Watching A Ferrari 458 Spider Getting Crushed Isn’t For The Faint Hearted

The UK police isn’t messing around when it comes to confiscating cars and sending them to death row, regardless if they’re cheap or absurdly expensive, like the Ferrari 458 Spider.

There’s a complicated story behind the drastic measure, so bear with us. This Italian supercar was owned by Zahid Khan, a millionaire businessman called a ‘rogue landlord’ after forcing tenants out of his Birmingham home, back in 2016.

The 31-year old man appeared in the Ferrari 458 Spider at the Birmingham Crown Court on one occasion, and a few weeks later, he was pulled over by the police and had his ride confiscated, TheSun reports. The exotic Italian machine was classed as being un-roadworthy ‘category B’, which means that it had been repaired after a serious accident.

When Khan appeared in court with papers to prove that he is the owner, and insisting that the parts used in the Ferrari were from official sources, he was told that the 458 Spider was already sent to the crusher.

“A group of men and a woman are accused of running a car registration scamp, in which the rights to high-value number plates were stolen and offered for sale – some for more than £100,000 ($139,920)”, said the West Midlands Police in a statement. “in addition, Zahid and Amid Khan (his brother), face charges of concealing and converting criminal property relating to stolen cars running on false plates.”

The young businessman, who “stands accused of four counts of fraud by false representation”, has obtained footage showing his ride being destroyed, and now says that he will use it to take legal action against the police for “unlawfully destroying” his Ferrari.

  • Howstar

    At a glance i cared.
    But after reading the backstory, I say good, shame the guy wasn’t in it when they did this

    • Moveon Libtards

      Agree.

      But this site is racist attacking the Phillipines’ president over the same actions but no mention of Theresa May here.

  • wait a minute

    as the giant claw, toys with it’s prey, bystanders are in shock.

  • Christian

    Is this Liveleak now? I can’t watch shit like that….Feel like i’m gonna puke!

  • Craig

    The UK Police. What imbeciles. SHAME ON THEM. That car alone is worth about £190,000. [Based on some UK Autotrader info] That’s $265,000 US dollars. SOLD – it could have helped a lot of people.

    • Sybill Julian

      agree

    • Howstar

      It’s illegal to drive a cat B write-off on the road in UK, means its been severely crashed before. Category Cs and Ds are fine

    • Viral

      This isn’t an example of a smuggled vehicle being crushed to make a political point, it’s a car damaged seriously enough for it to not be considered worthy. Category B cars in the UK are not to be driven on the road, they can only be stripped for usable parts.

      • Moveon Libtards

        Are you racist? So a non-white, non-British man leading the Phillipines (Duterte) tries to get control of his country in a way that doesnt meet your political standards? “Making a political point” because he is trying to stop drugs, terrorists, and general unlawlessness in his country and has a different way than you? How racist and colonialist of you!

      • Craig

        And take a guess at what some of those parts would be worth?

    • Moveon Libtards

      The Untied Kingdom is such a dump now. Massive migrant violence problems, terrorist bombings, and speech and thought police everywhere. So sad.

    • LWOAP

      Nah, they’re totally justified in this example. Who’s going to by a write off that you can’t even drive on public roads? It’s illegal to do so and the Category B designation is going to effect its resale value on top of that.

  • Ezekiel Vitug

    Content like this in this website should be marked as NSFW.

  • Moveon Libtards

    “Zahid and Amid Khan”

    Says it all.

  • thunder bolt

    Too bad his relative the mayor of London didn’t step in and stop this. It looks like 3 hrs away is too far of a connection.

    • Moveon Libtards

      Oh, I am sure the Khan had some part in the scam. They are all criminals. Good-bye England. A once proud country is a total disgrace now. So sad.

  • lousydead

    eh, its just a ferrari 458… Not as shocking as some of the other impound video’s I’ve seen where they are destroying cars with only 100 examples in existence.

  • LWOAP

    In this case, I’m totally fine with it.

    • Six_Tymes

      why because its the UK and not the Philippines? Hypocrite

      • LWOAP

        No idiot. It’s because the vehicle is not deemed road worthy. It’s designated as a Category B vehicle meaning it’s been repaired after suffering a serious accident. You can’t drive those on UK roads and either way, its resale value is going to be affected as a result.

        Who are they going to sell it to, huh? Who’s going to buy a 458 Spider that cannot be drive on public roads?

  • Six_Tymes

    There must be reasons why countries (UK and Philippines come to mind) do this. We are always bashing them for what seems obvious, they could have Donated these cars some how. But, the reason why I say there must be reasons why they crush good cars is simply because this has been going on all over the world for over 20+ years. That said, I am also aware of auctions do occur also. I’m just saying, there has got to be reasons…

  • LeStori

    Think the legal scroungers will make money out of all this..

  • LeStori

    just another Ferrari and a unregisterable one at that . They are as common as muck these days. If Ferrari produce an FUV then they will be utilitarian and “common” .

  • Robert

    That was pretty awesome

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