Vijay Pattni05 October 2010

125mph Veyron crash

Million-quid Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport collides with 16-wheel juggernaut on German autobahn. No one dies!

125mph Veyron crash

The Dark Lord of Supercar Death has come among us again to remind mortals we are at His mercy.

A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport - worth £1.5 million - has crashed while travelling at 125mph on an Autobahn in Germany. Crashed with a LORRY.

Apparently the Veyron was stretching its legs when another motorist pulled out to overtake a 16-wheel juggernaut. The Veyron driver couldn't react in time, tried to push through between the gap of the truck and the overtaking car, and ended up merging with the left corner of the truck in a non-harmonious fashion.

All three drivers came away unharmed. The Veyron did not. Estimates put the damage at around £350,000, while the lorry - which crashed into a guardrail - had to be lifted upright with a CRANE. Yikes.

It's the first reported accident of a Veyron Grand Sport; a largely fast motor capable of 223mph with the roof off. Bugatti has delivered just 22 drop-top Veyrons worldwide.

We can only hope this doesn't signal another Crashed Supercar month like earlier this year. They are not good months.

(Pic courtesy of SWNS)

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