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Gold Chrome-Wrapped Corvette is as Flashy as They Come – Video, Photo Gallery

When it comes to tuning an already fast and good-looking machine such as the Corvette, chances are most people will go for stickier rubber, larger wheels or a horsepower bump. That doesn't apply to the owner of this flashy Forgiato widebody Chevrolet Corvette though.
Gold chrome-wrapped Corvette with Forgiato widebody kit 16 photos
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During our test-drive of the C7 Corvette with the Z51 Performance Package, we were enthralled by the 460 horsepower of the LT1 Small-Block V8 and the poised chassis. But then again, the jaw-dropping visuals of the Stingray are more enticing than the performance.

For this reason alone, I'm trying to understand why did the owner of this $150,000 Forgiato widebody Corvette upped the tuning ante to such lengths that he also commissioned a gold wrap for his pride and joy. Thankfully though, a matte black wrap has been applied to contrast the gold wrap to some extent.

Overall, it's hard to get over this 'Vette's "Look at me!" credentials

An interesting detail we found out by watching the video below is that London-based Gold & Co. has sponsored the car. The British outfit is well known for its gold-plated iPhone 6s, iPads and BlackBerry terminals, but putting its name on a gold-wrapped Corvette is something new...

This being a Forgiato-enhanced product, the alloy wheels are also made by the tuner. On this occasion, the company's F2.21-ECL forged wheels were used. The F2.21-ECL range varies from 20 to 26 inches and can be personalized in 11 ways according to each and every customer's preference.

Now press play and watch this gold-wrapped 'Vette in action. Burnouts and donuts included.

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About the author: Mircea Panait
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After a 1:43 scale model of a Ferrari 250 GTO sparked Mircea's interest for cars when he was a kid, an early internship at Top Gear sealed his career path. He's most interested in muscle cars and American trucks, but he takes a passing interest in quirky kei cars as well.
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