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Need a classic car? If you're in Miami, where old-time autos fit in perfectly with the city's glitz and glamour, Ted and Robin Vernon are the people to see at South Beach Classics. This husband and wife run Florida's largest classic car dealership, where they buy, sell, trade and exchange unique cars from a lot that houses more than 300 of them. Their outgoing personalities mesh seamlessly with the colorful collectibles they move each day, helped by an eclectic shop crew affectionately dubbed "the gargoyles".
Robin wants to open a diner on the lot out of a Double Decker she buys in Ft. Myers.Teddy Jr. makes a deal on a fire-truck. An uninvited car flies off I95 into the lot & damages four cars. Between meetings, Robin still finds time to buy a 1984 Porsche 911.
In Maryland, Ted buys a 57 Chevy Wagon in need of restoration. With help from the latest technology for perfect paint, he sells to a picky Miami buyer. Robin buys a restoration project herself.
Ted goes to New Jersey to visit a transmission supplier. He makes a deal for a 69 Roadrunner and an emotional one on a '65 Porsche 356. In Miami Robin closes her own deal on a Mustang but insists Ted make a stop at Trolley Car Diner.
The South Beach Classics lot continues to attract more and more visitors and they need to eat someplace so Robin and Marcus have a plan to feed the visitors, they take delivery of an old Greyhound bus that they will someday turn into a diner.
Ted gets a visit from Trans Am series champion, Ernie Francis Jr. and he tours the lot reviewing classics cars that look fast that are not. Ernie challenges Ted to a race, which Ted hopes to "fix" by putting Ernie in a slow car but Ernie has other plans.
Ted has been wanting to go to Cuba for a long time but it still too early, so he does the next best thing, he goes to Little Havana just 15 minutes from his place. He buys a 53 Chevy from a young guy who works at a cigar shop.
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