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Exotic Car Sharing

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More than a weekend, less than a lifetime: that's the magic of exotic car sharing and fractional ownership clubs. The businesses listed below cater to the part-time owner of a garage full of exotic and luxury cars.

Vulcan Motors

Bentley Motors

Locations: New Jersey and Long Island

Cars: Includes Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Ford GT, and Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

Services: Wind and Fire road-course tours, online booking, delivery service.

Prices: Ranges from $11,500 per year to $36,000 per year, depending on access and benefits.

Contact: (908) 879-7777 (NJ); (516) 684-9400 (NY)

Exotic Car Share

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Locations: Chicago

Cars: Alfa, Ferrari, Porsche, Viper, and more.

Services: Members-only events, unlimited miles, gift packages.

Prices: $250 one-time membership fee; $330/day for a weekend, $214/day for a week.

Contact: (888) 358-7522

Club Sportiva

Maserati

Locations: Two San Francisco area offices and "Europe"

Cars: Enthusiast Collection has Ferraris, Maseratis, even a Jaguar XKE. Elite Collection has Bentley, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin.

Services: Brokerage service, driving academy, members-only events.

Prices: Enthusiast level ranges from $3500 to $11000 per year; Elite level starts at $18,000 annually.

Contact: (866) 719-1600

Van Horssen Group

Bugatti Automobiles

Locations: National (U.S.)

Cars: Dozens in the garage, including Caterham Super 7, Bugatti Veyron, Koenigsegg CCXR, Pagani Zonda, and more conventional supercars like Lamborghini and Ferrari.

Services: Delivery, storage, buying assistance, events.

Prices: Starts at $10,000 and tops out at $60,000 per year.

Contact: (888) 287-6149

Curvy Road

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Locations: Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Miami

Cars: Bentley, Lambo, Ferrari, Rolls, Maybach.

Services: Delivery, fractional ownership shares. An Exotic Car Share company.

Prices: 1/10 share from $12,000 to $20,000; 1/5 share from $18,000 to $30,000; Executive share retains equity in the vehicle -- call for pricing.

Contact: (888) 358-7522

Gotham Dream Cars

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Locations: New York, South Florida, and the Washington, D.C., area

Cars: Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Saleen.

Services: Vehicle tutorials, customized CDs, events, clubhouse, member incentives.

Prices: $18,000 to $49,000 per year.

Contact: (212) 957-4400 (NY), (561) 992-8700 (FL), 877-2-GOTHAM

Arizona Elegance Car Club

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Audi AG

Locations: Arizona only; limited to 20 members

Cars: Ferrari F430, Bentley GT converitble; Audi R8; Porsche Panamera

Services: members own the cars and drive each for two weeks at a time

Prices: $30,000 membership, $600 monthly fees

Contact: via web site only

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