely put him in a bad mood. Today Nissan decided to cheer him up by “presenting” him with an Nyan Cat liveried GT-R complete with a “Deadmau5 edition” badge! See Nissan’s tweet below:
— Nissan (@Nissan) September 3, 2014
Score one for Nissan! Maybe this will teach Ferrari’s legal department to lighten up a bit? …Nahhh. UPDATE: It looks like this is actually just a playful photoshop done by Nissan which is kind of a bummer. I think they should totally print up a wrap and make it official!