Who can resist the sheer allure of summer driving? So, drop the roof, push the pedal to the metal and let this medley of magical music transport you to a very special place…
LITTLE DEUCE COUPE, The Beach Boys – This is the undisputed summer motoring anthem. Tight harmonies and driving guitars evoke the innocence and inspiration of a bygone era.
BORN TO RUN, Bruce Springsteen – Live the American dream on the streets of the UK. The Boss still rules after decades on the road.
IN THE AIR TONIGHT, Phil Collins – You’ll be overtaken by the exhilaration of acceleration when the drums work their magic!
SUMMER IN THE CITY, The Lovin’ Spoonful – A cool track to help you navigate the hottest days.
SWITCH LANES, Rittz ft. Mike Posner – Laidback and luscious, this is rap with soul. Steer yourself into a positive mood with these mellow sounds.
ROADRUNNER, Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers – You’ll be going faster miles an hour with the radio on. Perfect.
JUST GIVE ME A REASON, Pink ft. Natt Reuss – Who can resist the need for speed when the chorus kicks in? You don’t need any other reason to enjoy the sun and fun.
GET LUCKY, Daft Punk – When the sun is high, the road is clear and this is playing, you’ll feel so blessed. Who could be luckier?
HIGHWAYS OF GOLD, Jaguar Love – Roll down the windows and enjoy a blast of sweet insanity with an upbeat twist.
LITTLE RED CORVETTE, Prince – His Royal Purpleness weaves a spell of love and lust amidst the enchantment of a hot summer night.
Of course, there are thousands of other summer driving classics that could be on this list. Everyone has a favourite track that captures the perfection of this idyllic time of year. But take a listen to the songs above and we guarantee you’ll be moved by the grooves…