ARE THE CARS AUTOMATIC?
All cars are Automatic with paddle shift option.
Ariel Atom is the only Manual transmission vehicle available for the Track experience only.
WHICH CARS ARE INCLUDED IN TOURS?
You will get our best and most expensive cars specifically reserved for this experience! Typical line up for a 3-hour Exotic car experience with 4-5 cars includes: Lamborghini Huracan Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia, McLaren MP4-12c, Porsche GT3, Acura NSX.
The 6 Hour Experience will give you an opportunity to drive 6-7 Dream cars including: Lamborghini Huracan Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia, McLaren MP4-12c, Porsche 911 GT3, Acura NSX, Audi R8 Spyder, Nissan GTR, Aston Martin Vantage.
Please note we reserve the right to substitute cars due to unexpected service and maintenance.
WHEN ARE THE TOURS?
Our Tours run multiple days a week starting in May through October. While we offer both weekdays and weekends, please keep in mind weekdays are better due to less traffic.
HOW MANY CARS WILL I GET TO DRIVE?
On the 3-hour experience you will drive a minimum of 4 cars, and on the 6-hour experience you will drive a minimum of 6 cars.
WHAT IS PADDOCK MOTOR CLUB?
The Paddock Motor Club is an exclusive, members-only club that brings together passionate individuals offering unique bespoke products, services, and automotive experiences not available anywhere else.
State of the art facilities include: Lounge, Theater, Race and Golf simulators, Restaurant and Bar, Boardrooms and Event spaces, Wine cellar, Gift Shop and more.
During our 6 hr Exotic Car Experience GTA Exotics customers have a unique opportunity to make a pit stop at the private Paddock club to explore an upscale playground for car enthusiasts and enjoy Lunch and Refreshments prepared by in-house Chef.
HOW IS THE DRIVING TIME SPLIT?
There is always TWO SOLD SEATS in EACH car. If you purchase ONE SEAT, you will be paired up with another PAYING CUSTOMER. You will switch seats and switch cars with the customer beside you. You will share driving time and passenger time with them.
If you want to be the ONLY driver you must purchase TWO SEATS (then you may bring a passenger for free).
WHEN DO I BOOK MY TOUR DATE?
You may purchase certificates all year round. The online booking system for Exotic Car Tours opens up on April 1st. Alternatively, our operators are available 7 days a week to book your Tour over the phone. Our Dates are posted gradually throughout the season. May dates are posted now. June dates will open up on April 1st. July dates will be posted on May 1st. August dates on June 1st. September dates on July 1st and October dates on August 1st. Once your Tour date is booked a rescheduling is subject to a $50 re-booking fee (unless rain is in the forecast). You can always transfer your booking to a friend or family member free of charge.
I AM READY TO PURCHASE. WHAT DO I DO?
Excellent! Select your desired package with number of seats and click Buy now. Follow the steps to fill in the required information and complete the purchase. The receipt and a gift certificate will be sent to the billing information email address you provided shortly after the purchase. Visit our website after April 1st and redeem your gift certificate by using an authorization code to book your Tour date and time. Alternately, you may call our operators 7 days a week to book your Tour over the phone.
“Book and Buy” packages allowing you to select the Date and Pay for the package all in one step are available after April 1st.
Please note there are no refunds on purchases. All services can only be exchanged or transferred to another person. Cancellations must be made 1 week prior to the date scheduled for Exotic car tours, and up to 24 hours before track events.
Date Re-booking fee is $50 plus tax per person.
IS IT SAFE?
YES, we have a 15 years injury free record.
WHAT ROADS/AREA DO WE DRIVE ON/IN?
Tours start and end from the Ivy Lane Estate on Hamilton mountain. Great roads start right in front of the mansion and continue all day.
3 hr. Experience takes us in and around wine country in the Niagara region
6 hr. Tour heads northwest to Caledon Hills area. Both tours have exciting, scenic and twisty roads which allow the drivers to feel the cars potential.
HOW LONG ARE THE TOURS?
Entire 3 Hr Exotic Car Experience is 3 hours long with 2.5 hr Drive time.
Entire 6 Hr Exotic car Experience is 6-6.5 hours long with 5 hr Drive time.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR
EXOTIC CAR TOURS?
Drivers must be 19 and older to participate. Must hold a valid full G Canadian or any Foreign Country driver’s license. Passengers do not need to supply driver’s license or security deposit.
WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?
The weather is confirmed the day before the scheduled Tour and all the participants will be contacted by email or phone with final Tour confirmation details. If on the day before we learn that a heavy rain is in the forecast and we feel that it will be unsafe to tour, we will set up a rain date.
