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Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar #502141
14th Apr 2011 10:43am
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Originally Posted by BBC Newsbeat
A 20-year-old has written off his dad's 275,000 Gumpert Apollo after taking it for a spin in Germany.

He lost control of the rear wheel drive supercar on a sharp bend near Brokdorf, just north of Hamburg.

After the crash the driver's door ended up 100ft (30m) away and the car was described as a "total loss".

The man was driving with a 19-year-old female passenger and both of them walked away from the accident with minor injuries.

Police are investigating whether he was speeding when he lost control of the car on the 50mph road.

The Gumpert Apollo has a top speed of 225mph (360kph) and goes from 0 to 60mph in less than three seconds.

Ouch!

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Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502144
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What a loss.


It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses
Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502149
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Originally Posted by BBCNewsbeat
Police are investigating whether he was speeding when he lost control of the car on the 50mph road.



raftl raftl raftl raftl raftl


What If There Were No Hypothetical Questions?
Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502176
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Originally Posted by BBC Newsbeat
A 20-year-old ....... was driving with a 19-year-old female passenger......


You know when dates don't go quite the way you planned... smile

Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: StuyMac] #502179
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Originally Posted by StuyMac
Originally Posted by BBCNewsbeat
Police are investigating whether he was speeding when he lost control of the car on the 50mph road.



raftl raftl raftl raftl raftl


withthat

Judging by the pic they were lucky to only have 'minor injuries'

Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502222
14th Apr 2011 1:41pm
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Very lucky!

I know of a kid who stole his Dad's car (or should I say 'borrowed') when his parents went out for a meal. Crashed on some back lanes, head on into an oncoming Porsche... containing his Mum and Dad.

Written off 911 and written off SL65 AMG.

Oops.

Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502226
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Did Stevie Wonder design the body, it's hilarious!


"C20 LET bang"
Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502230
14th Apr 2011 1:50pm
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Horrible but functional.

I guess if you owned that you'd have a few others to take your aesthetic pleasure from.

Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: ] #502231
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Originally Posted by Alex85
Horrible but functional.

Very true, but if I owned one, id prefer the term noticeable lol.

laugh

Re: Son Writes Off Daddys Supercar [Re: MattLFC] #502306
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Like the old saying goes...
Any tool can drive a fast car, but cant drive a car fast!!


IF IT HAS A HOSE THEN IM YOUR MAN

BETTER TO BURN OUT THAN FADE AWAY!

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