Velvet-Wrapped Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Caught in Frankfurt

The velvet-wrap trend has taken the vinyl wrapping world by storm in the last couple of years, with examples from Ferrari models to everything -including smart fortwos - spreading like mushrooms after a fresh spring rain all over the world.
Velvet-Wrapped Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 1 photo
Photo: Thecarhotel Photography
Despite the ever-increasing sightings of cars wearing it, we have never seen a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG sporting a velvet wrap, making us think that the modern Gullwing had managed to somehow circumvent the trend.

Apparently, we were wrong, as the above photo is so eloquently depicting. The photo was taken by the Thecarhotel Photography recently somewhere in Frankfurt, Germany, where it hasn't started snowing yet.

We say this because we're actually very curious about how the velvet-like wrap will survive what has been announced as one of the harshest European winters in recent history.

Sure, the makers of the “Velvet Elite Wrap 9100” assure us that the only care you should have with their product is to pressure wash it regularly, but physics tells us that water has a tendency to freeze in low temperature conditions, so...
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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