Teenager sets fire to Ferrari 458 – because he wanted a Speciale A

Teenager sets fire to his Ferrari 458 – because he wants a Speciale A

Teenager sets fire to Ferrari 458 – because he wanted a Speciale A

A spoilt 19-year-old set fire to his Ferrari 458 in a bid to make his rich dad buy him a new Speciale A.

According to reports by Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, the teenager, from Zurich, had been bought a Ferrari 458 by his father in March 2014.

But when the 458 Speciale A was revealed at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the unnamed man visited his local Ferrari dealer for a part-exchange valuation of his 458.

The valuation wasn’t enough for a Speciale A – and it would take him too long to save up his 5,000 to 10,000 Swiss francs (roughly £3-6,000) monthly pocket money – so, as he didn’t want to admit to his dad that he was bored of his Ferrari, he came up with a plan to set fire to it.

Teenager sets fire to Ferrari 458 – because he wanted a Speciale A

The man travelled to Germany where he visited a brothel while a number of acquaintances set fire to his Ferrari for an agreed fee.

Unfortunately for the 19-year-old, who also owns a Lamborghini and 11 other cars, the arson was caught on camera and his plan was found out by police.

He was given a suspended sentence of one year and nine months, and ordered to pay 30,000 euros.

4 replies
    • Steve Brain
      Steve Brain says:

      Yes, maybe the father should set fire to the son in the bid to get a new one. That’d fix the problem!
      Jokes of course, but yeah bad parenting is more than likely a very large part of the reason for this.

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  1. practicalman
    practicalman says:

    Insurance is such a scam in itself and most insurance claims are fraudulent people usually update there electronics by claiming they were stolen .they make themselves feel better about it by complaining about the price of there premiums. Just drive more carefully get a guard dog and tell them where to stick it and even better stick the money you
    save into your own insurance account

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