Dubai is home to some of the most luxurious real estate, restaurants, hotels, and cars! If you have ever had the chance to visit Dubai before, you definitely came across a Lamborghini, Ferrari and Mercedes G Wagon at some point. Although there is an abundance of wealth in Dubai, most of the luxury cars that you see cruising the streets of Dubai, end up left behind.

According to Gulf News, there are nearly 2,000 to 3,000 cars deserted each year in Dubai that are discarded and left by their owners to collect dust in the searing desert heat. Although you would not expect for such a thing to occur, most expensive or luxury cars end up on the side of the roads gathering dust, because of Dubai’s current struggle in the fact of the global financial crisis, and plunging oil prices, says Car Keys. Most owners are left with no choice but to leave their cars, which have led to these 24 luxury cars that you would never think to find ditched in Dubai.

24 Jaguar XJ220

The Jaguar XJ220 is quite the rare luxury car, yet it still managed to find itself on the side of the Dubai road. Not only is this car aesthetically pleasing, but it is also quite the costly vehicle. Jaguar would not begin to manufacture this model before receiving deposits from buyers, says ET Auto. Those who own this car, have it made with specifications that you would not normally find in just any car. With rear-wheel-drive capabilities, as opposed to the standard all-wheel-drive, smooth lines and features that make this car quite the exotic type, it's no surprise that it has such a high price point.

23 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes G Wagen is not only a popular car amongst Hollywood A-listers in America, but can be found everywhere in the UAE. The G Wagen has become synonymous to the Range Rover and Rolls-Royce as a symbol of success and wealth in Dubai, however, there is a long line of them dropped in a Dubai car park. According to EVAuto, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has by far the highest price in a class full of SUVs that cost more than its competitors. It has an MSRP of $123,600 and can cost much more depending on any customizations that are done by the owners. With such a high price point and the current state of the UAE economy, we can't blame the owners for dumping these G Wagens aside.

22 Convertible Porsche 718 Boxster

Porsches are not only a favorite for sports cars fanatics worldwide, but according to DPCCars, it is a major model purchased by expats all throughout the UAE. The car has a convertible top, which becomes quite useful year round due to Dubai's constant nice weather. Cars. UsNews claims the starting price for a Porsche Boxster model starts at $70,000, which isn't the most expensive car you'll find on the list, but one with a high enough price point that would shock anyone to find out countless of them are sitting completely idle in Dubai!

21 2018 Baby Blue Lamborghini Aventador

This baby blue Lamborghini was left on the streets of Dubai and is ready for resale, however, there is one stipulation, cash only! The car itself appears to be in perfect condition, which is truly a shame considering it is sitting alone. The car is estimated to cost $238,000, says Car Keys, and is a sought out model for Lambo lovers, however, we can only imagine that cost has been lowered due to the black spray paint embossed on the side of the driver door.

20 2014 Range Rover AWD Land Rover Sport

Range Rovers are amongst some of the most popular cars to be found throughout countless impound lots of Dubai. Believe it or not, many actually arrive in pristine condition, while others, well, don't. Range Rovers have become quite the status symbol in Dubai, says The National, and not only does it mean you have achieved success, but it is a vehicle that offers both luxury and utility through the desert. With a starting price point of up to $120,000, says, this is not the car you would want to leave behind, however, many owners are left with no choice but to abandon these SUV's, despite their amazing features. From 375 horsepower, 5.0-liter V8 supercharged engine and a chic exterior, owners must be upset to have to dump their Land Rover anywhere other than their own driveway.

19 Bentley Arnage & Porsche Panamera Turbo

This is definitely not something you would see every day! There are not one, but two luxury cars ditched on the side of a Dubai highway. A Blue Bentley Arnage and a Porsche Panamera were left completely deserted on the side of the road, which expose the cars to the blazing sun and sand. The conditions in which these two cars were left behind in, it won't take long to completely tarnish their exteriors. According to AutoEvolution, the two stunning cars, which have a combined value of $330,000, were in a minor accident and left off a Dubai highway. Many claim the cars were racings, or the drivers were succumbed to a sandstorm, leading them to leave their cars behind.

