All I Want for Christmas Is ... a New Jag?
Custom Jaguar XJ to be listed in Neiman Marcus holiday catalog
What do you get for that kind of cash? A 6-speed ZF transmission controlling a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine, for one thing; for another, the prestige of driving one of only 50 custom coaches made for the retail giant. Some extras -- like a 5-piece set of bespoke Jaguar luggage in navy blue leather -- are also included, though there's only one choice of color scheme: a Celestial Black metallic exterior with navy and ivory leather interior, accented with matte wood.
We get that super high-end gifts are part of the Neiman Marcus mystique, but we have to ask, with unemployment in the U.S. hovering around 10% in the midst of a protracted global economic downturn, is this money-is-no-object attitude in bad taste?
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