Get behind the wheel of two wonderfully British sports cars around the UK's fastest race circuit. James Bond's car of choice, the Aston Martin Vantage N430 and the brand Jaguar F-TYPE
- Drive the epic Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430
- Drive the brilliant Jaguar F-TYPE
- Expert tuition from ARDS race instructors
Our senior ARDS Race Instructor will give a full briefing detailing the important information you need to know before getting behind the wheel and heading out on track; circuit layout, racing line, turn in, apex, exit, braking, throttle control, driving Position, steering, pedal control, gear change, understanding paddle shift, overtaking and flag signals. As part of the briefing we have a unique CGI sequence which shows how a vehicle reacts to the inputs made by the driver including; chassis dynamics, weight transfer, oversteer and understeer.
Driving on a race circuit is very different to normal road driving. To make the most of the cars guests will be driving on track you need to learn the racing line and braking points. Our ARDS race instructors will be on hand to help throughout your experience
GUEST DRIVES THE PORSCHE CAYMAN
Three laps driving the Porsche Cayman. Nowhere else in the UK will you drive the class leading sports car as your introduction to a driving experience. With 3 laps behind the wheel you'll not only have a huge smile on your face but be ready to take on the next car, no doubt feeling like the next Lewis Hamilton
GUEST DRIVES THE JAGUAR F-TYPE V6 S
The Jaguar F-TYPE V6 S is a glorious British supercar. Stunning to look at. Once sitted in the drivers seat, hit the starter button and wait for the noise to begin! The engine note is addictive. Out on track the 3.0 litre V6 sings as you press the throttle more and more around the fast sweeping corners at Thruxton
GUEST DRIVES THE ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE N430
Why are Aston Martin's so popular? It's simple, they're beautiful to look at, brilliant to drive and James Bond has got one! This model is the Vantage N430. Inspired by Aston Martin’s rich racing pedigree, the N430 is the most dramatic version of the Aston Martin Vantage ever
ABOUT THE BRITISH SPORTS CARS DRIVING EXPERIENCE
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 is beautifully British. There are no extravagant spoilers to spoil the flowing lines. Inspired by Aston Martin’s rich racing pedigree, the N430 is the most dramatic version of the Aston Martin Vantage ever created.
The 4.7-litre V8 instantly explodes into life with one push of the starter button. Sat on tick over you're aware of it but as the revs increase, the volume goes through the roof as the engine produces a note like no other - something that has to be heard to be believed.
The Jaguar F-TYPE is simply brilliant. Jaguar describes it as powerful, agile and distinctive.....they're not wrong! It's a stunning car not only to look at but also to drive. The noise from the 3.0 litre V6 is a sonic treat which becomes addictive as you press down more and more on the throttle.
The V6 engine is mated to an ultra-quick 8-speed twin clutch gearbox which works seamlessly. The chassis and suspension set up are perfect for the car.
All of these components combined make for a breathtaking driving experience.
Preparing you for this drive is the more delicate feeling Porsche Cayman. Time in this stunning German coupe will ensure you are fully comfortable and confident with the lines and technique of driving around Thruxton Circuit.
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