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Northumbria Classics are based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, close to the picturesque counties of Northumberland and Durham. Easily accessible via the A1 M motorway, by train to Newcastle Central or plane to Newcastle International Airport. If you are a visitor from Scandinavia/Holland/Belgium/Germany we are located just 10 miles from North Shields DFDS ferry service (Imjuiden- Amsterdam). We have a superb range of classic cars for self-drive hire and film/studio work. Northumberland is the northernmost county in England and the most remote. The country lanes and B roads take you back to driving in the 1950s, with very little traffic amidst beautiful and varied scenery. The attractions are many and varied: Lindisfarne, Hadrian’s Wall, 30 miles of beautiful coastline, and more castles than any other county in England including Alnwick, Bamburgh, Warkworth, Dunstanburgh and Chillingham. Only just over an hour from the Scottish Border region driving through the Cheviots and Northumberland National Park. Durham city, to the south is dominated by the magnificent Norman cathedral and is the gateway to the Durham Dales and the North Pennine National Park. We are within 30 minutes of The Beamish museum which hosts many historic vehicle events. Whether you want to enjoy the fantastic countryside or coastline, plan a trip from Castle to Castle, or visit the many country houses and villages then Northumbria Classic Car hire can help you ensure you have a memorable time in one of our superb classics.

1969 Jaguar E Type

Acknowledged worldwide to be the most beautiful car design ever, with performance and comfort to match. Our British Racing Green 4.2 S2 has been beautifully restored and drives superbly, with a gorgeous sound from its 6 cylinder engine. Uprated brakes and 5 speed gearbox conversion add to the experience.The series 2 e-types have better seats, improved cooling systems and brakes, resulting in better driving cars. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1970 Jaguar E-Type

To the purist the FHC E Type has the best lines. We have owned this S2 car for 25 years, ‘my last fling before getting hitched’. The series 2 e-types have better seats, improved cooling systems and brakes, resulting in better driving cars, this car has rare factory optioned power steering.Recently had its second full restoration with immaculate dark blue paintwork and grey interior. A popular wedding car- it photographs exceptionally. Also very useful luggage space for a "minimoon" or tou...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1972 MGB Roadster

Our beautiful Gunmetal Grey 1972 MGB Roadster has recently undergone a back to metal restoration, with the stylish chrome grille and bumpers and rostyle wheels of the 1972 model. New blood red leather interior with matching softop.Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1973 VW Karmann Ghia

In 1955 Coachbuilder Karmann came up with the idea of producing a pretty Coupe based on a Beetle floorpan. With tough mechanics and pretty styling the Karmann Ghia was manufactured until 1974 with almost 500,000 cars produced. Our car has the 1570 cc flat four air cooled motor with lively performance. Undergoing a compete nut and bolt body off rebuild by a renowned German restorer in 2007/2008 and imported into the UK by the owner a local enthusiast. The restoration was done to a superb stand...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1963 Jaguar 3.8L

. Our gold 1963 Jaguar mk2 is the 3.8L version with the 4 speed manual gearbox with overdrive. When introduced in 1959 they were the fastest production 5 seat saloon car in the world, with a 125 mph top speed. A complete restoration has been carried out and completed in 2017. The rustfree bodywork was stripped back to bare metal and repainted in the original colour of Opalescent Golden Sand. The red and burr walnut interior was carefully restored as required, retaining a subtle degree of pat...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1963 Morris Minor

Morris Minors weren’t designed for speed but are a lovely quirky car for up to four people to have a day out touring around the countryside . Also ideal as a wedding car. Dependable and easy to drive, our Minor has an easy to operate soft top and uprated brakes. Old English white bodywork and red interior and hood, with a reasonable size boot plus a luggage rack for extra hampers! My first (2nd,3rd and 4th) cars were Morris Minors,I never had a convertible as they were always a rarity. Bui...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1971 VW Beetle 1302S Cabriolet

The Beetle is a cult classic, driving our convertible provides you with the chance to experience one of 21 million beetles produced over 8 decades! An excellent wedding car, guaranteed to make everyone smile, easy to drive with plenty of room for four. The first cabriolets were manufactured in 1948 through to 1980. Revised in 1968, the Beetle acquired heavier bumpers, new headlamps with 12v electrics and improved braking and the 1600 engine in 1970. The 1302S has the flat screen of the ...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1966 Ford Mustang

In Wimbledon white with light blue interior and a black hood this 4-5 seater convertible Mustang is in its original 1966 specification throughout. The Mustang was introduced in April 1964 just 2 months after the Beatles first arrived in the States, and made in this body style until the end of 1966, by which time they had sold 1,288,557 Mustangs, still a record number of sales for a new model! Fitted with a correct, rebuilt 289ci, 4.7 litre V8 engine and easy to use automatic transmission, th...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1964 VW Splitscreen Camper

The iconic 60s Split Screen VW campervan. Our split has been lowered with air suspension, making her ideal for stepping in and out of. Her wedding interior includes an 2 facing bench seats in ivory, lit by discreet mood lighting. Accommodating 6 passengers, she is popular transport for those larger wedding parties. With side cargo doors and opening safari windows in the windscreen for those all important photos.Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1973 Triumph TR6

The Triumph TR6 was released in 1969 replacing the TR5 combining the 6 cylinder 2.5L fuel injected engine and fully independent suspension from this model with the restyled Karmann bodywork. The TR6 remained in production until 1976 and is regarded with much affection as the last of the “hairy chested” British two seat sports convertibles, with a separate chassis and body tub. I had a yellow TR6 which I used in the 80s for around 10 years every summer. Our 1973 Racing Green TR6 has had ext...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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1956 Lincoln Premiere

For the 1956 model year, Lincoln introduced all-new models, and an all-new hierarchy. The Premiere, meanwhile, became Lincoln’s flagship. The car carried bright colours , ours is Amethyst with Starmist white roof. It was expensive, too, with a hardtop coupe, a four-door sedan, and a convertible all ranging between $4,600 and $4,750. Only one motor was offered across the line: the 6030cc, 285-hp overhead-valve V-8 was mated to an automatic transmission. A 12-volt electrical system was also ...Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPin on Pinterest

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