The driver of a Ferrari California was pulled over in speeding on a departmental road in Isère, Saturday February 6. He had just acquired the Italian racing car and wanted to test its power. The vehicle was confiscated by the gendarmes and the motorist also lost his driver’s license.

He only took advantage of his car for a few minutes. A man from Villeneuve-Loubet, in the Alpes-Maritimes, was intercepted by the gendarmes on Saturday February 6 for speeding on a departmental road in Chanas, in Isère. The driver was traveling at 153 km / h on a track limited to 80 km / h, driving a… Ferrari California.

As our colleagues from the Dauphiné Liberated, the forties explained to the soldiers that he had just bought the Italian luxury car. He wanted to test his power and speed, and the salesman, a resident of Lyon, was right by his side.

The confiscated racing car

The speed retained by the gendarmes of the motorized platoon of Chanas is finally 145 km / h, or 65 km / h above the legal limit. The motorist had his driver’s license withdrawn and his brand new vehicle confiscated. He will only have traveled 1.5 km with it!