Driver, 39, has seized his new $ 240k McLaren for speeding up 10 MINUTES after buying from a dealer in Vancouver
- Police saw a McLaren 600LT speeding offense in 2019 in West Vancouver on June 17
- The supercar raced with more than 99 mph in a 56 mph zone
- The driver, 39, from Coquitlam, told the police during a traffic stop that he had just left the dealership 10 minutes earlier
- His $ 240k car was towed and confiscated for seven days and he was fined $ 368
A 39-year-old driver in West Vancouver enjoyed his new McLaren supercar in total 10 minutes before he was seized by the police.
A traffic patrol saw the 2019 McLaren 600LT drive west quickly on Highway 1 shortly after 10 am & # 39; evening. on June 17.
The speed of the high end vehicle was clocked at more than 99 miles per hour in a 56 mile per hour zone, police said.
The driver of this 2019 McLaren 600LT was run over for fast driving on June 17, just minutes after he had bought the $ 240k supercar
West Vancouver police said: & # 39; The driver had said this vehicle was new to them and they had driven it no more than 10 minutes before they were stopped & # 39;
The Coquitlam driver told the police that he had just left the car dealership a few minutes earlier.
His new ride sells for around US $ 240,000.
& # 39; The driver said that this vehicle was new to them and they had driven it no more than 10 minutes before they were arrested by the police & # 39 ;, Constable told Kevin Goodmurphy of West Vancouver. CityNews.
The car was towed and seized for seven days.
& # 39; Every time someone chooses to drive too fast, this puts everyone at stake, including the driver and everyone around them, at risk. This type of speed is very dangerous, & # 39; Goodmurphy said.
The driver also received a $ 368 violation, a fact that caught the attention of Twitter users.
The fact that the owner of the $ 240k supercar was fined $ 368 attracted ire from Twitter users
Internet users noted that the driver of the high-end ride would not be deterred by such a small fine
Several people tweet that the driver should have received a larger ticket to speed up his McLaren
One person tweeted: & # 39; I suspect the owner can pay the ticket. & # 39;
Another placed: & # 39; I find it ridiculous to think that a driver who is fined $ 368 for excessive driving after spending $ 240,000 on the car will be frightened, scared, or take his violation seriously. & # 39;
& # 39; Fines must be based on income. The $ 368 will do nothing to scare this person, & another user wrote.
Speeding also comes with three penalty points plus a risk premium for the driver, which translates to a stroke of $ 384 on driver insurance.
The man can now drive his supercar again, but & # 39; if this driver is driving too fast again, there is a chance that the penalty could be increased & # 39 ;, said Constable Goodmurphy.
The officer said that luxury ride owners are more likely to take their supercars for the spin in the summer weather, but traffic patrols don't take a vacation.
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