Land Rover Defender Destroyed in the U.S.

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Baltimore - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's forced to destroy all illegal Land Rover Defender cars coming to Baltimore, USA. The way to protect the local customer.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) assess the entire Land Rover Defender coming into Baltimore between 1993 and 1997 did not meet the safety standards of the local government. Land Rover Defender seized at the Baltimore seaport was destroyed earlier this week following an illegal and unsafe import.

This Defender is one of several stopped at ports for violating federal highway safety standards. Some vehicles did not have security features iron shields and airbags in each door, and were destroyed because their Vehicle Identification Numbers had been altered or manipulated.

This Land Rover model is valued at $25,000 overseas, but the car could be resale in the U.S. for as much as $150,000.

"Ensuring the safety of imported products is a top priority for CBP," said Allen Gina, Customs and Border Protection's assistant commissioner for international trade. "The concerted targeting efforts of CTAC and the vigilance of CBP officers and import specialists at our ports of entry will help ensure that unsafe vehicles from overseas markets do not reach our roadways."

Allen is responsible for international trade and is finding dozens of Land Rover Defender which was imported from England with minimal safety features.

As reported, this SUV was entered by general importers who do not complete the official documents. The importer is not responsible for its rate just wants to take advantage.

According to U.S. CBP, British cars are extremely not safe when used by the public in the U.S. To avoid higher mortality, CBP agreed to demolish the illegal cars.

People buying imported vehicles can confirm how valid the car is by checking the VIN in a vehicle history report.

However, the Land Rover Defender remains a popular off-road vehicle in the U.S.

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