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What happened to these super cars?

By FaezClutchless on 02 Oct 2011

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In the Middle East, where some of the richest people on this planet live, super cars are left abandoned in the desert under the hot scorching sun. Why are these cars left to rot under severe temperatures and harsh weather conditions? Let us unveil the story behind these once magnificent rides.

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One of the reasons behind this is failed entrepreneurship. The picture above shows a Ferrari Enzo in a police impound lot. This is where cars of failed entrepreneurs end up. Some might think that it just need some wash and wax and a through interior tidy up. But by looking at the amount of sand and dust, including the hot temperature the car has been exposed to every single day, nobody can truly guess the impact of damage it had gone through.

Only 400 units of the Enzo were ever produced. Fitted with a 6.0 litre V12 engine and a six-speed F1 styled transmission, with shift paddles. It produces 651 bhp at 7800 rpm and 657 N m of torque at 5500 rpm.

If Enzo Ferrari is still alive today, this would probably break his heart.

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The next example shown above is the Jaguar XJ220. It was found abandoned in a Qatari desert. This car was originally sold in Dubai and was last seen in Beirut about six years ago. It was found with only 560 miles on the clock. Once known as the rarest car on this planet, has now left to rot in a desert. The Jaguar was most probably abandoned due to the same reasons as the Ferrari. It was, at one time, the world's fastest production car.

A total of 281 XJ220 were made. Comes with a 3.5 litre twin turbocharged V6 engine and 5 speed manual transmission. It produces 542 bhp at 7000 rpm and 645 N m of torque at 4500 rpm.

With these cars being really super rare and even if someone has the money to buy one right now, he or she has to wait for someone to let go of it. And when that time comes, the price would be in the millions.

I wonder who the cars’ previous owners were and where are they right now?

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Some say that his blood is actually RON98 petrol and some say that his right foot weighs over 20kg. But all that we know about Faez is that he loves to drive and is a JDM enthusiast.

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Grix17 Oct 02 2011 01:46 PM
Drivers upgraded to Koenigsegg or something more atas ..
Antlau Oct 02 2011 02:48 PM
maybe their previous owners |run road| liao...hahaha...cant carry the car with them mah..
Mecontle Oct 02 2011 04:15 PM
yea being a heroine is a big risk
Dwee Oct 03 2011 12:38 PM
What a waste to see these cars being left to rot... Can only dream on to own a Ferrari ........
Tarzan666 Oct 14 2011 12:25 PM
Yea...owner lost job, cant afford pay installment, fly back...
Chanwil007 Nov 23 2011 03:43 PM
I just say one at Adam Rd
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