- Father filmed his son driving a Maserati on a road in Xinyang, China
- The child, aged four or five, had his hands firmly on the steering wheel
- He was dubbed ‘the most impressive rich kid’ by his father in a viral video
A shocking video which shows a little boy driving a Maserati on a road has sparked an outcry in China.
The footage was taken by an onboard passenger and it shows the boy driving the luxurious car confidently.
The passenger can be heard complimenting the boy: ‘You’re the most impressive rich kid in the city.’
A young boy was seen driving a Maserati as its steering wheel logo suggested (left). The boy can be seen looking to the side while driving (right) in Xinyang, China’s Henan Province
According to Yang Cheng Evening Post, the video was believed to be taken by the boy’s father.
The boy, appeared to be four or five years old, can be seen steering the wheel of a Maserati car with both hands.
There were three people including the boy in the car when the video was taken.
It is reported that the boy was driving on Hang Kong road in Xinyang, Henan Province.
Cars and trucks can be seen passing fast as the boy drove along the road.
The boy’s father said in the video that the boy is ‘the most impressive rich kid in the city’ as the boy confidently drove on a busy road (left and right)
His father said in the footage that children in kindergartens were not able to drive a car at this age.
He then asked his son to give him a thumbs up, but the boy neglected.
Another man said they put their lives in the boy’s hands.
According to China’s Road Traffic Safety Law, the trio had already violated the regulations as the underage boy drove motorised vehicle without a licence.
Web users has responded on Weibo, a Twitter-like social media site.
‘AuHoiYuen’ and few other web users suggested some of the Maserati models are autonomous or semi-autonomous.
However, ‘FeiYangYangARSENAL’ commented to ask local traffic officers to look into the violations of traffic safety whether or not the car is on auto pilot.
‘M33666’ said: ‘All he wants to do is to show how rich he is!’