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Ferrari 599 destroyed after valet confuses the accelerator with the brake

If a picture is worth a thousand words then for fans of supercars, every word relating to the image above related to pain and heartbreak.

Before becoming mangled, the featured wreck was a limited edition Ferrari 599 GTO. A similar model, according to SGcarmart.com, would cost you a cool S$1.2million.

Just to underline how limited edition these Ferraris are, only 599 of them were ever made.

The supercar became super-wrecked after a garage attendant Robert Cinti attempted to deliver the Ferrari from a car park to its owner at the Hotel Exedra in Rome.

The owner was at the hotel after attending a Ferrari Owner’s Club meeting in Anzio in the southern part of the city.

Despite the destination just being a few streets away, Cinti told local media that he got confused and pressed down on the accelerator instead of the brake.

The result?

The car, which can go from 0-60 in three seconds, smashed straight into a shop. Both car and shop were badly damaged.

Cinti was treated in hospital for minor injuries and shock.

This is how the 599 looks like intact.

Photo: Ferrari

The 599 is Ferrari's only road car to carry the GTO title and can reach speeds of up to 322kmh.

The Dutch owner of the crashed Ferrari has not revealed his identity or his reaction to the crash.

 

Source: The Telegraph, YouTube, The Independent

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