Robert Bassam is the founder and chief executive officer of Eastern Automotive Group. He is not just a businessman who buys and sells cars for profit, he modifies them and keeps them in a collection that can put any other celebrity car collector to shame.

Robert Bassam is of the most successful businessmen of the century and the fact that he started from a very humble beginning makes his triumph more special. He bought his first car, a second-hand vehicle for just $50 and sold it to his coworkers for an impressive figure of $300. This is when his love for the car business triggered in him at a very early age and he started buying more cars with accumulated money to start a full-fledged business. 

He quickly got in touch with the auto financers and made sure to develop his business further. Today he heads an empire of 15 car dealerships in the US and holds positions on the national dealer advisory boards of Kar Auction Services, Capital One Auto Finance, and Cox Automotive. He has operations and modifications of automobiles on multiple warehouses that span over 160,000 square feet. But it is not just his success in the business that caught our attention, the 46-year-old is an avid car collector. He has nearly 50 cars in his private garage that look like a museum and almost all of them are modified versions. 


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10. 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS comes with one of the greatest performances in the market that comes from a flat-6 engine. It has incredible handling and offers great ride quality. The interior is quite comfortable and the high-tech features make the midsize luxury coupe all the more desirable.

The exterior design is impressive and the safety system is among the best. Unlike most luxury vehicles, it has adequate fuel economy that improves overall performance. 

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Specs

Price

$187,500

Powertrain

4.0L, H-6

Horsepower

520 hp

Torque

346 lb.-ft

Transmission

7-speed Auto-Shift Manual

0-60 MPH

3.0 seconds

Top Speed

194 MPH

The Porsche has a 4.0L flat-6 engine mated with a 7-speed auto-shift manual transmission. The power output of the coupe is 420 hp while the torque is 346 lb.-ft. The 911 takes only 3 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH and has a top speed of 194 MPH.

9. 2008 Porsche 911 GT2

The Porsche 911 GT2 comes with an exciting handling experience and the ride quality is quite fascinating. The horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine offers powerful performance and it has quick acceleration as well. The exhaust roars like a symphony in your ears and the braking system are excellent as well.

The interior is comfortable enough and the exterior is engineered to steal all the attraction. The safety of the vehicle is top-notch and the luxury coupe is value for money. 

Porsche 911 GT2

Specs

Price

$191,700

Powertrain

3.6L Twin-Turbo, H-6

Horsepower

530 hp

Torque

505 lb.-ft

Transmission

6-speed Manual

0-60 MPH

3.6 seconds

Top Speed

204 MPH

The Porsche has a 3.6L twin-turbocharged flat-6 engine that produces 530 hp. The maximum torque is 505 lb.-ft and the engine comes with a manual transmission. The top speed is impressive with a figure of 204 MPH and it takes only 3.6 seconds to reach a speed of 60 MPH from a stop. 

8. 2022 Bentley Flying Spur

The Bentley Flying Spur is famous for its exquisite detailing both inside and out. It is blisteringly quick and the braking system beautifully complements the power-packed V8. The fullsize luxury sedan comes with a lot of customizable aspects and the price is seemingly high.

The automatic transmission is adequate but it sometimes stutters at low speeds. The cargo space is satisfactory and the safety system makes it a reliable option in the competitive market. 

Bentley Flying Spur

Specs

Price

$200,000

Powertrain

4.0L Twin-Turbo, V8

Horsepower

542 hp

Torque

568 lb.-ft

Transmission

8-speed dual-clutch automatic

0-60 MPH

3.5 seconds

Top Speed

198 MPH

The Bentley has a 4.0L V8 engine that is powered by a twin-turbocharger. The dual-clutch automatic gearbox offers smooth transmission and the 0-60 figure is only 3.5 seconds. The car has a power output of 542 hp and a torque of 568 lb.-ft. The top speed of 198 MPH is quite incredible. 


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7. 2022 Lamborghini Urus

The Lamborghini Urus is one of the priciest SUVs in Robert’s possession and it has great handling dynamics. The Urus falls in the midsize luxury SUV category and it offers impressive all-terrain performance. The stylish exterior is one of the most attractive factors here and the interior ambiance is adequate.

The cabin comes with a lot of creature comfort and several high-tech features. The fuel economy is commendable and the safety system makes it a great bargain despite its high price. 

Lamborghini Urus

Specs

Price

$220,000

Powertrain

4.0L Twin-Turbo, V8

Horsepower

641 hp

Torque

627 lb.-ft

Transmission

8-speed Automatic

0-60 MPH

3.6

Top Speed

190 MPH

The Lamborghini has a twin-turbocharged 4L V8 engine. The power generated by the same is 641 hp and the maximum torque is 627 lb.-ft. The automatic transmission allows the vehicle to cover a speed of 60 MPH from a stop in only 3.6 seconds and the speed goes as high as 190 MPH. 

6. 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster

Robert is a fan of Porsche and he has more cars from the specific brand than any other in his possession. The 911 Speedster has the classic Porsche pedigree and comes with a well-appointed interior. The seating is spacious and comfortable and there are a lot of advanced features.

The ride and handling experience is commendable but the rear visibility is somewhat poor. The manual transmission, on the other hand, makes it fun to drive around. 

Porsche 911 Speedster

Specs

Price

$274,500

Powertrain

4.0L Turbocharged, H-6

Horsepower

502 hp

Torque

346 lb.-ft

Transmission

6-speed Manual

0-60 MPH

3.7 seconds

Top Speed

192 MPH

The Speedster has a 4.0L turbocharged H-6 engine that produces 502 hp of power. The torque output is 346 lb.-ft and the manual gearbox is pretty swift. The 911 needs only 3.7 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH and the Porsche has a top speed of 192 MPH. 

