There’s no better feeling in the world than hitting the road, letting down your hair, and vacationing behind the wheel of a swanky dream vehicle that you’d never dare purchase in real life but would love to a chance to navigate at least once in a lifetime.
Weekend getaways are the perfect time to turn your wildest automobile fantasies into a reality, so escape that mundane 9 to 5 work week by putting pedal to the metal for a couple days in a shiny, sexy, and super savvy rental car. Here are the nine most epic cars to rent for your weekend getaway.
Rent One Of These 9 Cars For A Glamorous Getaway Weekend
1. Range Rover Sport
Brave the open road in a more modernized version of the original luxury SUV that combines rugged adventure with a contemporary elegance and comfort that's sure to bring about the inner auto enthusiast in you.
There are many SUV rental packages offering power, performance, and class that can help you easily get going onto the open road for just about $395 a day to $499. Barrel through in a supercharged 4.2-liter V8 engine masterpiece that produces 400 horsepower and can go from 0 to 60 mph in just seven seconds. What are you waiting for?
2. Aston Martin
Go British by renting the ultimate dream convertible evoking character, capability, and dynamic performance from the iconic manufacturer of luxury sports cars and grand tourers. The brand was made famous by none other than James Bond in the 1950s and 1960s with his use of their DB5 model in the 1964 film Goldfinger.
Why not treat yourself to a fine good time by snagging one of these babies from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which announced just earlier this year that it would begin offering a fleet of exotic cars that’ll include everything from Escalades and Lamborghinis to Astons? Though prices could run anywhere from $900 to $1400 a day depending on market, location, or seasonal demand, there’s really nothing better to splurge on for a quick weekend rendezvous. Epic, indeed.
3. Mercedes Benz
While some cars are classic, others remain timeless, as does this handcrafted beauty with iconic presence and legendary capability from the G-Class of one of the leading European car companies.
Named “G-Wagon” – in short for the German word “Geländewagen” meaning cross country vehicle— you’ll get the chance to navigate a fine off-road car employing three locking differentials, modern engine technology, and a premium 830 watt Harman/Kardon sound, to name a few features. Rates begin at around $450.00 per day, including 75 miles per day and $0.75 per mile thereafter.
4. Ferrari Spyder
If you’re suffering from boredom and are in need of some titillating excitement, slip behind the wheel of a sleek and sexy signature Spyder that’ll have your screaming with joy and looking oh so good.
A single push of a button can take you from 0 to 60 in just three seconds, and with a 483 HP V8 engine that purrs like a wild tiger, you can easily cruise the highway in sophistication and style while also savoring one of the finest things in life: a Ferrari F30 Spyder. For $1400 a day, it’s definitely worth it, right?!
5. Corvette Stingray
Make a broad statement by cruising around come the weekend in the Queen of all American sports cars. This super car is a high-performance vehicle with an ultra-charged V8 engine that delivers 425 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, as well as a lower center of gravity that allows drivers to maintain optimal weight distribution for precise handling. Rent from Hertz for about $250 a day and get ready to experience driving bliss.
6. Cadillac Escalade
If you’ve got yourself a big group and loads of luggage to carry, opt for something like this massive wonder, which can move up to seven people and is loaded with all the latest technology and comforts one would expect from any Cadillac. Ride around in style and comfort for just about $360 a day on weekdays or $750 on weekends—you’ll be satisfied for sure.
7. BMW X3
Fuel efficient yet still high performing, this one’s the ultimate automobile to seek out for any old weekend getaway. With seamless mechanics and a lavish interior, the BMW X3 will make any road trip easy, breezy, and beautiful. It’s no wonder why it remains one of the most popular SUVs in the world, so get ready to squeeze on in with five of your best friends for an epic vacation like no other—all for extremely reasonable daily prices.
8. Ford Mustang
Get a taste of the golden days by traveling back to yesteryear in an All-American favorite. For just about $360 a day, you can feel the soft wind blowing through your long tresses as you steer around in an iconic and powerful automotive muscle that’ll make any business trip, vacation, or special treat all the more memorable and exciting. Nothing screams vintage and nostalgia more than one of them Mustangs, so brave those roads in a bright red classic today.
9. Sling Shot SL
Those looking for a wild ride can find it in this tech-laden roaster by Polaris, which can be seen as a mix between a car and a motorcycle -- suitable for anyone looking to ride around in something super different. From just about $200 a day, you can unleash that inner beast in a not-so-traditional 3-wheeled vehicle that’s bound to make heads turn turn turn.
This article was written by Pamela Chan.