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Old 02-21-2006, 02:51 PM   #1
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Driver flees after crashing million-dollar Ferrari in Malibu



Police in Los Angeles's plush Malibu district were hunting for the driver of a one-million-dollar Ferrari after the sports car was reduced to scrap in a dramatic high-speed crash.

The driver of the high-performance Ferrari Enzo, which retails for between 600,000 dollars and one million dollars and has a top speed of more than 320 kilometers (200 miles) per hour, fled the scene after the early-morning accident.


The passenger of the car suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene after the car struck a power pole on the legendary Pacific Coast Highway, said Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Ron Haralson.

"We have the passenger, who told us the driver did flee from the scene," Sheriff's Sergeant Philip Brooks told Fox 11 News, adding that the driver was apparently unharmed.

"And we ... followed some footprints up the side of the hill in an effort to locate the driver," he added.

Authorities believe the Ferrari "was traveling at least 100 mph (160 kph), and it will probably be a lot more than that once we conclude our investigation," Brooks said.

The impact sheared the red Italian sports car in half, and the entire front section separated from the rest of the shredded vehicle.

"For a million dollars, you get a very good passenger-safety system, and apparently, in this case, it did work," Brooks said.
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:06 PM   #2
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The guy who fled was Mr.Bean....oh wait he did that years ago in his Maclaren F1....


Crappy none the less...an enzo...now they are going to go up in price cause it's one less on the roads...
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:21 PM   #3
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Police in Los Angeles's plush Malibu district were hunting for the driver of a one-million-dollar Ferrari after the sports car was reduced to scrap in a dramatic high-speed crash.

The driver of the high-performance Ferrari Enzo, which retails for between 600,000 dollars and one million dollars and has a top speed of more than 320 kilometers (200 miles) per hour, fled the scene after the early-morning accident.


The passenger of the car suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene after the car struck a power pole on the legendary Pacific Coast Highway, said Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Ron Haralson.

"We have the passenger, who told us the driver did flee from the scene," Sheriff's Sergeant Philip Brooks told Fox 11 News, adding that the driver was apparently unharmed.

"And we ... followed some footprints up the side of the hill in an effort to locate the driver," he added.

Authorities believe the Ferrari "was traveling at least 100 mph (160 kph), and it will probably be a lot more than that once we conclude our investigation," Brooks said.

The impact sheared the red Italian sports car in half, and the entire front section separated from the rest of the shredded vehicle.

"For a million dollars, you get a very good passenger-safety system, and apparently, in this case, it did work," Brooks said.

dude your sig is way to big... we all get the point but common lol
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:24 PM   #4
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i was under the assumption that if the driver had enough $$$ to afford an Enzo, he'd have enough $$$ to hire lawyers to bail him out if he does stupid shit in the Enzo. so why would he run? (unless the car's stolen)

HAHA yeah MarkD your sig takes up the whole page
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Old 02-21-2006, 03:40 PM   #5
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as if it woudl be hard to track the owner of an enzo....
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:05 PM   #6
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i think he wanted to report it stolen and receive the insurance money... possibly cause he was drunk, which insurance wouldn't cover.
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:16 PM   #7
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:44 PM   #8
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i've never seen those aftermarket rims on an enzo before pretty sweet! lol
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Old 02-21-2006, 04:56 PM   #10
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:02 PM   #11
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dibbs on front bumper! it'll buff right out
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Old 02-21-2006, 05:05 PM   #12
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Hey ....anyone else thinking engine swap!!!! look, it's just sitting there...out of the car already, all you need to do is pull out the ECU....make some new headers and engine mounts... ahhh vroooom Italian stallion style....
CALLING ALL FIERO OWNERS ...you chance to drop in a real motor with the Ferrari body you already swapped.
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Old 02-21-2006, 06:17 PM   #13
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The guy who fled was Mr.Bean....oh wait he did that years ago in his Maclaren F1....



did he do that??? when was this?? he is one FUNNY guy, love that show
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:50 PM   #14
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man I just noticed how sexy the rear of the enzo is...how the **** did they **** up the front so badly...
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rodo & others, its not the owner that would be under arrest, it would be the driver. no doubt the owner was driving, but who can prove that
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