Globe and Mail auto journalist Peter Cheney got the thrill of a lifetime when he was given the opportunity to take home a Porsche 911 Turbo press car for a few days. His job was to take it out for a test run and give the new Stuttgart sports car a full-on review. Unfortunately, his dream turned into a mortifying nightmare when his son, who we can imagine was goofing around behind the wheel of the 911 Turbo while it was sitting in the garage, accidentally launched the car, sending it straight through the garage door. Oops.

We don’t know whether Mr. Cheney would be liable for the damages incurred by the 911 Turbo. A brand-new 911 Turbo already costs $180,000 so if there are damages to be repaired, Cheney might have to fork over more money than he initially bargained for.


Source: Globe and Mail

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  (221) posted on 09.27.2010

He must learn his lesson.

  (745) posted on 08.23.2010

he damages were doubled. Why it crashed, btw?

  (331) posted on 08.8.2010

Yes, its a big negligence. They should be more careful the next time.

  (815) posted on 05.24.2010

Good thing that his son manages to stop the car preventing the door to scratch all over the roof damaging the front and back windshield plus the rear spoiler might damage.

  (648) posted on 05.23.2010

oh well i guess his father can replace the porsche anytime..

  (512) posted on 05.23.2010

Well, it can be repaired but the mark and pain of damaging a super car like this is hard to forget.

  (765) posted on 05.20.2010

oh that was a mess.. it even forces the garage door open, i wonder how much would it costs to repair the damages.

  (2) posted on 05.20.2010

That Porsche was not to end like that is also beautiful caris fast and black is the color that

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