18 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

The DMC red DeLorean, which is quite the famous car due to its notable appearance in the film 'Back To The Future', isn't the fastest or powerful car, but still deserved a mention on the list. This specific model was produced from 1981 - 1983, and although it wasn't incredibly popular at the time of manufacture, it became a massive collectors car after its film debut, says Auto Trader. The car, which is quite rare to this day, was ditched at a respray shop, where the owner never returned to pick it up and pay!

17 Lamborghini Aventador Coupè

If you thought what you've seen so far is sad, try finding a practically brand new Lamborghini left in an underground car park! According to the Globe & Mail, many owners will abandon their cars in hopes to rid of the expensive bills that follow, in addition, some owners temporarily abandon their cars by covering them up with tarps on the exterior, and plastic on the interior. In this case, owners hope to one day have the money to pay off the bills before it's too late. Considering the Dubai heat is quite traitorous, owners must take covering their cars serious if they plan on using it later on!'

16 2003 Ferrari Enzo

This Ferrari Enzo shown is perhaps the most well-known car to be left behind in Dubai! The Khaleej Times declared this model a huge collectors car, with only 350 ever having been made. The owner left their Enzo at the Dubai International Airport, and when news broke out about the dumped car, people were quick to start making bids in order to get their hands on it. However, since the car itself cost nearly $1 million, a case has been opened, ceasing any chance of an auction, says 4WheelsNews. Considering how rare this car truly is, we can't imagine how difficult it must have been to leave behind in the desert!

15 Nissan GTR Skyline R34

The Nissan Skyline R34 is a highly sought after car by collectors across the globe! It was first produced in 1999 up until 2002, and has appeared in countless films, making it quite the popular car, says Scribol. The R34 has the exact same engine as its predecessor, the R33, and has an MSRP of $89,500, claims Auto Trader. The car itself has a ceramic turbocharger, producing 320 horsepower and improved camshafts, making it both a fast and efficient vehicle. In addition, the Nissan Skyline has a 6-speed all-wheel-drive and excellent traction, which is why it is often used for high-speed travel or racing, says Drift Works.

14 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4

The Lamborghini Huracán made its first worldwide debut in 2014 at a Geneva Auto Show, and was an instant hit amongst car collections and Lambo lovers, especially in Dubai. According to Guide Auto Web, the car comes in nine different models, all of which have been a hit in the Dubai car market, and yet, still managed to find themselves discarded by the roadside, tragic. The car itself cost $205,000, says Auto Trader, and considering the vast drop in oil prices and the Dubai economy, it appears the price turned out to be too much for the owner to handle.

13 2015 Maserati Ghibli

Maserati's are definitely not your everyday car, even in the land of luxury, also known as Dubai. With that being said, the owners must have been completely sad to abandon such a prestigious and rare car in Dubai. Many expats who live lavish lifestyles in Dubai will buy luxury cars, primarily because their jobs allow them to, however, due to the failing economy, many employees have been laid off, leaving them with nothing to pay their expensive cars with. In this case, owners would much rather abandon their cars, even if it is a Maserati, and flee the country. Although it may sound like an easy out, UAE laws actually put those who are caught fleeing the country with debt behind bars, which is the fate for many of these past luxury car owners, says Gulfnews.

12 1965 Porsche 912

This deserted Porsche is quite a sad story, not because it's a luxurious Porsche, but because of how rare this car is. The Porsche 912 is a sports car by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany produced from 1965 to 1969, with only a few hundred left across the globe, says Classic Cars. Although it is an entry-level model, the car itself is so rare, that finding this in Dubai was quite the shock! The Porsche 912 retailed for nearly $60,000, and although it's cost is not nearly as high as the rest of the cars on this list, it is still quite high considering it was made over 50 years ago!

