The 27-year-old owner of a McLaren P1 crashed his brand-new car, costing $1.2million, within 24 hours of collecting it from the dealership in Dallas. So far only 375 of these cars have been built, a number now down to 374.
With a seven-speed gear, 2.8 seconds from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h), a twin turbo V8 and top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h) "possibly the most exciting car ever built" is how this car has been described by autoweek.com.
The driver and a 24 year old passenger were injured in the crash, luckily not seriously. Given the power of this supercar, the driver and passenger are very lucky to still be alive without any major injury.
It has been speculated that the reason for crashing the car might be due to the driver putting the car into sport mode instead of auto.
I've had quite a few questions from people about why I chose to use an MX5 Miata for the video series. Was it sponsored? Am I an expert with them? Because I love them? The answer is... it just seemed the best choice at the time. Now, with hindsight, I realise it was the best possible choice in the world. Here's the story...
We've been filming and releasing videos every week since getting into the new studio. The course now has 9.5 hours of pro-quality video, fully subtitled and I'm really proud of what we're producing! We're using CGI anywhere it helps understanding, and the general quality and feel of the videos is at an all-time high.
We finished the first episode in the new studio and to celebrate I've put it up on YouTube so you can (hopefully) learn something new and also see the massive improvement in quality that we've made. Also.... shiny new CGI is working!