Lamborghini seized by police auctioned off for £218,000

A Lamborghini seized by police in east London has reportedly fetched £218,000 at auction. The Evening Standard reports the owner of the car failed to come forward to claim it.

Lamborghini seized during an uninsured vehicle crackdown in Newham Credit: British Transport Police

The high-powered car was stopped in Newham because it was missing a front number plate. Police then discovered the driver was not the registered owner and his insurance policy did not cover him. The Lamborghini was originally bought for around £400,000.

Lamborghini being taken away in Newham Credit: British Transport Police