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Covering your car in velvet is the new thing

…for people surrounded by endless piles of cash.

IT’S BEEN A while since we watched an episode of Pimp my Ride, but we’re pretty sure a custom pain job was as fancy as it for car exteriors got back then.

Now though, there is a new movement for people who want to spend ludicrous amounts of money on making their cars look extra fancy.

It’s all about VELVET these days, and Velvet Cars Deluxe Vehicle Wrap allows you to cover your car in the stuff.

Check it out.


So far, it seems to be mostly fancy cars going for a new look.  However, if you’re willing to pay the price, around €3,500, you could do your Micra or your Golf.

Here they are doing a job on a Merc.


At the moment, there’s only one supplier in Ireland, who you can contact via

Also, if you’re considering it, would you mind sending us some of that extra cash you have lying around?

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