British McLaren 650S Spider Owner Hits a Tree Ten Minutes After Taking Delivery

In the world of rear-wheel-drive supercars coming from well-known producers, McLarens are probably the most difficult to crash, with their extreme electronic nannies (heck, these even replace the limited slip diff) making the most out of their overly capable platforms. However, idiot-proof assistance is still beyond Woking's engineering capabilities.
McLaren 650S Spider crash in the UK 1 photo
Photo: DIANE EVANS/SWNS.COM via The Telegraph
Perhaps such a driving aid would've prevented the 650S Spider in the image above from being crashed right after its owner grabbed the keys.

While the first day of ownership is usually the most dangerous for fresh supercar and hypercar owners, the man who had ordered this 650S didn't want to wait, so he completed the crash chores within 10 minutes of the delivery moment.

As The Telegraph writes, the British McLaren owner, who lives in Essex, celebrated the arrival of the supercar with a bottle of champagne. Alas, the joy didn't last too much, as the driver got behind the wheel and quickly managed to plow into a tree.

The nose-first adventure took quite a toll on the Mac, as you can see in the image above. Nevertheless, judging by the details visible here, we expect this 650S Spider to return to the road after the mandatory servicing attention.

It's amusing how supercar builders strive to keep the engine in the middle for the perfect handling balance, but this feature ends up sparing the powerplant from being blown to pieces by inexperienced users who get more intimate with the gas pedal than they should.

Oh well, there are plenty of driving games involving the McLaren 650S, so let's hope this guy works on his skills in the virtual world before hurting his British supercar again.

Come to think of it, he might just be one of the fastest supercar crashers out there, but it's difficult to keep track of all the ridiculous high-octane accidents, so we can't talk about a record here.
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