Niagara Regional Police stopped six drivers participating in a tour of the Niagara Region from Niagara Falls to Stoney Creek last week (July 11).
All six cars were owned by the Stoney Creek based company Ultimate Exotics, which allows customers to take cars on a five-hour VIP tour of the Niagara region.
Police said in a news release that officers positioned along the route of the tour had been “anticipating” the group's arrival.
When the group passed, radars recorded speeds of more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit from multiple drivers, including the tour operator who was leading the group.
The group was stopped and all six drivers were charged with various offences, four of them having their vehicles seized and licences suspended.
A 37-year-old Burlington man who was driving a grey 2010 Porsche Cayenne faces four separate charges including driving 124 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.
A 57-year-old Burlington man who was driving an orange 2016 Lamborghini faces a speeding charge after being caught driving 117 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.
A 25-year-old Toronto man was driving a red 2014 McLaren faces stunting and speeding charges for driving 137 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.
A 48-year-old Richmond Hill who was driving a white 2016 Mercedes AMG GT-R is facing speeding and stunting charges after being caught driving 148 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.
A 27-year-old Oakville man driving a blue 2016 Corvette is facing reckless driving charges.
A 58-year-old woman from Quebec who was drivinge a white 2016 Nissan GT-R is facing three charges including stunting and speeding after being clocked at 148 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.
Police said the action was taken as a part of an ongoing effort to reduce dangerous driving in the region and did not specify which cars were seized.