For those who have long suffered at the gas station without the option of a three-martini lunch or a dip in the pool, the opening of a new country club-style gas station for the super rich in Greenwich, Connecticut is welcome news.
The Guess Corporation, the diamond dealer-turned general luxury empire, is rolling out a new chain of gas stations known as "GP Clubs." While average people fill their tanks at a pump and a small store, those admitted to GP will roll up to a four-story mansion sporting salons, conference rooms and hotel suites.
The price of admission into the elite gas houses is a mere net worth of $50 million.
Unsurprisingly, their cars will get more than just their tanks filled. While members lounge in the dining room, a concierge and valet will take their cars to be washed, waxed and detailed by GP staff.
There couldn't be a more fitting spot to launch than Greenwich, a town so wealthy it's one of the reasons Connecticut possesses one of the starkest racial and income divides in the country.
"Greenwich is considered an ultra-affluent city in America, and we think it is important for GP Club to have a presence in the city," the corporation's vice president told GreenwichTime.com.
The Guess conglomerate plans to open as many as 250 similar clubs around the world, according to the site.