Friday, 19 December 2008

Argento Vivo

The Sultan of Brunei gets some weird cars built for him. But hey, he's got the cash to do what he wants, right? Remember the Ferrari 456 Venice? Marvellous.
...and look what's just popped up on eBay - the Pininfarina Argento Vivo. It's a top secret project based on the 2000 model-year Mercedes SL600 chassis, with AMG brakes, suspension & gearbox and an AMG 7.3 litre V12 - the Sultan still holds two of the four cars that were built in his garages, the other two being held in secret locations in the UK. This one, located in Monaco, is the Argento Vivo that Pininfarina didn't finish - yes, it's an expensive kit car, but the Sultan paid $2.5m apiece for his...

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