Inside a Secret Supercar Garage in Shanghai, China

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We have received a flock of photos of a secret supercar garage somewhere in the great city of Shanghai in China. Shanghai is one of the richest cities in the country, shifting top 3 with Guangzhou and Shenzhen, so there is always a heavy load of heavy metal to be seen. Starting off with the supercar of supercars; the Ferrari Laferrari. When still available, the speedy Italian went for an astonishing 22.5 million yuan or 3.67 million USD.

[update] The LaFerrari, the white Koenigsegg R, and the McLaren P1 belong(ed) to Qin Fen, alias ‘King’, who crashed the very Ferrari in Shanghai in late April. [/update]

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Flipping through to a Koenigsegg Agera R in white and black. The license plate is slapped on the front lip, which we bet won’t be so good for airflow. The mighty Agera R is powered by a mighty 5.0 V8 that poops out a road-burning 1140hp and 1200nm. When new the R did 26 million yuan in China, that’s 4.18 million USD. More expensive than the LeFerrari, but then again, it is faster.

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Blue stripes over the bonnet continue over the dash and the seats. Very stylish. The Agera R has a top speed of 440km/h and does 0-100 in 2.8 seconds. The LaFerrari goes ‘just’ 350 but is with 2.7 seconds slightly faster to the 100.


Painted in red with a black roof and a red interior. Alloys in matte black with red brakes. The LaFerrari is powered by a hybrid power train consisting of a screaming 6.3 liter V12 connected to a F1-style KERS system. Total output is 950hp and 900nm. So far we know of six Laferrari’s in China: a red one in Guangzhou, one in Chengdu, a double in Shanghai, one in Beijing, and a first in Shenzhen.


A brutal white McLaren P1 flanked by a sliver Mercedes-Benz SLS. The P1 went for 12.6 million yuan or 2.02 million USD. This white example is the sixth car we know about, after: black & yellow in Guangzhou, yellow in Guangzhou, purple in Guangzhou, one completely mad in Guangzhou, and one lime green in Shanghai.

The P1 powered by a hybrid drivetrain based around a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine with 727hp and 719nm, mated to an electric motor which adds another 176hp and 260nm for a grand total of 903hp and 978nm. Top speed is 349km/h and 0-100 is gone in 2.8 seconds.


A heavily winged Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series flanked by yet another Koenigsegg Agera R, looking very dusty there. This blue example is rather special, it is a one-off build for a wealthy Chinese collector, it was proudly shown in public on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. But it now needs a clean-up and a ride!

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