White Gold Merc - possible?

Submitted: Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 18:09
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I came across this photo and the accompanying text is as follows:

"The 18K white gold used in this car Owned by Abu Dhabi, an oil billionaire , This stunning car features the newly developed V10 quad turbo with 1,600 horsepower and 2800nm of torque 0-100km/h in less than 2secs, 1/4 mile in 6.89 secs running on biofuel. That is NOT stainless steel.It is WHITE GOLD"

I doubt that any car made of gold could reach 100kph in less than 2 secs even if it was gold plated. Apart from it being an absurd and disgusting display of wealth I would love to have that torque rating in my 1HZ!!!


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Reply By: petengail - Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 18:56

Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 18:56
In "less than 2 seconds" would it not just sit there and burn rubber?
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Reply By: Ron N - Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 22:02

Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 22:02
Cruiser, I smell BS on every part of the claims in the text. No-one can even identify the owner of the car, let alone find out about the specs.

The car was photographed outside a shopping mall in Dubai, so the entire description is just some pea-brain internet BS-artist shooting his mouth off.
The car is described on many other sites as being chrome-plated.

The quoted HP and speed figures come the Maxximus G-Force, a kit car with a twin-turbo Chev V8 in it. The Maxximus is essentially a dragster in a kit-car body, it can't be road-registered.

http://www.motortrend.com/features/auto_news/2009/112_0902_maxximus_g_force/
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Reply By: yarda - Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 22:09

Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 22:09
My money's on gloss metallic vinyl wrap and reflective window film.

Check these wraps
http://www.metrorestyling.com/3M-1080-Scotchprint-Gloss-Gold-Metallic-Vinyl-p/gloss1080g241.htm
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