Watch what happens when a supercar driver attempts to show off on a roundabout – everybody is saying the same thing | The Sun

SUPERCARS are built to do two things – look good and go fast.

This usually leads to showing off and sometimes nasty accidents, which is exactly what happened here.

A video uploaded to YouTube by 'cars reving774' shows what happens when you have a supercar but not the skills.

A red Audi R8 pulls out onto a roundabout and begins circling, seemingly looking for a chance to start a slide.

Thankfully there's too much traffic and the driver isn't able to find a gap to pull one off.

After completing two passes the R8 driver gets bored and decides to take an exit, which is when it all goes wrong.

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The quick change of direction and a boot of the throttle sends the R8 into a slide that drive isn't able to hold.

The car can be seen and heard sliding violently followed by a sickening crash as it hits a lamp post.

A second video (below) shows the aftermath of the crash and the R8 is looking pretty sorry for itself.

Its passenger-side rear wheel is pointing the wrong way and the rear of the car has taken a huge shunt.

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The first-generation Audi R8 came with either a V8 or V10 engine and from the noise of this car its clear we're looking at the latter.

The V10 R8 has a 532hp engine also used in Lamborghinis and is good for 0-62mph in just 3.9 seconds.

It also has a top speed of 196mph and all-wheel drive comes as standard, although you wouldn't know it given how easily the car span here.

Everybody was saying the same thing in the comments online.

Dan Roebuck said: "Serves him right."

While iamanutter2 said: "That's what u get for showing off, when u can't handle the car lol."

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