Lamborghini Driver Faces Jail Time After Posting Speedy Video
A Lamborghini owner in Japan posted a video to YouTube that showed him driving at a speed twice the legal limit. Police fined him after viewers ratted him out and reported the crime.
The driver was arrested Monday in Hiroshima, more than four months after posting the video, according to a police spokesman.
If convicted, the driver could face a 100,000 yen ($1,260) fine or as much as six months in jail.
The police didn’t identify the speeder, but did say he was a 38-year-old executive at a Hiroshima-based company. He was zooming by cars at 97 miles per hour in a expressway tunnel, which has a speed limit of 37 miles per hour. The car can top out at speeds of 211 miles per hour.
“He enjoyed the roar of the engine and the excessive speed,” a police spokesman told Bloomberg News.
A few months ago, a Japanese doctor was busted after uploading a video that showed him speeding in a Ferrari. A joyrider in Canada also recently ran into trouble after posting a video of himself traveling 124 miles per houe. He was slapped with a reckless driving citation.