By Prachi Shrivastava
If you have always dreamed about driving a supercar but monetary reasons were a bummer, then here’s some news that will cheer you up. Plan a luxury road trip or get away from the city to discover a new holiday spot in your rented supercar that won’t cost you a bomb! Pick a snazzy Lamborghini Aventador or choose a high-end Audi R8 – you can now book a wide variety of luxury and hybrid cars on MyChoize self drive cars and treat your inner car enthusiast.
MyChoize, a brand owned by ORIX (Japan’s second largest self-drive car rental company), has entered the Indian market to reach out to a newer audience. To mark the first anniversary of completing its operation in India, the brand will start the services from April 29, 2017, for Indian customers. All registered users on the portal can avail the services by participating in an online auction portal that will go live on the website. The auction will continue for 2 hours and the highest bidder will get a chance to self-drive a supercar for 30 minutes on an international racetrack at Buddha International Circuit, Noida.
The starting bid for the auction has been pegged at INR 100, and INR 50 will be increased with every bid. Proceeds from the auctions will be donated to various charities to help provide easy and cheap transportation to school going children in Indian villages as part of company’s CSR initiative.
MyChoize is currently operational in nine cities of India including Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. The company revealed the addition of more than 300 cars in their self-drive fleet. In India, Orix has already been into B2B car rental and leasing service, employee transportation with a fleet of more than 63,000 cars.
The company is currently offering its users over 25 car variants across Hatchbacks, Sedans, SUVs, MUVs and Crossover categories. Luxury and hybrid cars with unlimited kilometres on all bookings, also taking care of consumers the convenience of pickup across 9 cities or delivery to user home, office or landing airport and maintaining cars, service delivery.
If have already made up your mind and ready to book your sweet ride for your next vacation, let us know your pick in the comments section below.
(The writer is an IT professional and a self-proclaimed technology lover, who is crazy about new gadgets. Write to her at email@example.com )