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Bugatti supercar is left a wreck
The Sun ^ | MARCH 6, 2006 | NEIL SYSON

Posted on 03/06/2007 9:24:31 AM PST by Canali

OH Buga! A supercar worth £830,000 is loaded on to a truck after the world’s costliest road crash.

The sleek Bugatti Veyron — one of only a dozen in the UK — was wrecked in a smash in pouring rain.

(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: butatti; car; moremoneythansense; wreck; wreckedexoticsdotcom

1 posted on 03/06/2007 9:24:32 AM PST by Canali
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To: Canali
It is understood the wrecked car was taken away by the SAME truck driver who had delivered it to the owner just a week earlier.

heh

2 posted on 03/06/2007 9:28:45 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Canali

"Bugatti super car is left a wreck" - should read 7 months pregnant woman and baby survive being hit by a nut doing 2.5 times the speed limit in a Bugatti!


3 posted on 03/06/2007 9:32:49 AM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Remember the Alamo, Goliad and WACO, It is Time for a new San Jacinto)
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To: Canali

The crash would hurt - both physically and financially.


4 posted on 03/06/2007 9:33:12 AM PST by GSlob
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To: Canali

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x157l2_bugatti-veyron-at-top-speed

Link to the beast doing 235mph at a test track. Tires only last for 15 minutes at that speed, but it runs out of gas in 12. :)


5 posted on 03/06/2007 9:34:19 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: 1rudeboy
Original from The Sun. More pics over at Sky news.





The "Before"

6 posted on 03/06/2007 9:35:11 AM PST by Canali
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To: Canali

7 posted on 03/06/2007 9:35:13 AM PST by BufordP ("Every morning I start my day with juice, toast, and a big bowl of Baby Crunch!" -- Michael J. Fox)
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran
"Bugatti super car is left a wreck" - should read 7 months pregnant woman and baby survive being hit by a nut doing 2.5 times the speed limit in a Bugatti!

Good point. I like how they're glossing over the reckless driving.

From the article

The Bugatti driver... was reported by police for driving without due care and attention.

Doing over 100mph in a 40mph zone is "driving without due care"?

8 posted on 03/06/2007 9:41:49 AM PST by highball ("I never should have switched from scotch to martinis." -- the last words of Humphrey Bogart)
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To: BufordP

This guy should be charged with reckless endangerment. He hit a pregnant woman!


9 posted on 03/06/2007 9:45:14 AM PST by tearlenb
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To: Canali

Looks like minor damage. Some bondo and fresh paint ought to do it.


10 posted on 03/06/2007 9:49:29 AM PST by RightWhale (300 miles north of Big Wild Life)
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To: tearlenb

I must admit I didn't read the rest of the article. I hope the woman is alright and they prosecute for more than just reckless endangerment.


11 posted on 03/06/2007 9:50:17 AM PST by BufordP ("Every morning I start my day with juice, toast, and a big bowl of Baby Crunch!" -- Michael J. Fox)
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To: RightWhale
Looks like minor damage. Some bondo and fresh paint ought to do it.

I recommend duct tape.


12 posted on 03/06/2007 9:57:57 AM PST by SuperSonic (Bush "lied", people dyed.......their fingers purple.)
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To: SuperSonic

Gee, maybe he can put it up on blocks in the front yard while he works on it too! Ain't nothin' better than duct tape and bondo to fix your car/truck, and a spray can of matching rustoleum to paint it!


13 posted on 03/06/2007 10:14:24 AM PST by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: Canali
No insurance company is going to insure a car worth more than a high end luxury home...

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

14 posted on 03/06/2007 10:15:16 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Canali

So the owner bought this car for 925,000 UK dollars. Is my conversion correct that we are looking at almost $1.8 mil?


15 posted on 03/06/2007 10:21:43 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: Canali

Who buys a Bugatti to drive it in the rain????


16 posted on 03/06/2007 10:33:34 AM PST by Niteranger68 (Point your toilets towards Mecca!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

There is a reason pit stops were invented. :)


17 posted on 03/06/2007 10:38:52 AM PST by xp38
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To: Hatteras

That's what I got.


18 posted on 03/06/2007 10:53:17 AM PST by USMCWife6869 (Godspeed Sand Sharks.)
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To: RightWhale
Looks like minor damage. Some bondo and fresh paint ought to do it.

Here's what he needs -

http://www.earlscheib.com/

19 posted on 03/06/2007 10:58:07 AM PST by CFC__VRWC (Go Gators! NCAA Football and Basketball Champions!)
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To: Canali

"My dads A TV Repairman, He's got the ultimate set of tools. I can fix it man."


20 posted on 03/06/2007 11:12:17 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Canali

I'm sure www.wreckedexotics.com will have good photos. Fun site to see million dollar cars mangled and junked.


21 posted on 03/06/2007 11:14:16 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (When Can We expect a Movie about Milli Vanilli?)
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To: RightWhale
Looks like minor damage. Some bondo and fresh paint ought to do it.

Lemmee guess... you sell on eBay, don't you? ;^)

22 posted on 03/06/2007 11:14:55 AM PST by Grut
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To: Hatteras
Yes.... the insurance rates on a Bugatti are astronomically prohibitive...

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

23 posted on 03/06/2007 11:14:55 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Canali

That'll buff right out! (/s)


24 posted on 03/06/2007 12:30:14 PM PST by Kolb
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To: goldstategop

Sure they will, but the monthly premiums would be frightening. Somebody (often Lloyds) is always willing to insure something, the only question is how much will it cost you.


25 posted on 03/06/2007 12:35:05 PM PST by discostu (Feed her some hungry reggae, she'll love you twice)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

253 MPH, not 235!! Incredible.


26 posted on 03/06/2007 3:19:59 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: Canali
Outside their home yesterday a man claimed he had rented it to the driver for £20,000 a day and that it was bought for £925,000 — more than the list price.

Yeah, rent out your multi-million dollar supercar to some yoyo off the street who probably has NO experience driving cars even half as fast. Some people want to go broke.

27 posted on 03/07/2007 10:45:24 AM PST by LibWhacker
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