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Southern California’s renowned
CAR CULTURE goes to extremes in Newport Beach, which seems to have more exotic auto dealerships than Starbucks. Aficionados can ogle BMW, Maserati, Bentley and Mclaren beauties along seven miles of Pacific Coast Highway from Newport Boulevard to Newport Center Drive. PHILLIPS AUTO sells used versions of all of the above, as well as Ferraris, Jaguars and Lotuses. FASHION ISLAND, inland on Newport Center Drive, is home to Tesla, and Aston Martin is a short way beyond.
LAMBORGHINI NEWPORT BEACH, strangely enough, is actually in adjacent Costa Mesa—or perhaps not so strange in a world where the Los Angeles Angels are in Anaheim.