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Aston Martin Vantage Drive & Evo-X Hot Lap, Hampton Downs

Recent Reviews

5 / 5

- 14/10/20
Loved it so much, made for a really enjoyable day. The cars were the vital part as you’d expect but the friendly, efficient and skilled team (all of them) added so much to make It special.
5 / 5

- 28/09/20
Great day well organised and very friendly helpful staff. Would highly recommend anyone to try. I paid for the Aston Martin, lotus & Evo hot lap with zero insurance and usb. We had the usb checked prior to leaving and was advised everything was all good. When we arrived home and tried to play - there is no footage from the Lotus which was driven first. Bit of a let down as this was supposed to be a recorded memory from the day.
5 / 5

- 25/09/20
It was a fantastic experience! The team were professional and very personable...They all did a great job! I was amazed how well I drove for the first time ever with just a few minutes instruction...a real buzz!!!! Thank you!!!!!
5 / 5

- 25/09/20
Excellant day and will do again very professional
5 / 5

- 16/09/20
I had so much fun on the day, driving the Aston Martin! What an adrenaline boost - the staff were fantastic, we had a whole pile of little kids there and everyone was very helpful. Such an amazing day, I can't wait to do it again!
5 / 5

- 04/09/20
Hi Guys, Thank you for one of the greatest experiences of my life! You were all so welcoming and friendly and I could see that you are a great team just by the way you interact with each other. Both the instructor in the Aston Martin and the driver of the Evo-X were super helpful and friendly. Instructions were given in a clear way with an explanation to make it easy to understand and remember. I learned something new on how to take a car into a corner. Again thank you for a very special experience and I will definitely see you soon. Cheers, Casper Smith
5 / 5

- 16/02/20
Hi Guys, I had a fantastic day and thoroughly enjoyed my drive. My coach (JD) was great. I would love to have another go, so I am saving up! Great day - Thanks.
5 / 5

- 16/02/20
The day was awesome, my smile went from ear to ear after driving the cars!!!
5 / 5

- 26/01/20
This was a really cool experience, I had a blast. I'll be back to do it again for sure! I was however disappointed to find no sound on one of the driving videos I paid for. I rang up and was told I would be contacted but never heard anything. Maybe you still will?? 027 4929 324
5 / 5

- 24/01/20
Fabulous day for the husband and spectating family alike The children were over the moon to be able to share in the evo lap with him, mums driving now seems tame in comparison! Only one complaint that it wasn’t long enough! So that’s a good sign! Lovely staff, very welcoming and great to chat to, felt very looked after Many thanks The Keane’s
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Now $399

*Valid for 12 Months

Key Points
  • Drive an Aston Martin Vantage Supercar
  • Located at Hampton Downs Raceway
  • In-car instructor
  • Pre-drive briefing
  • Photo and USB video options

The Experience

Since James Bond drove a 1986 Aston Martin Vantage, this car has been synonymous with sophistication, speed and style on a whole new level! Now it's your chance to take the wheel for 8 unforgettable km's around Hampton Downs Raceway in Auckland.

The look and feel of the Aston Martin Vantage simply has to be experienced to be believed. It's flowing lines and stark black and white paint job provide the perfect combination of beauty and strength in one.

Take it all in as you drive for 8km around Hamptons Downs Raceway while one of our expert instructors guide you on the finer points of handling this supercar. The noise is unparalleled and the experience will never be forgotten.

Then just when you thought it couldn't get any better, you’ll get the chance to jump into the passenger seat of the awesome Mitsubishi EvoX for a fast lap around the track. A great way to finish off the experience, every seat is as good as the next in this very capable car so whether you’re in the front or the back seat you’ll be smiling when you get out.

Please meet us at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Hampton Downs Road, Meremere

Additional Info

Please note that drivers must have a current and valid full drivers licence to participate in the drive experience.

Please note that this is a ‘Driving Experience’ and not a ‘Race Day’, while you will get to experience the performance capabilities of the Supercar some restrictions to cornering speeds will apply on the day.

This experience runs on Thursdays, once a month & we recommend booking 4-6 weeks in advance.

As a general guide there is a height restriction of 6ft 5in and a weight restriction of 120kg, if you are outside of these parameters please call us to discuss available options.

Spectators: All family and friends are welcome. If your guests bring their Drivers Licence with them they may also be able to drive (subject to availability - Please see registration on the day for Pay and Drive options.)

The Transmission is F1 (Paddle Shift) however it does have an Automatic mode if preferred

You must be drug and alcohol free, otherwise we reserve the right to refuse participation.


From arrival to departure - please allow two and a half hours for your drive experience

Dress Code

Casual clothes are fine - please wear enclosed footwear


Q. Can friends and family come down and watch the drive?
A. Spectators are more than welcome to come and share in this great experience and take photos.

Q. Can you get DVD’s and/or Photos of the drive?
A. Yes definitely, we offer USB video sticks and framed photos. Check out the additional options to add these!

Q. Are the cars Automatic or Manual?
A. The Transmission is F1 (Paddle Shift) however it does have an Automatic mode if preferred. This is the case for both the Ferrari and Lamborghini

Q. Do you need a full driver’s licence to participate?
A. Yes you do, if you do not have full drivers licence one of our professional drivers can take you for a hair raising ride experience!

Q. Are there food and drink facilities at Hampton Downs?
A. There are basic snacks & drinks available for purchase, however we recommend bringing something with you if you want something substantial to eat on the day.

Q. What is required from me before I have my Drive?
A. No alcohol is to be consumed within eight hours of participating. Occupants must wear enclosed footwear. Please bring your license and your voucher for the experience

Q. Are there height and weight restrictions?
A. As a general guide there is a height restriction of 6ft 5in and a weight of 120kg. Call us if you are worried - but we have never had to turn anyone away!

Q. Do you run on weekends?
A. Weekends are typically not available due to race events being held at the track. We run on a Thursday in most cases and periodically on alternate weekdays.

Now $399

*Valid for 12 Months