11 2017 Red Ford Mustang

Ah, the Mustang! This model is an iconic American muscle car, that is a huge collector car worldwide, says Car Throttle. The car itself comes fully equipped with a powerful supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine producing a 500 horsepower, which is quite impressive, allowing it to go from zero to 60 in only 4.5 seconds, claims Car Throttle. The Mustang, although a favorite of many, is actually quite affordable. It comes in at around $50,000 according to Cars. UsNews, making it one of the least expensive cars you'd find amongst the rest that have been deserted in Dubai, and that is still saying a lot!

10 White CLS 63 AMG

Along with rare cars like the Jaguar XJ220, countless Mercedes models have been discovered on the side of the road as well. In this case, a Mercedes CLS 63 AMG was left on a street and covered by sand! According to Road & Track, many of these deserted vehicles are left with the keys in the car, or with the doors unlocked. With that being said, cars are often times found completely deteriorated due to the effects of the Dubai heat and sun, and oftentimes, the cars do not last much time in the blazing heat. This Mercedes model has a starting price of $108,900, according to Cars. UsNews, so finding this on the side of the road is definitely a shocker.

9 BMW M6

BMW M6 is quite a popular car, the model is a favorite of many BMW owners for its big and curvy exterior. Although the car itself is quite appealing to the eye, it definitely does not look good when it is covered in thick layers of sand. Locals will sometimes get their hands a little dirty and scribble messages or drawings onto the car, only further damaging the car's paint. According to Viral Nova, the car has a 5.0-liter V10 engine that produces 500 horsepower and retails for up to $130,000! Not the cheapest car to abandon in the Dubai heat, that's for sure!

8 Mercedes-Benz CL550

Next up on the list is yet another Mercedes left behind in the Dubai desert! This particular car was left rotting in the parking lot of an airport in Dubai, says AutoEvolution, and is yet another victim of finger drawings and writing. The source further claims how many cars left at the airport are done so by owners who are fleeing the country, in hopes of making money overseas and returning back to Dubai in order to pay off their debts. Considering this car costs over $100,000, according to Auto Trader, the owner might be away for longer than anticipated.

7 White Audi A8

From Mercedes, Lamborghini and Porsche, it is no surprise that Audi's to find themselves rotting in Dubai. The Audi A8, which has a starting MSRP of $82,500, says, was left in quite a pristine state, however, this particular car, which was dumped in a car park by the airport, was left with the sunroof open, meaning we could only imagine what the interior looks like now. Such lack of protection in extreme elements such as the Dubai heat and sand, the car may not ever be resold! With an 8-speed automatic transmission, a 4.0-liter V8 engine and a guaranteed safe and enjoyable ride, says Cars. UsNews, it is a true shame this guy was left for dead.

6 1988 Bentley Turbo R

When you hear the word Bentley, you know you aren't dealing with your everyday run of the mill car, you are dealing with luxury! In this case, the Bentley Turbo R is a high-performance car that was produced from 1985 to 1999, making it a huge collector's item, says Auto Classics. The car cost nearly $200,000 at the time, says Bentley Shopping, and considering it is no longer in production, leaving a rare vehicle like this to collect nothing but dust and double takes from passerby's, could not have been the easiest thing to do for the owner!

5 Mercedes CLS-Class AMG

The Mercedes CLS-Class is quite a popular find on the streets of Dubai, both in use and left roadside. The car itself has been noted as large, but extremely fast for its size by It has quite an appealing body kit and a stellar performance that follows. The 4-door sedan has a 6.3 liter V8 gas powered engine and a 7-speed shiftable automatic transmission, claims Autogespot, making it quite an efficient yet luxurious automobile. If you're looking for a brand new CLS-Class, you can expect to pay $108,900, however, according to XciteFun, someone picked up this model for much cheaper when it was sold by police in an auction, talk about a bargain!