Few millionaires decorate their mansions with extremely rare paintings.
Richard Moriarty decorated with a 1974 Lamborghini its wall from a Newport Beach estate early Friday. Because Home Depot doesn’t sell kits to hang cars as artwork, Moriarty hired a 70-ton crane to lower the Italian sports car through a skylight in his living room. Earlier, the car’s engine was removed and transformed into a “200-mph coffee table” for guests who prefer their drinks “shaken not stirred,” said Moriarty, an heir to the family that developed South Coast Plaza.

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Lamborghini on the Wall

Getting the Lamborghini into the house took about an hour, but the project was done months ago, when architect Fleetwood Joiner began designing Moriarty’s new home, $2 million worth of steel-and-concrete that will overlook Newport’s Back Bay when construction finishes later this year.

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Lamborghini on the Wall
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Lamborghini on the Wall

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