Category Archives: Custom exotic cars

Man Crashes Land Speed Racer at 370 MPH, Walks Away!

There has to be a stronger word for ‘shock’. George Poteet crashed his land speed racer, Speed Demon, at 370 miles per hour and simply climbed out of the wreckage unscathed! Check out the video below: This video shows the high-speed land speed racer shooting through the Bonneville Salt Flats. The camera shows the crash from the cockpit. Poteet hit speeds of 370+, and then you can see the vehicle just seem to shred apart. He is a lucky son of a gun! The accident occurred at the Bonneville Salt Flats during the Drag Week events. Poteet was there racing … Continue reading

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The World’s Ugliest Rolls Royce—Hands Down

This simply must be the ugliest Rolls Royce in the world…at least, if there is a worse example in existence, I do not care to see it! I have often said that money does not buy taste, and this owner dropped around $300,000 to customize this Phantom. There is such a thing as too many options, clearly. The ugliest Rolls Royce on earth is a combination of far too many options gone awry.  It seems that the buyer had a difficult time deciding between purple, yellow, white and gold for the exterior. The entire thing is then perched on gold-plated … Continue reading

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Man Commissions Ferrari 458 Tribute to Niki Lauda

The Ferrari Tailor Made Program has come in handy for one Niki Lauda fan. The man  commissioned a one-off Ferrari 458 as a tribute to the icon. While Lauda has had an expansive career brimming with highlights, he is tied to Ferrari in a special and permanent way. This Ferrari 458 Tribute car is a nod to that history. The movie ‘Rush’ has inspired many. It also inspired this Ferrari 458 tribute to Niki Lauda.  The Niki Lauda Ferrari 458 Tribute car at a glance: Signature red coat features the livery racing stripes reminiscent of the models driven by Lauda … Continue reading

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No Bids on $1.3 Million Dollar Ferrari 458

The Ferrari 458 Italia is arguably the current favorite in the Horse stable. The 458 offers high-performance tied to the security of the Ferrari badge for an affordable price, with the 2013 model year starting around $230,000. It comes as little surprise that not a single soul bid for a $1.3 million dollar 2011 Ferrari 458 online recently. So why was the asking price so astronomically high? Prepare to be amused. Would you drop $1.3 million for a 3-year-old Ferrari 458 that could be yours for closer to $200,000 or less?  The million-dollar listing detailed that the Ferrari 458 was … Continue reading

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Extremely Rare Bugatti EB110 Car for Sale

Just 31 examples of a Bugatti EB110 with scissor doors were created. Of those 31 cars, just two were then enhanced by German tuner Brabus. One of those glorious cars is now for sale by Oakfields, a specialty dealer. The rare exotic machine can be yours for around $730,000. One of two Bugatti EB110 supercars to receive the Brabus treatment is now available This version boasts a bespoke blue and black leather interior and identifiable Brabus side sills with an enhanced quad-exhaust system. Aside from the aesthetic and aerodynamic changes, Brabus did not alter the EB110’s multi-turbocharged 3.5-liter V12 engine–which … Continue reading

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Neiman Marcus McLaren Came with Serious Perks!

What do you get when you blend a McLaren 12C supercar with a high-end luxury retailer? A custom Neiman Marcus McLaren 12C spider with a fashionable flair. This is entirely separate from the McLaren customization program. All 12 units of the special edition sports car sold out in less than 2 hours at $354,000 each! More interestingly, however, were the perks that accompanied each car! Neiman Marcus and McLaren have successfully joined forces to sell 12 special edition supercars. All units sold out within 2 hours! Each new owner received a mean supercar and the following perks: A first-class ticket … Continue reading

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Hamann McLaren MP4-12C: Art Car or Eyesore?

Facebook friends and fans of aftermarket tuner Hamann were taken aback when a photo popped up of a rainbow McLaren MP4-12C recently! Companies use Facebook as a tool to drum-up excitement by providing teasers and very few details, and that is certainly the approach Hamann is taking with this pet project, dubbed the ‘Art Car’. This is something one could likely not get even from the McLaren customization program…just saying. The photo of the Hamann McLaren MP4-12C popped up on their Facebook page without further details, generating a buzz. What we know thus far is that Hamann has apparently transformed … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted? The Hennessey Cadillac Packs 1,226 HP

It is no secret that John Hennessey creates some of the most aggressive speed demons out there. It is also never understated that Hennessey loves to compete, and is vying to get Bugatti to line up on the track next to his latest invention: a 1,226 horsepower Cadillac CTS-V coupe. Yes, a Caddy with more horses under the hood than the world’s fastest car, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. The official name is the Cadillac VR1200 and it may not exactly belong in our list of cars that appear fast even when parked, it certainly is noteworthy. Will Bugatti ever … Continue reading

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Art Deco Inspired Rolls Royce Makes Entrance

Art Deco has a presence in architecture, interior design, fashion and film, so why not luxury autos? An automotive favorite has presented their interpretation of the influence, in the form of an Art Deco inspired Rolls Royce series! The glamor of the era blends perfectly with the elegance of Rolls Royce, don’t you agree? The Art Deco inspired Rolls Royce lineup made its debut at the Paris Motor Show Rolls Royce knocked socks off with not just one example, but an entire Art Deco series, including the following models: • Bespoke Rolls Royce Phantom Saloon • Rolls Royce Ghost • … Continue reading

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Specialty Vintage Bugatti Restoration Story Inspires!

Donald Koleman is a man who followed his passion in life, literally! In 1984, Koleman made the decision to stop practicing law and focus full-time on auto restoration– specializing in vintage Bugatti restoration. That bold decision led to the beautiful example pictured below, a fully restored Bugatti Type 57C. This would certainly make a fine example in our growing vintage rental car fleet…not that we would allow anyone to touch it! Fascinatingly, Koleman’s daily driver is a 1995 Mercedes wagon. He is pictured above with the Type 57C. Koleman was regularly racing a 1927 Bugatti Grand Prix during his off-hours … Continue reading

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