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Mechanic Wrecks  £2.5million Ferrari after smashing tree stump on test drive

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Mechanic Wrecks  £2.5million Ferrari after smashing tree stump on test drive
Mechanic Wrecks  £2.5million Ferrari after smashing tree stump on test drive

A bright red Enzo sports car which is one of only 400 made, has been totalled by a mechanic who smashed into a tree stump on a test drive.

The crash took place in the town of Baarn, just southeast of Amsterdam, on Tuesday January 18.

The £2.5million Ferrari suffered significant damage in the collision, in which its airbags were deployed, including two wheels having been ripped away along with several suspension pieces.

A local dealership mechanic was behind the wheel of the Enzo, and it was gathered that he escaped the incident unhurt after being taken to hospital for a check-up.

A witness to Tuesday’s smash in Baarn, Netherlands, said:

“I think he wanted to turn back to the dealership.”

Initially costing £450,000 when launched, the Enzos have since hugely increased in value. Most recently, a 2003 Ferrari Enzo was sold in August last year by RM Sotheby’s for $3,360,000 (£2,463,132).