Jaguar recently gifted 2013 Playboy Playmate of the Year, Raquel Pumplun an all-new and equally sexy and seductive F-Type roadster after the star was awarded the infamous title. Jaguar gifted her one for one year’s use simply for being named the 2013 Playmate of the Year.
And this should be no surprise since the Leaping Cat’s most famous icon, the original E-Type, was a smash hit among the major jet set during its time, and still is. That said, Jaguar has a long-time history of associating itself with being a luxurious brand for celebrities.
Otherwise, this needs no other explanation, especially since there’s a video (G-content, of course) provided.
Check it out after the jump along with a brief press release.
Hugh M. Hefner Names Raquel Pomplun Playboy Magazine’s 2013 Playmate Of The Year
Chula Vista, California Native is the First Mexican American to Receive the Magazine’s Iconic Title
LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –Playboy Founder Hugh M. Hefner named Raquel Pomplun, 25, the magazine’s 2013 Playmate of the Year during an exclusive cocktail luncheon today on the garden grounds of the iconic Playboy Mansion. Raquel, a 25-year-old Latina beauty from Chula Vista, California, is Playboy’s first Mexican American Playmate of the Year.
Raquel is featured on the cover of Playboy’s June 2013 issue and inside the magazine in a stunning, 8-page pictorial by renowned fashion photographer Michael Bernard (issue on newsstands and on i.Playboy.com Friday, May 17, with additional photos available at www.playboy.com/pmoy2013 ). Along with her title, Raquel will receive $100,000 in prize money and a one-year lease on a 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE, the newest addition to the Jaguar line up. The all-new 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE convertible sports car is the first new two-seater sports car from the brand since the iconic E-Type was launched over 50 years ago, and is on sale this month in showrooms across the US.
“I can’t begin to describe how excited I am to receive this honor and be given the opportunity to represent Playboy as its first Mexican American Playmate of the Year,” said Raquel. “Playboy has taught me a side of myself I didn’t know before. It’s been a year of wonderful surprises!”
The Latina stunner first appeared on the cover of Playboy’s April 2012 Sex & Music issue alongside Grammy-award winning musician Bruno Mars, and was featured inside as the magazine’s April 2012 Playmate of the Month. Raquel studied biochemistry at Southwestern College, and is classically trained in ballet. She currently hosts Blackbelt TV’s Rockin’ Rounds, and is also the cohost of Playboy Radio’s Playmates Present.
Raquel is Playboy’s 54th Playmate of the Year. Playboy named its first Playmate of the Year, Ellen Stratton, in 1960.
– By: Chris Chin