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Welcome to RentAClassic

European Sports and Convertible Self Drive Car Hire and Tours,

Nelson, Auckland & Christchurch, New Zealand.

Drive Something Different

Drive iconic sports cars on wonderful roads amongst beautiful scenery.

Indulge yourself in a superbly presented range of sports convertibles, coupés & saloons from the finest premium marques like Alfa Romeo, Lexus, BMW, Saab and MG.

Classic & modern, manuals or automatics, 2 & 4 seaters, we’ll have something just for you.


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Our Cars

Check out our wheels.  We’ve got enough to go round for everyone.

View Nelson Cars

Right car, wrong location? We can relocate for hires of 6 days or more.

View Auckland Cars

View Christchurch Cars

Get the full low down on all our vehicles. From specs, to space to drive-ability.

Where will your journey take you?

Flexible itineraries, with a selection of wonderful North and South Island Road Trip routes for you to enjoy.

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All hires include:

Unlimited km

Personal car familiarisation

Roadside assistance

Car documentation

Our Very Happy Customers

Driving their Dreams!

Why Choose RentAClassic?


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Hire cars with character for your self drive holiday, North or South Island tour, getaway weekend, a present they’ll remember long after the day…or just pure self indulgent adventure. 

A unique experience of affordable, carefree fun and enjoyment.

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Our Escorted Tours and Private Driver Services

Drive multiple classic cars on short accompanied tours to delightful destinations. 

Or be chauffeured in luxury to your itinerary round the South Island.

Escorted Classic Car Tours

1 or more Days, up to 5 Cars & 12 Companions, unlimited fun! Share the delights as well as the cars while we escort you on superb drives to beautiful locations around our wonderful South Island.

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Come Tour with us…

Roam James Chauffeur Tours

Prefer someone else does the driving? With Roam James, we chauffeur you in superb, unique style.  See even more of stunning New Zealand as we drive you in any one of our classic convertibles from $90 per hour.

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Come Roam with us…

The world is a book,

and those who do not travel

read only one page.


– ST AUGUSTINE, Philosopher

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