We do not drive in the rain as it slows the Tour down and takes away from the overall experience. Should the Tour be canceled due to inclement weather, alternative dates will be offered and arranged so you may enjoy these fine vehicles on a beautiful, sunny day!
WHAT IS THE $2000 SECURITY DEPOSIT FOR?
The deposit is required on the day of the Tour, either on credit card or cash. The deposit is the insurance deductible for any damages to the cars. Please understand these cars are very expensive to repair and we have to ensure customers drive responsibly and safely. The deposit is refunded immediately upon the Tour completion. We have a 10 year claims free record.
($2,000 refundable security deposit, per driver, on your own VISA, American Express or MasterCard is required)
WHEN IS THE SECURITY DEPOSIT DUE?
On the day of the tour. Please call your credit card company the day before so there are no delays when you arrive.
HOW MUCH IS THE SECURITY DEPOSIT? CAN IT BE WAIVED?
The security deposit is $2,000 per driver. It is charged to your own credit card (VISA, AMEX or MasterCard) on the day of your tour and refunded same day.
Security deposit is not required if you present a proof of personal automobile insurance with OPCF 27 (Liability for Damage to Non-Owned Automobile(s) and Providing Other Coverages When Insured Persons Drive Other Automobiles)
Please contact your Insurance company to confirm if this endorsement is already part of your policy. You will have to bring the Insurance agreement page showing OPCF 27 inclusion with you.
ARE THE CARS MODIFIED?
Yes. Most of the cars are lowered with aftermarket rims and exhausts.
HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS ARE ON A TOUR?
3 hr exotic car experience is designed to accommodate 8 to 10 participants and 6 hr Tour accommodates 12 to 14. There is always 2 people (paying customers) to a car unless you buy two seats and want to come alone to drive all day. If you buy a 1 seat tour package there will be another paying customer in the car with you. You will share driving time 50/50. If you buy a 2 seats tour package you can be in the car alone driving 100% of the time, bring a passenger, or split the driving time with your passenger.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN RUNNING THESE TOURS?
Experience pioneers, we have been running these tours for 10 years. It has been growing in popularity because of its amazing value and worthwhile experience.
CAN I BRING A FRIEND?
You may bring as many people as you want before and after the tour for a photo opportunity. Better yet buy them a seat for the day and go together. Group specials are available.
I HAVE A GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE (E.G. TEST DRIVE). MAY I SWITCH IT TO A TOUR OR TRACK DAY?
Absolutely! All of our packages are interchangeable. You are more than welcome to use any certificate you have as a dollar value towards another Experience and just pay the difference if there’s any.
I HAVE A GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM A THIRD- PARTY E.G. GROUPON. CAN IT BE USED TOWARDS A TOUR OR TRACK DAY?
YES. Just pay the difference and you will be upgraded to the thrill of a lifetime.
I GOT A GIFT CERTIFICATE ON SALE AND NOW A FRIEND WANTS TO JOIN ME ON A TOUR. HOW MUCH WOULD WE HAVE TO PAY?
We will honor the same price you paid for any referrals that would like to join you. Please make sure you notify us as soon as possible as dates fill up fast.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN BE ACCOMMODATED ON A TOUR IF WE HAVE A LARGE GROUP?
We can accommodate up to 10 people on a 3-hour experience and up to 20 people/day, and 14 people on a 6 hour tour. We will work with your group to customize day and time that fits your schedule.
Bonus: Large groups have complimentary access to the outdoor event space at Ivy Lane Estate for after party or meeting. Please call us for more info (905) 815 1300.
I HAVE NEVER DRIVEN A LAMBORGHINI OR ANY OTHER EXOTIC FOR THAT MATTER, WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
Expect to have the time of your life. A lot of people are nervous but that is part of the fun. Honestly these cars drive the same as any other car. They are just expensive and to some people intimidating. Don’t let that hold you back. It will be one of the most rewarding and motivational days of your life.
CAN I VISIT YOUR OFFICE/SHOWROOM BEFORE THE TOUR?
Absolutely! Feel free to schedule a visit at our Hamilton location anytime. We will be happy to show you the fleet and answer all of your questions.
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CERTIFICATE EXPIRES?
Expired GTA Exotics certificates purchased in 2015 and onward will be honored past expiry date.
Third party expired vouchers (Groupon, Travelzoo, WagJag, etc) can be used for the dollar amount paid as a credit towards any service we offer.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I BOOK A DATE AND DON’T SHOW UP?
We need all the drivers to show up, to drive the cars. Please give us 1 week notice if you would like to switch dates. If you cannot make the date your certificate is transferable to another person at no charge. If you did not re-schedule your date and chose not to show your voucher will be void.