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Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club
Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club

Sociologists looking for new evidence of conspicuous consumption — look no further. A French entrepreneur who made his money in the telecom business has founded a pricey members-only club in Los Angeles for hot car enthusiasts. Called Fast Toys Club, the Brentwood outfit gives its members access to a fleet of almost a dozen very high-end cars, including an Aston Martin DBS Volante, a Porsche 911 Turbo, an Audi R8, a Mercedes G63 AMG and Rolls Royce Phantom. (To add supercar firepower to the club, a Ferrari California T has been ordered.) For the race track, the club also offers a Pescarolo Le Mans prototype, a Ferrari 360 Challenge and a Mustang Boss 302S. Membership comes at a...

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