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The Gallery at the MGM Grand: A shinier side of Detroit

  • Rolls-Royce 'Spirit of Ecstasy' hood ornament
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Hardware
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Rolls-Royce Wraith makes an entrance
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • How to move a $300,000 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta? Carefully
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • BMW Motorrad will stake out floor space at the Gallery
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Lingenfelter Corvette conversion, built by Karl Kustom Corvettes of Des Moines, Iowa
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Porsche 911
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Special delivery, from Bentley
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Aston Martin V12 Vantage
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Rolls-Royce Wraith, coach doors swung open wide
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • The Wraith's Starlight Headlining
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Cleanliness the Crewe, England, way
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Falcon F7, a 620-horsepower supercar built entirely in Holly, Michigan.
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • The F7's innards include a 7-litre V8 engine
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • SRT Viper Time Attack, lurking in the shadows
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • The three tenors: Maserati Ghibli, GranTurismo and Quattroporte
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Ferraris in situ
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • The Scuderia Ferrari badge
    (Fabrizio Costantini)
  • Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse
    Painted an ever so subtle Giallo Midas, with the Wraith in background. (Fabrizio Costantini)

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The Detroit auto show, where previews begin 13 January, will have no shortage of special machinery on view.

But most of the lust-inducing exotica will be reserved for the Gallery – an invitation-only soiree held at the MGM Grand Detroit two days prior. Among the shiny baubles are a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, the all-new Rolls-Royce Wraith and one of the last Lamborghini Gallardos ever built.

Have a look at our exclusive photography from the Gallery’s set-up, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for comprehensive coverage of North America’s largest auto show starting 13 January.

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