Driver of the 204mph M4 was found to be uninsured to drive it, police said
Last month a Lamborghini Aventador, worth £400,000, was seized in London
Published: 10:33 EDT, 18 November 2013 | Updated: 12:28 EDT, 18 November 2013>
Police have seized yet another supercar after its driver collided with a cyclist and was found to be uninsured.
The £170,000 McLaren M4, which can go from 0-60mph in just three seconds, was taken off the road on Old Street in central London last week.
A 41-year-old cyclist was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries, while the driver will be punished because he lacked the appropriate insurance.
Seized: This McLaren M4, which has a top speed of 204mph and costs £170,000, was taken off the road after it was involved in a collision with a cyclist and the driver lacked the necessary insurance
Incident: The collision happened close to Old Street in central London (pictured) and the cyclist was taken to hospital with minor injuries
The MP4, also known as the 12C, has a top speed of 204mph and is the first production car designed by McLaren since its famous F1 model from 1998.
Last month a Lamborghini Aventador, worth £400,000, was seized and towed away by police after they found that its driver's insurance policy did not cover him to be behind its wheel.
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After another case last week, it appears that people owning them may be unaware they require extra insurance to drive one.
Seized: This Lamborghini Aventador was seized by police in east London last month after it was discovered that the driver was uninsured
Towed away: Police gather round the £400,000 supercar as it is secured to a tow vehicle in Newham, east London
'Police in Islington seized a McLaren MP4 after it was involved in a collision with a cyclist,' a Met spokesman said today.
'The vehicle was seized by police as the driver, a 63-year-old man, wasn't insured to drive.
'No arrests were made'.
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