Photographers can u2018test driveu2019 a Leica M (Type 240) digital rangefinder camera for 48 hours, as part of a Leica promotional campaign that runs until 27 September.

It costs £80 for a two-day loan of the full-frame camera, an amount that Leica says it will refund if the user decides to buy a Leica M.

Lens-wise, photographers can choose from either a Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ‘classic reportage’ prime, or a Summarit-M 50mm f/2.5, which is described as a powerful, lightweight lens for capturing finer details.

The Leica M currently costs £5,100 to buy.

For the full terms and conditions, and to book, customers should call 0207 629 1351 or email

The kit will be available from Leica’s Mayfair store, and at its outlet in the nearby Burlington Arcade.