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The Ultimate Road Trip Guide: Part 5 – Dream Road Trip Cars

July 22, 2015

If you’re hitting the road this summer, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got the perfect travelling companion. Whether you’re renting a sexy ride or on the hunt for a brand new car to call your own, there are so many makes and models to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to begin. From Land Rovers ideal for off-roading to a slick saloon in the city, there’s a perfect set of wheels for every adventure.

So whether you’re a fan of convertibles or go googly-eyed at the thought of an Aston Martin, we’ve gathered some ideas to inspire you on your way to picking perfect road trip ride.

“We had the most amazing time road tripping across Texas in a bright red Ford Mustang!” – Alan Donegan, co-founder of Pop-Up Business School

 

Classic ford mustang

Original image by Ron Cogswell

An all-American Mustang is the dream car for those hitting the U.S roads. With more than 50 years of design and development under its belt, the award-winning Mustang is the epitome of classic American muscle – and is the perfect choice for those road tripping in the States. Fancy getting your hands on one? The Ford Mustang went on sale in the UK for the first time in 2015!

Red convertible Alfa Romeo for a road trip around northern Italian villages is the dream!” – Emily Alice Clark

The Italian’s are renowned for engineering stylish cars and if you’re on the hunt for a classy convertible, the Alfa Romeo Spider is a more than impressive ride. From sleek styling to a well designed cabin, this two-seater is the perfect car for cruising around the countryside, soaking up the sounds and smells of the summer.

“Aston Martin V12 Vantage S for a road trip on the Stelvio Pass in Italy.”

 

Aston Martin v12

Original image by Paul Williams

If you’re searching for a quintessentially British build, an Aston Martin is the last word in luxury. When it comes to navigating your way around the Italian hills, a V12 Vantage S marries pinnacle performance with unique styling – offering an unforgettable driving experience.

“It would have to be a Lincoln Continental convertible!” Tom Bourlet, The Eventa Group

In production since 1939, the Lincoln Continental was set to be a one-off – but the coupe took the world by storm and has enjoyed any amount of success since. With historical greats like President Kennedy and Edsel Ford being proud owners of convertible Continentals, it’s easy to see why it’s such a coveted car. If you want a taste of the high life, get your hands on your own Continental and hit the road in search of adventure.

Now you’re armed with some road trip favourites, you can set about finding the car of your dreams and plan a road trip to remember! Ready to hit the road? Head over to the final part of our Road Trip Guide to discover some destination essentials.

About The Author

Jon Le Roux is co-founder and company director of The Car Loan Warehouse. Being a mad engineering and motorsport enthusiast, I spend more hours than is healthy, watching, reading or talking about cars, boats, motorbikes…..basically anything with an engine.