He was driving how fast?
Just because your car is capable of hitting a high rate of speed doesn't mean one necessarily should aim for that on the speedometer. There is a thing called speed limits. Now, chances are most of us have gone a little too fast over the years and were pulled over by the police. Tickets happen. Going a few miles per hour over the limit is not a big deal. But according to Ford Authority, via Press and Guide, an unnamed Ford Mustang driver could have cared less about speed limits and tickets.
Earlier this month, a Dearborn, Michigan resident was driving his camo-colored 2015 Mustang (not pictured here) at a high rate of speed. A police officer on duty witnessed this and reported the car accelerated from 50 mph to 80 mph. And then the pursuit began. The Mustang driver, in his infinite wisdom, continued to accelerate even as the officer tailed him.
Very quickly he was going 100 mph, but that wasn't enough. No, he hit the gas and reached 120 mph before decided to hit the brakes. Good thing he did because otherwise he would have gone through a traffic light. It was when he stopped at the light when the officer stopped him, approached the vehicle, and arrested the guy without incident.
Once cuffed and placed in the back seat of the police car, the arresting officer asked the guy if he knew how fast he was going. The Mustang driver proudly replied he was going "120 miles per hour."
This is definitely not something to brag about to a police officer. Not surprisingly, the driver was charged with reckless driving and but soon posted the $500 bond. In all likelihood, he'll soon face more serious consequences for his shenanigans. As for his Mustang, it was towed and remains impounded. The lesson to be learned here: save high speed runs for the track and/or drag strip.