Lamborghini driver has £200,000 supercar taken off them because of bizarre rule | The Sun

THE DRIVER of a £200,000 supercar had it taken off them because of a bizarre rule.

The Lamborghini Urus was seized after police officers pulled over the car in Merseyside and discovered the driver was too young to be behind the wheel.

But the vehicle wasn't seized because the motorist didn't have a valid licence.

Instead, an insurance policy on the high-end car only allowed for drivers aged 40 and over.

The motorist was found to be eight years too young, aged 32.

In a post on their Roads Policing Unit Twitter page, cops said: "The insurance policy for this Lamborghini Urus only permitted drivers over 40 years old.


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"Unfortunately, the driver on this occasion was eight years too young and was therefore uninsured.

"The vehicle was seized and the driver reported."

Social media users who saw the post online said were shocked the driver was risking crashing with no insurance.

One person said: "Imagine driving a 160k+ car uninsured."

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Another said: "Gone in 60 seconds."

Someone else wrote: "Imagine having enough money to own a Lamborghini but having to cheat your insurance!"

Others appeared shocked by the policy, with one person sharing: "I've never hear of that before only people 40 over."

Insurance premiums are often lower for drivers over 40, but make, model, driving history and year of the car are also considerations in deciding rates.

Drivers are facing a huge jump in insurance costs, with premiums up by 17 per cent year on year.

Analysis of the cheapest quotes offered to thousands of motorists found the average cost of cover is now £877, up from £744 last year, according to Consumer Intelligence.

At the start of this year, new rules came into force banning insurers from charging an existing customer more than they would a new one in exactly the same circumstances.

Experts predicted this would push up prices for those who always shop around for car insurance.

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