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Rowan Atkinson hit with $1.4 million car repair bill

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    Photo dated Nov. 15 1998 of comedian Rowan Atkinson at the wheel of his McLaren F1 sports car. It was reported Friday Feb. 8 2013 that it took more than a year and more than 900,000 pounds ($1,400,000) to get his supercar up and running after a 2011 crash in which he badly injured a shoulder, but F1's now sell for around 3.5 million pounds. The car makes extensive use of carbon fiber and needed specialist care. The car insurance settlement is one of the largest in British history. (AP Photo/Barry Batchelor/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

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    File - 1993 McLaren F1 (McLaren)

Mr. Bean star Rowan Atkinson has his beloved supercar back in one piece after insurers coughed up a staggering $1.4 million to fix it - the biggest-ever repair bill in Britain, The Sun reports.

Rowan suffered a shoulder injury in 2011 when he crashed the McLaren F1, for the second time.

But while the comic actor recovered quickly his 240mph supercar spent more than a year in the hands of McLaren’s expert technicians.

The result was a $1.4 million bill for a car which cost him $1 million in 1997 - three times as much as the previous most expensive repair claim.

Read more about Mr. Bean's big bill from The Sun