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Claim: Photographs show an Audi automobile made from solid silver.
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 2005]
Origins: The photographs displayed above are genuine, but they don't quite depict an automobile "made from solid silver." The shiny appearance of the
In Dubai the mtm Audi A8 polished was the eye-catcher. The car was analyzed and in many studies the enamel varnish of the aluminum car body was removed. Furthermore the car was cleaned. After that, the car body was polished with fine abrasive paper as well as special polishes to high gloss. The blank dress must not have any defects, because of the fact that retouching was not possible. Finally the car was protected with special clear varnish against environmental impacts.The MTM photo gallery displays the same three exterior photographs shown above, as well as three additional pictures of the car's interior.
Because of the fact that it is impossible to polish plastic parts like front and rear spoilers, mirror house, side sillboard or also fuel tank cap, they were enameled in a complex way to get a chrome effect. Finaly they were polished with clear varnish.
Last updated: 21 August 2005
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