Packard Bell is to release a range of laptops and netbooks signed by nine-times MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi.
Packard Bell says the products will be "targeted to those users seeking style, design, and elegance combined with a reliable and prestigious brand name".
The range of Packard Bell products signed by Valentino Rossi is being developed now and the line's exclusive name will be announced upon its market launch.
The range has been designed by Valentino Rossi's graphic designer Aldo Drudi and head of Drudi Performance.
"We are absolutely convinced that users are always seeking an affinity that links the choice of a product to their personal aspirations, to what they want to be and the way they are perceived" - commented Gianpiero Morbello, Acer Group Vice President of Marketing & Brand.
"What they buy is above all the idea that rotates around the product, conjured up by the brand and the ‘visual details in which they manage to identify themselves.
"The ‘Valentino Rossi brand' has now attained such an international fame that is immediately recognized by most people.
"As far as we are concerned, being able to offer our customers the opportunity to experience the ‘Valentino dream' through Packard Bell products is extremely rewarding for us, making us very proud."
The Packard Bell laptops and netbooks will sport the signature of Valentino Rossi on the shell, as well as the number 46, the Sun & Moon that distinguish the champion's helmet, and even the now famous nickname ‘The Doctor'.
"Technology is now an integral part of all our lives. In my job, the need to continually compete against talented opponents pushes me to improve and, without a doubt, technology was a substantial factor in all the results I have achieved and laurels I have collected. On the job and at home, a computer is something we can no longer do without" noted Rossi.