December 2, 2022

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Staff thwart brazen theft of million-dollar Ferrari in Melbourne

Fast-considering staff have intervened to end a gentleman allegedly striving to steal a unusual Ferrari off the showroom ground in Melbourne.


A person has been arrested following allegedly making an attempt to push off in a 2022 Ferrari F8 in Melbourne on Friday early morning.

Law enforcement had been termed to a luxurious car dealership in Port Melbourne just just before 10am right after workforce activated safety protocols, which prevented the Ferrari from currently being pushed off the premises.

A 28-calendar year-aged man was arrested and taken into custody.



Although the Ferrari F8 was about $500,000 when new, costs have almost doubled on the employed-automobile sector in Australia – with the F8 rumoured to be the previous mid-motor model to be unveiled by the Italian manufacturer without having hybrid assistance.

The F8 is powered by a 3.9-litre turbocharged V8 producing 530kW and 770Nm, able of sending the supercar to 100km/h from a standstill in a lot less than 3 seconds.

Victoria Police say a man from Werribee in Melbourne’s west is at present assisting with their enquiries.



Ben Zachariah

Ben Zachariah is an knowledgeable writer and motoring journalist from Melbourne, acquiring worked in the automotive industry for additional than 15 a long time. Ben was earlier an interstate truck driver and completed his MBA in Finance in early 2021. He is regarded as an professional in the area of basic auto expenditure.

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