Inside Miami’s Luxury Car Hustle: Fake It ‘Til You Make It
Inside Miamis Luxury Car Hustle Fake it Til You Make It

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“The car business in general is a tough business. The car rental business, even more so. Anybody who finds out they can make money and drive a Ferrari, I mean, they’re diving in head first,” says Matt Cruz, owner of MVP Exotic Rentals, a legitimate luxury car rental business based in Miami. But when everybody wants to be a celebrity, how do you tell the difference between faking it and making it? The game is finesse, and with the allure of getting behind the wheel of the world’s most expensive cars, who wouldn’t want to play? In a world where likes and fame can be bought and the filtered facade of Instagram reigns supreme, VICE meets some of the legit — and the not-so-legit — players that cater luxury car rentals to the biggest rappers, athletes, and celebrities of the moment. WATCH NEXT: The Graffiti Godfathers of Miami -- https://youtu.be/RUV1xOvMwsI Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0

Comments

EdgardoArana : How many fakes are in Miami? 21Savage: A lot

BLAZENYCBLACKOPS : 7.2 million views, I think Danny better skip town and change his identity like quick fast.

Michael McClay : This is some hard hitting reporting by vice... They broke this dude

Shaggy : RIP Etika

Surreal Boy : This guy reminds of that kid at school that always tells the most far fetched lies in order to get attention

wjatevrr : That interview took a weird turn

First Last : This dude is a FAKE . All He did was rent a Car for this Interview. LMMFAO . Cocaine is a Hell of a drug . 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Attractive Penis : Did he seriously just snitch on himself?

Eratiik : “Do I like snitching on myself?” “Yes”

B Leaver : Sometimes I tell people I'm with AT&T and I'm really with Boost Mobile 😔

Kevin Aranda : Coming from someone who lives in Miami nobody cares what you drive because at the end of the day we are all stuck in traffic 💀

Manuel Mezquita : did he just confess that he has dirty money? IRS - YES

Rzk Zkr : I thought this is about fake exotic cars (replicas).

anthony ochoa : wow.. just exposed himself on youtube and drove off dumber than before... just finessed himself all over 🤣🤣

Romanenko Garage : Going broke trying to look rich

Lol A Little : Did I like to incriminate myself ? Yes

FOG Kickz : is it just me or every time that dude says something you automatically think "BS"

Shaggy : .

Jackson Howell : Why tf did that guy come up with all those dumb lies about being signed to major record labels 💀💀💀

Josh : I left the video respecting him more for his honesty.. everybody is kind of a nobody lol

fapsmar : Al those cars and money but he aint living a happy live 😂😂 pretty sad life dude

Sour Pickle : I am 23 yo unemployed, take care my dad who have stroke, live in south east asia, after watching this doc, i never feel blessed than before 🤦‍♀️

ツUsman : This guy is a fake snob and a clout chaser

Ari Jackson : IM DYING AT THIS WHOS MANS IS THIS💀 he’s a compulsive liar

Nicholas G : The first mistake is trusting someone with a Dragonball Z tattoo on their arm...

Sheesh Lord Swaggins : I like how he was able to self-reflect on his own issues though. Takes alot. Power to him. Hope he becomes a somebody one day

Ej Last Name : That ain't lifestyle. You're broke as hell.

Hybrid Trap : this turned into a therapy session 🤣🤣

Reversed Soundtracks : 13:30 might be the reason you are here for

brant merrell : 8:34 "you would know the specifics of your non-disclosure agreement. you know what I'm saying? SMH...what a fool.

Younique83 : I appreciate his honesty. This life is too costly for my pockets & my soul. I’m good in my lil 1800 whip that I have no car payment to. It’s so sad tho that people do all this to want to be liked, seen or noticed. Heck nah.

Online Ambassadors : I lived in Miami...and this guy is the typical "wanna be" you see in every corner of the city..

Quincy Grim : Someone get that guy some friends before he kills himself.

Lenny Pepperidge : Pretent to be rich... hang out with the rich...rob the rich!!! Becone rich!

WARLORD op : Where did they find this guy? Lmao

lonely : At least he told the truth at the end though not many people would have

Robert M : I think the guy at the end was so quick to open up and be honest cuz he’s been living the lie for too long. He’s prolly unhappy and depressed so when they asked him if he was lying he was quick to fall apart

Mike Lomeli : I actually felt bad for the kid when he started coming down off the drugs and told the truth.

Eugenio : 13:30 damn it turned into a therapy session

Ross Peterson : Looking down when he talks. Classic tell of someone lying. Towards the end you see the mask kind of come off and he's being a little more honest.

Hybr1dK1dz : So he’s 23 and he made 980k by renting out rented Supercars to people.. yep sounds about right..

Google User : 4:21, 2012 want’s it’s fashion back

Ellis Guerrero : *Pretty sure that coke was a rental too* 😤

MrAgrippa91313 : Flat billed hats are basically the sign that you would not survive any rapid evolution of the species.

VandPgaming : "if you don't have a nice car in Miami you're not in Miami" 😂😂😂 this guy

Brayden Udders : That dude gonna be dead within 5 years

Sᴛʀᴇss_ Fʀᴇᴇ_Rᴀfʏ : Lmao, Miami is pretty sad man. Can't wait to get tf outta here

Anthony : Vice does a better job at finding criminal than the CIA and the FBI

elibutton : "I'm a nobody that wants to be a somebody." That's the most real and truthful thing he's said the entire time.