Welcome to RentAClassic
European Sports and Convertible Car Hire and Tours, Nelson & Christchurch, New Zealand.
Drive Something Different
Drive iconic sports cars on wonderful roads amongst beautiful scenery.
Indulge yourself in a superbly presented range of convertibles & coupés, saloons & roadsters from premium sporting marques like Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, MG & Mercedes.
Classic & modern, manuals or automatics, 2 & 4 seaters, we’ll have something just for you.
Check out our wheels. We’ve got enough to go around for everyone.
Choose something both refined and sensible (almost), from $70 per day or less. 4 doors. 4 seats. A decent sized boot. A fixed roof that doesn't move. Italian engines that…
And now for something completely different....cruise the islands of New Zealand in a Mercedes V8 coupe for hire, built for cruising the autobahns of Germany without barely noticing they were…
From less than $175 per day, drive the most modern of Alfa Spiders. With refinement at German levels but the character very definitely still Italianate, this is so much more…
From $100 per day or less, you expect a 4.0 litre Daimler long wheel base limousine to waft along, but not with such lightness and poise. It doesn't feel in…
From $140 per day or less, drive the motherlode of all classics....updated! Almost identical in shape and layout to our 1970s Alfa Spider, the series 4 has been endowed with…
Choose something (almost) sensible from $55 per day or less. 4 doors. 4 seats. A decent sized boot. A fixed roof that doesn't move. Italian engines that definitely do move…
From $195 per day or less, drive the motherlode of all classics. Thoroughly original and in superb condition, our 1975 Alfa Romeo Spider Series 2 for hire, is resplendent in…
From $230 per day or less, you don't so much drive as pilot our Jaguar XK8 convertible, but don't be intimidated, the car is surprisingly easy to handle....slowly or quickly.…
A car of character and charm for a real driving experience, proving that sports car hire is above all, fun! The MGB GT is an iconic car that is easy…
Right car, wrong location? We can relocate for hires of 5 days or more.
From $160 per day or less, short throw gear stick close at hand, the rorty sports exhaust burbling behind you, and 70's Rostyles ready to roll, you feel like getting…
Classy and refined cruising, with effortless press on from the turbo when required. Lap up the sunshine, cosseted in tan leather comfortably seating 4 adults, and experience our stunning scenery…
Convertible or Coupe? Why not get both? From $130 per day or less, a superbly luxurious 2 seater convertible that quickly transforms into a snug, taut, hard top coupe and…
Get the full low down on all our vehicles. From specs, to space to drive-ability.
* For hires of 5+ days
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* For hires of 5+ days
All hires include:
Personal car familiarisation
Our Very Happy Customers
Driving their Dream!
"What a fantastic little car. I'm a mechanic by trade, and couldn't fault this car."
"NZ roads must surely be the best kept secret in the motoring world."
"Fantastic car with heaps of character, turns heads and gets appreciative nods regularly!"
"Fantastic experience - the only difficulty was handing the keys back!"
"Well, if you want a bit of fun touring around don't hire a standard car, try a classic."
"...made our trip so much more memorable, the car was a dream to drive..."
"She looked and drove beautifully and was 100% reliable."
"We had an awesome day….. my husband just loved it !!!! And so did I !!!!"
Hire cars with character for your self drive holiday, 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.
We think that’s something worth sharing….
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.
Register for tour dates at www.nzroadtrips.co.nz
Roam James Chauffeur Tours
Prefer someone else does the driving? With Roam James, we chauffeur you in superb style in our long wheel base Daimler saloon. Or uniquely, see even more of stunning New Zealand as we drive you in any one of our classic convertibles!
Discover delight at www.roamjames.co.nz
The world is a book,
and those who do not travel
read only one page.
– ST AUGUSTINE, Philosopher