Pink McLaren 570 wrecked after crash in 20 mph London street

Picture Simon Tuhill London Fire Brigade

A McLaren 570 sports car with a top speed of 203 mph crashed on a road with a 20-mph limit.

The bright pink two-seater was left a wreck after it’s reported the driver lost control.

The car’s 3.8 twin-turbo V8 engine delivers a blistering 0-60 in less than three seconds.

Simon Tuhill – London Fire Brigade Borough Commander for Camden – said:

“We go to many incidents involving crashed vehicles.

‘But not that many where one of those vehicles is a McLaren 570 supercar.

“Crews from Euston attended this RTC on Montagu Mansions, Marylebone last week to make the scene safe after a driver lost control.”

Car magazine Auto Trader describes the 570S as “less technologically sophisticated than McLaren’s other models, but it’s no less enjoyable”.

Its expert adds:

“The handling is sensational; the ride is comfortable, and the engine delivers truly devastating pace.

“Chuck in the appealing interior and looks that are more exotic than the price tag suggests, and you have a very tempting sports car package.”



About the Author

Philip Braund spent 16 years at the Daily Mirror as a reporter and news editor before moving to ITV. He was the series producer of the ground-breaking investigation programme The Cook Report, Managing Editor at ITV's Millbank Studios, and Head of News at ITV Central. He has won national and regional Royal Television Society awards for documentaries.

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