Lamborghini worth £170k seized after driver used friend's car without insurance

The Lamborghini Huracan was seized by Greater Manchester Police near Swinton on Sunday.

The Lamborghini Huracan was seized by police. (GMP Traffic/Twitter)
The Lamborghini Huracan was seized by police. (GMP Traffic/Twitter)

A Lamborghini worth an estimated £170,000 was seized by police after its driver was behind the wheel without insurance.

The Lamborghini Huracan was spotted by Greater Manchester Police on the M60 near Swinton on Sunday.

Officers stopped the vehicle as it had a number plate that didn't exist on the Police National Computer (PNC).

They made the driver pull over on to the hard shoulder of the busy motorway.

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After stopping the vehicle, they found that the driver was behind the wheel of his friend's Lamborghini without insurance.

Greater Manchester Police said the vehicle was then seized and the driver reported for the offences.

It said the vehicle was seized under Section 165 of the Road Traffic Act.

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The driver of the Lamborghini had no insurance, police said. (GMP Traffic/Twitter)
The driver of the Lamborghini had no insurance, police said. (GMP Traffic/Twitter)

The force tweeted images of the blue Lamborghini Huracan, which can sell for as much as £300,000.

The Greater Manchester Police Traffic account posted on Twitter on Sunday: "This Lamborghini Huracan was seen on the M60 near Swinton today with a number plate that didn't exist on PNC.

"Vehicle stopped and driver found to be using his friend's car without insurance.

"Vehicle seized and driver reported for offences."