(FOX NEWS) — A Belgian driver was shocked to learn recently that his compact economy car had a top speed of over 400 mph.

That was according to a speed camera citation mailed to him that said his Opel Astra, (which is sold in the United States as the Chevy Cruze), was clocked doing 654 kilometers per hour in a 50 kph zone.

The ticket came with a fine for 6,579 euros (approx. $7,800), but he didn’t have to pay it. According to DriveTribe, he brought the matter to the police and they admitted the malfunction and let him off the hook.

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