$11 Million Mercedes-McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream Owned By Ueli Anliker Up For Sale (Photos)

By on Dec 10, 2011 in Amazing, Arts, Automobile, Fashion, Lifestyle, Technology, Travel, World Comments
Mercedes-McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream
Mercedes-McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream
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Swiss designer Ueli Anliker is selling his customized Red Gold Dream Mercedes-McLaren SLR for an astonishing price of $11 million, as stated on Anliker’s official website.

Thirty-five craftsmen spent 30,000 hours to build the Mercedes-McLaren SLR tagged as the “Red Gold DreamMercedes-McLaren SLR 999. The car was customized with 11 pounds of gold mixed into the 25 coats of red paint, 24k gold-coated wheels with ruby-encrusted lug nuts, a gold-trimmed interior and steering wheel, ruby-covered switchgear, jeweled indicators, gold plated headlight surrounds and golden door sills, according to Motor Authority on their December 6, 2011 article.

Up to 600 rubies have been used in creating the car with an estimated costs of $5.4 million for the materials alone just to build the “Red Gold Dream”.

The luxury car currently has 700 horsepower, but Anliker is planning to upgrade its engine that will bring the car up to 1,000 horsepower before putting it up for sale. GPS tracking system (complete with ignition kill) and a two zone radar sensor that requests passers by to stand clear of the car has been added as security feature, reports said.

Meanwhile, prospective buyers from China and Middle East have already contacted Anliker. Below are the photos of the extravagant Mercedes-McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream.

Mercedes-McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream
Image Credit: Therichtimes.com

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