West Vancouver police impounded a McLaren supercar this month just minutes after its owner drove the vehicle away from the dealership.
According to West Vancouver police, a traffic patrol officer spotted the 2019 McLaren 600LT speeding westbound on Highway 1 near 15th Street on Monday, June 17.
According to Car and Driver magazine, the 2019 600LT retails for more than US$240,000.
Officers clocked the vehicle travelling at about 161 kilometres per hour in a 90-kilometre-per-hour zone, police said.
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Officers stopped the vehicle near Cypress Bowl Road, where the driver allegedly told the officer he had just left the dealership 10 minutes prior.
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West Vancouver police said the vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for seven days for excessive speeding.
The 39-year-old driver was also issued a $368 violation ticket.
Excessive speeding also comes with three driver penalty points plus a driver risk premium, which translates to a $384 hit on the driver’s insurance.