News Video Shows Millions of Dollars in Exotic Cars Flooded by Harvey in Houston

14:20  05 october  2017
14:20  05 october  2017 Source:   MSN

Are Americans Being Priced Out of New Cars?

  Are Americans Being Priced Out of New Cars? <p>Many people living in lower-income areas simply cannot afford new vehicles, says Fortune.</p>Fortune is investigating the car-buying experience, and how we can deal with it. The publication's latest article focuses on lower-income families that already struggle to afford to live in huge cities. For instance, if a person who makes average income in Miami applies the 20/4/10 rule when buying a car, they can spend roughly $13,000 on an automobile; remember, new cars cost on average more than twice this amount.

As you watch, keep in mind that this is just one lot, at one storage facility (it appears to be at Royal Purple Raceway), and yet we're looking at millions of dollars in ruined exotics . With half a million cars flooded in the Houston area, they all have to go somewhere. READ NOW.

Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston leaving no stone unturned. Unfortunately, this particular garage houses some of the world’s most exotic cars . Looking at both videos , it’s clear this is at least a million dollar car collection.

  Video Shows Millions of Dollars in Exotic Cars Flooded by Harvey in Houston © Facebook | Fredo Sanchez

It can be hard to wrap your mind around the fact that Hurricane Harvey destroyed at least half a million cars when it swamped the Houston region with feet of rain. Even the drone footage we shared last month of the mammoth flooded vehicle holding pens is overwhelming to the point of abstraction. This drive-by clip showing an endless line of water-damaged Audis, Ferraris, Porsches, Maseratis, Teslas, Jaguars, BMWs, and countless other high-end cars should help bring it home.

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As you watch, keep in mind that this is just one lot, at one storage facility (it appears to be at Royal Purple Raceway), and yet we're looking at millions of dollars in ruined exotics. Trucker Fredo Sanchez recorded the video as he drove through the complex, and it's a stunning one-take portrait of destruction that would make True Detective nod in nihilistic appreciation.

Are Americans Being Priced Out of New Cars?

  Are Americans Being Priced Out of New Cars? <p>Many people living in lower-income areas simply cannot afford new vehicles, says Fortune.</p>Fortune is investigating the car-buying experience, and how we can deal with it. The publication's latest article focuses on lower-income families that already struggle to afford to live in huge cities. For instance, if a person who makes average income in Miami applies the 20/4/10 rule when buying a car, they can spend roughly $13,000 on an automobile; remember, new cars cost on average more than twice this amount.

Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston leaving no stone unturned. Unfortunately, this particular garage houses some of the world’s most exotic cars . Looking at both videos , it’s clear this is at least a million dollar car collection.

Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston leaving no stone unturned. Unfortunately, this particular garage houses some of the world’s most exotic cars . Looking at both videos , it’s clear this is at least a million dollar car collection.

In addition to the brands mentioned up top, there's a Dodge Viper, Dodge Charger Hellcat, Honda S2000, Mercedes-Benz SLS-AMG, Nissan GT-R, Lamborghini Huracan, Land Rover Range Rover, Cadillac Escalade, Alfa Romeo 4C, several Bentleys, over a dozen Corvettes, a pair of Lotuses, and a handful of painfully-restored classic cars to mourn. That's by no means an exhaustive list—check it out for yourself.

Though as you'll see, just trying to keep up with the video is something of a masochistic game—especially so if you happen to be a claims adjuster. If you're hoping to score the next killer LeMons entry, Copart has been contracted to dispose of the vast majority of these cars through their always-fun auctions. Some will inevitably filter down through the shady side of the used car market, but others are likely too ruined for even that.

How To Repair A Flooded Car

  How To Repair A Flooded Car <p>Water damage is a lot more complicated than you realize.</p>Odometers that can be rolled back with either a computer or basic tools. Replacement body parts that are made out of cheapest of metals, plastics, and fiberglass. We even have mechanical components that are designed to fail after a certain point, so that the purchaser gets to revisit their local auto parts store every few years.

Cars near the Addicks Reservoir were destroyed by Harvey ’s floods in Houston . ( Video by Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram). Harvey continues to destroy property in the Houston area. Drone footage shows Harvey 's devastation in Aransas Pass.

History of Harvey 's development. Thousands rescued from floods . million dollar relief fund donation from Walmart. Flooding continues to be shown near downtown Houston following Hurricane Harvey August 29, 2017 in Houston , Texas.

Recent reports indicate people in southeast Texas are getting car insurance checks at a decent rate, though other parts of the recovery effort continue to drag along as the region rebuilds. Hopefully anyone reading this who was affected by the storm is on their way to being made whole again.

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Video Shows Millions of Dollars in Exotic Cars Flooded by Harvey in Houston .
<p>Models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Maserati, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-AMG, Bentley, and more—all ruined.</p>As you watch, keep in mind that this is just one lot, at one storage facility (it appears to be at Royal Purple Raceway), and yet we're looking at millions of dollars in ruined exotics. Trucker Fredo Sanchez recorded the video as he drove through the complex, and it's a stunning one-take portrait of destruction that would make True Detective nod in nihilistic appreciation.

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