Luxury vehicle impounded for driving 130 km/h on Granville Street

Oct 29 2019, 10:35 am

A luxury vehicle will be spending the next few days in the impound lot after its driver was caught for excessive speeding.

According to the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the vehicle, which appears to be a black Mercedes-Benz G-Class, was clocked going at 130 km/h on Granville Street on Saturday night.

A photo uploaded on Twitter shows the car pulled over on a side street.

“This vehicle will spend the next seven days in the impound lot,” writes the VPD in a Tweet.

Police say that the driver was also issued a ticket for excessive speeding, which typically ranges from $368 to $483. The infraction also carries three points towards a person’s Driver Risk Premium (DRP) with ICBC.