Press release: Porsche is the number one prestige car brand clamped last year by DVLA

first_img White 16,663 Maserati 23 See the full list of clamped and impounded vehicles for 2017 to 2018: Vehicles clamped by make and model 2017 to 2018 (PDF, 602KB, 42 pages) You can check the tax and MOT status of a vehicle anytime via our online vehicle enquiry service. You can tax a vehicle 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Blue 25,026 Make Total clamped and impounded McLaren 1 Tesla 10 Press office Aston Martin 8 DVLA Press Office Longview Road Morriston Swansea SA6 7JL Rolls-Royce 8 Lincoln 1 Email [email protected] Lotus 4 Yellow 842 Triumph 10 Bentley 20 Black 25,329 Silver 32,558center_img Grey 12,303 Porsche 199 Cadillac 19 Colour Total clamped and impounded Hummer 1 Ferrari 7 Abarth 28 Red 11,126 Gold 690 Beige 813 Green 5,489 Notes to editors: In the last financial year, there were 133,000 vehicles clamped for being untaxed. These included almost 350 prestige cars including 199 Porches, 28 of the Italian supercar, Abarth, 23 Maseratis, 20 Bentleys and even a Hummer.Taking the top spots overall were the UK’s most popular make and models with 6,000 each of the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra. And 73 London Taxis, 5 Harley-Davidsons, 4 motorhomes and an Iris Bus were also clamped for being untaxed.Still making the top ten most popular colour of vehicles to be clamped was silver with more than 32,000 clamped during the year, 2,000 more than the previous year. Black vehicles just pipped blue vehicles into second place and 690 gold vehicles were also clamped. TVR 3 DVLA’s Senior Enforcement Leader Bethan Beasley said: These figures show that it does not matter what type of vehicle you own, whether it’s a sports car, motorhome or even a bus – if you do not tax it, we’ll clamp it. It’s never been easier to tax your car – it’s just a few clicks to do it online and you can do it 24 hours a day. Do not take the risk – it just is not worth it. Only for use by journalists and the media: 0300 123 2407last_img read more