The 483-horsepower V8 engine roars in front of you as you shift gears, and the speedometer climbs over 150 miles per hour. Gliding down the straightaway, you grip the wheel of a Ferrari F430. You don't need to buy your own exotic car to experience this adrenaline rush: American Racing Experience connects visitors with a similar emprise on four major raceways across the United States. At scheduled times at the Motorspeedway in Atlanta, Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia, and Adams Mortorsports Park in Los Angeles, they brief drivers on the handling and controls of sleek Ferraris and V10 engine-powered, six-speed Lamborghini Gallardos. After preparing visitors for the upcoming track with a lap in a pace car, instructors slip into the passenger seat—letting their guests take the wheel for a driving experience more extreme than some TV show set on an island.
ETS Limos's fleet includes jet-black town cars, spacious SUVs, and passenger vans. It's drivers, meanwhile, are on-time and safe. The two combined yields dependable transportation throughout Atlanta and beyond. Drivers service airports, musuems, and clubs, as well as nightlife spots and large events. The ride is comfortable and stress-free, and will get passengers to their destinations with enough time to check their luggage or survey the band's backstage rider.
With a fleet ranging from sedans to luxury coaches at their disposal, the professional chauffeurs from Platinum Car Service can transport up to 29 passengers at a time to myriad destinations. While the driver dispatches with duties such as navigating traffic and coming to a sudden but safe stop when a mosquito crosses the road, passengers can lean back and relax on the leather upholstery of their Mercedes S-class, Denali XL, or stretch limousine chariot. The drivers make runs for a wide variety of reasons and to a wide variety of destinations, including transportation to the airport, picking up corporate clients, or nights out on the town—all available through an online reservation service.
With Mercedes S-Class limousines at the vanguard, Luxe Limousine's metallic fleet of polished sedans, stretch limos, and SUVs transports passengers in style. Professional chauffeurs dressed to the nines follow the whims of their clients, driving smoothly between destinations en route to weddings, corporate events, airports, or a night on the town. In the back seat, meanwhile, passengers can sip provided bottled water or surf the web on the car's iPad 2, all the while enjoying a fine leather surface stitched out of The Fonz's jacket collection. With the Cruising for Cures program, Luxe Limousine gives back to community by donating proceeds to 12 charities a year, which have included American Red Cross, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and The Salvation Army.
Two Wheel Adventures owner Chris Carr's love of motorcycles has driven him to adventures including becoming the 2011 AHRMA Middleweight Superbike National Champion, careening into authordom with Street Riding Secrets, and bestowing his knowledge of motorcycle handling on budding enthusiasts with a series of introductory classes. Together with a team of moto-enthusiasts, he leads courses that run the gamut from two-hour introductions to motorcycling or scooter skills to two-day basic riding courses, motorcycle street-savvy sessions, and licensing courses. For certain courses, students can borrow one of the motorcycles from Two Wheel Adventures' stable of 250cc Kawasaki Ninjas, Honda Nighthawks, and Yamaha XTs, rather than scrounging up a borrowed bike or attaching a motor to a unicycle.
For more than a decade, Atlanta Elite Transportation has whisked away passengers in luxurious rides. Currently, the company's fleet features corporate sedans, buses, and stretch SUVs, including a Hummer H2 super-stretch limo with enough space to carry 3-foot-long subs for 11 people—or 22 nonhungry people. Customers can roll up in style to a wide variety of events such as weddings, proms, or winery tours.