The modern high-performance car is an amazing beast, a fast, comfortable way to cover great distances at high speed. Most of them are also remarkably safe — these accidents, courtesy of Wrecked Exotics, left their drivers all but unharmed.
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Location: Adelaide, Australia
Incident: Suspected drunk driver lost control while trying to overtake another car at triple-digit speeds. Left the road, drove up a 40-foot embankment, became airborne, and rolled twice before sliding upside-down into a field. The car was only three days old.
Injuries: Driver got out of the car without a scratch. Witnesses report that he was smoking a cigarette and standing around like nothing happened.
Location: Eastern France
Incident: Man borrows his friend's Ferrari and loses control after showing off for his girlfriend. He crashed into another car and ran into live power lines, downing electrified cables and breaking the car in half.
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Incident: Driver speeeds on highway, loses control, and slams into a guardrail with great enough force that the car breaks in two.
Injuries: Driver escapes with a handful of scratches.
Incident: Car hit a guardrail, then a tree.
Injuries: Driver walked away without a scratch.
Location: London, England
Incident: Blew a tire at high speed and immediately swerved to the left, clipping an Audi A6 and rolling into a fence.
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Incident: Driver lost control, rolling several times and ending up in a ditch full of water.
Injuries: Minor scratches.
Location: Sedona, Arizona
Incident: Car lost traction while attempting to traverse a gravel-covered turn in the rain. Vehicle flew 50 feet into a 20-foot-deep ravine. It flattened a small tree on the way, landing on its nose and flipping upside down.
Injuries: Driver and passenger escaped with minor injuries.
Location: Monarch Beach, California
Incident: Accident took place after a light rain. Car lost traction and oversteered into a cinder-block wall, then spun around and hit the wall again. One of its wheels flew across the street into a neighborhood.
Location: Hvar, Croatia
Incident: Speeding car crashed into a stone wall and rolled multiple times.
Incident: Date with a pine tree that didn't go too well.
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Description: Rolled several times after the driver lost control at high speed.
Incident: The owner of this vehicle had the car for less than one hour before he wrecked it. The first thing he did was go back to the dealership and order another one. No details on the accident.
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Incident: Driver lost control at 130 mph; car began rolling at 65 mph.
Location: Not disclosed.
Incident: Driver lost control and ended up in a ditch.