The Audi R8 sports car

The R8 road car was officially launched at the Paris Auto Show on 30 September 2006 and was manufactured by the German car company, Audi. It is a two seater mid-engine sports car which uses the Audi “Quattro” all-wheel drive technology. The sports car which is based on the Lamborghini Gallardo, was designed by Audi AG’s high performance private subsidiary company, Quattro GmbH....
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Sport car track days

  If you are not in the lucky position to own your own sports car then one option to get your ‘sports car hit’ would be to go on a track day. Here you will be able to drive a number of expensive sports cars and be taught by a driving expert exactly how to get the most out of the cars in an environment where you’re not limited to 70MPH. The track days are a great w...
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Why rent a sports car?

There are many reasons why you may wish to rent a sports car for a few days, it may be a special occasion, a wedding or trip away, or you may have an important business trip that you need a flashy car to impress potential clients with. However one great reason to consider renting a sports car for a weekend would be as a kind of extended test drive. Before taking the plunge a...
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Dangers of a high powered vehicle

While we’d all like to feel that we can channel our inner Lewis Hamilton, driving a powerful sports car should be taken seriously. It’s all too easy to get complacent with the excellent handling and insane levels of grip of a modern sports car and have an errant stab of throttle see you exiting the road sideways. When renting an unfamiliar vehicle this is doubly true. Most sta...
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Hiring a Car – A Touch of Class

When you think of hiring a sports car, you might fist think of something high powered and cutting edge. A nice new 911 or maybe a Ferrari, the kind of thing you’d love to see gleaming on your drive way. But why not consider a slice of the rich history of motoring that’s now available for rental. There’s a huge range of classic hire cars around, from British classics to American...
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