One of the Two Existing Koenigsegg CCXR Special Ones Was Wrecked in Mexico

Yesterday, the man who goes by Don Koenigsegg on Instagram wrecked a full 50 percent of all the Koenigsegg CCXR Special Ones ever built. There were two, and they’re valued at about 30 million pesos ($1.57 million United Statesian-bucks) each. Now there’s one.

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The real identity of the owner hasn’t been revealed, but a bit is known about the car’s final moments, which were spent driving at “excessive speed” on Paseo de la Reforma, a large street that cuts diagonally through Mexico City.

More details about the wreck have yet to be released.

There’s been a number of videos of the car hauling ass around the city, and now there’s a number showing the aftermath of one particular bout of ass hauling around the city.

Photo: http://www.man-exotics.com/cars.php?id=144#.VKKbcsgBc

This particular turquoise car was built in 2009 for a Qatari sheik named “ANA” Al-Thani. The car has its name, “Special One,” written in goofy, flowery script on the rocker panels and dashboard, making it feel a little bit like a fancy bathroom towel holder, or something, albeit one with over 1,000 horsepower and capable of speeds well over 200 MPH, unusual performance for any sort of bathroom equipment.

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This is the first wreck of a Koenigsegg in Mexico since 2016, when a CCX was completely destroyed after hitting a curb and rolling several times, injuring the occupants.

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Luckily, nobody was hurt in this wreck, and while it’s a shame to see a unique car like this be destroyed, I’m pretty sure Don Koenigsegg, whoever they are, will still manage to get by, somehow.

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(Thanks to sanpt7777 for the tip!)

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