Watch £2million Ferrari F40 supercar SMASH into a barrier and cause huge damage

THERE are some car model names you’ll recognise even if you couldn’t care less about motors.

The Ferrari F40 is one of them – a very special, limited-production supercar from the 1990s that is worth up to £2million today.

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Only 1315 F40s were ever made and some examples have fetched £2million

Which is exactly why it was brought out by its owner for a classic car event called Kerenzerbergrennen in Switzerland.

The F40 joined a whole host of the beautiful classic motors as they threaded their way through the Swiss mountains.

Sadly, the F40 owner loses control part way around a lefthand bend, smashing into the barrier and doing quite a bit of damage to the front of the car.

The video doesn’t show the actual impact, but it does show the driver going into the corner and disappearing around it before a lot of tyre squealing and a smash indicates the worst.

The aftermath shows the F40 being lifted onto the back of a truck with a huge amount of damage done to its front end.

Happily, it’s reported that the driver is fine, but they will need deep pockets to put the F40 back on the road.

There is no cause given for the crash – the F40 doesn’t appear to be travelling particularly quickly into the corner for what is a race-bred machine.

However, even lifting off the throttle slightly can imbalance the car making it lighter at the rear and the possibility of a spin more likely.

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Kerenzerbergrennen president Peter Rufibach told the Swiss site 20 Min: “In the area where the accident happened, the track is anything but demanding,”

“The event is like a travelling museum. Some drive slower and others faster.”

Ferrari made only 1,315 examples of the F40 between 1987 and 1992. It came with a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 making 471 bhp.

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