MLB Pitcher Trevor Bauer's 2016 McLaren 650S Totaled At TX Dealer

By Jeffrey N. Ross Nov 30, 2019
Shop Sports
By Jeffrey N. Ross Nov 30, 2019
A runaway semi truck tire apparently caused enough damage to total the McLaren.

We've all heard the horror stories about cars being abused or damaged while in for service at the dealership, but Trevor Bauer's mishap is totally different. The 2016 McLaren 650S belonging to the 28-year-old Cincinnati Reds pitcher was parked safely inside the North Houston McLaren dealership when a runaway tire separated from a passing semi truck, crashed though the double-pane window and landed on top of his supercar on Tuesday. Miraculously, nobody was injured in this incident.

Bauer, who goes by Bauer Outage on Twitter, posted a picture of the scene on his Twitter account with a caption that says: "Yesterday, if you told me a semi truck would total my Mclaren, I would’ve believed you. If you told me it would happen like THIS? I would’ve said you’re out of your mind. If this isn’t @Mayhem I don’t know what is @Allstate."

MLB Pitcher Trevor Bauer's 2016 McLaren 650S Totaled At TX Dealer
View in gallery

The dealership is located off Interstate 45 in north Houston (just west of George Bush Intercontinental Airport), and it's being reported that the rogue tire had separated from a tractor trailer driving along the interstate before rolling across six lanes and making contact with the dealership. Judging by the amount of impact shown on the building, there could have been far worse damage to the car had it made a direct hit, and there's no doubt someone would have been severely injured or even killed if this tire had struck a person.

It is amazing that the car was reportedly totaled given what appears to be minimal damage. When new, the 2016 McLaren 650S Coupe was priced around $300,000, but you can easily pick up a pre-owned 650S for under $200,000 today. Fortunately, Bauer's car was fully insured, and we're sure the dealership is helping out for any additional inconvenience.

Be sure to continue this conversation or anything else having to do with McLaren over on McLaren Chat.

Related articles

Look Sharp In A 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

This replica ticks all the right boxes. Owning an original Porsche 356 Speedster is a goal many have, but high pric...
By Steven Symes Dec 05, 2019

Paris Hotel Selling Bespoke Jaguar E-Type Convertibles For $290K

The price of the car also includes admission to the invite-only 2021 Concours d’Elegance Chantilly Arts & Elegan...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Dec 05, 2019

10 Car Auctions That Shocked Us In 2019

Take a look at some of the interesting things that happened in the world of car auctions this past year! Every year,...
By Amie Williams Dec 05, 2019

Drive A 1967 Maserati Ghibli

This Italian masterpiece is for ready for you. For Maserati, the Ghibli name is one which has been used before, but...
By Steven Symes Dec 05, 2019
Show Me More

URL copied to clipboard