Category Archive: 'Car Purchasing/Financing'

Buyer Beware: Avoid Manhattan Leasing for Exotic Car Financing

Manhattan Leasing is a boutique exotic car financing bank with offices at 3275 W. Hillsboro Blvd, Suite 304, Deerfield Beach , FL 33442 and 20 East Sunrise Hwy, Valley Stream NY 11581. Mel Steinberg is their managing principal and they are a finance company that any exotic car buyer should avoid. I have dealt with virtually every exotic car […]

Updated List of Ed’s Car History

It has been a while since I made a list of the cars that I have owned. Here is an updated list. I like to keep this current so that if the cars sell to someone new they can contact me. Great to see how far they travel. 2007 Lamborghini LP640 Coupe – Grigio Telesto/Nero […]

Another Manual LP640 has appeared. This car was sold this week by Lamborghini Montreal. It is a 4th Canadian car. My list only had 3 there up until now. This one is Giallo Orion with a black interior and yellow Q-Citura. They were not sure what they had and sold the car about $100k under […]

Why are there so few manual exotic cars?

Recently I have talked a lot about the rarity of manual cars. They certainly have become conspicuous in their absence from the market place and in their increasing popularity among enthusiast circles. I had a great conversation recently with a car collector about why that was. He posited that at some point, manufacturers would notice the […]

Ultra rare manual gearbox 1999 Ferrari 355 Fiorano Spider sells for record price

Vertical collections of similar cars that evolve and improve over a manufacturers lifespan. I love seeing collectors have several M3’s, 911s, V12 Lambos, or other cars that have existed in constantly improving form over decades. One of the coolest verticals that people are really recognizing now is the end of run, track focused mid engine […]

A List of Lamborghini Reference Pages

Over the years I have put together a few interesting reference pages that get a lot of traffic here. I thought I would make one quick reference page with links to the most popular ones. Evolution of the Gallardo Over the Years Evolution of the Murcielago Over the Years Aventador and Huracan Option Pricing Lamborghini […]

What happens when you crash into a really expensive car?

A few evenings ago, something very unfortunate happened in South Beach. Someone ran into Kris Singh’s Pagani Huayra. Kris posted a photo of it along with the story explaining the accident soon after on Instagram. I have met Kris several times and always enjoy his company. His $1.8 million + hypercar was definitely something to behold. […]

Looking back on my first exotic car: Giallo Midas 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo

In 2006, when I was just 20 years old, I got a long term loan for my first exotic car. This was in the lending era that precipitated the recession of 2007-2010 and that meant that loans for ridiculous assets were much easier to come by than they are now. My rules of exotic car […]

Congratulations Doug Demuro on the latest #DougCar

I have known Doug Demuro since he was prowling around Buckhead shining his headlights at parked exotic cars and snapping photos to post on his own exotic car spotting site. Since then he has become a prolific automotive journalist and developed quite the renown as a car collector. Although he turned down the chance to […]

New Year’s Resolution to buy your dream car? Here’s how!

I know a lot of you are interested in buying your dream cars this year. Here are a few resources to help you through the process. Here are 10 tips to prepare yourself for an exotic car purchase Some advice on making exotic car buying a sustainable hobby Look for some cars that fit your […]