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Topic # 64389 14-Jul-2010 16:22
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Hi

Does anyone know if it's possible to hire an exotic car (with full insurance) in either Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch for half a day? Specifically I'm interested in Lamborghini, Ferrari or Late model Corvette, a car worth at least $350,000. Google hasn't been overly helpful.

 

 

Cheers.

 

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  Reply # 351491 14-Jul-2010 17:22
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It's something on my list that I haven't ticked off yet, I'm doing it for myself. I don't think it's possible to hire one though unless I went to the States or if I sweet talked an owner but that's difficult when you don't know any rich people with flash cars!

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  Reply # 351500 14-Jul-2010 17:58
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Is this a Bucket List?

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  Reply # 351502 14-Jul-2010 18:01
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turn up to Lamborgini's auckland store - and ask for a test drive? :) fingers crossed they might let you :)




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  Reply # 351513 14-Jul-2010 18:25
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I know you can hire them for a blast around Hampton Downs... Give me a while and I will do some searchn and let you know

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  Reply # 351521 14-Jul-2010 18:40
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Have you tried calling sports car rentals? They might be able to refer you to someone?

You could also try posting in the performance car forums.

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  Reply # 351532 14-Jul-2010 18:57
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Its really not helpful but I think such a company exists, it rings a bell, just cant remember anything though lol.
You could try limo companies they might have some exotic cars on the books or know someone who does.

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  Reply # 351534 14-Jul-2010 19:04
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Is this what someone above was reffering to?

http://www.freemanx.co.nz/supercars.cfm

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  Reply # 351537 14-Jul-2010 19:16
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Yep thats it ... was about post a link , but its already there.

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  Reply # 351694 15-Jul-2010 08:26
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Try this guy in Christchurch

http://www.superclassicautotouring.co.nz/

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  Reply # 351706 15-Jul-2010 08:48
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For something a wild try this, I know it not in one of your cities, but it should get you buzzin :-)

http://www.classiccar.co.nz/articles/alfa-romeo-8c-2900b-maserati-450s-going-wild-on-the-west-coast-...

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  Reply # 351725 15-Jul-2010 09:24
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Yeah I'm having trouble finding anyone that has cars available up to that value. So many of the car rental companies in New Zealand think that an exotic sports car is an MX5 ;) 

These guys have the cars you want (they're in Auckland):

http://www.freemanxsupercars.co.nz/fleet/murcielago/

... but they're just for hire for use on their own track. It's possible that they've got some options for personal hire that they haven't mentioned on their site though. Could be worth getting in touch with them.

Good luck and have fun!



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  Reply # 351738 15-Jul-2010 09:36
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You guy's have given my plenty to work with. Thanks!

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  Reply # 351741 15-Jul-2010 09:42
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Wow, this thread just made my day. Sent the link to the girlfriend. My b'day is coming soon. :D




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