That was expensive: Close to the Daimler proving grounds near Stuttgart, the local fire department could pick the remainder of a prototype Pagani C9 über-sportscar out of the guardrail. Cost: €1m, give or take a few.
The test driver had lost control over the car and stuffed it. According to auto motor und sport, „the close vicinity to Mercedes surely is no accident.“ The Pagani C9 is (was) propelled by a 6 Liter 700hp 12 cylinder by AMG, which can also be found in the Mercedes SL 65 AMG Black Series. Il nuovo Pagani is supposed to be shown at the Paris Autoshow. If they find a new one. This one is beyond repair. The driver escaped with minor scratches.