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Old 28th July 2004, 04:16   #1
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I read this while searching for any news on a rumor I had heard about a ferrari suv, but I couldnt find anything on that, but found this funny news piece, check it out...

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Man learns Ferrari's no match for SUV --funny title

Egham, England, Jun. 16 (UPI) -- For all of its engineering, speed and luxury, a brand new $320,000 Ferrari proved no match for a pothole in Egham, England, The Sun reported Wednesday.

The dream of a lifetime turned into a nightmare for municipal employee Simon Nimmo when he wrote off his brand new 575 F1 "super car" just four minutes after picking it up from the dealership.

Capable of reaching 212 mph, the low-slung car was not capable of zipping across a giant pothole. --how will we drive it in india then, we have massive potholes, is this even possible and on top of that a municipal employee?? whats wrong with this story, i dont mind being a municipal employee where i can buy a 220k car

Being so close to the ground, Nimmo couldn't see it in time to swerve. One of the car's $3,500 wheels shattered and the entire front suspension assembly cracked.

In all, the car cost him $80,000 per minute that he drove it and he had to settle for a ride home in a tow truck.


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funny story. Is it true?
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maybe he shud have put a kala teeka on his car.really feel sorry for this guy.:(
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I think the FERRARI was`nt made for him.He deserved a HYUNDAI.Hope thats his next buy.Afterall he`s broke i guess after all this mayhem.

Nevertheless,great find Crazi4Speed.

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