An expat from Scotland living on the Costa del Sol has been caught speeding at 271 km/h in his brand new Ferrari California. Alan Heron was caught by a radar trap as he tested out his sports car.
The businessman was fined 3,600 euros and has had his driver’s license revoked for 10 months after appearing in court. A spokesperson for the Guardia Civil said that it may be the highest speed recorded in Spain, calling it “utter madness”.
Alan Heron, 56, the vacuum cleaner tycoon owns a luxury mansion in the exclusive La Zagaleta country club, which boasts a private 18-hole golf courses, heliport, fishing lakes and a riding club.
The Ferrari California, was said to be brand new, driven with temporary Spanish plates.