Barratts Classic Car Hire

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About Barratts Classic Car Hire

Hire this beautiful chauffeured 1971 classic, vintage Mercedes 6.3 litre Kent wedding car and re-live the 1970's vibe. Barratts Classic Car Hire mainly operate in Kent but this rare car is also available for hire in London and throughout England.

This rare elegant wedding car was originally owned by 1960/1970 ‘mellow yellow’ pop icon Donovan, and is one of the most expensive saloon cars Mercedes have made. They are still considered by many as their flagship saloon with a classic shape. Other celebrities who have travelled in the car include George Harrison from the Beatles, Bobby Whitlock from Derek and the Dominoes , Moby , Rory Kinnear and Tony Mortimer from East 17.

The car has been featured in BBC and ITV television in both light entertainment and drama, cinema films, in a short film with Donovan, different magazines, a calendar, mentioned on Radio 2 and Capital Gold. It has also been on display at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey and featured in various music videos and two cinema films.

Hire JMO 9K to experience a rare chance of classic Kent wedding car celebrity history.

Here at Barratts Classic car Hire costs start from a minimum of period of £150.00.




Special Offer

5% Discount on all hire

Barratts Classic Car Hire offer a 5% discount for all wedding car hire booked through Hitched.


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  • "Testimonial From Mr S Patel, North London, 2011"
    This testimonial was entered by Barratts Classic Car Hire on 15 February 2013

    From Mr S Patel, North London, Wedding in July 2011 Fantastic car and service from Steve – the car was one of the highlights of my wedding for me and Steve provided a highly professional service at all time, all at a very reasonable price. Viewing the car beforehand and discussing plans for the day was not a problem and Steve filled me with confidence with regard to his experience as a chauffeur and owner of this lovely vehicle. I would definitely recommend Steve and the 300SEL 6.3 to others. - By email

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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. 20% discount on all additional hire after four hours Inner and outer London surcharge £90.00 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?

Thee 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 £150.00 for the first hour

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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