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6th Gear Experience

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About 6th Gear Experience
The UK's largest and most professional provider of impeccably organised Supercar Driving Experiences. With over 30 top notch Supercars, 6th Gear Experience supplies Gift Vouchers through all the major High Street chains including M&S, John Lewis & Selfridges. Operating from 4 superb UK locations at Longcross Test Track near Chertsey, Surrey, Bruntingthorpe near Leicester, Blyton Park Circuit near Lincoln and Elvington near York, 6th Gear's emphasis is firmly on quality and outstanding customer service.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bought the twin super car passenger for my 10 yr old - on the day he paid for the in car video out his own birthday money - one of the cars didn't record - they said they would download the footage later and e-mail...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank glab5
SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, which I have to say is factually incorrect. I understand that one of our video systems didn't capture one out of two of your sons drives (hence the 50% refund) and we have apologized profusely for that. In addition to...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you for taking the time to make my daughters day fantastic all the staff worked so hard to make my daughters and our experience a fantastic one I’d like to say a big thank you to Adam for his knowledge and time he took...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cussysdad
SG54LAM, Manager at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank for your great review, we look forward to welcoming you back to one of our events soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Yesterday was treated by my daughters to a drive in the Arial Atom at Castle Coombe. What an insane experience - never driven anything like it and then went round the circuit in the Radical driven by a professional - I still can't get the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jimysue2017
SG54LAM, Manager at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your great review. We're glad you had a great day. The Radical really is an experience not for the faint hearted!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

This experience was bought for my birthday, my brother in law was taking me, due to it being so far away we had to wait for the time he could take me. Unfortunately I have had a heart attack and am going into hospital for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Our call centre staff explained to you that in-line with our policies the voucher could be transferred to a passenger experience, another person or left open till your were feeling better which you've failed to mention. As with most things...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

My driving experience was cancelled. They always hunged up the phone when asking for refund. Very rude staff and very unprofessional. Worst experience ever!!! They never reply to any emails. Left a messages on a few different occasions but no one ever seem to ring...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your e-review. Your experience had to be cancelled due to a death at the circuit we use by another operator and the subsequent withdrawal of the circuit from us at very short notice. We have and will never 'Rip people off' and...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Had a very good day with these guys in a Aventador! Customer service was also really good as well.. I forgot to get the photos after but they helped me out straight away. Will definitely be back soon!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TheDJBrettHaley
SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks for your positive review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I rarely write reviews unless a company has really screwed me over. This company not only cancelled my booking at Chertsey on a date my daughter had booked off work they rearranged it for 2 weeks later at a venue 140 miles away. Who is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Michelle F
SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for your positive review. Apologies for the late reply but informing 733 customers their event has been cancelled literally days before at no fault of our own has been rather onerous. Lets get to the facts shall we... 1) We have been using Longcross...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Booked drive for my son as birthday gift at Chobham but then received a mail saying that due to an incident the track had been shut and experience was now 140 miles from my house!! Called numerous times until contact and the lady informed me...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kevin h
SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

As I have said in the previous reviewers reply we were informed literally days before our first 2018 date, that the owners of Longcross Test Track could not allow us there because of a serious incident. This later became apparent as a fatality on the...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

We booked our 14 year old's '6th Gear' lambo experience day as a special birthday present. Even though we had to wait over 4 months to get our drive at Longross (closest venue), with just 3 weeks notice, 6th Gear emailed us saying they could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mark J
SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

I'm not going to repeat all the explanations for your negative review except to refer you with respect and all those reading on to similar complaints about the Longcross event cancellations which were totally out of our control. Please see above and below. Simon George

Reviewed 18 February 2018

I ordered the "Best of the Best" package for my Son's 18th birthday present. Phone booking was excellent with all my questions answered politely and clearly and although i was unaware of a special offer price that had expired two days earlier i was offered...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank richardhwatson
SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

I don't know what to say apart from thanks for such a thoroughly positive review. It was pretty awful weather so I'm glad it didn't dampen your enthusiasm. Thanks also for your positive words on our staff. We really do try and remember that each...More

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sabrinalovesrichard
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Response from mlawrence10 | Reviewed this property |
It did give guidance on height on the website but I think 5ft and over there are certain packages available but not in all cars. Give them a call if you can’t find on Web, I found staff v.helpful👍
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Sallyw1949
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Response from SG54LAM | Property representative |
Hi, at all the circuits spectators can see the supercars pulling in and out of the pit lane. Some of the venues also have areas where people can watch the supercars drive past at speed. Thanks
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