Secret Super Car Cave - the 'Miura Man'

Welcome to Car Caves, where The Late Brake Show explores interesting car dens and garages. Episode 3 of this playlist visits Bedfordshire, where Kevin Johnson - aka Miura Man - opens the doors on his characterful barn conversion full of heavenly mid-engined supercars. This private tour was of huge interest, because Kevin (originally from Wales) owns the kind of supercars normally associated with vast collections. He is not a collector - he is a supercar driver.

Kevin bought most of his cars when they weren't particularly desirable - like the Ferrari F50 and Porsche Carrera GT. Successes in business 20 years ago meant he jumped from driving a Ford Sierra 1.8GL to buying his first Ferrari - a 456 2+2. Nothing in between. This began his journey into owning exotic cars with particularly charismatic drivetrains.

Check the chapters for all the cars in this Car Cave.

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Jonny Smith
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CHAPTERS
0:00 Intro
0:32 Proudly supported by EBC Brakes
1:26 Jaguar XK8
1:38 Audi RS4 Avant
3:55 Ferrari F50
7:33 F50 V12 engine
9:47 Porsche Carrera GT
15:43 Lamborghini Miura SV
23:33 Lancia Stratos replica - Lister Bell STR
26:17 Ferrari 250 GTE
30:27 Ferrari Portofino
32:37 Worst car he owned
33:00 If you could keep only one...
33:25 Verdict
33:44 Subscribe, comment

Komentáře

  1. Joel Winter

    Joel WinterPřed 2 měsíci

    The cars are amazing, your presenting and video work was excellent but the star of the show here is Kevin. I could watch somebody talk about their collection the way he does all day, so much sincere passion and love for the engineering and craftsmanship & all the cars have a story and a meaning for him. Awesome video

  2. Steve Taylor

    Steve TaylorPřed 2 měsíci

    And a wife who appreciates AUTOMOBILES 🙂

  3. Simon Manning

    Simon ManningPřed 2 měsíci

    Agreed. I have to say, the 250 GTE has somehow escaped my attention for nearly 50 years and I almost cried when I saw it! It is the single most beautiful vehicle I have ever seen. Thank you Kevin (and Jonny) for putting a smile on my face and a tear in my eye...

  4. Eddie Tyler

    Eddie TylerPřed 2 dny

    What a top bloke, just imparting great information to everyone with no trace of an ego.

  5. Paul Stewart

    Paul StewartPřed 4 dny

    That’s just the best garage ever, can’t think of anything its missing, all amazing.

  6. coutopraze

    coutoprazePřed 6 dny

    Great taste in cars I must say.

  7. MJ 73

    MJ 73Před 8 dny

    A bit late to the party with my comment here. Seeing at this is now two months old. Obviously a very wealthy guy. And all respect to him for that, but he seems very genuine and down to earth.. which is nice to see when wealth can sometimes go to a persons head 👍🏻

  8. Nick Marr

    Nick MarrPřed 10 dny

    It's testament to how well Kevin and Nichola came across that I'm not sitting here green with envy but glad that cars like those are in the ownership of genuine car enthusiasts - and being driven. Great stuff, Jonny.

  9. SC&DC Sports cars and diecast Channel

    SC&DC Sports cars and diecast ChannelPřed 10 dny

    EPIC collection!

  10. Shoots true

    Shoots truePřed 11 dny

    F-50 for me straight piped 👍🏻

  11. D Lions

    D LionsPřed 12 dny

    I've seen the F50 being driven as hard as possible. I was actually amazed at how controllable it looked. Another thing I noticed was the car correcting itself with a barely noticable lift. Love that car. The new lambos are nice and sound good but they're lacking something compared to the old ones. I think that's true of many modern cars. They lack that feeling.

  12. Ian Brougham

    Ian BroughamPřed 14 dny

    Loved the video - Kevin and his wife seemed really decent .

  13. Michael Nugara

    Michael NugaraPřed 15 dny

    Wow. Love that Miura and cannot believe it's not his favourite. And no F40 or Gullwing? WTF Thanks for a great vid

  14. CptSpears007

    CptSpears007Před 17 dny

    I’m not really a big sports car fan, but those are some of the most beautiful cars I’ve seen.

  15. Andrew Stanford

    Andrew StanfordPřed 17 dny

    What an amazing car collection.

