Best Summer Road Trip Cars

Summer is fast approaching, and it is the perfect time to finally think about taking that great American, Australian or European road trip that you’ve always talked about, but haven’t quite gotten around to yet.

Whether you plan to see as many national parks as possible, or you’re looking to try out burgers in as many diners and restaurants as possible, you’ll need to have a good car to ensure that you stay the distance and have a blast. Here are some of the best car choices for taking a summer road trip:

The Chevrolet Camaro Coupe

Chevrolet Camaro coupe (MY2014)

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The Camaro, which you can read about here, it is better than ever, especially when it comes to the quality of the interior, which is an important consideration when you’re planning to spend so much time on the road.

Of course, how the car handles is important, and this 6th generation Camaro really does the business. With a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine and a choice of V6 or V8, it’s a joy to handle, and it’ll make your trip on the open road a smooth one.

The Honda Accord Sedan

Last year, Honda released a new version of the Accord, and it’s a great choice if you’re looking to road trip in a sedan with lots of room. Perhaps the best thing about this vehicle, apart from its reliability and roominess, is the Apple CarPlay function, which will allow you to stream your favorite road trip playlists for the duration of your journey. Nothing makes a road trip like good company and even better music, after all.

The Jaguar F-Type Convertible

If you want to feel the wind in your hair as you power down the highway, what could be more perfect than choosing an F-Type Jaguar for your next road trip? The two-door convertible, not only looks great but its superior design, including V8, make it a joy to drive. One thing’s for sure, from Texas to Tacoma, you’ll turn heads.

A Vintage Thunderbird

1959 Ford Thunderbird

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If you want to have the authentic retro road trip experience, taking in roadside diners and getting your kicks on Route 66, it has to be a vintage Thunderbird., Effortlessly stylish; the Ford Thunderbird is a design classic and a real slice of Americana. You might want to have a good mechanic on standby just in case if you plump for an older vehicle, but it’s worth the effort. 

The Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

The 2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk is a great choice if you plan to get off-road. Aggressive in appearance, it boasts a strong body kit and elevated suspension. Despite that, it’s a pretty compact crossover, which makes it easy to handle. The off-road tires mean that you can tackle tough terrain with ease and the roof panels can even be popped if you want to feel the wind in your hair.

The Mini Clubman

MINI Clubman

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If you want to travel in style without breaking the bank, you’ll find the Mini Clubman hard to beat. Featuring an 8-speed automatic BMW transmission that will give you more than 30 mpg when cruising the highways, this cute, quirky wagon is perfect for cutting the cost of gas and keeping you comfy on your trip.

Which of these great vehicles do you plan to buy or hire for your trip?

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