Updated: LaFerrari Crash: Driver Loses Control in Budapest, Hits 3 Parked Cars

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Those of you who live in Europe have certainly felt the effects of the weather on your daily grip, but it seems that some drivers may be more affected than others. Let's take the guy who crashed the LaFerrari in these images, for example. He certainly knows how it feels to lose grip these days.
The man crashed his hypercar in Budapest, Hungary's capital city, with the damage being visible in the image gallery below (photos via the Worthersee GTI-Treffen Facebook page).

The driver lost control of the 963 PS (950 hp) hybrid to such an extent that he ended up hitting three parked vehicles. This seems like the kind of nightmare scenario that haunts many drivers who choose to abuse the throttle inside the city.

Unfortunately, this is no bad dream. We're talking about cold, hard reality and we expect this LaFerrari to require respectable repairs before returning to the road.

Oh well, at least nobody was injured in the accident. Given the complexity of the crash, this is no small thing.

The hybrid hypercar suffered damage on its front right side. And while the impact affected more than just the bodywork, the car doesn't seem to have gone down the curb-jumping route. This means the wheels still appear to have the proper alignment, while we don't expect the chassis to be affected to a point that would require one of those monstrously expensive rebuilds.

Out of the members of the Holly Hybrid Hypercar Trinity (HHHT), the LaFerrari is the most playful, with this Prancing Horse always being prepared to throw its rear end around.

While this brings sideways joy in the hands of a skilled driver, it also means those who don't treat Ferrari's halo car with enough respect will easily get bitten.

So far, this is the second documented LaFerrari customer crash that involves a loss of control, following the harsher impact that took place earlier this year in Shanghai. In fact, it all started in Monaco last year, when the LaF had its first customer crash, but that was a mere fender-bender. Going back even further, we'll remind you of the LaFerrari accident that saw the hypercar hitting a truck back in 2013 - the machine was driven by Ferrari engineers.

With all 499 units of the car having been sold out before its 2013 Geneva debut, here's to hoping this number won't decrease over the years.

Update: The Slovakian owner of this car seems to have had the LaF fixed, with the man now keeping the hypercar... in his living room. While we can't be 100 percent sure of the info, we've added a video of the accident below.

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