Big Mac gilt trip

McLaren Special Operations is accustomed to the odd ostentatious demand from Middle Eastern customers, but the company has come prepared with the latest 650S Spider Al-Sahara 79 edition. It features 24-carat gold flakes mixed into the white paint to deliver a “subtle shimmer inspired by the golden sands which form such a distinctive part of the Middle Eastern landscape.” Those who paid attention at school might already have figured out that the 79 in the name refers to the atomic number of gold.