Ueli Anliker, a Swiss businessman also known as a flamboyant man. He changed his Mercedes Benz SLR into a supercar with color combination of red flame and gold.
His car modification results then resold at a quite fantastic price, which is U.S. $12.7 million (Rp. 149 billion). Modification of this Mercedes SLR McLaren was done by 35 staff and spent a total time of 30 thousand hours of work and cost more than U.S. $6 million (Rp. 71 billion) to develop Anliker's McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream.
|Anliker's McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1oFzE3Z)|
Unfortunately for Anliker, his supercar did not receive a positive response. TopGear mention that the color of the car can cause a hole in the eye even to enter a nightmare, because the use of 25 layers of red paint and a layer of gold dust weighing 5kg.
|Anliker's McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream interior was full with gold and rubies. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1oFzE3Z)|
Each wheel is coated with 24 carat gold, in addition to the headlights and door handles. In addition to modifications to the exterior, the indicator on the car's interior is also mostly covered with jewelry. The handle of a gold-coated steering wheel and ruby-covered switchgear. In total there are more than 600 rubies on the inside of the car.
|Rear three quarter of Anliker's McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1oFzE3Z)|
This supercar is equipped with a supercharged 5.4 L engine that can generate power by 64 bhp to 999 bhp, and capable of reaching a maximum speed of 210 mph.
"Making this car reaches 5 million Swiss francs and more than thirty thousand hours of work. This car can be at least at a price more than 10 million Swiss francs," Anliker claims. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | TOPGEAR]
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