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Picture of John Guest's Mercedes before the crash.
A unique Mercedes that cost £168,000 when new has been written off after its unfortunate owner dropped it into his local garage for a service.
John Guest(56) from Poole in Dorset had taken his pride and joy into Sandown Group Mercedes for minor electrical fault - but was shocked to recieve a call hours later saying a technician had written off the 630hp V12 supercar.