Rowan Horncastle14 February 2014

Sharapova, this is your motorhome

Porsche ambassador and tennisist wants to know the story behind this freakish contraption. This way, Maria

Yesterday, while at the Winter Olympics, leggy Porsche ambassador Maria Sharapova tweeted a picture of a bizarre, giant motorhome, asking 'What's the story behind this ridiculous thing?'

Fear not, Maria. TG is here to help. The bizarre, giant motorhome is the Marchi Mobile eleMMent Palazzo - something we first showed you on two years ago.

It costs three million bucks, looks like a Klingon pig and makes Jeremy, James and Richard's campervan efforts look massively shoddy. But unlike the outrageous £244 million Monaco-shaped superyacht this self-described 'land yacht' is very much a reality.

Details are slim on who owns it, why it's in Sochi and for what reason. But considering the Austrian-built megahome is equipped with a bar, rainfall shower, pop-up roof terrace and wood-burning fireplace, it sounds like the perfect place to kick back and relax after competitively falling down ice in lycra.

So I hope that helps Maria (we know you're reading) and if you could get us any more pics, send them to the usual address:

As for the rest of your internetists, click through the gallery to see more pics of the outrageous eleMMent Palazzo and tell us how you'd spec yours below.

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