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Rolls-Royce 6.75 V8 Engine Cylinder Block Coffee Table Probably Makes Waking Up Early Better

It’s been around since 1959, so, believe it or not, Rolls-Royce has been using a revised version of the L Series V8 engine for a very long time. As a matter of fact, highly modified versions of the series can still be found on Bentley’s models still in production, such as the Mulsanne. The one in question was cleaned of all things gasoline related and turned into a coffee table, but one could think it’s more than just that.
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An older, 2011 research shows that Brazil has produced 2,609,040 tonnes of coffee, which brings the country’s market share at about a third of the world’s entire production. Vietnam is next with 1,200,000 tonnes or about 15%. In case you ever wondered where the coffee beans you prepared into a strong espresso come from, now you know.

Nevertheless, the majority of coffee drinkers agree that the source of the product is just one part of the story, with preparation and the actual ritual of enjoying it being as important. If you haven’t yet figured out what you want for Christmas, perhaps this special engine will solve the problem.

Offered by Bonhams as part of Collector’s Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia auction, it will go under the hammer on December 10. Its value is estimated at £800 - 1,000 ($1205-$1500 at the current exchange rate), so it may pass as a peppered price. Some petrolheads out there, however, probably consider it's worth it.

The engine cylinder block coffee table comes from the engine type produced in Crewe and used in Rolls-Royce cars before their purchase by BMW in 1998. According to Bonhams, the engine has been stripped down with studs removed, has undergone a three-stage chemical cleaning to remove all the old engine oil, then it has been shot blasted and powder coated in chrome. After an extremely polished finish, Rolls-Royce badge was also applied to the top.

The table even has white LED lights, while the British standard certified table top glass was secured down by four thumb bolts into specially machined mounting points.


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