Thursday, 17. April 2014
21. 02. 11. - 14:00
The boss of German tuning company Gemballa, Steffen Korbach walked away without a scratch together with his passenger after crashing in a one million pound supersportscar at 200 miles per hour (mph).
Korbach was travelling together with a passenger when he lost control on the Italian A10 motorway and smashed into a crash barrier leaving the one million pound Pagani Zonda F Clubsport Roadster a mangled wreck.
According to local media, the 27-year-old was on his way from Genoa to Monaco having visited a private motor show with the car of which he was one of the first people to own. The car reportedly spun around after losing control in wet conditions before hitting the barrier and disintegrating as it crashed over the motorway onto the facing lane.
The maximum speed limit on Italian motorways is 70 mph, and as a result he will lose his licence for three months - and have to pay the motorway crash barrier repairs.
German media said Korbach had been caught last year near Munich at a similar speed.
He also owns a Bugatti Veyron, a Gemballa Mirage GT, the Lamborghinis Gallardo and Murcielago as well as a new McLaren MP4-12C.
Korbach has been the main investor at Gemballa since August 2010 after the mysterious murder of founder Uwe Gemballa.
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