Ding Chen, in a selfie posted to his Instagram account, and a March 12 photo of his new Bugatti Chiron, undergoing extensive customisation before delivery in Vancouver. Photos: Ding Chen

Chinese tycoon’s son buys US$3.8 million Bugatti Chiron in Vancouver with dad’s Union Pay credit card, complains about Canadian taxes

  • Chen Mailin’s son, Ding Chen, posted a message on Instagram complaining about US$680,000 in taxes on the new supercar, saying they made his ‘heart feel tired’
  • A salesman at the Vancouver luxury car dealership that is selling the Chiron said China’s Union Pay credit cards were a ‘regular mode of payment’
Topic |   Vancouver

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Ding Chen, in a selfie posted to his Instagram account, and a March 12 photo of his new Bugatti Chiron, undergoing extensive customisation before delivery in Vancouver. Photos: Ding Chen
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Ian Young

Ian Young

Ian Young is the Post's Vancouver correspondent. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997. There he won or shared awards for excellence in investigative reporting and human rights reporting, and the HK News Awards Scoop of the Year. He moved to Canada with his wife in 2010.