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2016-09-06 11:06

A PETROLHEAD'S DREAM COME TRUE: 'It was the best day of my life,' says 16-year-old Barrie Ferreira who experienced what it's like to ride shotgun in a monstrous Lamborghini Huracan at the Kyalami race track. Image: YouTube/ Barrie Ferreira


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Khaylami - Earlier in September, Wheels24 reported on the inaugural South African festival of Motoring held at the Kyalami race track. 

Wheels24's Sean Parker attended the local motoring show as automakers unveiled new models in South Africa for the first time, including the BMW M4 GTS, Range Rover Evoque convertible and the Jaguar F-Type SVR. 

The public too was in attendance including 16-year-old petrolhead, Barrie Ferreira, from KwaZulu-Natal .

'The best day of my life'

The youngster was one of a few fortunate car fans able to experience a supercar at the iconic track.

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Ferreira sent us an awesome video of the young petrolhead riding shotgun in a Lamborghini Huracan with professional racing driver Reghard Roets behind the wheel. 

Barrie told Wheels24: "It was the best thing to have ever happened to me! The sound of that epic V10, the incredible speed it carried through the corners... it honestly took my breath away! I couldn't stop laughing at the lunacy of it all. It was the best day of my life."

'The festival was awesome' 

As for his thoughts on the festival, the youngster said: "The Festival was awesome. Being surrounded by some of the world's most expensive metal (or carbon fibre) was just the best possible way to spend a weekend." 

The best part of the clip is surely listening to Ferreira revel in the sound of the Huracan's sonorous 5.2-litre V10 engine.

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Watch: Hot Lap in the Lamborghini Huracan around Kyalami


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