Category Archive: 'VINwiki'

Everything you need to know about financing your first exotic car

A few years ago I published an article called “How does exotic car financing work?” and it continues to get a lot of views. I made a video for the VINwiki YouTube channel about the topic, particularly what banks look for when you want an exotic car loan. Here it is!

VINwiki Car Stories: When all the Aventadors broke

In 2013 there was an issue with a solenoid pack on Lamborghini Aventador transmissions that was causing errors and disabling cars. I had to deal with several of these cars. Here is a story about it:  

We found 2 stolen Lamborghini Gallardos

Last year VINwiki users came together to recover two stolen Lamborghini Gallardos in the Atlanta area. Here is the story.

Some information about how diminished value works for exotic car insurance claims in the state of Georgia

Back when my Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was crashed, I learned a lot about how the diminished value system works for insurance claims. Although the insurance companies like State Farm, AllState, Progressive, Geico, and others are required in most states to give you diminished value compensation after an accident repair, figuring out what amount makes sense […]

How do people make money owning exotic cars?

I have owned and sold a lot of cars and when you hear about people making money on them, one of three things is happening. Here they are:

VINwiki Car Stories: Randy Post tells us about his first car

Randy Pobst is a legendary racing driver and automotive journalist. He stopped by VINwiki to tell us about his first car.

The 15 most popular VINwiki Car Stories so far!

A couple months ago we started releasing daily videos of some of the best car stories we have heard. They have added some awesome new users to the VINwiki app platform and offered some fun car¬†enthusiast entertainment. Here are the top 15 standouts so far with the current view counts in parenthesis. 15. Arrested doing […]

VINwiki Car Stories – the time I crashed an Aventador

Back when I was working at Motorcars of Georgia, I crashed this Aventador. Here is a link to the story.

VINwiki Car Stories: Solo Cannonball Run Record & Solo Atlantic to Pacific Record

David Simpson set two of the twelve Cannonball related records that were established or improved upon in 2015. He stopped by VINwiki to talk about them. Be sure to check out his Zombie Road books on Amazon.

VINwiki Car Stories: Arrested at 186 mph, saved by an F1 driver

I have heard a lot of speeding/arrest stories but this is one for the record books: