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30 cm Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale model costs $259,628

Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale
Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale model

What weighs 5 kgs and costs a fortune? An offering that will get the attention of car enthusiasts.

A 30 centimeter long Rolls-Royce will delight scale model collectors, especially if you’re a big fan of gold collectibles. The five kilogram Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale model is true to detail and features rear suicide doors. Those visiting the shopping centre at Liaoning province of China can view the latest Chinese gold car.

Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale

Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale model

Unveiled on April 3, 2015 in Shenyang the pure gold Rolls-Royce Phantom model body work is precious. Its windscreen, window glass, and interiors are made of non gold components. This is a one piece unique offering, which further establishes the Chinese bespoke market where luxury preferences have been growing through the decade.

Gold scale Rolls-Royce Phantom

Gold Rolls-Royce Phantom scale model

Available at a price of 1.6 million yuan (approx. $259,628), the gold Rolls-Royce Phantom scale model isn’t a first in an exclusive lineup of expensive toys. Five years earlier, a 3 piece Bugatti Veyron Diamond limited edition 1:18 was created by Stuart Hughes and, model car maker Robert Gulpen. Bugatti Veyron Diamond replicated the production model’s doors, bonnet, steering and engine. The 24-carat gold, platinum and diamond offering costed £2 million (almost $3 million).

Bugatti Veyron Diamond limited edition

Bugatti Veyron Diamond limited edition

A special one-off gold-plated Aston Martin DB5 1:3 scale model was auctioned for charity in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its appearance in Goldfinger. The James Bond fan art was created by Propshop with inputs from Ken Adam. The gold-plated Aston Martin DB5 scale model was sold online for £55,000 ($90k) to Robert Tyrrell, an English farmer and Bond fan and proceeds benefitted NSPCC by Christie’s and EON Productions.

Gold-plated Aston Martin DB5

Gold-plated Aston Martin DB5 1:3 scale model

Rolls-Royce Phantom 30 cm gold scale

Rolls-Royce Phantom 30 cm gold scale model

Rolls-Royce Phantom gold scale model Photo credit: CCTV

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Nabanita Singha Roy

Nabanita Singha Roy

Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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