We all know the feeling you get when you buy something that doesn’t quite turn out to be what you expected. Shoes that don’t quite fit right, food that isn’t as good as the last time you ordered, or a movie that isn’t as exciting as the trailer seemed to make out.
When this happens though, we usually just knuckle down and make the most of our bad purchases, right?
Well, according to the Korean website China Lab, that is exactly what this man did in China after buying a fake Lamborghini on the internet.
Not to be put off by its small size, or its license plate that simply said Lamborghini (in Chinese characters), the man decided to show off his new car by driving it down the street in his city of Jinzhou in the Hubei province.
▲ Photo courtesy China Net
Unfortunately for the man, the police weren’t as pleased with his purchase as he was.
After stopping him (as shown in the picture) the police checked his license (which was fine), and his car's manufacturer certificate (which was not).
Despite the man protesting that the car was eco-friendly and cost him around 30,000 yuan (a little under 4600 USD) the police seized his vehicle and took it away.
Netizens were naturally intrigued by the story, with some of them making the point that questions should have been raised when the man discovered the car cost under 5000 USD.
This isn’t the first time a fake car story has appeared in China and illegal remodeling of cars is actually a fairly big business.
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