Date: October 2010


6th Gear Logistics has launched a specialist car transportation service for companies needing to move valuable or ‘secret’ vehicles in covered transporters anywhere in Europe.

The new specialist car transportation service from 6th Gear Logistics
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Aimed particularly at those involved with automotive testing and development, the design, marketing and PR departments of car manufacturers & importers, racing teams, the classic market and prestige car dealerships, the service might also be helpful for those concerned with film/TV production, exhibitions and events.

The company is operating four DAF XF 95 480HP tractor units complete with Montracon covered double-deck skirted race car transporters capable of carrying six vehicles up to a head height of 1450mm.  This means they have the capacity for carrying prototype and supercar sized vehicles, and all trailer units are fitted with Dhollandia 2 ton 2 stage tail lifts.

The service operates throughout the UK and Europe offering a bespoke solution to clients looking for either one-off or regular deliveries, and provides comprehensive insurance cover for vehicles carried.

Commented Andy Cummings, operations director of 6th Gear: “Whether a client wants to transport a secret prototype model between two facilities, or a full race team of up to six cars, we can help.  We spend our lives moving Aston Martins, Ferraris and Lamborghinis, so we’re highly experienced and provide absolute care, attention and discretion.

About 6th Gear

6th Gear Logistics is a division of 6th Gear Experience which runs some 60 driving experience days a year in The Midlands, Surrey and Yorkshire, in addition to special days and corporate hospitality events.  The company owns 23 supercars - from an Aston Martin DBS to a Lamborghini LP640, and a Porsche 911 Turbo to an Ariel Atom - and retains 30 part time instructors, 10 events staff and seven full time employees.

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