Tag Archives: Gold

From the WTF Department…….

20 Dec

Up for sale is this 24k gold equipped Mclaren SLR. $10.9 Million asking price. Who knew Erebuni had an SLR kit in production?

Taste truly is subjective I guess

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Rally Wheel Deals (5×114.3)

16 Dec

If you’re a rally guy, or looking for that rally look, we’ve got some great specials for you!

First up, from Italian manufacturer EvoCorse

Size 17 x 8, 5-114.3, ET49
Color: Gold
Weight: 20.1 lbs

Size 18 x 8, 5-114.3, ET49
Color: Gold
Weight: 21.2 lbs

Next, from Japanese manufacturer Taneisya – a forged wheel for less than cast wheel prices!

Size 17 x 8, 5-114.3, ET49
Color: Gold Metal Flake
Weight: 17.7 lbs

for price and availability!

For Sale: Work Meister S1-3P (Lightly Used)

17 Nov

Up for sale is a set of lightly used Work Meister S1-3P. Sizes are 19×9.5 +24, O disk up front, and 19×11 +22, A disk out back. These came from us originally, and were on Shaun’s car for a few months. They only have a few thousand miles on them. The front tires are in as-new condition, rears could stand to be replaced (twin turbo’s + a VQ = frequent tire purchases!). They are in fantastic shape – no damage, no scratches. They are also assembled using the rarer black rivets. Tires are 265/30/19 up front, 305/30/19 out back, Potenza RE050A, and we are letting them go with our without the tires.

SOLD!

So cool, that you should be bitchslapped…

27 Aug

Seriously who thinks of this stuff?

I read about this company on Autoblog. There is a company called Alchemist that specializes in get this, 24-Karat gold rooftops for automobiles. If gold isn’t “baller” {insert ghey ass Jim Jones “We Fly High” music video gif file here} enough for you then they offer gemstones set in the gold leaf and even platinum or palladium!

Dayum I gots ta get me one of dem right der! I predict that Shaun gets this done on his next daily driver. 🙂

Alchemist is a company specializing in covering or decorating cars and cars’ rooftops in pure 24-carat gold leaf.

This London-based company is run by Jacques Blanc, a former French art director whose acclaimed advertising campaigns in Paris include beauty, fashion and car manufacturers.

Alchemist uses a newly patented process to cover the car with gold, and it takes its team of specialist gilders about a week to complete a rooftop.

The roof is first polished to provide a shiny surface for the gold leaf to reflect. Skilled craftsmen then place individual gold leaves onto a layer of a special base. Finally an invisible shield is laid down to make the surface scratch-proof – and impossible to pick off.

Gold is not affected by air, heat, moisture or oxygen, and so is well-suited to car rooftops.

As a rooftop provides a symbolic protection, it is suitable for such an attention.

Each roof is signed, numbered and a certificate of authenticity is supplied, along with a guarantee.

If you’re determined to go one better you could opt for gemstones set into the gold leaf – or choose a precious film of platinum or palladium.

International publications / media, including Time magazine (see Press) have published articles highlighting these golden rooftops.

Check the site:

http://www.goldenrooftop.com