My ex-hire car warns me when I hit 80mph - does it have a speed limiter?

I've just brought an ex-hire car. While driving it, a warning comes up at 80mph and says the car is at its maximum speed. Do some hire cars have speed limiters in them?

Asked on 7 August 2017 by Paul Brown

Answered by Honest John
Some cars have warnings that can be set when a pre-set speed is exceeded. Read the driver's manual.
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