Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP Worldwide > The International Automotive Scene


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 22nd February 2006, 02:54   #1
BHPian
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: London, UK
Posts: 74
Thanked: Once
Unhappy Crashed Enzo Ferrari - painful to see!

Happened this morning on Pacific Coast Highway in California. I've driven the road a few times and cannot believe the maniac who would drive a car at such a speed on this scenic route; he must have been doing close to 300km/h:

Ashok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 02:58   #2
BHPian
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: London, UK
Posts: 74
Thanked: Once
Default

Here is a video:

http://s8.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=2T...K3NTV9OW2BA4AJ

and a related news article:

http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/7292691/d...ss=la&psp=news


Don't think it'll be hard to find the driver - my guess is he had been drinking and that's why he ran away.... what an arse!
Ashok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 03:13   #3
BHPian
 
varun_patra's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: mumbai
Posts: 469
Thanked: 4 Times
Default

OUCHHHHHH !!!!!! IM FEELING BAD FOR THE EXOTIC NOT THE DRIVER ! such people shouldnt be given such cars man !!!!!!! Look at the state of the car !

ENZO FERRARI WILL THINK OF COMING OUT OF HIS GRAVE AND STABBING THE DRIVER TO DEATH !!!!!! lol lol
varun_patra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 03:21   #4
Senior - BHPian
 
Deeps's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Delhi/Noida
Posts: 1,090
Thanked: 67 Times
Default

Holy ****!!! Never seen an exotic that has completely split in half and engine+drivetrain lying on the side of the road. Its not hard to belive that the idiot was going at at least 150mph. And in the link provided, the guy said that he was the passenger and that the driver ran off after the crash....lol!
Deeps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 07:15   #5
Senior - BHPian
 
karthik247's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: BLR, HYD
Posts: 2,708
Thanked: 16 Times
Default

www.wreckedexotics.com

Its got all the supercars crashes u'd ever wanna see...
karthik247 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 08:28   #6
Senior - BHPian
 
n_aditya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Namma Bengaluru
Posts: 5,206
Thanked: 2,742 Times
Default

racing with an SLR??? on a public road?

why dont they come to the track day in Chennai?
n_aditya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 08:37   #7
BHPian
 
dhirajs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Delhi
Posts: 144
Thanked: 11 Times
Default

What a loooser! ,this happens to be the 5th enzo crash,rite??

Read the article-it sayz he was slightly drunk,racing a SLR & went airborne.Nowww thats crazy fun!only if he had not wrecked it.

Any vids of a carrera GT vs Enzo?

Last edited by dhirajs : 22nd February 2006 at 08:43.
dhirajs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 08:41   #8
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Sahil's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Bombay
Posts: 5,202
Thanked: 2,094 Times
Default

Its suprising that he was alive after such a crash, him being able to run away is even more astonishing!!
So who won the race? The SLR or the Ferrari
Sahil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 10:18   #9
GTO
Team-BHP Support
 
GTO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Bombay
Posts: 47,711
Thanked: 89,169 Times
Default

How easy is it to split an Enzo into two? I think this is the third picture I am seeing, of an Enzo crash with the front and rear ends lying separately on the road.

Too bad for the car. And I can just hear a SLR driver from the west coast laugh out loud

GTO
GTO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 10:56   #10
BHPian
 
balenopower's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Mumbai/Pune
Posts: 909
Thanked: 211 Times
Default

woah....thts a baaad one.....lookin at the rds no wonder he was puttin pedal to the metal...
balenopower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 10:56   #11
Team-BHP Support
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 11,888
Thanked: 9,710 Times
Default

Driver ran away and owner who was the passenger does not have a clue !!!! Gimme a break, with CSI style technology - the truth will be a no brainer!

Is it me or that there are too many Ferrari drivers who think that they are god and fall to earth pretty fast

At least it makes the car even rarer and keeps resale values up!

Last edited by ajmat : 22nd February 2006 at 10:59.
ajmat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 14:32   #12
Senior - BHPian
 
v1p3r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: BLR - chasing cars...
Posts: 4,836
Thanked: 26 Times
Default

Is that engine up for sale?!
v1p3r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 21:07   #13
Senior - BHPian
 
1Day's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Chicago/Delhi
Posts: 1,357
Thanked: Once
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ajmat
Driver ran away and owner who was the passenger does not have a clue !!!! Gimme a break, with CSI style technology - the truth will be a no brainer!

Is it me or that there are too many Ferrari drivers who think that they are god and fall to earth pretty fast

At least it makes the car even rarer and keeps resale values up!
Actually the driver was the owner..the investigators are speculating that the driver and the owner were one..reason being..there was blood on the owners face and none on the passenger side airbag, but some on the driver side airbag..

also the Enzo here is showing a classic F1 safety design where the engine and everything shreds to pieces on impact whereas the caqbin remains intact..or this could just be a very very lucky day for the unlucky driver...

They say this guy seems to be 2x years old..son of a rich father.. spoilt brat
1Day is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2006, 23:18   #14
BHPian
 
nitroxx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: DXB
Posts: 817
Thanked: 26 Times
Default

Another gunshot to dippys heart man these cars are heading to extinction quicker than tigers now....Dippy do'nt worry man We'll stick to Salilfarina if necessary LOL!
nitroxx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd February 2006, 08:22   #15
Senior - BHPian
 
adya33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Pune
Posts: 1,838
Thanked: 91 Times
Default

bad to see,
another proof in showing that driving skills not necessarily increase with pocket size.

apperently car owner was passenger during incident & his alcohol level was above legal limit.

CBS used top gear footage in their news
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_052110615.html
adya33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OH NO!! Another Ferrari Enzo crashed.. and another... and another (w/ video) GTO The International Automotive Scene 72 26th May 2007 14:09
Another Enzo Crashed and this time with a serious injury to driver(had max miles 20k) 1Day The International Automotive Scene 16 5th August 2006 00:13
Wanna see Enzo eat dust against an SLK?? 1Day The International Automotive Scene 11 8th May 2006 16:33
Fourth Enzo Crashed - SOB! GTO The International Automotive Scene 18 21st December 2004 10:28


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 10:12.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks