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 |  Feb 28 2012, 12:30 PM

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When Richard Hammond test drove the Lamborghini Aventador on Top Gear, he explained, “In the old days, the order of priority for Lamborghini was top speed, acceleration, and handling– in that order. The thing is though, for this new car, the order is the other way around. Handling comes first and top speed is given a lower priority.” Unfortunately, some Aventador owners did not receive the memo.

The raging bull’s flagship mid-engine V12 supercar, the $394,000 Aventador, will have only 4,000 units produced. Unfortunately, the numbers have already begun to dwindle as Wrecked Exotics reported another accident, this time involving a brand-new Lamborghini Aventador in New Zealand. The rare Italian exotic travelled with a Ferrari convoy for only about an hour during a Sunday Afternoon drive when it had lost control at speeds exceeding 1oo mph, crashed through a fence and into a cow paddock. The Lamborghini did not come to a stop until it had skid over 300 feet up a grassy hill.

While the Lamborghini looks generally intact, the extent of the damage is unknown. Possessing an ultra-strong carbon-fiber monocoque, damaged Aventadors must be sent back to the Boeing research center in order to evaluate and repair the composite material. We’ve learned this much: while cows tend to enjoy greener pastures, bulls certainly do not.

[Source: Wrecked Exotics]