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Buyer smashes £200,000 Porsche supercar in five-car pileup during TEST drive

Buyer smashes £200,000 Porsche supercar in five-car pileup during TEST drive just minutes away from the showroom

  • A driver smashed the Porsche 911 GT2 RS during test ride near Cardiff, in Wales 
  • Were involved in a five-car pile-up in Penarth, just over a mile from showroom 
  • Fellow driver Hywel Williams says the person claimed the breaks had ‘failed’

A new Porsche worth more than £200,000 was smashed just over a mile from leaving its showroom in Wales.

The driver damaged the front wing and wheels after being involved in a five-car pile-up during a test-ride in Penarth, near Cardiff in Wales.   

There are only 1,000 of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS which reaches speeds of 211mph.

A Porsche 911 GT2 RS was smashed just over a mile from leaving its showroom in Penarth, near Cardiff in Wales. There are only 1,000 of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS which reaches speeds of 211mph

A fellow driver Hywel Williams said: ‘The guy had only just picked it up from Porsche around the corner and he claimed the brakes failed.’

The Porsche, which is worth £207,000, topped Top Gear’s fastest lap table as it raced around the test track in 1:13.7 – 0.3 seconds faster than the McLaren 675LT.     

A South Wales Police spokeswoman confirmed they attended the scene of a five-vehicle RTC in Penarth and all vehicles had been recovered from the scene. 

The supercar was just minutes from leaving the showroom when it was involved in a five-car pile-up. A police spokesman said no injuries were reported

The supercar was just minutes from leaving the showroom when it was involved in a five-car pile-up. A police spokesman said no injuries were reported

A police spokesman said no injuries were reported.

Porsche Centre Cardiff have so far declined to comment on the prang.      

This comes just a month after a Pagani Huayra BC car was struck from behind by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and caused serious damage.

The crash appears to have taken place at the turn 1 chicane on Monza’s Grand Prix circuit. 

The driver was testing the sports car at the Porsche Centre Cardiff (pictured) and raced around the test track in 1:13.7 - 0.3 seconds faster than the McLaren 675LT

The driver was testing the sports car at the Porsche Centre Cardiff (pictured) and raced around the test track in 1:13.7 – 0.3 seconds faster than the McLaren 675LT

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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