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 |  Jul 25 2011, 2:00 PM


We’re all pretty big fans of Gulf-themed livery on cars, but it has to be the right car and it has to be done right. Unfortunately this Mercedes-Benz CLK AMG DTM completely missed the mark on trying to pay respects to the classic two-tone color scheme. We’re not really sure what went awry with it all, but the whole baby blue and orange just looks like a complete mess on what is otherwise a very awesome car.

The special edition CLK, which features a widebody design that is similar to its DTM counterpart featuring a 5.4L V8 powerplant with 582-hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately though, all the performance in the world can’t save this CLK AMG DTM from looking like an atrocity with this poorly executed Gulf-themed livery.

Check out a video of the Gulf-themed CLK AMG DTM after the break.

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 |  May 07 2011, 7:45 AM


We’ve seen a ton of cars sporting the nostalgic Gulf Oil theme before, but this one has to be the most expensive of the bunch. With the countless possibilities that one can do with Bugatti’s extensive online configurator, it was only a matter of time before a Gulf-themed Veyron showed up at a dealership floor. We’re assuming that this is actually just a one-off that Bugatti did in order to honor the world famous livery but perhaps a customer did order it specifically.

Priced at well over a million dollars this unique sports car probably fetches an even higher price tag thanks to its one-of-a-kind livery.

And if you like this, might we suggest Mercedes-Benz’s Gulf-like SLS AMG from the New York Auto Show, as well as the Gulf and Fiat limited edition Abarth 500.

GALLERY: Gulf-Themed Bugatti Veyron

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[Source: GT Spirit]