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McLaren Dealer Employee Crashes Brand New 650S with Steering Wheel Still Wrapped in Plastic

      It's difficult to refrain yourself from cringing when you see a supercar doing a burnout straight out of the showroom as a run-in procedure. Nevertheless, burning rubber with 0 miles on the odo seems like baby treatment compared to how a brand spanking new McLaren 650S was treated in Canada.
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The supercar had just completed its journey from the UK when an employees of the dealership that was supposed to deliver it crashed the 650S. It all happened at Pfaff McLaren in Woodbridge, Ontario and yes, it was quite more than just a parking lot fender bender.

We can only imagine how the Redditor who captured the photos below must've felt watching the accident live.

"Just watched a maintenance guy lose control in a turn and jump the curb, blowing through a sign," the man explains.

You know how cars are protected for transport, with both the exterior and the cabin wearing various elements that prevent damage? Perhaps they should be delivered in giant bubble wrap spheres to keep such incident from taking place.

Ironically, the 650 hp Mac still had the protection on, plastic steering wheel wrap included. The employee lost it at the Whitmore/Roundtree Dairy Road intersection.

This happens to be in the same area where a mechanic from a nearby Ferrari dealer was driving an F40 that got hit by a Dodge Dart running a red light last year. So if you happen to be driving through that zone, you'd better make that bubble wrap magic happen.

Generally in such cases, the vehicle repair itself is covered by special insurance the dealer features for its employees. As for the ka-bang-ing drivers, these usually have to pay the deductible and get a handshake delivered with the "good luck finding a new job" message.

Things aren't much better for the owner either since such an unfortunate situation leads to at least having to wait for your new car to be delivered again.


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