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Don't know if any of you have seen this already but thought i'd share:
http://www.autoblog.com/2009/01/23/g...re-else-dubai/

I guess UAE figured "why buy greenback (...ala treasuries) when you can buy Gold (...that to on a mercedes)"
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Looks only like 14K gold

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It looks like liquid gold from the AMG Designo group. I assume they still sell liquid silver from a few years ago.

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They still do the Liquid Silver, but the last two "gold" and "chromed" cars I saw in Dubai were actually "wraps" - was pretty obvious up close, and it looked like something I'd not want on my car.

Both cars were at the "Look at my toy" front section of the Mall of the Emirates, so I didn't get to meet the owners - one C63 and other was an SL55..



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Benz did a calender a few years ago and all the cars where chrome painted.
http://wallpapers.photo4everyone.com...Calendar-2004/
there is a company in the US that will do it as well as add a tint to the chrome.
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