[DML] Re: Gold Delorean
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[DML] Re: Gold Delorean

If I recall correctly the Gold cars sold for $85,000 during the AMEX promotion so $64,000 plus $20,000 you can still buy it for the same price? I wonder what the Gold cars are valued at? I guess this doesn't include disassemby and reassembly though. And the interior would have to be color-changed.
David Teitelbaum

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Elvis" <elvisnocita@...> wrote:
> OK, I got an update, more information to come.
> Degussa in Schwäbisch Gmünd did the plating.
> The parts had to be covered at least with 4um gold, in some areas
> they had twice that amount.
> Altogether they needed 800 gramms gold per car, at 30 Euros
> per gramm it's 25000? just the Material.
> With the work and tools that need to be done 50000Euros are feasible
> and also what Degussa told a friend over here when he asked them 
> what it would cost to plate a car today.
> 50000 Euro = 64000$ today
> far away from a million?.
> Elvis & 6548
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "delorean_3" <delorean3@> wrote:
> >
> > All,
> > 
> > Was just having a friendly conversation with a friend of mine that got me thinking.  Does anybody know approximately how many ounces of gold were used to plate each gold Delorean that was produced?  He seems to think that if you were to attempt plating a car like that today (with current gold prices) it would be close to a million.  I'd like to settle the debate by knowing how much actual gold was used, and what that would amount to in today's dollars.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Jack
> >


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