  16. sam jum

    sam jumPřed 17 dny

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  17. Schlipperschlopper Schlipperschlopper

    Schlipperschlopper SchlipperschlopperPřed 18 dny

    Sadly from 2030 on all combustion cars including classics will be banned from public streets in entire EU and Scandinavia :-( In Germany the Green Peoples Party gave order to shorten fuel supply from 2025 on by reducing all conventional fuel stations to only one state operated central gas station per city or county. Now they want to slow down all the gas station fuel pumps from 20 litre per minute to 2 litre per minute...From 2027 on in the EU certain car spare parts will be banned too....as exhaust systems, turbo chargers and even some engine and gearbox oils...California and New York will do the same from 2027 on.... So no investments should be done in oil burning cars any longer....They even created a new kind of crime here, called emissions and smoke crime. :-(((

  18. Chris Kraft

    Chris KraftPřed 18 dny

    Subscribing for this great show.

  19. kpop fan

    kpop fanPřed 18 dny

    WWHYYYYY DIDNT HEEE TURRRNNN THE DARN CARS ONNN!!!!???????? I DEMAND ITTT !!! NOWWWW!!!!

  20. James Cope

    James CopePřed 18 dny

    Theres a certain calibre of man who can pull off a pair of white shorts. What a cracking bloke! 😎

  21. RRS HSE

    RRS HSEPřed 19 dny

    What an awesome car collection, Kevin though...... What a guy! Great show Johnny :)

  22. Lee Lifting Services Ltd Tony Fitt

    Lee Lifting Services Ltd Tony FittPřed 20 dny

    This is a fabulous video, nothing else compares !!

  23. Mark Dyas

    Mark DyasPřed 21 dnem

    What a fantastic bunch of cars great choice and they seem like nice people I could talk to them for hours ..😃😃

  24. Andrew Marsden

    Andrew MarsdenPřed 23 dny

    Love when a real car guy has a collection like this. Kevin comes across great, would make a great presenter as his passion flows through him so articulately.

  25. L Murphy

    L MurphyPřed 25 dny

    They're left hand drive, does he live outside the UK?

  26. Paul Bulley

    Paul BulleyPřed 27 dny

    Awesome collection. I spotted a red Wyvern. Is the lucky guy Somerset based?

  27. Paul Bulley

    Paul BulleyPřed 27 dny

    Scratch that, it’s a Welsh dragon! Obvious now!

  28. OnlyHuman

    OnlyHumanPřed 27 dny

    Just Wow! What an eclectic and fabulous car collection, just missing a classic Alfa! 🤩

  29. Adam Smith

    Adam SmithPřed 27 dny

    Such a cool owner… awesome video👌🏼

  30. Leonard Wilkinson

    Leonard WilkinsonPřed 28 dny

    Amazing collection & Kevin is a complete champion!!!! Thanks for sharing Kev👏🏽👌🏽

  31. Pawel Luwau

    Pawel LuwauPřed 28 dny

    Good fun! Greetings from Warsaw Poland! :)

  32. Jody Weber

    Jody WeberPřed 28 dny

    Amazing guy, love the insight. Stunning bobby

  33. edgars džeriņš

    edgars džeriņšPřed měsícem

    Respect!

  34. mrPmj00

    mrPmj00Před měsícem

    I love exotic cars too and stocks are one way to make money. ,,AMAZON: Yep, I bought a ton on the dip. It's getting cheaper relative to its current earnings (half compared to last year). Amazon invested $14 billion in the last quarter alone, the same as it spent in 6 months before that. It is a do not sell stock. ...With the Delta virus coming at full speed ahead, pandemic sales will make a comeback. Amazon is investing so much money, that no competitor will ever be able to catch up. Amazon's not going anywhere so I know that eventually it will come back. Fidelity considers Amazon as a large growth company (probably because as big as it is, it still only has 7% of the retail market) Get on board or be runover, it's up to you.

  35. Chris Clarke

    Chris ClarkePřed měsícem

    This was a great watch you two. Thanks for bringing this to us Jonny and thanks to Kevin for sharing so openly his vehicles and his thoughts. I have really enjoyed it and I will probably watch it again. Given a different financial status, this is the kind of car collector I would like to be.

  36. SimonwGB

    SimonwGBPřed měsícem

    Excellent video and a great collection. What a great down to earth owner too, thanks for sharing you have an amazing collection 👍🏻😊

  37. Chris Flemington

    Chris FlemingtonPřed měsícem

    A very nice collection of cars. Lucky man!

  38. Garry Lawless

    Garry LawlessPřed měsícem

    What a guy, I'm glad Kevin did well at his business so that he could be a custodian of some truly amazing cars. Thanks for filming it for us.👍🏻

  39. Humberto Patricio

    Humberto PatricioPřed měsícem

    What a lovely collection!! 💯❤ Thank you for sharing us with this awesome awesome presentation behind the history of this car owners... the thoughts, caring, love... Awesome! Just love it! ❤❤❤

  40. Gman 2020

    Gman 2020Před měsícem

    jesus, the guy must have some money- perfect collection

  41. Richard 77

    Richard 77Před měsícem

    All great cars, great taste.

