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Cars that are dripping in gold!

Last updated on: February 6, 2012 08:30 IST

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While a car will be enough for most of us, there are some who gift themselves gold-plated cars adorned with precious gems.

Let's take a look at some of these gold-plated cars, according to Business Insider.

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Aston Martin Cygnet

Golden Aston Martin Cygnet is a luxury car based on the Toyota IQ and is powered with a 1.3 litre straight-four engine which provides 98bhp and 123Nm of torque.

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Rolls Royce Phantom EWB

What about an armoured, gold-plated luxury car that costs $8 million? The golden treatment includes a golden radiator grille, chrome-plated door handles, trunk-lid trim, hinges and hardware on the rear picnic tables were replaced with solid 18K gold.

It can withstand assaults from AK-47s, Dragunov sniper rifles and even hand grenades. It was ordered by a businessman from the Middle East for $8 million.

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Red Gold Dream McLaren SLR

McLaren Automotive unveiled a gold and ruby-studded McLaren SLR 999 in 2010.

It is plated with more than 5kg of gold and 600 rubies. Gold-painted leather seats, gold or ruby buttons and gold and ruby dollar-style SLR logos on the wheels finish the look.

The car is worth about $5.2 million.

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Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

It features a new bodykit, subtle Hamann spoilers, an extra 53 HP, new wheels and, of course, a golden finish.

This Fiorano belongs to a wealthy, high-profile entity from Dubai.

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BMW M5

Not much is known about this car, but a Russian biggie has been seen driving it around a town.

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Tata Nano

Tata Motors unveiled the Goldplus Nano - a one-off showpiece version that sees 'the People's Car' encased in 80 kg of 22 carat gold, 15 kg of sliver and 10,000 semi-precious and precious stones, including rubies and pearls.

It is reportedly worth Rs 22 crore (Rs 220 million).

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