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Just an Escalade? Look inside...

2013-10-09 13:23

WHAT'S THE SECRET? The inside of this Cadillac has been turned into a lounge of unbelieveable luxury. Check the gallery... Image: Cadillac

What do you get when you cross an American SUV with a luxury limousine? Carisma Auto Design’s latest and most complex conversion. Check the image gallery...

Conversions specialist Carisma has just put the finishing touches to a superior project on one of the largest SUVs on the planet – a Cadillac Escalade. Like many of its conversions, Carisma was approached to deliver this Escalade project for a private client who already owned the vehicle.

Gallery: Carisma Auto Design Esclade

Having been given the Carisma treatment, the iconic American truck now has some of the finest English craftsmanship and materials which have revolutionised its interior without any clue from the outside of its secret.

From the outside world, it's just another (very) big, black, SUV.

Details include:
A completely redesigned custom interior in medium tan Connolly leather, with wood veneers.
Two full sized armchairs – forward facing, with electronic tilt and lumbar support controls.
Drinks cabinet with crystal glassware.
Refrigerator.
Dimmable mood lighting.
Complete high-definition audio-visual system and a computer with Windows8 software.

Although unseen, this Carisma Escalade is also armoured to B4 level..

The conversion required 75 square metres of leather, a kilometre of wiring, 600 electrical connections and 700 hours of labour.

'BIGGEST PROJECT YET'

Sales director Clive Drake said: “This has been our biggest project to date - a great example of the range of elements we can offer in a conversion, from state-of-the-art technology to the finest hand-crafted wood and leather. No two Carisma vehicles are the same and the only limit is the customer’s imagination.

“Many of our clients are high-profile heads-of-state, celebrities or important business people so it is not always possible for them to travel around in a conspicuous luxury limousine. However, they still want the luxury and comfort provided by such vehicles and this is where Carisma comes in.

“Clients come to us because they know we can achieve the impossible and deliver a vehicle that exceed their expectations.”

'Nuff said...

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