  42. woo_rsv71

    woo_rsv71Před měsícem

    Man…I’m not usually a guy who gets envious of others, but this is pushing me into ‘envy city’ lol Utterly beautiful cars, and a really cool guy. Thanks to him for sharing his P&Js with us..🤤

  43. Alex Ion

    Alex IonPřed měsícem

    👏👏👏 Realy good video! 🏆

  44. Piotr Cichosz

    Piotr CichoszPřed měsícem

    I LOVE the video but please watch Jason Cammisa's piece on Delta and learn how to pronounce 'Lancia' ;)

  45. Phil C

    Phil CPřed měsícem

    This guy is a badass, stylista petrolhead , a really cool guy.

  46. s

    sPřed měsícem

    Wow cool cars ,cool guy ? 👍👍

  47. Mark Hall

    Mark HallPřed měsícem

    What does he do for a living? I wanna work for him.

  48. jboive

    jboivePřed měsícem

    FINALLY a guy who appreciates his cars for what they are AND uses them. 🙌🏻 Far too many know very little about what they have besides it being expensive and much less use them. This guy is a proper geek and I say that with admiration. If I were to change one thing it would be the color scheme on the Stratos. In my humble opinion it would look much better in the tricolore colors. Other than that - brilliant! I’m off to polish on my wife’s BMW 328 now… 😆

  49. Chris Gillis

    Chris GillisPřed měsícem

    I think those cars would be the ones that I would pick as well. Superb collection

  50. Tore Hansen

    Tore HansenPřed měsícem

    Is a collection a collection without a Ferrari F40 or F50?

  51. Jairo A Jaramillo

    Jairo A JaramilloPřed měsícem

    Absolutely class video, great presenting by Jonny as usual and to echo all the previous sentiments Kevin Johnson comes across as a humble, genuine petrolhead and a perfect antidote to another story of delivery mileage Ford GTs going for double their original price. Drive em and look at em. Love it

  52. Montalbano

    MontalbanoPřed měsícem

    My good the seats in the Porsche GT where designed around Walter Röhrl 😆😆😆🤗🤗 Made my day as a German, not only the British can be quirky.

  53. jacques

    jacquesPřed měsícem

    A pity we didn't get to hear the F50

  54. Kirk Allen

    Kirk AllenPřed měsícem

    Cool guy, cool cars!

  55. Michael Schofield

    Michael SchofieldPřed měsícem

    Excellent video….I gained a lot of respect for Kevin when he told you that his father owned a tackle shop. Before leaving England in 1982 to live at that time in Chicago I spent a lot of time fishing the River Dee in Wales. Now living in Scottsdale, AZ with my Porsche’s and my wife’s Tesla, there are some incredible cars here in Scottsdale.

  56. I'm The best nigga in the world

    I'm The best nigga in the worldPřed měsícem

    I’d love to tell somebody that they can’t get into the car because they have the wrong color trousers..

  57. ronnie naci ELMOFTİ

    ronnie naci ELMOFTİPřed měsícem

    no NSX yet?

  58. DMV NATION

    DMV NATIONPřed měsícem

    That was awesome

  59. David Woollcott

    David WoollcottPřed měsícem

    What a great guy. A true enthusiast with a collection to die for. Almost passed out when the camera panned from the Carrera GT to the Muira.

  60. Olly Waind

    Olly WaindPřed měsícem

    Really enjoyed that video! What a top chap for sharing them with us all. True enthusiast driving them all too 👏

  61. Kawe T

    Kawe TPřed měsícem

    Kevin, big up. You are most definitely an inspiration ❤️🤘!!!

  62. Lincoln Pinkoln

    Lincoln PinkolnPřed měsícem

    The perfect useable car collection,without too many cars...

  63. Matt3667

    Matt3667Před měsícem

    Most rich people cone across as dushe bags but this guys awesome i like him alot, what a legend

  64. Alan Grace

    Alan GracePřed měsícem

    Great car collection and I must say the guy who owns them seems like a sound down to earth fella.

  65. Steven Walshe

    Steven WalshePřed měsícem

    Wowtastic 😎👀🇮🇪

  66. uttoxeterscaffolding

    uttoxeterscaffoldingPřed měsícem

    What a nice bloke

  67. Ian Mangham

    Ian ManghamPřed měsícem

    It's a different planet 🌏 Dan saf 😃🇬🇧🙏 Doncaster woz ere "home of the plastic 🐽"

  68. Ryan Lister

    Ryan ListerPřed měsícem

    What a great watch, such a humble guy

  69. Craig Coleman

    Craig ColemanPřed měsícem

    The real deal enthusiast. Fantastic.

