Ferrari publicity stunt damages Ming dynasty wall

Published on May 11th, 2012 | by Admin


A Ferrari publicity stunt has damaged a 600-year-old wall in Nanjing, China.

The car was filmed wheel-spinning on top of a 600-year-old Ming-dynasty era wall in the city of Nanjing.

Footage of the screeching vehicle has infuriated China’s online community, hitting a nerve in a society where such cars are a symbol of privilege.

One web user called it a “rude insult” to Chinese tradition and culture.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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