Tourist incurs DH175,000 fine in just 4 hours for speeding in UAE

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The unnamed tourist was caught speeding in Dubai in a rented luxe supercar, the Lamborghini Huracán, in the wee hours of this morning.

Cameras caught the 25-year-old breaking the speed limit 33 times between 2.30am and 6am just hours after renting the vehicle.

According to The Local, the yellow supercar is now sitting in front of the man's hotel collecting dust.

The owners had submitted a request for a travel ban on Hashi but were rejected.


The fines were issued against the car's registered owner because the driver was a tourist.

Gary Gastelu is FoxNews.com's Automotive Editor. And according to The Sun, the tourist who rented the auto for two days still hasn't returned it yet to face their presumably very, very angry faces.

"We can't pay this amount should the auto be taken into the pound", Iqbal told the newspaper.

According to the law, it's the dealership which rented the auto that will have to pay to get it back since the fines were against the owners of the vehicle and not the person who was driving the Lamborghini at the time that it violated traffic codes.


Meanwhile, the Lamborghini is gathering sand and dust parked outside the front of the hotel, little more than a piece of expensive street furniture.

He said that he was concerned the tourist would claim to have lost his passport in order to obtain anew one and leave the country. I won't be trying to take it back, because once I do, I know I have to surrender it to police. "We shouldn't do so for sure, it's his fault and he should pay that amount", they added.

"Then who pays the money for the impound?"

Mr Iqbal also said that he now has contacted the British embassy in the UAE to inform them of the incident, to get some assurances that the man in question will ultimately foot the bill.


However, the motorists left his passport at the dealership as a guarantee, which could make this problematic. He is also afraid the tourists will leave the country without any sort of payment, leaving him in a disgusting predicament.

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