How to blag a posh car… with a watch
Some look at the shoes. But any supercar dealer worth their walnut trim will be more interested in what’s on your wrist
Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Yes, today I'm another victim of those ambitious/ rubbish TG conversations which end with the ominous: "What could possibly go wrong?" In this case, it's the fault of esteemed watch journalist Ken Kessler.
Ken once had an acquaintance who made a habit of dressing up, slipping on a very expensive watch and cruising the car showrooms of Seventies Boston borrowing supercars for the weekend. Very successful he was too - despite being a self-confessed ‘scruffy hippy' - counting a Porsche 911 S, Lamborghini Espada and various iconic muscle cars among his temporary acquisitions.