5. 2018 Bentley Bentayga Mulliner

The Bentley Bentayga Mulliner is one of the most expensive SUVs in the market. The car comes with a powerful W12 engine and its performance in different terrains is commendable. The midsize luxury SUV has a great interior and the ride quality is quite comfortable.

The exterior design allows the Mulliner to ensure a lot of road presence. The handling makes it a fun experience and the pedals are responsive. The safety system is impeccable and there are a lot of standard features that come with the base price. 

Bentley Bentayga Mulliner

Specs

Price

$304,500

Powertrain

6.0L Twin-Turbo, W12

Horsepower

600 hp

Torque

664 lb.-ft

Transmission

8-speed Automatic

0-60 MPH

4.0 

Top Speed

187 MPH

The Bentley has a massive 6L 12-cylinder engine and the W-type is powered by a twin-turbocharger. The power output is 600 hp and the maximum torque is 664 lb.-ft. The automatic transmission offers adequate performance and the 0-60 figure is only 4 seconds. The top speed is equally impressive with 187 MPH. 


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4. 2009 Ferrari F430 16M Scuderia Spider

There are a lot of convertibles in Bassam's garage but the Ferrari F430 16M Scuderia Spider is a unique model. Firstly, this is a special edition of the F430 that was manufactured and sold during the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century.

The mid-engined V-8 track star offers great performance and incredible acceleration. The braking system of the luxury convertible is impressive. The exterior design and engineering are impeccable and the stability along with reliability of the Ferrari is what make it so special. 

Ferrari F430 16M Scuderia Spider

Specs

Price

$313,350

Powertrain

4.3L, V8

Horsepower

503 hp

Torque

347 lb.-ft

Transmission

6-speed Auto-shift Manual

0-60 MPH

3.2 seconds

Top Speed

196 MPH

The Ferrari has a 4.3L naturally aspirated V8 engine that is capable of producing 503 hp of horsepower and 347 lb.-ft of torque. The 6-speed auto-shift manual gearbox delivers swift performance that allows the Scuderia Spider to accelerate 0 to 60 MPH in only 3.2 seconds. The Ferrari has a top speed of 196 MPH. 

3. 2020 Ferrari 488 Pista

The Ferrari 488 Pista has precise handling and is a lot of fun to drive on the tracks. It has blistering quick acceleration and its stopping power is equally incredible. The midsize coupe takes just about ten seconds to cover a quarter mile making it one of the fastest cars in the market.

The gorgeous design is the unique selling proposition for the vehicle and the interior is quite comfortable as well. The fuel economy is incredible but the safety system lacks some of the standard features that we are accustomed to seeing in other pricy luxury speedsters. 

Ferrari 488 Pista

Specs

Price

$330,000

Powertrain

3.9L Twin-Turbo, V8

Horsepower

711 hp

Torque

567 lb.-ft

Transmission

7-speed Auto-Shift Manual

0-60 MPH

2.8 seconds

Top Speed

211 MPH

The 488 Pista is powered by a 3.9L V8 equipped with a twin-turbocharger. The auto-shift manual transmission is incredibly quick and enables the car to reach a speed of 60 MPH within 2.8 seconds. The V8 generates 711 hp of power and 567 lb.-ft of torque. The Ferrari has a top speed of 211 MPH. 

2. 2015 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

The Lamborghini Aventador Roadster is famous for its sharp aerodynamics and unmatchable acceleration capabilities. The midsize coupe takes just over ten seconds to reach a quarter mile and the braking system is impressive for the high speed.

It is impossible to drive such a car at low speed but even if you do, you will definitely enjoy your ride. The naturally aspirated engine creates a symphony for your ears. The interior features are commendable and the safety system comes with adequate aspects to ensure reliability. 

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

Specs

Price

$397,500

Powertrain

6.5L, V12

Horsepower

691 hp

Torque

508 lb.-ft

Transmission

7-speed Auto-shift Manual

0-60 MPH

2.7 

Top Speed

217 MPH

The Lamborghini is equipped with a massive 6.5L naturally aspirated V12 engine that is coupled with a 7-speed auto-shift manual gearbox. The V12 delivers an impressive power output of 691 hp and the maximum torque of 508 lb.-ft is equally impressive. It takes the Aventador a mere 2.7 seconds for 0-60 acceleration and it has a top speed of 217 MPH that is hard to match. 

1. 2015 Ferrari Laferrari

The Ferrari LaFerrari comes with the biggest base price on its list and with the level of performance it delivers, we say it is worth every penny. It has incredibly rapid acceleration and the braking system complements that.

The hunky V12 offers excellent power output and the vehicle comes with a lot of customizable aspects as well. The interior is comfortable and the handling is top of its class. The safety system of the LaFerrari is adequate as well.

Ferrari Laferrari

Specs

Price

$1,416,500

Powertrain

6.3L, V12

Horsepower

800 hp

Torque

516 lb.-ft

Transmission

7-speed Automatic

0-60 MPH

2.4 seconds

Top Speed

218 MPH

The Ferrari comes with a 6.3L naturally aspirated V12 engine that produces an incredible 800 hp of power. The maximum torque is equally impressive with a figure of 516 lb.-ft. The engine is mated with a swift automatic gearbox and the car takes only 2.4 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH. The top speed of the LaFerrari is 218 MPH. 

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