Winter is here in the UAE. This means sublime weather, beautiful sunsets, and a joyous mood all over the country. This is also a time where many families and groups of friends would go on a road trip up into the mountains. It’s the best time to take a convertible car rental from Dubai and enjoy the views in this lovely time of year.
Taking into account that are we are still in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we decided to suggest a Covid-safe plan. The superb weather at this time of the year is not to be missed, especially since most of us were stuck home over the last six months. In fact, it’s one of the best times to be driving a convertible car rental in the UAE.
The wind in your hair and the musical engine note of your sports or muscle car being amplified without a roof is an experience that simply cannot be matched. Besides, the UAE offers some of the most delightful drives with its world-class infrastructure and road network. So here are some of the best roads in the UAE to multiple with the perfect convertible car rental, according to us.
Khor Fakkan Road x Mercedes Benz AMG GT Convertible
Sharjah’s new Khor Fakkan Road is an inter-city road that’s 89 kilometres long. It provides a quick 45-minute drive between Sharjah and the coastal city of Khor Fakkan. This road is packed with scenery passing through the Hajar mountains. The generous speed limit of 120 km/hr is great for on the curvy roads. The generous 120 km/h speed limit will let you have a great deal of fun in a vehicle, especially a convertible, in which you can enjoy the fresh, natural air.
For cruising on this road, the best car would be a Mercedes AMG GT Convertible. The well damped yet stiff suspension, coupled with the plush interior and great technology provide a comfortable cruise. It’s sporty and engaging drive makes this car perfect for every bit of the Khor Fakkan Road.
Jebel Jais x Chevrolet Corvette
Jebel Jais is hailed as the best driving road in the UAE, and maybe one of the best in the eastern hemisphere. Three lanes winding on either side of the road up and down offer staggering views all throughout. This is the ultimate driving road allowing you to experience and push the car to its limits. Traffic is usually at a minimal unless you’re visiting on a national holiday. The roads are brilliant engineering to produce a surface that is smooth, and almost completely bump or pothole free. Driving up this road is similar to being in a roller coaster, with full control of the vehicle at your disposal.
It’s an experience that must be felt to understand the pure joy that it produces. The ultimate car for this road would be the Ferrari 488 Spider (wouldn’t it?). But please check with your supercar rental company as most car rental agreements state Jebel Jais, Jabeel Hafeet, among other places, are off limits. You can however opt for a Chevrolet Corvette from one of our partner car rental companies in Dubai. You’re sure to enjoy a powerful exhaust note while carving up the mountainous road.
Ras Al Khaimah’s Coast x Audi R8 V10 Spyder
The coast of Ras Al Khaimah is a true beauty to behold. With kilometres and kilometres of white sand beaches, and wonderful mountains to accompany the view, this is a road that’s hard to beat, scenically speaking.
Imagine the wind in your hair, the smell of the ocean lifting your spirits as you drive by. This is a feeling that cannot be matched, and thus, the coast of Ras Al Khaimah is one of the best feel-good cruising roads you can find. The best car for a journey like this would have to be an Audi R8 V10 Spyder. With great power, wonderful interior upholstery, this car provides the best of both worlds: comfort, and sport.
Hatta Fort Hotel x Jeep Wrangler
A road filled with culture and excitement, this is one of the best driving spots if you’re looking for the closest thing to a racetrack. The 10km road may seem short, but the sweeping curves, blinding corners and flurry of inclines and drops make this road the most exciting 10km you’ll ever drive. Take a left after the roundabout past the JA Hatta Fort Hotel and you’ll find yourself faced with this sublime piece of tarmac.
Just remember to maintain caution on this road as it’s not the smoothest, and take the appropriate safety precautions at all times and drive safe! The best car for this road would be a Jeep Wrangler, just remember to unmount the top at the start of rental. Providing you with brilliant handling out of the old-fashioned American 4×4 Sports Utility Vehicles, because everyone knows that there is no replacement for displacement when it comes to engines.
Kalba Road, Sharjah x Ford Mustang Convertible
The Kalba Road offers a direct drive from Dubai to Fujairah. While this road isn’t the most exciting, it offers you a great drive on smooth tarmac through the mountains. And on a road trip, what more could you ask for than a scenic, comfortable, and smooth journey? Don’t be put off, however, as the road does have strips of mountain tarmac, which you can glide through and have a great time doing so. Adding to this, at the end of the road, you’ll arrive at Fujairah’s spectacular coastline, which stretches to what seems like the edge of the Earth.
For this road, you may not want the sportiest car, but rather, an American Muscle. The best options could be among the ever-popular Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and the Dodge Charger. All in all, with winter approaching, there’s no better time to be experiencing the fresh air and outdoor weather of the UAE. And what better way to do so in a convertible car rental Dubai with friends and family, enjoying the natural beauty that the UAE has to offer.
Look into more convertible vehicles at oneclickdrive.com to find your ultimate vehicle for the joyous winter season in the UAE today! Our best bet here would be the Rolls-Royce Dawn, which is smooth enough for you to feel like you’re driving on a cloud, and enjoyable enough that you can appreciate all the aspects of the drive itself.