A driver has crashed a McLaren minutes after taking delivery
The McLaren 650S is capable of doing 0-62mph in three seconds flat, will reach 124mph 5.4 seconds later and has a top speed of 207mph. These have long been established facts.
But now, thanks to a man in Essex, we also know it will do 0-crashed in an extremely rapidly time as well.
Pictures have emerged of a freshly delivered McLaren moments after a prang in Hatton, Brentwood, along with claims that the accident happened just minutes after the keys were handed over to the new owner.
Reports say neighbours saw the man in question celebrating the delivery of his new supercar with a bottle of champagne, before smashing the front end of the £200,000 motor seconds after getting behind the wheel.
Perhaps it’s a sign of the times that while the 650bhp machine crumpled like a paper cup, the tree appeared undamaged…