• Dec 19, 2006


In a perfect world, money would come with good taste. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world, and so we get the Maybach. And just in case, for even a minute, you were misguided to think that tastelessness had its limit, DaimlerChrysler's uber-luxury marque is there yet again to remind you that poor taste knows no bounds: presenting the latest in I've-got-more-money-than-class options: diamonds, of course.

This video demonstrates a partnership between Maybach and Wellendorf jewelers, who will have your luxury limousine studded with diamonds, iced-out like so many talentless rappers and reality TV mobster families. And how much will this little indiscretion cost the over-fortunate? €230,000. Um, that's in addition to the cost of the car itself. When all's said and done, you're looking at a slap upside the head of over half a million dollars.

Fortunately, because the video is in German, we can't understand everything they're saying. We did discern two words, though: "brilliant" and "schmuck". How fitting.

[Source: German Car Scene]



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      • 8 Years Ago
      Diamond: the expensive coal. At least with gold, you know there's a finite amount and real scarcity. Diamond? Not so much. Also Mayach = super tacky.
      • 8 Years Ago
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      • 8 Years Ago
      OK, the word "Schmuck" is very fitting, I agree. But that's because it actually means "jewelry" or "decoration" in German. And yes, it was tastefully done. There will definitely be a market for this, "denn der hat exclusives soll exklusiv bleiben." Like the last guy says, there has never been a connection between jewelry and automobile. At least a tasteful one.
      • 8 Years Ago
      If you actually watch the video and see how they put diamonds in the car, it is tastefully done. It looks nothing like a rap star's 'grillz', if that's what you were imagining.

      Hardly worth the money though. But if you have enough to burn, might as well add a little sparkle to your cabin.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Nothing says success like excess.

      Admit it or not, its a fact.
      • 8 Years Ago
      OK, the word "Schmuck" is very fitting, I agree. But that's because it actually means "jewelry" or "decoration" in German. And yes, it was tastefully done. There will definitely be a market for this, "denn der hat exclusives soll exklusiv bleiben." Like the last guy says, there has never been a connection between jewelry and automobile. At least a tasteful one.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I can see the valet now...jimmying the ice off one of those bad boys...or worse the valet getting held up for the keys. It happens!

      As far as taste and wealth, there is a definite inverse porportionality there...you just have to valet at 5 star restaurant in Southern Calfornia to experience the phenomenon first hand.