Top 5 Destinations for Car Enthusiasts

March 17, 2019

Whether you are into the fast and the furious, the classics of the past, or the one of a kind luxurious, your next destination holiday should be as amazing and exciting as your personal vehicle.

Here are a few of our favourite destinations guaranteed to impress even the most diehard of motor enthusiasts.

 

Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stuttgart, Germany

 

Located in Stuttgart, Germany, the Mercedes-Benz Museum whisks visitors through the history of Mercedes and their associated brands. Designed by the UN Studio, the museum building is based on the attention grabbing cloverleaf concept. Highlighting three overlapping circles, with a removed center to form a triangular atrium, the building was designed to resemble the shape of a Wankel engine.

The museum contains over 160 vehicles, some of which date back to the earliest days of the motor engine. Visited by over 900,000 motor enthusiasts each year, the museum provides audio tours in a variety of languages.

 

North American International Auto Show

Detroit, Michigan

 

Held every year in January, the annual Detroit Auto Show is one of the largest motor events in the world. Known as the ‘motor city,’ Henry Ford changed the shape of the world when he mass produced the Ford Model T in 1908.

Every year, manufactures from around the world unveil their latest concept cars and new models at the North American International Auto Show. It’s the perfect place to see a large variety of the latest innovations in automotive tech.

 

Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

 

If you stop by the North American International Auto Show,  be sure to stop by the Henry Ford Museum in neighbouring Dearborn, Michigan, to take in the history of the Model-T and hundreds of other classic cars. Initially built to house the pioneering auto industrialist’s collection of historic paraphernalia, the museum currently showcases a wide range of items related to industrialization, antique machinery, popular culture, and classic cars.

 

Monaco Grand Prix

Monte Carlo, Mexico

 

Considered one of the most important and prestigious races in the world, motor enthusiasts have lined the streets to experience the Monaco Grand Prix since 1929. Today, Monaco remains home to one of the most glamorous and prestigious motor races in the world.

Winding through the city streets of Monte Carlo and along the nearby harbour, the Monaco circuit runs an exciting and energy packed Formula One race every May. Best of all, you haven’t missed it! The 77th 2019 race begins on Thursday, May 23rd and ends on Sunday, May 26th.

 

Ferrari World

Abu Dhabi

 

The perfect place for the inner child in everyone, Ferrari World is guaranteed to delight motor enthusiasts from ages 5 to 105. Complete with rides and attractions for the entire family, the entire theme park is auto themed, and features some of the world’s most exciting rides and attractions.

– Formula Rossa – With a speed of 0 to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds and heart-racing heights of 52 metres, the Formula Rossa is one of the world’s fastest roller coasters.

– Scuderia Challenge – Test your Formula 1 potential and experience what it’s like to train like a Ferrari pro. This timed challenge places you in the driver’s seat for a firsthand experience on the track!

– Made in Maranello – This in depth tour of the Ferrari factory provides guests with a behind the scenes look at their favourite vehicle. Previously a luxury reserved only for Ferrari owners, guests gain access to the entire manufacturing process. From the early design stages to the final hand assembly and testing on Ferrari’s Fiorano Circuit, you won’t want to miss this.

 

Parc Fermé Luxury Auto Experts

The next time you want to hit the road for a full throttle holiday, be sure to hit up one of these motorist hot spots. While you’re gone, the professionals at Parc Fermé will care for your luxury auto as if it were our own. From storage and door-to-door delivery to maintaining the exterior of your vehicle and enhancing interior comfort to custom body work and maintenance, we are dedicated to ensuring the longevity of your supercars.

 

Contact a member of our team to learn more.