2/28/2017

Rolls-Royce's Profound Paint Job with 23.75-Carat Gold

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Imagine a paint job for a vehicle that is 10 layers thick and which uses 250 percent more paint than the standard, a standard which is already superlative.

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Automotive guru Gary Vasilash at Automotive Design and Production magazine has a story on a paint applicalication applied by Rolls-Royce:

Imagine a paint job—and “job” is a rather pedestrian word in this context—for a vehicle that is 10 layers thick and which uses 250 percent more paint than the standard, a standard which is already superlative.

That’s the sort of surface that’s found on two of 30 Rolls-Royce extended wheelbase Phantoms that were commissioned—and this the largest single commission Rolls Bespoke has taken on—by Stephen Hung for his 13 Hotel in Macau.

“Only at the Home of Rolls-Royce would a team embark on such an ambitious project on behalf of one of our patrons. We accept nothing but perfection – the finish took eight attempts to mix the perfect colour,” said Rolls-Royce Material Scientist, Nick Geehan.

Read the interesting article HERE:

 

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