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Gemballa unveils real diamond paint

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The world of automotive aftermarket excess knows no bounds. None. Not even whale penis is off the menu. Now, the tastelessness factor is being counterbalanced--at least in theory--by the classiest of the earth's rocks: diamonds.

Yep, Gemballa has developed a real diamond coating for cars. Applied like paint, it's filled with tiny particles of diamond, which Gemballa describes as "genuine," though it's not clear if they're organic or industrial diamonds.

Whatever the source of the diamonds, they're ground into dust and sprayed onto the car for a "seductive twinkle."

It all sounds nice enough, even exclusive and opulent in a wasteful, unnecessary way, but we can't help but fear what will be done with this new coating. Lets just hope Mansory never gets hold of it.

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