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See a huge collection of old abandoned taxis

About sixty taxis were discovered in a hangar in Brazil. After belonging to a local mafioso, they were all quickly resold, regardless of their condition.

Of different makes and models, these Golfs, Chevrolet Chevettes and other Corsas are all the same color, and for good reason., it is taxis ! This yellow is indeed the local color. They are also betrayed by their taximeter. Unfortunately, if all these cars are stored against each other in this hangar in Brazil, it is not thanks to a lover of the profession or a collector …

« Taxi King »

All of these cars belonged to a criminal, Baron Pascoal da Silva Rego better known under the name of « Taxi King ». Usually, after their 3 years of service regulated by the authorities, local taxis are resold. But the man has known disputes with the law forcing it to store its vehicles for almost 30 years!

Gone like hot cakes

Today, it is finally time to find new owners for them! If some cars are still in good condition, just covered in dust, others have had a busy taxi life, as can be seen from their bodywork. But that does not prevent them from finding a taker. Chevrolet Chevettes, for example, went like hot cakes : « A man came here and bought ten cars. He made a video and shared it with Chevette homeowners groups. Since then, sales have exploded. » These old taxis and their spare parts are a godsend for the clubs in the region!

Discover these old taxis in video:

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