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High-end sports car available to rent in the U.K.

Posted on Thursday 29 March 2012 in England, Car Hire



High-end sports car available to rent in the U.K. - Car Hire Travel News

Aussies who like to ride in style may want to rent vehicles on their holidays that are modern, luxurious and can conquer the roads of destinations worldwide. Several companies offer a wide variety of makes and models for travellers to choose from, depending on their preferences and budget. For instance, the car rental Hertz brand has announced a new option of sports car from guests that venture to the U.K. on their getaway.

For the first time, the McLaren MP4-12C will be available to patrons who wish to rent out this stylish car. Manufactured by the McLaren Automotive company, this vehicle made its debut back in 2011 commercially and has gained popularity worldwide. The design was inspired by Formula 1 race cars, with features like break steer technology and a 7-speed shifting clutch. These sporty vehicles have been known to reach speeds of more than 300 km/h and can accelerate to 200 km/h in less than nine seconds. Due to its intrigue, the McLaren MP4-12C has been featured on television shows like Top Gear and in publications such as Car Magazine.

Currently, travellers for business or leisure can rent this model and essentially take it out for a pricey test drive while on holiday in the U.K. For roughly AUD $1,600 a day, legal drivers can reserve these brand new cars and enjoy the ultimate cruising experience abroad. The rates do go down if clients wish to keep the car for more than 28 days. The retail purchase price of the McLaren goes for more than AUD $320,000, so the renting opportunity may be the best way for travellers to try out such a superior car.

"Hertz aspires to offer truly innovative rental experiences to our customers, and the spell-binding McLaren MP4-12C provides an opportunity of a lifetime to experience Formula 1 race-bred technologies on the road," Michel Taride, president of Hertz International, said in a statement. "We are very excited to offer the exclusive hire of the exhilarating sports car."

Although this type of sports car may not be for everyone, Aussie travellers who plan on taking road trips throughout the U.K. for their vacation abroad can achieve ultimate comfort and luxury by renting one of these vehicle models. No matter where Australian tourists decide to roam, there will likely  be stylish car hires available if individuals would like to go above and beyond the standard options.

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