600,000-RMB brick BMW appears on streets of Jiangyin

11:23, January 07, 2011      

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A car made of bricks is displayed on street in Jiangyin, a city of east China's Jiangsu Province.(Photo: Modern Express)


A car that is made of bricks and is the same size as a BMW was displayed on a street and attracted the attention of passersby in Jiangyin, a city of east China's Jiangsu Province, recently.

The brick car is 5 meters long, 2.15 meters wide, 1.6 meters high and weighs 6.5 tons. The car, made of red bricks, cement and steel, cost 600,000 yuan, which is the same price as a BMW.

Through the car window, the steering wheel and seats are visible inside the car. It also has a license plate "苏B2010."

The brick car is a work of art made by a sculptor named Dai Yun from the Shenzhen Academy of Sculpture, said a worker of the company that owns the car.

By Ye Xin, People's Daily Online

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