Bulldozer crushes $1.2 million worth of luxury cars in the Philippines

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Bulldozer crushes 20 luxury cars
20 luxury cars were crushed by a bulldozer in the Philippines.

MANILA, Philippines (KTRK) -- Watching luxury cars being smashed to pieces might be hard to watch for a car enthusiast, but it happened in the Philippines.

The country's president Rodrigo Duterte ordered that 20 luxury cars be demolished by a bulldozer because people smuggled them into the country without paying taxes.

The Philippine Bureau of Customs told ABC News that Lexuses, BMWs, Mercedes Benzes and a Corvette Stingray were some of the vehicles destroyed.

Duterte said he wanted to set an example for any other smugglers.

The cars were worth about $1.2 million.