What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1992 BMW 850i
Original MSRP: Approximately $100,000

Current Status: Crushed

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1997 Aston Martin DB7 Volante
Original MSRP: $137,000

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: The dealer incorrectly labeled this as an Aston Martin even though it was actually a Mercury Grand Marquis. The Grand Marquis was crushed.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 2006 Roush Stage 3 F-150
Original MSRP: $46,000

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: Of the two Roush F-150s listed, one was merely a 1989 F-150 and the other a 1997 F-150 and though both were crushed it's not believed either of these were actually Roush upgraded vehicles.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: GMC Typhoon
Original MSRP: $29,320

Current Status: Crushed

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1990 La Forza SUV
Original MSRP: $60,000

Current Status: Crushed

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: Mercedes C43 AMG
Original MSRP: $53,000

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: The dealer incorrectly entered C43 AMG when they meant the lowly-by-comparison C300.

What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1997 Bentley/Rolls Royce Continental R
Original MSRP: $307,000

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: It appears the dealer or seller realized their mistake and ended the transaction before the luxury car was crushed.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: Excalibur Autos Phaeton
Original MSRP: Unknown

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: All three Phaetons listed as crushed were trucks incorrectly listed as Excaliburs and two of them were actually giant Class 3 trucks typically used for construction or hauling trash. It's speculated this was a purposeful error because the dealers gave up on trying to locate the actual truck.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1987 Buick GNX
Original MSRP: $29,900

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: Incorrectly labeled as a different vehicle, no one crushed any GNX models.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

Car: 1985 Maserati Quattroporte
Original MSRP: $80,000

Current Status: Not Crushed

What Happened: The person trading in the car owned both a Quattroporte and a Maserati Bi-Turbo and the mistake was likely caused because insurance information showed both vehicles. Thankfully, this didn't crush the QP but the Bi-Turbo was crushed.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

This wasn't in our original report, but another vehicle we were concerned about was this 1980 TVR 280i Convertible. Sadly, it was crushed.

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What Happened To Crushed Cash For Clunkers Exotics

In addition to the TVR we were curious about this rare 1987 Duntov GT (as in Zora) Corvette. This turned out to be a 1988 Chevy Truck.

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