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Ferrari Test Drive Almost Ends Up in a Crash, Driver Shows Stunning Behavior

What do you call somebody who performs a master-level supercar crash save, albeit one that he could’ve easily avoided by not speeding in the first place? We’re not sure about the answer, but we can show you the details of such a case and it all involves a Ferrari.
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We’re talking about what appears to be an F430 test drive that takes place in Italy. In fact, according to the video description (which does seem a bit odd), the drive took place around Ferrari’s home base, Maranello.

The guy behind the wheel decides to dip into the potential of an F430. Perhaps considering the long straight line and the dry tarmac, the man is determined to speed. He seems to have a salesman in the passenger seat, who doesn’t object.

At least not until a Mercedes-Benz A-Class pulls out in front of the Ferrari, making the 430’s braking capacity appear useless.

The Prancing Horse driver swerves past the A-Class, but almost end us hitting another Mercedes, this time a C-Class, which was coming the other way.

This is the point where the driver turns from speeder to skilled, showing he knows a thing or two about car control. Sure, the relaxed setting of the Manettino dial did help, but keeping that tail on track was definitely not an easy task.

Regardless, most of the credit for this entire story ending without a single scratch goes to the C-Class driver, who moved to the side to avoid the Ferrari.

The salesman’s reaction to the whole ordeal? Priceless diplomacy.

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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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