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Ways to Experience Car Culture in Newport Beach

October 18, 2023

Car culture is alive and well in Newport Beach—and it’s easy to see why. Our city stands as an ode to luxury living, attracting a mosaic of auto enthusiasts who range from seasoned collectors with prized vintage models to aficionados of the latest sleek, high-performance machines. The serene boulevards and scenic drives of Newport Beach provide the perfect canvas for displaying these automotive masterpieces, fostering a car culture where opulence and exclusivity are celebrated.

Join us as we delve into the refined world of Newport Beach‘s luxury car scene, exploring the passion, elegance and prestige that steer this captivating coastal community.

Exotic Car Rentals

Trade your typical sedan for a two-door stunner, and cruise the streets of Newport Beach in style. Home to several exotic car rental agencies, our city isn’t short on top-of-the-line autos. Check out Luxury Exotic Car Rentals Newport Beach, where you can rent everything from Lamborghinis to Rolls Royces. Exotics by Enterprise also features a range of car rentals, ranging from brands like BMW and Mercedes to Aston Martin and Bentley. This is the perfect way to channel your inner celeb or favorite F1 driver—whether that be Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Carlos Sainz or Sergio Pérez.

Car Dealerships

Perhaps you’re looking to buy a new set of wheels or simply check out what’s on the lot. Car connoisseurs will be happy to know that Newport Beach plays host to several luxury car dealerships with the latest and greatest models. Stop into Maserati of Newport Beach, Aston Martin Newport Beach or Ferrari of Newport Beach to see each brand’s collection of new and restored models up close.

Showrooms at Fashion Island

Fashion Island may be a retail haven, but this luxury lifestyle center is home to several automobile showrooms, including Tesla Motors, Lucid Motors and the illustrious Lincoln Experience Center. Visitors of these showrooms can explore and discover beautiful luxury vehicles and an array of interactive displays. The Lincoln Experience Center will even let you enjoy an on-site test drive!

Newport Beach Classic Car and Truck Festival

In its fifth year, the Newport Beach Classic Car and Truck Festival is set to be a spectacular viewing experience for car enthusiasts of all types. In theme with spooky season, this month’s event will feature all kinds of fun activities, including live music, a beer garden, a costume contest, trick-or-treating for the kids and, of course, a unique collection of exotic cars and trucks. If you call yourself a car aficionado, don’t miss out on this spooktacular event on Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Annual Father’s Day Car Show at Balboa Bay Resort

Each June, the beautiful Balboa Bay Resort hosts its annual Father’s Day Car Show, where families can enjoy a collection of cars, live music and delicious food and drink. This highly anticipated event showcases a spectacular variety of vehicles, from timeless classics and scarce models to personalized custom cars. The best part? No need to worry about tickets—this car show is completely free! Plan an epic Father’s Day weekend in Newport Beach and experience all that Balboa Bay Resort has in store for dads!

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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