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McLaren Spider supercar wrecked in Lower Austria

The Local · 22 Sep 2014, 17:02

Published: 22 Sep 2014 17:02 GMT+02:00

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One person was taken to hospital but it’s not clear how seriously he or she was injured or if anyone else was travelling in the car.

The 650 horsepower supercar was travelling in the direction of Wiener Neustadt when the driver apparently lost control on wet roads, and crashed head-on into a guardrail.

Photo: Einsatzdoku

A crane was used to lift the wrecked vehicle off the motorway. The road had to be closed for a short amount of time.

The McLaren Spider 650 is worth around US$265,000 (€206,000).  It has a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine, and is capable of reaching 60 mph (96 km/hr) in less than three seconds.

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