There are now only 499 McLaren Senna’s in the world today as one of them just burned to the ground.
You might think that looking at these photos that this McLaren Senna can be revived and repaired back to normal but your wrong, there’s too much damage. According to Salomondrin on his personal Instagram and from numerous sources around social media, it looks like Salomondrin’s $2 million McLaren Senna burned to the ground to a burnt crisp. There is some good news. Salomondrin appears to be physically OK if his antics on his Instagram stories have to say anything about his condition.
Check out a couple of photos taken at the scene of the fire below!
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@salomondrin I’m sorry to see this brother! This is so sad but you know what? You’ll get your money back since I’m sure McLaren’s problem and you have insurance so stay positive like you always do and hang in there brother! ❤️❤️❤️ @_aaronzx6r_sti_ . . . #camaro #mercedes #ucn #newyear #unitedcarnation #svipeautomobili #corvettezr1 #zr1 #rdbla #ferrari #lamborghini #senna #huracan #SVIPE #ucn #salmondrin #gt63s #amg #rollsroyce #4x4squared #rs7 #rs7performance #rs7concept #audi #rangerover #RS70K #makeaudisport #that_audirs7_guy
According to the comments and piecing together the story from random people, it looks like Salomondrin’s wife was driving, not Salomondrin himself so people claiming that “Salomondrin crashed” are technically wrong on both counts. He was not driving and the car didn’t crash, it technically burned, which is sort of worse than crashing.
As the photos and video above show, the car is absolutely destroyed. With a bespoke carbon fiber tub, and the fire originating from the engine, it’s not like they can just repair the broken bits. All the new hypercars are built as one system with all the parts, more or less combined and interconnected with one another. If a major part of the car is damaged, you might as well bin the whole thing. And I’d be surprised if McLaren hooks him up with another one since they only made half a thousand.
Some people on social media are even claiming that this was somehow an act of Karma. Check out this nasty reply on some Youtube video below. I’m not sure the backstory on this comment but presumably this Eric fellow wants a McLaren F1 and Salomondrin’s being a total d**k here.
I don’t know who controls karma and whether he (or she?) doles out punishments like a burnt Senna over comments like this but who knows? It was a mean comment.
As to why his McLaren caught fire, your guess is as good as mine. With McLaren pumping out new cars at an astonishing rate, who knows how much durability testing went into this Senna. My guess is that, like all Hypercars, these cars are meant to be driven hard, all the time, and are not meant for putting around town, which is what I presume his wife was doing.
With so much heat building up in that monstrous engine and nowhere for it to go, a splash of fluid, be it brake, oil, or power steering etc. can cause a fire to flare up.
That’s my .02 on this burnt McLaren Senna.
Salomondrin being a Youtuber, we’ll see the aftermath play out in his videos to come.