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Thousands of Expensive Cars Abandoned in Dubai [PHOTOS]

The UAE is one of the richest countries in the Middle East. A status they must not only oil, but also of a political will at the regional level, and diversification through tourism and the luxury sector. Despite the recent financial crisis and falling oil prices, the economy remains in good shape. However, like any modern country, the United Arab Emirates have their share of problems. These problems are typical problems (poverty and too high cost of living), to much more unusual problems.

One of the most unusual problems in the UAE, especially in Dubai, is the luxury car abandoned.Why abandon a luxury car in perfect condition? When you know why, you will understand what motivated the owners to make this choice.

Here is a “landscape” of the usual Dubai Airport parking

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Covered with dust, these luxury cars are long gone

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