Hertz Europe Unveils New High Profile Additions To Supercar Lineup

Hertz introduces the McLaren MP4-12C Spider, Ferrari F12berlinetta, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Cayman, BMW X6 Drive 35 D and Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE to its Supercar range in Europe

Oct 24, 2013, 09:00 ET from The Hertz Corporation

LONDON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, has introduced a number of high profile new models to its Supercar range in Europe (www.hertzsupercars.com), offering customers the driving experience of a lifetime. Hertz Supercars provide customers with the opportunity to drive high end marques in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and the UK that would normally retail at six figure prices. New premium models added to the European collection include the McLaren MP4-12C Spider in the UK and Germany, the Ferrari F12berlinetta in France, the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Cayman in the Netherlands, and the BMW X6 Drive 35 D and the Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE in Spain.

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Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "We are delighted to introduce a number of new high end models to our Supercar range in Europe for our customers worldwide who want to enjoy a taste of the high life. At Hertz we are determined to offer our Supercar customers a first class experience - whether they are car enthusiasts, wanting to land an important business deal, celebrating a special occasion, or simply desiring an unforgettable thrill."

Hertz has also expanded its website service to incorporate the Spain lineup at Hertz Supercars online (www.hertzsupercars.com).

The 2013 edition of the McLaren, the MP4-12C Spider, now available for rental in UK and Germany, unleashes 616bhp, up from 592bhp in 2012, while the remapped engine, power increase and improved suspension make for a more exhilarating drive than ever before. In addition, drivers in the UK can enjoy the Lamborghini LP570-4 Performante Edizione Tecnica and other household names. Germany supercar enthusiasts can also experience the thrill of the Aston Martin Vanquish, Ferrari 458 Italia and the Maserati GranCabrio.

The Ferrari F12berlinetta, the most powerful high performance Ferrari ever built, has been added to the Hertz supercar range in France after receiving widespread acclaim during its launch in 2012. Additional supercars in France include the iconic Lamborghini LP 560 Spyder and the Aston Martin Virage Volante.

The Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Cayman in the Netherlands Supercar range (now referred to as Hertz Netherland's Dream Collection) have been optimized for sport performance, while still offering their drivers a luxurious experience. Additional models in the Netherlands include the Porsche 911, Porsche Panamera, Porsche Boxster, Bentley GT Continental, Jaguar F-TYPE and Range Rover Evoque.

In addition to the sleek BMW X6 Drive 35 D and powerful Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Hertz customers in Spain can drive a wide range of Ferraris, Porsches and Lamborghinis, as well as the new Audi R-8 and Mercedes SLS. The supercar range in Italy features high end marques such as the Maserati Quattroporte, Lamborghini Gallardo Spider and Ferrari California.  

Hertz Supercars can be booked for France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and the UK from www.hertzsupercars.com. Benefits may include multi-driver policies, inclusive insurance and vehicle delivery, depending on the market. Special offers are occasionally available. Customers must be aged 25 and over with a valid driving license. Other important terms and conditions apply, and may differ by country or choice of vehicle.

About Hertz The Hertz Corporation (www.hertz.com) operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and franchisee locations in 80 countries.

Hertz is in its 95th year of delivering quality car rental solutions to leisure and corporate customers. Product and service innovations such as Hertz #1 Club Gold, Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLost® satellite navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company's Prestige, Family, Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition.

Hertz Press Contact Nicola Hanley Ketchum T: +44 (0) 207 611 3597 E: nicola.hanley@ketchum.com 

Ian Savage Ketchum         T: +44 (0) 207 611 3774 E: ian.savage@ketchum.com

SOURCE The Hertz Corporation