Gallery: The cars with the dragon tattoo
Want to sell a car in China? Judging by this year’s Beijing show, just plaster it with dragons. And gold.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012
Bit of an anomaly, this one. Bentley, along with in-house coachbuilders, Mulliner - creators of the State Limousine presented to Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 - are relying on the Anglophile set to buy the Mulsanne Diamond Jubilee, which celebrates Queen Liz II's birthday.
China's the company's biggest market, so there are some concessions to what's perceived as local taste, like bespoke embroidery to all four headrests using gold stitching, veneered picnic tables with royal carriages on and some scatter cushions.