Bugatti Chiron and Porsche 911 crash as both drivers try to overtake slow-moving motorhome

A motor home, a Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon, a Porsche 911 Cabriolet and a Bugatti Chiron were all involved in a car crash causing damage worth £3million.

Two cars collided before hitting into two more cars during a traffic hold-up on the Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps. 

The motor home was moving slowly up the mountain pass causing a delay in moving traffic. 

A Porsche 911 Cabriolet (silver car) collided with a Bugatti Chiron when they both tried to overtake a motorhome on the Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps

A Porsche 911 Cabriolet (silver car) collided with a Bugatti Chiron when they both tried to overtake a motorhome on the Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps

A Porsche 911 Cabriolet (silver car) collided with a Bugatti Chiron when they both tried to overtake a motorhome on the Gotthard Pass in the Swiss Alps

The Porsche sustained the most damage in the accident and the Mercedes driver was rushed to hospital but no one was killed

The Porsche sustained the most damage in the accident and the Mercedes driver was rushed to hospital but no one was killed

The Porsche sustained the most damage in the accident and the Mercedes driver was rushed to hospital but no one was killed

The Bugatti Chiron (pictured) busted its grille, front bumper and hood. A brand new Chiron is worth $3million brand new

The Bugatti Chiron (pictured) busted its grille, front bumper and hood. A brand new Chiron is worth $3million brand new

The Bugatti Chiron (pictured) busted its grille, front bumper and hood. A brand new Chiron is worth $3million brand new

About the supercars

Porsche 911 Cabriolet

  • Power Output Rating: 450PS
  • Top speed: 190mph
  • Acceleration: 0-62mph in 3.6 seconds 

Bugatti Chiron 

  • Horsepower: 1,500HP
  • Top Speed: 304mph
  • Acceleration: 0 to 60mph in 2.5 seconds   

Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon

  • Horse power: 241HP
  • Top Speed: 155mph 
  • Acceleration: 0-100mph in 6.1 seconds 
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When the Bugatti driver and the Porsche driver decided to overtake the motorhome at the same time they collided.  

Then the Porsche hit the Mercedes and the Bugatti hit the motor home. 

The total damage of the accident came to 3.7million francs (£3 million) reported local news publication 20 Minuten.  

Nobody lost their lives but the Mercedes driver was rushed to hospital for serious injuries. 

The Porsche sustained the most damage and the Bugatti Chiron saw its grille, front bumper and hood busted. 

Both the Bugatti and the Porsche had their front airbags deployed, as a video shared on Instagram showed. 

Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world with many residents owning upscale cars so it is no surprise that the nation is no stranger to exotic car crashes. 

Although Switzerland has a reputation for supercars none of its cities are part of the world’s top ten supercar capitals. 

London has the most supercars in the world with 6,146,924 of them, followed by Moscow with 5,909,934 cars and then Los Angeles with 4,073,263. 

Bugattis have a 45 per cent popularity rate among millennials, a 47 per cent popularity rate with generation X and only a 39 per cent popularity rate with baby boomers, according you YouGov. 

Porsches rank much higher throughout all age ranges hitting 65 per cent with millennials and 56 per cent among baby boomers. 

On Instagram the most popular supercar is a Lamborghini followed by an Audi and then a Ferrari, according to Compare the Market. 

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