Barratts Classic Car Hire

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About Barratts Classic Car Hire

Based out of Aylesford in Kent, Barratts Classic Car Hire offer this unique unique Kent wedding car. A rare 1971 classic Mercedes for wedding occasions in Kent, London, and throughout England. This model is one of the most expensive saloon cars ever made by Mercedes-Benz. This particular car was originally owned by 1960/70's folk and pop icon 'Donovan' and has been utilized by a wide range of celebrities over the years. It has transported notable figures such as George Harrison of the Beatles, Moby, Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Tony Mortimer (East17) and many more. Used by the BBC, ITV and motion pictures as well as music videos this eye catching classic Mercedes can turn heads. Re live the classic vibe during your wedding with this beautiful Mercedes.

Services Offered

Enjoy arriving at your special day in style in this chauffeur-driven rare vintage Mercedes. You and your beloved can add your names to the impressive list of passengers who have travelled in this mint-condition classic car over the years. Make your day unforgettable by arriving at your occasion in the same car that has been used in numerous TV shows, films, and magazine features. This rare classic car can make an excellent addition to wedding photos and adds an extra splash of glamour to your big day.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much does it cost to hire your services?

From £150.00 for the first hour, £45 per half hour after that.

A 20% discount on all additional hire after four hours.

Inner and outer London surcharge is £135.00.

£0.80p per mile charge after the first 40 miles.

Bus type:

Long wheel base Saloon car

About your fleet:

Just the one special rare 1971 ex celebrity 6.3 litre Mercedes

What is included in the wedding package?

Car Hire

How far in advance should I contact you?

There is no set answer to this question, try to book as far in advance if possible to reserve the car

Is there a minimum rental time?

The minimum rental is two hours at £240.00

Is there a maximum rental time?

No maximum rental time

Are your cars chauffeur driven?

Yes the car is always chauffeur driven

Do you offer any additional services?

No additional services

Do you charge per hour or per event?

All charging is per hour

What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer, Cash, Cards, Paypal

Type of vehicles

Classic blue 1971 300 SEL 6.3 Mercedes

Why is this car special?

This rare, highly maintained to original standard Mercedes was once owned by the 1960/70 folk singer Donovan. The car has been featured with the BBC, ITV, various music videos, various magazines, on display at Mercedes-Benz world. Different celebrities over the years have travelled in the car, dating back years ago with the Beatles.

Can this car be used abroad

Yes the car can travel where ever it is needed.

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Reviews for Barratts Classic Car Hire

Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
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    Chris · Married on 01/06/2019

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    Stephen Barratt supplied his fine classic Mercedes (and drove) for my daughters wedding in June 2019. He was responsive, reliable, professional, and prompt. The car was really well received by all and very well turned out. I have no hesitation in recommending this service.
    Chris Blair

    Sent on 04/06/2019
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    Chris . B

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    No hesitation in recommending

    Stephen Barratt supplied his fine classic Mercedes (and drove) for my
    daughters wedding in June 2019. He was responsive, reliable, professional,
    and prompt. The car was really well received by all and very well turned
    out. I have no hesitation in recommending this service.

    Sent on 17/06/2019
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    Blanche Fitzgerald - Wedding on July 2018

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    The car was stunning and beautifully kept

    Thanks to Steve we had the most special day. The car was stunning and beautifully kept. Steve was very polite, reassuring and patient throughout the various journeys. Many of the wedding party commented how fabulous an addition it was to our wedding. We’d recommend this car to anyone!

    Sent on 02/10/2018

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Barratts Classic Car Hire FAQ

  • What is included in the wedding package?
    Waiting time which is past the booked time is not charged for
  • How far in advance should I contact you?
    As far as practically possible
  • Is there a minimum rental time?
    No
  • Is there a maximum rental time?
    No
  • Are there any additional services?
    Champagne can be supplied if requested by the customer, or supplied by the customer. The minimum rental fee is currently £240.00 which would allow up to two hours hire
  • Do you charge per hour or per event?
    Per hour
  • What are the forms of payment?
    Bank transfer, Crebit and Debit cards