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Gilded 007-Themed Luxury Cars

The Alchemist Aston Martin DB7

— November 5, 2008 — Autos
We've featured the Alchemist's gold-leaf luxury car roofs before on Trend Hunter, but the UK-based real-life King Midas has outdone himself with this Aston Martin DB7. This bad boy received a full-body bath in 24-carat gold and platinum leaf and got seven sparkling diamond studs.

The Aston Martin DB7's gold treatment was done in honor of the new 007 movie 'Quantum of Solace,' and will be shown at London's MPH Show the day after the movie's UK premiere.
Trend Themes
1. Gold-leaf Luxury Cars - Expanding custom gold- and platinum-leaf style treatments on luxury cars to more affordable models, or using alternate metals for a similar effect.
2. Luxury Cars as Art - Exploring new ways to create and customize luxury cars as a form of art and self-expression.
3. Movie-themed Luxury Cars - Creating limited edition luxury cars themed around popular movies or cultural icons to attract collectors and enthusiasts.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - Auto manufacturers and luxury car customization companies as well as auction houses and collectors.
2. Luxury Goods - Luxury brands and designers looking for expanding customization options to their luxury products.
3. Entertainment - Movie and TV studios, as well as event producers aiming to attract car enthusiasts and collectors.
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