Would You Drive This: A Rolls- Royce Covered in Crystals

You can certainly say it's sparkling!

Apparently this is how rich people entertain themselves. In a display of ballerinas and Europeans drinking champagne, this 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud was just unveiled a few days ago at the Four Seasons Hotel in Munich, Germany. But this isn't just any classic Rolls Royce. No, this thing is covered in about 1,000,000 Swarovski crystals and it's going to be auctioned off next month for a charity foundation called 'Help in Motion' which helps drug addicts.

Why the organizers wanted to cover a car with expensive crystals is a bit strange to us, considering the fact that it is a classic Rolls-Royce.

The Silver Cloud was built from 1955 until 1966 and this second generation model is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 and it weighs 2.11 tons (sans crystals). It has a top speed of roughly 144 mph and includes features such as power steering and windows, both of which were reserved only for uber luxury cars of the time. Swarovski crystals, however, were never an option - until now.

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