Blinged Out Beauty: The Swarovski-Crystal Encrusted Jaguar E-Type Pedal Car

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Blinged Out Beauty The Swarovski-Crystal Encrusted Jaguar E-Type Pedal Car
Blinged Out Beauty: The Swarovski-Crystal Encrusted Jaguar E-Type Pedal Car

Intriguing the most discerning collectors, a unique pedal-powered Jaguar E-Type replica bedazzled with 100,000 Swarovski crystals and plated in 24-karat gold recently hit the auction block.

Crafted meticulously by Half Scale Cars, this one-of-a-kind miniature marvel captured attention with its opulent design and attention to detail, requiring over 300 hours of dedicated craftsmanship.

Designed to emulate the iconic Series 1 Jaguar E-Type, this exquisite creation boasts luxurious features, including a gold-plated steering wheel and sumptuous quilted leather upholstery with bench-style seating.

While some may question the practicality of such extravagant adornment on a children’s car, it stands as a testament to the artistry and creativity behind extreme customization.

A Closeup Look Of The Swarovski-Crystal Encrusted Jaguar E-Type Pedal Car
A Closeup Look Of The Swarovski-Crystal Encrusted Jaguar E-Type Pedal Car (Credits: RM Sotheby)

Referred to as the “Crystal Car,” this miniature masterpiece is part of a series introduced by Halfscale Cars, renowned for its bespoke creations featured at Harrods.

Available with various powertrain options, from gasoline to electric and even pedal power, each vehicle could be tailored to individual preferences, offering a spectrum of crystal colors and interior fabrics.

Despite its functional capabilities, the Crystal Car remains a collector’s item, lauded for its impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail. Recognized as one of Harrods’ top-selling items, this sparkling gem is poised to captivate bidders at RM Sotheby’s London 2023 auction, with an estimated value of £12,000 – £15,000.

While its practicality may be limited, the allure of this Swarovski-studded marvel as a statement piece is undeniable. With each crystal meticulously set by hand and adorned with plush velour suede interiors, it stands as a testament to the dedication and skill of its creators.

Whether as a functional plaything or a dazzling display piece, the Crystal Car embodies the epitome of luxury and craftsmanship, making it a coveted addition to any collection.

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