Supercar owners could risk a hefty fine after new cameras were installed across the Kensington and Chelsea area.
Drivers will be issued with a first time warning but could be fined if they're caught breaking the rules again.
Although no fines have been issued for the offence, it is predicted these could vary between £100 to £2,500.
The new rule could lead to a major blow for many who could see their snazzy cars seized from the road for breaking the offence.
Currently, the limit stands at 74 decibels with information taken about a vehicle which exceeds the level.
One road user was caught at a staggering 104db, equivalent to the sound of a helicopter.
While a Range Rover model set off a camera at 100db on Sloane Street in London, reports Daily Express.
Johnny Thalassites, Kensington's lead member for transport, said the move was to stop drivers treating the roads like a "racetrack".
He said noisy supercars were "disruptive and irritating" for residents and local businesses in the London areas.
However, the new cameras are set to frustrate road users with load cars as it's difficult to control.
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Johnny said: "Residents have had enough of drivers using our streets as a racetrack.
"Supercars look good and most drivers are considerate but when they're not, it is disruptive and irritating for people living and working in the area."
Drivers would be required to go easier on the throttle or must consider silencers for their vehicles.
Gov.uk states there are limits to the amount of noise that cars can make on the roads.
It warns it is illegal to modify an exhaust system in a bid to make cars louder than they already are.
The governing website also claims police can take action if a person's car silencer fails to work.
And could also take action if motorists drive in a way that creates too much noise.
For example, revving an engine or accelerating hard from a standstill could land a motorist some trouble.
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