In the birthplace of the automobile, speed is a well-established tradition. Take to the water in a racing yacht, experience the thrill of a famous racetrack or take a more relaxed approach, touring scenic roads at the wheel of your dream car.
You are looking for a thrill of a special kind? At the Lausitzring Driving Academy you can drive exclusive sport cars like the KTM X-BOW, Porsche 911 GT3, Audi R8 V10 or Ferrari F430 on one of Europe’s most modern racetracks. You are supported by experienced instructors or you can attend the fast grand-prix circuit as a co-pilot.
Accept the challenge and test your driving skills on the Mercedes-Benz off-road show-jumping course The Rock! – that means action, driving pleasure and off-road power with 70% ascent and 80% down-grade in the Hanseatic city of Bremen. You can test Mercedes’ GLK on this extreme course and assure yourself of its comfortable road performance.
From Berlin you or a chauffeur will take a driving tour through unspoiled countryside towards the shores of the Baltic Sea in a Mercedes 220 from 1952 or other such classic vehicle. The trees along the roads stand to attention for these fine vintage cars. The stops along the way and tasting smoked fish from the Lake District, offer a great deal of variety to your excursion. Your destination is Heiligendamm, one of Germany’s first seaside resorts, erected 224 years ago. Here we welcome you surrounded by elegance and relaxed comfort.
Just a short drive or flight from Berlin and Hamburg, you will find one of the most exclusive sailing experiences of Europe. Sailing experts welcome you in the speedsailing lounge to start a unique sailing adventure. Cut through the Baltic Sea waves at high speed with Volvo Ocean Racers. Stand at the helm of a racing yacht or sit beside the captain and cheer on your team mates. A great experience combined with a luxurious sea side resort and a Michelin-Star-Dinner. Enjoy a perfect day at the German Riviera!
As a race track, the Nürburgring is a living legend and is reverently called "Green Hell" by its fans. Today the ring is one of the most traditional and at the same time innovative motor sports tracks in the world. And one of Germany's most popular national monuments. Every year around two million visitors watch around 100 races and 200 other events here, such as DTM, the 24-hour race, Rock am Ring and truck and vintage car races.
The BMW Plant Leipzig with its spectacular, prize-winning architecture by star architect Zaha Hadid is one of the world's most modern and sustainable automobile factories. Besides the existing function of producing the smaller BMW series models, the Leipzig plant also functions as a competence center for the production of electric vehicles of the future. Experience the production of BMWs, from the welding of steel parts into car bodies, the paint shop to the assembly.
Porsche Leipzig is more than a mere production site. The amazing design of the exclusive customer center, the company's own certified test track and an off-road track combine to make Porsche Leipzig a very popular event location. Visitors can come and get a close-up view of the Panamera, Cayenne and Macan production. Afterwards you can take a seat next to a professional driver and experience a Porsche brought to its limits – or take the wheel yourself.