Gemballa has unveiled the world's first Porsche covered from head to toe in diamonds, crushed diamonds that is. According to CEO Andreas Schwarz, "the paint is made from diamonds ground down to a dust that still sparkles, so it can be applied to cars like a paint; ghe German company claims that the sheer number of tiny diamonds in the coating leads to an 'incomparable' shin." Continue reading to see two more of Gemballa's creations and more information on the diamond paint job.
At first glance, it may look like a pink Ferrari Testarossa, but this vehicle is actually a 1986 Rinspeed Porsche 911 R69. Inside this flashy car, "Rinspeed installed power seats, the best hi-fi audio 1986 had to offer, and steering-wheel controls that would give Ray LaHood a nervous breakdown today." Video after the break. Click here to see more.
In a strange way, though, that's part of its appeal. If you've got $79,000 to pony up, this Rinspeed R69, claimed to be the only one in the U.S., can be yours.