The $6 million Subterranean garage has a built-in hydraulic lift

Andrea Divirgilio / April 13, 2012

When your autos get precious, and your demand for staying as close to it becomes stronger with time, the best idea forward is the sky garage. As exclusive housing is still on rise, so is the garage space, giving birth to concept of having one’s car delivered to the door, also called sky garages. We saw some glimpses before in the NYC penthouse with En-Suite Sky Garage, the Garage Mahals, and also the Porsche Design Dezer Towers with Sky Garages. Now if you have a collection of ultra-rare vehicles, or simply have to dot upon your cherished vehicles, then $6 million can get you the Subterranean garage with a built-in hydraulic lift. Currently, one of them is owned by Tom Gonzalez in Lake Tahoe, Nevada where he keeps his vehicles and bike collection close to heart, and accesses them through this strangely expensive machine.

$6 million Subterranean garage

When you are like Sultan of Brunei, there is logic to why you would want something like this. In fact, then you would have to spend comparatively more than Mr. Gonzalez to gain access to your fleet, but for anything smaller, it kind of borders on being crazy. But, with the hydraulic lift fitted into his garage, Mr. Gonzalez needs to spend on 800 gallons of special oil and $25 worth of electricity, every time he wants to reach one of his cherished toys, and he seems to enjoy and flaunt it. However, this lift is 60 feet long, and 12 feet wide and can hold large private mobile vans, or entire fleet of heavy duty motor cycles, or even a small fleet of cars, all at the same time! It’s almost like one of those you would see on aircraft carriers in the beefed up war movies.

$6 million Subterranean garage

Other than that, this whole hydraulic lift has been camouflaged with artificial boulders and pine trees so that no one can spot it, until he decides to move things around. And, why not? When you are rich and crazy, you got to take precautions.

$6 million Subterranean garage

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Via: Gizmodo

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