  70. Griptopia

    GriptopiaPřed měsícem

    you can drive any classic in the winter without being scared of salt..! just coat the thing in protection wax, etc.. not hard..

  71. James H

    James HPřed měsícem

    Love the RS4. Great daily.

  72. Brendan J Burns

    Brendan J BurnsPřed měsícem

    Wow, that is some man cave, wonderful collection of cool cars,

  73. sean peterson

    sean petersonPřed měsícem

    I disagree with him. I’d say 2% of f50 owners drive them now

  74. Panos Explorations

    Panos ExplorationsPřed měsícem

    Amazing car!

  75. Johnny Goes Fast

    Johnny Goes FastPřed měsícem

    Now THAT is a cool garage... 😎 And he drives them too...

  76. Kevin Brown

    Kevin BrownPřed měsícem

    I'm welsh but I wouldn't have put the dragon decals on my cars

  77. whointheside

    whointhesidePřed měsícem

    ...somebody said Shmee??!

  78. Rick The Spud

    Rick The SpudPřed měsícem

    Nice to see money and taste in one person. Great collection, well done Sir... 😎👌

  79. Craig Campbell

    Craig CampbellPřed měsícem

    The doors on the Miura are shaped that way to look like bull horns when they’re open

  80. Craig Campbell

    Craig CampbellPřed měsícem

    There is one thing and one thing alone that I don’t like about the looks of a Miura. The vents around the headlights. They look like eyelashes. I believe they changed that later on and if I ever got one it would have to be one of those later models. Beautiful car though otherwise.

  81. Craig Campbell

    Craig CampbellPřed měsícem

    If I had that kind of money I’d have a private gas pump at my house so I could avoid going to gas stations.

  82. bmx687

    bmx687Před měsícem

    "nothing is an ornament!" Love it

  83. Diogo Silva

    Diogo SilvaPřed měsícem

    Dude, only watched 20 secs and my jaw already dropped! Garage of my dreams right there

  84. Gordon Weston

    Gordon WestonPřed měsícem

    What a great guy Kevin. Thanks for sharing. Deserves everything that he’s worked for. Very interesting vid. Call back as he changes or adds to collection please. Gordon, Ireland

  85. j c

    j cPřed měsícem

    My god what a car collection, jay leno would be impressed

  86. who cares

    who caresPřed měsícem

    Thanks, Kevin for letting us into your car heaven. I enjoyed every second of this video. For me, this is the best Car Channel on CSdesk. I forget it's YT and think I am watching a professional TV production.

  87. Pilotgirl59

    Pilotgirl59Před měsícem

    Love this ! Love his experiences. buying gas/petrol with my Gallardo is the same. No quick fill ups.... Greats vids.........................

  88. Graham Brown

    Graham BrownPřed měsícem

    Wonderful, I would pay to spend a couple of hours there 😀

  89. Ravneet Singh Arora

    Ravneet Singh AroraPřed měsícem

    Amazing video. What a lovely guy and no background heavy music to annoy the lovely conversation.

  90. Dan Carter

    Dan CarterPřed měsícem

    That Miura though 😲

  91. Elite Driving

    Elite DrivingPřed měsícem

    Wow down to earth guy with an amazing collection. The 250 GT is just incredible.

  92. Ben Romano

    Ben RomanoPřed měsícem

    Fantastic

  93. kevmagill

    kevmagillPřed měsícem

    Be like Kevin.

  94. ParkCityElevated

    ParkCityElevatedPřed měsícem

    Absolute legend!

  95. Dylan Buckley

    Dylan BuckleyPřed měsícem

    this guys great what a boss

  96. Robert Rishel

    Robert RishelPřed měsícem

    The most tasteful gentleman (and wife!) in the world! I think if I had similar wealth, my collection would look nearly identical👍

  97. recon forsales

    recon forsalesPřed měsícem

    Amazing collection. What a nice owner, no arrogance just a simple petrol head.

  98. Tom Smith

    Tom SmithPřed měsícem

    Lovely cars and the owner is a top guy..

  99. Barry Johnston

    Barry JohnstonPřed měsícem

    Very enjoyable episode.

  100. Stephan Wodziak

    Stephan WodziakPřed měsícem

    No sound proofing?...."oh shit no!".....Brilliant

  101. i mac

    i macPřed měsícem

    I love the way the owner is playing his motors down regarding them as unloved and almost crap when he bought them....lol

  102. Ryan D

    Ryan DPřed měsícem

    The 456 is AMAZING! But the F50 is my wet dream.

  103. shadinasr77

    shadinasr77Před měsícem

    Huge respect for the owner, I wish all car collectors are like him.