If Monday’s Koenigsegg One:1 crash bought a lump to your throats, here’s another incident that’ll get those tears flowing. Barely a couple of months after its reveal, the one and only Pagani Huayra Pearl edition, custom made for a customer in the UK, has crashed in Paris. The accident has left the one-off, exotic super-car in a bad shape, and though it isn’t totalled, the repair bills aren’t going to go through the roof.
After being rear-ended by a car that was allegedly being drunk driven, the Huyara Pearl edition has lost most of its carbon fibre rich derriere. The rear bumper and diffuser have been completely ripped off, exposing the mangled remains of the beautiful exhaust system. The LHS tail lamps, along with the LHS wheel have disappeared, while the engine seems to have been affected too. The sight of the Pearl edition’s cracked blue carbon fibre body panels is heart-wrenching, to say the least.
Apart from the exotic blue carbon fibre bodywork, visual upgrades exclusive to the Pearl edition include a restyled front splitter, dual rear wings, a unique snorkel air intake on the roof, and a white leather interior. Pagani hasn’t divulged other details, but the Huayra Pearl edition is powered by the same, Mercedes-AMG sourced 6.0-litre, twin-turbo V12 engine from the “standard” Huayra, that drives the rear wheels through a seven-speed, single-clutch sequential transmission. As for power, it is believed that the roof intake could help drive output beyond its standard 720 horsepower.