These are all the cars that sank on Felicity’s ace

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A little less than two months ago, the cargo ship Felicity Ace caught fire in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean while transporting millions of dollars worth of European cars. The fire destroyed every car on board, even forcing Lamborghini to restart production of the Aventador Ultimae to replace the burnt machine. But what about the poor owner of the only (1) 2014 Kia ​​Soul on the ship’s manifesto?

Spotted by Top Gearthe Felicity Ace manifesto is now publicly available. It counts all the Lamborghinis and Porsches we know and love, but some entries are decidedly stranger. The manifest contains industrial equipment, such as:

The Aventador Ultimae, soon to be reborn like a phoenix from the ashes of Felicity Ace

The Aventador Ultimae, soon to be reborn like a phoenix from the ashes of Felicity Ace
Photo: Lamborghini

But you are nott here for absurd amounts of used farm equipment. You want to know the cars. Don’t worry, dear reader, because there were a lot of cars on board the Felicity Ace:

  • Five Volkswagen ID.4s, marked as “trial” vehicles
  • A similar test Volkswagen Taigowhich is notably not sold in the United States
  • 83 Volkswagen Golfwith no split between GTI and Golf R
  • 50 Audi Q3
  • Three Audi A4 Cabrios
  • 44 Audi A5 Sportback
  • 10 Audi A5 coupes
  • 34 Audi E-Trons
  • 9 Audi E-Tron Sportback
  • 126 Porsche “Bratislava”. Porsche has all of its cars listed under factory names, but the Bratislava factory builds the Cayenne, so that’s probably what it’s all about
  • 23 Porsche “Zuffenhausen 85”. The Zuffenhausen plant produces 718s, 911s and Taycans, although it is unclear which of these (or their sub-models) is the “85”
  • 25 Porsche “Zuffenhausen”, without number. These have an average weight of 4,475 pounds, well above even the heaviest 911, making them likely Taycans
  • 19 Porsche “Leipzig 62”, Macan or Panamera
  • Three Bentley Continental Flying Spurs
  • Six Bentley Continental GTs
  • 12 Bentley Continental GTCs
  • 12 Bentley Bentaygas
  • Five Lamborghinis Huracans
  • Six Lamborghinis Aventadors
  • 10 Lamborghinis Urus…? Urii?

But the most interesting cars of the group were not shipped by the manufacturers. A few listings on the Felicity Ace manifesto were private vehicles, new and old:

The Top Gear report lists a number of other vehicles, but these manifests do not appear on the list of shipments to the United States aboard the Felicity Ace. It’s possible they were destined to be redirected elsewhere, to Canada, Mexico or South America, but that would mean Volkswagen really sent a Taigo. here — and why do that?

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