It was only a matter of time before we heard word of a deceased Aston Martin One-77. Reports kicking around the web suggest the owner of one of the 700-horsepower supercars got just a bit too close to a curb at a high rate of speed in Hong Kong, sending ultra-rare bodywork scattering across the landscape. Details are scarce at the moment, but reports suggest the owner is from mainland China and the accident only involved the Aston Martin. Even so, reports suggest the car looks as if it was being driven without license plates, which may mean the owner was operating the One-77 without insurance or registration (or simply that the plates were removed after the crash to avoid embarrassment).

Given the supercar's carbon fiber chassis and the significant amount of damage on hand, this One-77 could be the first to head to the scrap pile, but we suspect someone with really deep pockets will revive it, even if it's not the owner. The machine is currently headed back to Aston Martin headquarters for evaluation.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      does my "vanishing deductible" still apply to getting it fixed?
      • 3 Years Ago
      Omg, noooooooooooo!
      J D
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hajime1990 #follow
      • 3 Years Ago
      probably the relative of the guy who smashed the 599gto in singapore the other day.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Someone in China must be thinking that they should start a GT4 series (Gentlemen driver although gentle these men aren't). The twist is that there has to be a passenger seat in the race car for whoever these gentlemen want to impress.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Who gave this man permission to drive such a car?...
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      "Type your comment herebut we suspect someone with really deep pockets will revive it." Granted, this was done to a Ferrari Enzo that was wrecked a few years ago and then raced on the Bonneville Salt Flats this past year, but that's an exception to a fairly common rule. Carbon fiber shatters upon impact; it lacks the flexibility of metal, so instead of bending or crumbling around the absorption of an impact, it fractures, snaps or practically turns to dust. From a practicality standpoint, it probably makes more sense for someone with those same deep pockets to kindly request a 78th One-77 be built for said person to replace this (poor) one that is on its way to car Heaven.
      Jan Calloway
      • 3 Years Ago
      the stupid shall be punished, the really dumb should be shot. the owner of this rear cars should have bullet engraved "and now there are 76" waiting for him or her
      • 3 Years Ago
      I seem to remember Ford when selling the newer GT (Supercar, not the Mustang) offering, or requiring a driver course when purchasing the car because of the cars tendencies when being driven. When selling these cars to buyer's, companies should require a certain test be passed before sale is complete in order to increase preservation of the car, it's not like any of these limited run cars ever even make it past production before they are reserved for purchase. This kind of stuff makes me feel that seeing his car look like scrap metal (and carbon fiber) isn't punishment enough, and the guy deserves his nuts twisted off with a pair of vice-grips.
      Rob Ascough
      • 3 Years Ago
      Seriously, are owners of these types of cars freakin' idiots? Almost as soon as the latest super Aston or Ferrari or Lambo is introduced, one ends up getting into a horrendous accident. Too bad these cars don't usually get sold to people who are truly able to appreciate them, just a bunch of moron drivers who hit curbs and show off at traffic lights and plow them into lakes.
      joe shmoe
      • 3 Years Ago
      so the real story is, the son of rich chinese parents borrowed the keys to his dad's 1-77 to try to impress his girlfriend. Drove no more than 200 feet before spinning out and crashing.
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