What's up with those »hypercars« crashing these days?

Barely two days after the crash of the Koenigsegg Agera One:1 at the Nürburgring another hypercar was totaled on the streets of Paris. This time the 1 of 1 Pagani Huayra Pearl has crashed.

The Koenigsegg Agera One:1 crash

Two days ago, one of the priciest cars in the world, crashed on the Nürburgring while testing in preparation for a lap record attempt. The $6 million worth and 1,341 hp strong hypercar, 1 of 7 Koenigsegg Agera One:1 locked up its wheels and crashed into a barrier. The skidmarks suggest a failure occurred under braking.

The impact was so heavy that the hypercar eventually caught fire, which was contained immediately. The driver walked away unharmed, despite the magnitude of the crash.

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As it turns out, they were testing various setups for upcoming cars as part of their development process. In a statement released by Koenigsegg, the Swedish car maker has confirmed that the wrecked car will be rebuilt.

The Pagani Huayra Pearl crash

Just few days later, the 1 of 1 Pagani Huayra Pearl has crashed in Paris. Little information is known regarding the crash which seems to have damaged the most of the car's rear end. 

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Pagani built the Huayra Pear as a special one-off for a wealthy customer This special edition Huayra, consist of more than 5,000 individual components. 

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This particular one is heavily inspired by the past Pagani models including the Zonda R, S and the track oriented Huayra BC. The rear split wing for example is borrowed from the Zonda S, and the entire project took the design team one year to complete.

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It looks like mehanic teams at Koenigsegg and Pagani will have alot of work to do this summer!

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