THE CAR COSTS $4.8 MILLION
AND IF YOU WANT TO TOUCH IT, YOU HAVE TO PAY $1000.
IT BELONGS TO PRINCE WALEED FROM SAUDI ARABIA.
Diamond Covered Mercedes.
Spotted at one of the Middle Eastern country's many auto shows, the Mercedes SL in question comes complete with a diamond encrusted paint scheme (or so it appears), chrome wheels, and of course, white fur-lined seating.
Invented and patented by Daniel Swarovski in 1892, the precision-cut crystal glasses made through the energy-intensive grinding process have been applied into many ranges of products including crystal sculptures and miniatures, jewelry and couture, home décor and chandeliers. In order to create a crystal that allows light to refract in a rainbow spectrum, SWAROVSKI AG of Wattens, Austria – the company founded in 1895 by Armand Kosman and Franz Weis – coats some of its crystals with special metallic chemical coatings.
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