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Top 10 cars that are banned in the United States

Ernesto barrios, contributor

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1. 1995 Audi RS2 Avant

The Audi rs2 is a car that is widely recognize for its collaboration with Porsche and this 6 speed vehicle was the first to be banned in the united states because of its performance on the street

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2. 1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution III

Another car that was called illegal in the united states because of its performance, competing with Audi’s v8 engine BMW was trying to make the a more smaller engine that can out performe the v8’s

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3. 1993 Jaguar XJ220-S

Banned for produicng a more legal version of the c-racer eliminating the hidden headlights and other features as well, only 6 were ever made but only one was able to pass into the United States the rests were banned upon release and will not be able allowed for a couple more years

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4. 1993 Lamborghini Storsek Diablo

The 1993 lamborghini was a model that wasnot only expensive at the time but is not banned in the U.S. due to the short and small headlights and fog lights that it has, not to mention the side mirror concept that crosses the vehicle safety regulations

 

5. 2003 TVR Tuscan

The Tuscan was well known car for the movie with John Travolta “swordfish” but now in days we recognize it as a car than cant be brought to the U.S. due to the lack of airbags and anti-lock brakes, also for its amazing acceleration speed that it possesses, along with the TVR Sagaris, Cerbera, and T350.

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6. 1994 Toyota Supra

The Toyota supra has been long around the united states for a while now, they’ve always been allowed to drive except for the 1994 model. That model is banned in the U.S. and is discontinued cause of the strict rules that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has

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7. 1992 Porsche Carrera 911 RS

The carrera 911 or sometimes refereed to as the RS 964 is a car that is banned because of the speed it has, hitting top speeds over 160 miles per hour because the car is lightweight it can pick up speed much more faster

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8. 1992 smart Crossblade

This vehicle never had a chance when it came to entering the united states, the vehicle had no windshield, no doors, and no roof. The cars was never taken into consideration and will more likely never be allowed in the united states

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9. 1987 BMW M6

The 1987 M3 is a car that brings attention to anyone that likes the car but if you want to bring the imported beauty, you cant because its not allowed to be imported yet not because of safety issues but because they haven’t deemed it legal

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10. 1991 Toyota Sera

This car was one of the rare type that had butterfly doors, but because it had butterfly doors it was not allowed into the united states. Another reason, why the this car in particular is not allowed is because the roof is made of glass becoming a safety hazard when in accidents

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https://www.cheatsheet.com/automobiles/illegal-vehicles-banned-in-america.html/?a=viewall

http://www.letsdrivecar.com/illegal-cars-in-united-states/

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