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Wretched excess? LA's first members-only race car club
Wretched excess? LA's first members-only race car club

Sociologists looking for new evidence of conspicuous consumptionism -- look no further. A French entrepreneur who made his money in the telecom business has founded what appears to be Los Angeles' first members-only club for hot car enthusiasts. Called Fast Toys Club, the Brentwood-based 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. (A Ferrari California T, to add supercar bench strength to the club, has been ordered.) For the race track, the club also offers a Pescarolo Le Mans prototype, a Ferrari 360 Challenge, and a Mustang...

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