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Birthday treat was a real blast

A well run day... Staff extremely friendly... All cars are pristine and drive as good as they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan L
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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Best driving experience day I've had

I've done a few driving experience days with other companies (have also done one with 6th gear... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
leighr530
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well run day... Staff extremely friendly... All cars are pristine and drive as good as they look.. Instructors are all very helpful and do all they can to give you a real feel of the cars... And do get a flying lap with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan L
SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alan, Thanks for your positive review and were glad you had such a great time with us. we look forward to welcoming you back to one of our events soon.

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I've done a few driving experience days with other companies (have also done one with 6th gear before) and I could pick negatives out of all if I really tried. Some of the other companies seem to be only really there for the hard sell...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leighr530
SG54LAM, Manager at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Leigh, Thanks for your great review and I'm glad you had a great time with us. The Atom certainly is a great car! We look forward to welcoming you back to one of our events soon.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It was a good experience watching all the high performance cars. Our son drove three of them and said it was good. Apart from the wait between drives a good day but make sure the weather is good if possible.

Date of experience: September 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for your review Steve and we're glad you had a great time. hope you see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

what a day out with two best mates Dave in a Aston martin Phil in a mustang and me in a Audi R8 to continue our 60 birthday year. Came for a 9 am start well worth it not to many cars on the track....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for your review Ian and we're glad you had a great day!

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Got my 10 year old son an experience to drive a Lamborghini as a reward for a great school report, and it could not have been better. His mates cant believe it, and although I've never seen a supercar driven so slowly, the USB recording...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks Duncan for your kind review. Its amazing to see the kids reactions after driving a Supercar, certainly something they'll never forget!

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Bought this for me hubby as a Xmas present but waited till summer to book it. He had a wonderful time. The staff are all great and really friendly. We were one of the 1st group's so we didn't have much waiting time but I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda B
SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Amanda, Thanks for your positive review were glad you had a great day with us and we look forward o welcoming you back to 6th Gear in the future.

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Bought a package for my husband for Christmas. Easy to find. Very well organised. Only downside is the 2 old things in the burger van. Talk about rude!!!! They don't speak to you they snap. Feel really sorry for the young lady who has to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your review. However this is not for our company as we don't serve Ice Lolly's or Oasis. I'd be grateful if you could remove this and post it on the correct companies site

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have now had 2 disastrous experiences (or not had them) from Virgin Experience! Living in Aberdeenshire my husband booked a Air Balloon trip and we proceeded to book it. The first time having phoned in at 06:30 it was called off because of weather....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks for your review, but this is for the wrong company as we do not operate at Leeds. can you please remove this review and re post on the correct site

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I booked the “Rally Thrill” for my Husbands birthday in March. When I called to make the booking there was only one date they could do which was at the end of June, a little while to wait but fine. The description on the website...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Lorna, I think you've placed this under the wrong company as we don't offer a rally thrill and don't own a Subaru. I'd be grateful if you could remove this review

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Gift for our sons 13th he loved driving the ferrari. Its a great experience but not cheap when you add in insurance,memory stick and photos. Main disappointment was thinking that his 10 minute drive seemed to be over early and on checking memory stick of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience Elvington, York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Carol, Thanks for your review and I'm glad your son enjoyed his drive in the Ferrari. I've checked the video here on our hard drive and can confirm he did receive a ten minute drive session. As with most things life the optional extras...More

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for safety reasons I don't think dogs are allowed but I'd email company direct to be certain
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Don't no dates but I recommend you take a deck chair as lot of hanging round and no were to sit
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Yes most super cars are automatic.
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