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Showy Cars Out For A Spin Get Crunched

Originally published on December 5, 2011 6:46 am
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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. Some fans of luxury sports cars in Japan took out their pricey babies on a Sunday - a fantastic fleet of eight Ferraris, two Mercedes and one Lamborghini. The road was wet; the cars were fast.

One Ferrari pulled out to pass, skidded into a barrier and spun out. Result? A costly pileup, maybe the most expensive car crash ever. Everyone's fine. Those Sunday drivers.

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