Here's What It's Actually Like in the Exotic Car Rental Business

We’ve all had the dream where we somehow cobble together a couple million, invest it all in a fleet of exotics, and rake in the cash while dabbling in our dream garage on the side. It turns out it’s not like that. Well, it’s a bit like that, but it’s not what you think it is.

It’s a lot of lower-tier “celebrities” trying to get into your cars for free, waiting around on movie sets where nothing happens, and generally being concerned that the person who signs for the car isn’t the person who drives the car, who then promptly crashes it, according to Rob Ferretti, who used to run Gotham Dream Cars and now does a lot of Youtube stuff:

Update: The topshot and text have been edited after publication to better reflect the story and video’s subject matter.


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