If you like to enjoy exclusive experiences on vacation and you are a luxury car fan, your ideal destination is Emilia Romagna.
Here, in fact, there is the Italian Motor Valley, where is located companies, collections and records conquered by the most prestigious car and motorcycle manufacturers.
We provide you some advices on how to enjoy a stay in Motor Valley living the thrill of driving a supercar.
The most famous brand in Motor Valley
Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Morini, Malaguti and Ducati are the reference points for Made in Italy cars and motorcycles; furthermore in Emilia Romagna you can visit museums and private collections of vintage cars and new models, a unique opportunity in a region where there is a high concentration of motorsports legends.
The places where to celebrate this “cult” is the Motor Show, the motor-racing track of Imola, the new racetrack Marzaglia, and above all the Ferrari Museum and the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari.
Why visit the Ferrari Museum
The Ferrari Museum in Maranello, close to Modena, shows a careful selection of rare vehicles and items: there is a room with 40 cars on display (different every time), ideal to understand the evolution of design and style of the Ferrari.
There are rooms dedicated to Formula 1, where you can admire the trophies, the crash helmets of the World Champions 9 Drivers, and other objects that belonged to them like gloves, tracksuits and shoes.
There’s even a simulator of the Ferrari Formula 1 pit-stop, which will make you feel the experience of the tyre change, while in the sound box you can listen to the sounds of the main engines of Formula 1 and Gran Turismo cars on the track and on the road.
How to rent a luxury car in the Motor Valley
To inform travelers about events, test drive and bookable tours by luxury cars, the region Emilia Romagna launched an official website of Motor Valley, www.motorvalley.com (available exclusively in English language), an essential resource for those who want to plan a trip there.
Among the companies that deal with luxury car rental, we suggest Italian Luxury Car Hire, based in Maranello, which offers test drives (with or without co-pilot) and tour aboard supercars on the Motor Valley roads.
The fleet includes Ferrari FF DCT, California Turbo and 458 Spider; Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, Huracan Spyder and Gallardo Performing; Maserati Ghibli, to name some models available.
These guided tours are engaging experiences that include at least 6 hours duration routes and are also available for groups. One of the cars is the navigator and during the route there will pit stops at regular intervals.
The Motor Valley tour includes a visit to the Ferrari Museum and to the Lamborghini factory, lunch in a typical restaurant and a 100 km route, while the Antagonist Tour added the visit to the Pagani factory and Museum, where is exposed the most beautiful car in the world; this tour includes a150 km route.
The Food & Motor Tour combines the finest local specialties, because in addition to the experience of driving a luxury car, you will meet the Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar producers, two tours which include a tasting of these delicacies worldwide renowned.
Among other things, the tour of the company producing Parmesan also includes a visit to a private collection of Maserati cars.
To book a special drive tour, please check www.italianluxurycarhire.com.
Nowhere else in Italy you will find such a wide range of driving experience on cars with very good performances, it is worth reserving a tour to cross the countryside at full speed and with maximum security, exploring streets and cities rich in attractions and Italian excellences.