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World's most expensive car crash

  1. Dec 5, 2011 #1

    Borg

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  3. Dec 5, 2011 #2

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    Nice Borg,

    Correct me if I am wrong, but many Ferrari's and Lambo's are to made to customer order.

    I bet there will be some unhappy owners in the near future. There was one Lambo in the mix as well.

    I would be more upset if that was a truck load of superbikes though, but that is just me.

    CBS news on TV just said it will cost a million dollars to repair them.

    Amazing ways drivers find to wreck these expensive toys, take a look:

    Ferrari, Lambo, Porsche Crashes

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  4. Dec 5, 2011 #3

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    Yes, I believe that they have long waiting lists. I didn't see my favorite in your link. From what I remember, the car only had 17 miles on it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4xHeDpE3UA
     
  5. Dec 5, 2011 #4

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    God, how horrible, what was the father thinking, seriously, without him and her at the wheel at first, and then only on deserted country roads. I am willing to bet she died in the crash too, what a waste.

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  6. Dec 5, 2011 #5

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    She took it without permission and only had minor scratches. I was trying to find the pictures that I have someplace. From what I remember, she went airborne and cut a telephone pole in half. I'm sure that the punishment she suffered later was much worse.
     
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    Did anyone die? Anyone maimed for life? Otherwise it was a cheap fender bender for all the people who can afford these cars.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2011 #7

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    Hit the pole at 300 km/h = 186 mph?! I'd believe it based on where the front of the car is in relation to the pole, and the fact that the engine is ripped out of the car.

    I guess she didn't see the pole coming. :rolleyes:


    She took it without permission? Why did the father leave the key where she could get it?
     
  9. Dec 5, 2011 #8

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    Even so, I would be willing to bet at 186 mph with a few degrees of extra rotation before impact she may have died a horrible death, something no parent ever wants to see. The four point harness/airbag and a whole lot of good karma probably saved her life.

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  10. Dec 6, 2011 #9

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    I finally found the original news story which is nowhere close to the teenaged driver story that I've always seen. It appears that some people on the internet just make stuff up. :confused:

    Stefan Eriksson Ferrari Crash

    While this site is wrong about the details, it has more pictures.
    Priceless Ferrari crash
     
  11. Dec 6, 2011 #10

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    At least we didn't have fatalities or (gasp!) the loss of a priceless GTO.
     
  12. Dec 6, 2011 #11

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    A client/customer of mine owned one, bought at a world-record price. He could afford it.
     
  13. Dec 6, 2011 #12
    The Tiger Woods encounter with a fire hydrant was in the billion dollar range.
     
  14. Dec 6, 2011 #13

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    From the "Ferrari Crash" link:
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