A 22-year-old driver with a Volkswagen Golf R Of the brand volkswagenwas arrested by the policeman from New South Wales, Australia for driving over 174 MPH.
Driver arrested for speeding in Australia
The Volkswagen Golf R from the previous generation, it is one of the German models that was electronically limited from the factory to 155 mph (250 km/h). However the latest model can be driven at an even higher speed. As long as the Australian authorities allow it.
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A 22-year-old driver was arrested by New South Wales Police after “allegedly traveling at 280 km/h”. The hatchback high-powered compact car was being driven on the Hume Highway, Mittagong, where a speed limit of 68 mph (110 km/h) is posted.
Earlier today around 9:00 am, authorities pulled over the driver to slow down before revoking his driver’s license.
Authorities said they notified the driver of a “Court Attendance Notice for Driving Speed/Dangerous Manner” and must be presented at Moss Vale Local Court on the 20th of December.
The car had to be modified and the speed limiter had to be removed so that it could reach that power.
The actual speed measured by gps it is lower and in accordance with the technical specification sheet provided by Volkswagen.
A year ago, a driver of a Subaru WRX The 80-year-old lost his driver’s license for six months after Australian police caught him speeding 51 mph (82 km/h).
Writing by Gossipvehiculos/Source: www.motor1.com