More Photos of the Ferrari LaFerrari crash in China

More Photos of the Ferrari LaFerrari crash in China

We have received a flock of new photos of the Ferrari LaFerrari crash last week in Shanghai, China. The cause of the accident has been determined as ‘aquaplaning’, the car becoming a speedboat on a very wet road. The driver, since identified as the 27 year old Qin Fen, can be seen on the first photo talking to a policeman, wearing a black sweater with the hood up .

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The man in the hippy-hip yellow bag pants is a friend who came to help, driving a Volkswagen, which he parked right in front of the Ferrari. The Volkswagen has a sticker on the window saying ‘Carpe Diem’, or ‘seize the day’. Let’s hope that is not some sort of invitation to the heavens to crash more supercars.

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Qin Fen (pic)(weibo), who goes by the nickname of ‘King’, is the owner of the very lucrative eSports outfit ‘Team King‘, its top-five players earned more than a million US dollar in 2014, each, by playing games like League of Legends and Dota 2.

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Qin is also the chairman of the Shanghai-based Fen Rong Investment Company, although it is unclear what the company does exactly. Qin dates the famous model/actress/singer Jia Qing, and owns an impressive collection of ten supercars including a Koenigsegg Agera R, a McLaren P1, a Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG, and a Lamborghini Gallardo.

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This particular car featured in our April story on a secret supercar garage in Shanghai. It is the seventh LeFerrari in China we know about, after a red one in Guangzhou, one in Chengdu, a double in Shanghai, one in Beijing, and a first in Shenzhen. It is the first LaFerrari to crash in China, but not the last, we bet.

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It now seems the left exhaust pipes are gone, either crushed by the suspension or broken off.

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The LeFerrari is expensive in China, when new te speedy Italian went for an astonishing 22.5 million yuan or 3.67 million USD. Lotta money but lotta horses: 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. Top speed is 350km/h and 0-100 is gone in 2.7 seconds.

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Heavy damage at the front and the front suspension.

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Police and emergency vehicles staying at a safe distance of the wreck, apparently afraid the poor Ferrari will explode.

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Talking about explosions! This is Jia Qing, clearly waiting for one.

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