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Imelda Marcos famously had her shoes, and current Philippine president Benigno Aquino apparently has his cars.Or at least he used to. Aquino, who purchased a Porsche 911 Turbo in January, just sold the car for $102,000, the same amount he bought it for, according to Emirates 24/7.
Benigno reportedly denied that he ditched the car for image reasons, saying instead that it was a matter of security.
He told AFP:
It’s putting an unnecessary risk on the people who are guarding me. It is too exposed and it is like an advertisement, saying, ‘Here I am. I am most vulnerable here.’
I just relegated it to the garage and it would deteriorate if it is not used. So it’s time to let somebody (else) experience it.
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