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Dozens of classic cars sit on display at

Dozens of classic cars sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2012) Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

Inside the nondescript brick building at 100 Gordon Dr. in Syosset is a football field-sized showroom containing a collection of classic and high-end cars that practically make the Javits Center's annual New York International Auto Show resemble a junkyard. Yet to most Long Islanders, and even many auto enthusiasts, it goes unnoticed.

The showroom belongs to Exotic Classics, a company that trades in high-end automobiles (and keeps them on display for eager enthusiasts to enjoy). But the seemingly reasonable explanation for these vehicles' presence is defied by a group of about 25 cars - including a Maserati, a 1959 Jaguar E-Type and a 1981 Delorean DMC -- in the back corner with a distinct "not for sale" sign. Exotic Classics doesn't own these cars, in fact, their ownership status at the moment is somewhat murky. The cars are acting as collateral against hastily issued business loans.

The entrance to Exotic Classics is located at
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The entrance to Exotic Classics is located at 100 Gordon St. in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

Exotic Classics offices and showroom are located at
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Exotic Classics offices and showroom are located at 100 Gordon St. in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 2009 Ferrari sits near the entrance of
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 2009 Ferrari sits near the entrance of Exotic Classics' offices in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The side of a 2009 Ferrari is pictured
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The side of a 2009 Ferrari is pictured near the entrance of Exotic Classics' offices in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a 2009 Ferrari is seen
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The interior of a 2009 Ferrari is seen near the entrance of Exotic Classics' offices in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS sits on display
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS sits on display near the entrance of Exotic Classics' offices in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

Rows of vintage automobiles sit on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

Rows of vintage automobiles sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

Dozens of classic cars sit on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

Dozens of classic cars sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2012)

A 2007 Maserati Quattroporte, far left, a 2003
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A 2007 Maserati Quattroporte, far left, a 2003 Maserati and more high-end cars sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Maserati sits on display at Exotic Classics
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A Maserati sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom sits on display at
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A 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Bentley sits on display at Exotic Classics
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A Bentley sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a Bentley is seen at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The interior of a Bentley is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1941 Cadillac sits on display at Exotic
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A 1941 Cadillac sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Harley-Davidson sits on display at Exotic Classics
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A Harley-Davidson sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz E63 is displayed at Exotic Classics,
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A Mercedes-Benz E63 is displayed at Exotic Classics, which stores the car for the loan company Borro. (July 2, 2013)

Classic Chevrolet Corvettes are seen in the showroom
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Classic Chevrolet Corvettes are seen in the showroom at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A vintage Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A vintage Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at Exotic
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A Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1958 Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1958 Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sits on display at
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A Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is
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The interior of a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette is
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The interior of a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Chevrolet Corvette 427 sits on display
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A classic Chevrolet Corvette 427 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Chevrolet Corvette 427 sits on display
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A classic Chevrolet Corvette 427 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1965 Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1965 Chevrolet Corvette sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The front of an Aston Martin is seen
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The front of an Aston Martin is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1965 Jaguar sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1965 Jaguar sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Jaguar E-Type sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A classic Jaguar E-Type sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A vintage Jaguar sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A vintage Jaguar sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a classic Jaguar is seen
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The interior of a classic Jaguar is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1959 Jaguar XK-150S sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1959 Jaguar XK-150S sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1959 Jaguar XK-150S sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1959 Jaguar XK-150S sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Jaguar sits on display at Exotic
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A classic Jaguar sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

Classic choppers sit on display at Exotic Classics
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Classic choppers sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Mercedes-Benz sits on display at Exotic
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A classic Mercedes-Benz sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A vintage Cadillac sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A vintage Cadillac sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1956 Lincoln Continental sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1956 Lincoln Continental sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1967 Shelby sits on display at Exotic
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A 1967 Shelby sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A range of Ferraris are pictured at Exotic
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A range of Ferraris are pictured at Exotic Classics' showroom in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Ferrari sits on display at Exotic
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A classic Ferrari sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Ferrari convertible is seen inside the showroom
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A Ferrari convertible is seen inside the showroom at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1990 Ferrari sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1990 Ferrari sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The interior of a 1990 Ferrari is see
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The interior of a 1990 Ferrari is see at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Lamborghini sits on display at Exotic Classics
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A Lamborghini sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Ford/Shelby AC Cobra sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A Ford/Shelby AC Cobra sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Cadillac Eldorado sits on display at Exotic
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A Cadillac Eldorado sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A row of Porsches sit on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A row of Porsches sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A row of classic Porsches sit on display
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A row of classic Porsches sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A row of Porsches is seen at Exotic
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A row of Porsches is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 2012 Porsche Turbo S, left, and a
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 2012 Porsche Turbo S, left, and a Porsche Carrera Z sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

An exotic Porsche sits on display at Exotic
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An exotic Porsche sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Porsche sits on display at Exotic Classics
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A Porsche sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 2006 Shelby GTH sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 2006 Shelby GTH sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The Cutlass emblem is seen on a 1970
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The Cutlass emblem is seen on a 1970 Oldsmobile at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Bentley Continental sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A Bentley Continental sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1964 Alfa Romeo 1600 sits on display
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1964 Alfa Romeo 1600 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 2000 Dodge Viper sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 2000 Dodge Viper sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The rear of a 2000 Aston-Martin DB7 is
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

The rear of a 2000 Aston-Martin DB7 is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz G500 sits on display at Exotic
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A Mercedes-Benz G500 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Buick sits on display at Exotic
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A classic Buick sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Ford Thunderbird sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A classic Ford Thunderbird sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A vintage Cadillac sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A vintage Cadillac sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A classic Cadillac sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A classic Cadillac sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1961 Chevrolet Impala sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1961 Chevrolet Impala sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Datsun 260Z sits on display at Exotic
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A Datsun 260Z sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Datsun 260Z sits on display at Exotic
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A Datsun 260Z sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

The rear of a Datsun 260z is seen
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The rear of a Datsun 260z is seen at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz 95S AMG sits on display at
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A Mercedes-Benz 95S AMG sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz 95S AMG sits on display at
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A Mercedes-Benz 95S AMG sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz SL 600 sits on display at
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A Mercedes-Benz SL 600 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz SL600 sits on display at Exotic
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A Mercedes-Benz SL600 sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1981 Delorean DMC sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1981 Delorean DMC sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A vintage Studebaker sits on display at Exotic
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A vintage Studebaker sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1957 Ford Thunderbird sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1957 Ford Thunderbird sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A Chevrolet Corvette, left, and Camaro, right, sit
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A Chevrolet Corvette, left, and Camaro, right, sit on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro sits on display at
Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro sits on display at Exotic Classics in Syosset. (July 2, 2013)

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