LONDON - June 30, 2014 // PRNewswire // - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand has launched the universally acclaimed Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe as its Hero car of the Hertz Dream Collection in Europe. The F-TYPE Coupe is the most dynamically capable, performance-focused sports car that Jaguar has ever produced, and its Hertz Hero car status hallmarks a successful three-year partnership between the two companies to provide indulgent driving experiences to Hertz customers. Hertz has rights to rental exclusivity in 2014 of the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe in Spain, France, Belgium, Italy and The Netherlands, which can be booked via www.hertz.com.
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "We are very excited to unveil the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe as the Hero car of the Hertz Dream Collection as part of our three year successful partnership with Jaguar Land Rover. We are also thrilled to provide Hertz customers with exclusive rental access to this iconic car this year so that they can experience first-hand, before others, the innovation, technology and style the Coupe oozes. It really is the opportunity to drive one of the world's finest cars without owning it."
Bernard Kuhnt, Regional Director, Jaguar Land Rover Europe added: "Following the success of the Jaguar F-TYPE convertible's launch with Hertz in 2013, we are delighted to again partner with Hertz and offer drivers the chance to rent the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe. Hertz offers a streamlined and convenient rental experience and we know that Hertz's passionate motoring enthusiasts will revel in the way they connect with the F-TYPE from the moment they press the start button and the engine roars into life."
The F-TYPE Coupe was launched at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show before going on sale in Spring 2014 and combines pulse quickening performance with precise handling. The car provides everyday refinement alongside a luxurious feel; all powered by Jaguar's 3.0 litre V6 340 supercharged engine.
The Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe will be available for hire from:
This is the third successive year that Hertz and Jaguar Land Rover have partnered to provide rental drivers exclusive access to a new Jaguar vehicle. In 2013 Hertz customers were able to experience the exhilarating Jaguar F-TYPE convertible.
Hertz's Dream Collection offers customers unparalleled service, with all vehicles perfectly polished right down to the tyres and handed over to the customer in person by one of the specially trained Dream Team that offers a personal service such as configuring devices such as NeverLost GPS according to the customer's requirements. Customers also benefit from Hertz's famous Make and Model Guarantee which ensures that the car booked is the one the customer drives away with.
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands from approximately 11,555 corporate and licensee locations in about 145 countries 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 10,090 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 145 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,400 corporate and franchise locations in approximately 75 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 130 major airports in Europe.
Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Dream, Family, Fun, Green and Prestige Collections also set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The Company also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services. More information about the company can be found at www.abouthertz.com.
Hertz Dream Collection vehicles are available in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. The elite models include the Jaguar F-TYPE, the powerful Bentley Continental GT, the luxurious Bentley Flying Spur, the iconic Aston Martin DB9, and the all-new Range Rover Sport. Upcoming vehicles include the Mercedes C63 AMG, BMW X5, Mercedes SL63 AMG, Mercedes E400 AMG Coupe, Audi Q7 and Maserati Ghibli.
Benefits may include multi-driver policies, inclusive insurance, vehicle delivery and Hertz's famous Make and Model Guarantee, depending on the market. Dream Collection customers must be aged 30 and over and have held their driving license for a minimum period of five years. Two credit cards are needed in order to qualify. Other important terms and conditions apply, and may differ by country or choice of vehicle.
Built around two iconic British car brands with rich heritage and global appeal, Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest manufacturer of premium vehicles. With ambitious plans for growth and investment in product creation approaching £2.75 billion (pounds sterling) in the year to March 2014, Jaguar Land Rover is at the center of the UK's automotive industry's drive to deliver technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development.
SOURCE Hertz Corporation
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