Inspection driver crashes Ferrari

September 25, 2009

A Swedish car dealer said a motor vehicle inspection driver took a $434,000 Ferrari out for a spin crashed, crumpling the car’s front end.

Von Braun Sports Cars in Skene said a driver from the state-owned Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Co. began a routine registration inspection Thursday for the Ferarri F40 in the nearby town of Kinna and almost immediately crashed the Italian sports car into a test area fence, The Local reported Friday.

It is not an easy vehicle to handle, if you are not used to it. A thoroughbred you could say, Torbjorn von Braun, chief executive of Von Braun Sports Cars, said.

The official said the driver was not injured by seemed distressed by the incident.

I spoke to him yesterday and he wasn’t feeling too good about it, I don’t think he would have slept much last night, von Braun said.

He said the issue of responsibility for the incident had not yet been determined by the dealership’s insurance company.

Source: upi

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