2019 Aston Martin Vantage Seized After Driver Clocked 100 MPH In A School Zone

/ Comments

The dumb driver could face a fine of up to $10,000 after flooring it in a new Aston Martin Vantage on the streets of Vancouver.

After being revealed last year, customer deliveries of the Aston Martin Vantage have started hitting the road. The V8-powered supercar has 503 horses under the hood and a top speed of 195 mph but trying to unleash its potential on a public road is never a good idea. This guy found out the hard way. They clearly didn't show much restraint, because the local police clocked the 31-year old male driving the Vantage at 98 mph on the streets of Vancouver, Canada. If that wasn't already bad enough, they hit this speed in a 25-mph school zone.

Aston Martin

The only consolation is that it happened on a Sunday at 8 pm when the school obviously would have been closed, but it still doesn't excuse driving nearly four times over the speed limit in a school zone and thinking you can get away with it. That's just idiocy on another level.

The 31-year-old driver was charged with stunt driving, dangerous driving, and speeding. To set an example and discourage other enthusiasts from committing similar speeding offences, the supercar was also impounded. A photo released by police on social media shows the sorry-looking bright yellow Vantage being loaded onto the back of a truck.

Greatest Roadsters Of All Time
Greatest Roadsters Of All Time
Greatest Steeda Fords Of All Time
Greatest Steeda Fords Of All Time

As well as having your car impounded for seven days, anyone issued a stunt driving ticket in the province of Ontario has their license suspended for a week. If convicted of stunt driving, this Aston Martin driver could be fined between $2,000 and $10,000, have their license suspended for up to two years, and even spend up to six years in jail, according to CBC.

Aston Martin
aston martin
Handout, Aston Martin

Join The Discussion


To Top