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How to Maintain Classic Sports Cars in the UK: Essential Tips

At Sports Car Hire, we pride ourselves on being the UK's premier provider of sports car and supercar rentals. Whether you're interested in chauffeur-driven or self-drive options, our extensive collection of renowned sports cars and supercars from top brands will captivate and excite any car enthusiast. In this blog post, we will share essential tips on how to maintain classic sports cars in the UK, ensuring they remain in pristine condition for years to come.

Regular Maintenance

Regular maintenance is crucial for keeping classic sports cars in optimal condition. Here are some key areas to focus on:

Engine Care

The engine is the heart of your classic sports car. Regularly check the oil levels, coolant, and other fluids. Change the oil and filters as recommended by the manufacturer to ensure smooth performance.

Tire Checks

Inspect the tires for wear and tear, and ensure they are inflated to the correct pressure. Proper tire maintenance not only enhances safety but also improves fuel efficiency and handling.

  • Inspect the brakes regularly and replace worn-out brake pads.
  • Check the battery and electrical systems to avoid unexpected breakdowns.
  • Ensure the suspension system is in good condition for a comfortable ride.

Storage Tips

Proper storage is essential to protect your classic sports car from the elements. Follow these tips for optimal storage:

Climate Control

Store your car in a climate-controlled environment to prevent damage from extreme temperatures and humidity. A dehumidifier can help reduce moisture levels in the storage area.

Covering Your Car

Use a high-quality car cover to protect the exterior from dust, dirt, and potential scratches. Ensure the cover is breathable to prevent moisture build-up.

Driving Essentials

When driving a classic sports car, consider these essentials to maintain its condition:

Gentle Driving

Avoid aggressive driving and sudden accelerations. Gentle driving reduces wear and tear on the engine and other components.

Regular Use

Regularly driving your classic sports car helps keep the engine and other mechanical parts in good working condition. However, avoid excessive mileage to maintain its value.

Our Collection

At Sports Car Hire, we offer an expansive luxury vehicle fleet, including:

  • Rolls Royce
  • Bentley
  • Limousines
  • Party buses
  • Mercedes
  • Jaguar
  • Lexus
  • Maybach
  • S Class
  • V-Class
  • G Wagon

We also provide a diverse range of stretch limousines, including Hummer, Chrysler, American Lincoln Town Car, 4x4 limos, and party bus hire. Our service versatility caters to various occasions, such as weddings, proms, corporate events, music video shoots, TV and film productions, special birthday treats, anniversary celebrations, VIP transports, red carpet events, and sporting events.

Nationwide Coverage

Our services are available in every city and town across the UK, ensuring that luxury and sophistication are within reach no matter where you are. From London to Edinburgh, Birmingham to Manchester, our nationwide coverage guarantees a locally relatable yet nationally appealing experience.


What are the age restrictions for self-drive options?

For self-drive options, drivers must be at least 25 years old and hold a valid UK driving licence.

Can I hire a sports car for a special event?

Absolutely! Our luxury vehicles are perfect for weddings, proms, corporate events, music video shoots, TV and film productions, and more. We offer customised packages to suit your needs.

Do you offer chauffeur-driven services?

Yes, we provide professional chauffeur-driven services for those who prefer to sit back and enjoy the ride. Our chauffeurs are experienced, courteous, and knowledgeable about the best routes and destinations.


Maintaining classic sports cars requires attention to detail and regular care. At Sports Car Hire, we are dedicated to providing the best sports car and supercar rentals in the UK. Explore our extensive collection and enjoy the thrill of driving some of the most iconic vehicles on the road.

With a focus on sustainable living, Kwame Owusu writes about eco-friendly practices in both transport and daily life, emphasising their importance in urban settings.

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