Right side: Meet owner Fabrice who started his Rent a Classic Car five years ago and now enjoys his stable of cars of distinction and pedigree. Left side, my driver for the trip over is Anton.
We’ve decided on the 6 cylinders Mercedes 250 SL which is extremely reliable and superb to look it. (It’s actually a 280 …) Very stylish and a head turner; no not me, the car …
Heading off …
Taking it easy along the Promennade des Anglais, Nice. Feeling a million dollars right now.
Purrs like a kitten.
Stopped for a quick view back over the French Riviera, Cote d’Azur
Specifications : White/cream “Mercedes 050” color, “Hellroth” red leather interior, 2 seater, 1360 kilos, 6 cylinders in line 2,8 l engine (7 main bearings), 170 Bhp, 4 speed manual gearbox, assisted disc brakes all round, maximum speed : 200 km/h, “Pagoda” hard-top available on request…
Not too far before we reach Eze and other locations where films such as ‘To Catch a Thief’ with Grace Kelly (my idol) and Carry Grant were made with the fantastic car chase sequence.
Worthy of a stop and look around the magnificent gardens and coastal view.
Coming into Monaco, there’s a few tunnels along the way as Mont Agel is a mountain located on the border between France and Monaco
Monaco, known for its Formula One car racing.
We went for a ‘spin’ (shh don’t tell Fabrice) around the famous hair-pin bend which is right in front of the Fairmont Hotel which has absolute prime viewing.