A double-decker bus which was coated in gold and furnished with gold ornaments showed up on the streets of Jinan, Shandong province yesterday, garnering a large amount of attention.
According to NetEase, the eye-catching golden bus was created by a jewellery company named SJONO in a bid to drum up business.
The company’s manager told reporters that the gold used to decorate the vehicle is worth over 5 million yuan (approximately $800,000).
An equally as gold model was seen accompanying the bus wearing gold jewellery weighing several kilos, estimated to be worth over one million yuan.
Jinan seems to be garnering somewhat of a reputation as a hub for China’s nouveau riche. Yesterday we reported on the owner of a luxury car club who sent a fleet of over 30 expensive cars and four stretch limos to collect his Russian bride prior to their wedding ceremony.
By Lucy Liu
[Images via NetEase]