Hertz Expands Supercar Rentals In Europe

Hertz launches the iconic McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini LP 560 Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Scaglietti and Jaguar X-KR for driving experiences of a lifetime

Mar 11, 2013, 12:09 ET from The Hertz Corporation

LONDON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, has expanded its Supercar offerings in Europe to cater for international and local market demand. Providing the opportunity to drive high end marques that would normally retail at six figure prices, Hertz Supercars are now available for rental in France, Italy and, as of April, in the Netherlands. In addition, further premium models have been added to the collections in the UK and Spain. Customers can enjoy the ultimate driving experience with legendary models such as the McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini LP 560 Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Scaglietti, Bentley GT Continental and Jaguar X-KR for a day or longer.

Michel Taride, Group President, RAC International, Hertz Corporation, said: "The expansion of our supercar rentals in Europe is fantastic news for customers worldwide who want a taste of the millionaire lifestyle. Our supercars are being driven out on the open road by true car enthusiasts, people wanting to land an important business deal, and those desiring an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Once again, Hertz is demonstrating its flair for providing highly rewarding customer experiences and a wide choice of offerings to suit every occasion."

Supercars in France include the iconic Lamborghini LP 560 Spyder, Range Rover Evoque and Aston Martin Virage Volante while the range in Italy features marques such as the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Jaguar X-KR and Audi Q7 S Lin. In the Netherlands, customers will be able to hire a Porsche 911, Porsche Panamera, Porsche Boxster, Bentley GT Continental and Range Rover Evoque.

Within the UK new additions such as the Lamborghini LP570-4 Performante Edizione Tecnica and Range Rover Vogue Autobiography have just been unveiled, while the Spanish collection has brought on board high end vehicles including the Audi R-8 and Mercedes SLS.

Ideal for locals or international visitors looking to enjoy the high life, the supercar ranges follow in the success of Hertz's other premium offerings such as the Prestige Collection with its quality vehicles including the Mercedes S350 and the Audi A5.

In addition to the supercar offerings in UK, Spain, Italy, France and The Netherlands, customers can hire a Porsche Panamera at selected locations in the USA. Benefits can include multi-driver policies, inclusive insurance and vehicle delivery, depending on the market. Customers must be aged 25 and over. Other terms and conditions apply.

Hertz Supercars can be booked for the USA, Italy, UK, and in April, The Netherlands, on www.hertzsupercars.com. In France, Hertz Supercars are bookable from www.hertzsupercars.fr and in Spain, the website is: http://es.rentbull.es.

About Hertz      

Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty 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 approximately 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 approximately 80 countries. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was recently named, for the thirteenth time, by the magazine's readers as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2012/13 U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top honors in 14 additional categories, and the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, also set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and operates the Hertz On Demand car sharing business. The Company also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services.

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