Lamborghini Murcielago Damaged in Hit and Run Accident in Saudi Arabia

Lamborghini Murcielago Damaged in Hit and Run Accident in Saudi Arabia 1 photo
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The Lamborghini Murcielago isn't the sort of car people give a second glance to any more. Production of this raging bull stopped in 2010 after 9 years in which the Italians put together 4,099 units of both the coupe and the roadster. Compared to the Aventador, it looks positively boring and outdated, but we need to respect what is probably the first decent modern Lambo.
Through its long lifer, the fighting bull evolved, growing from a 6.2-liter to a 6.5-liter and gaining almost 100 horsepower. And yet a normal 2015 model year Huracan is faster off the line. So does that mean the Murcielago hasn't got enough poke? Far from it, as an owner recently discovered in Saudi Arabia.

Despite what you might think, the crash didn't happen because he was speeding. Local reports say the Murcielago was driving on Shehar road in Taif when an unidentified car struck him from the back. This caused the V12 supercar to lose control and hit the curb.

Heavy damage was thus sustained by the front end. The bumper was completely ripped off and both the front suspension and the frame were damaged in the accident. The car developed a leak and was sprayed down with foam by firefighters who arrived on the scene.

According to the video report, the driver of the car is named Khaled Ibn Khaldon. Yes, he's the one with black shades and by the looks of things, he emerged from the crash unhurt. However, he's probably not pleased with the damage to his Murcielago and the fact that the perpetrator fled the scene immediately after the incident.

Perhaps this Diablo owner could help...

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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