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Hertz And Penske Racing Team Up To Introduce The Special Edition "Hertz Penske GT"

Hertz And Penske Racing Team Up To Introduce The Special Edition "Hertz Penske
                                     GT"

Penske-Inspired Ford Mustang GT Will Join the Hertz Adrenaline Collection®

PR Newswire

PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 5, 2013

PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Hertz Corporation
(NYSE:HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, and
Penske Racing, today introduced the special edition "Hertz Penske GT." The
Penske-inspired Ford Mustang GT, with a 5.0 liter V8 engine, joins other
American muscle cars in the Hertz Adrenaline Collection and features
performance upgrades to give consumers an exhilarating driving experience. The
exclusive, limited edition vehicle is available at select U.S. airport
locations and was introduced on Friday, July 5, at Subway Firecracker 250
Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International
Speedway.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/NY50373LOGO)

"Working with Penske Racing, we're excited to introduce the Penske-inspired
vehicle as the newest in a long line of American muscle cars in our rental
fleet," commented Mark. P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and CEO. "There's nothing
more thrilling than hitting the open road in a high-performance,
American-built sports car. With this addition to our Adrenaline Collection, we
are introducing a vehicle with race car performance enhancements to give
customers a unique travel experience."

The Hertz Penske GT joins other performance cars in the Adrenaline Collection,
including: Ford Mustang GT Premium, Chevrolet Camaro SS (hardtop and
convertible), Corvette Convertible and Dodge Challenger R/T. Enhancements to
the Hertz Penske GT include:

  oPerformance Upgrades, including: Quad-Tip Exhaust System, Air Intake and
    ECU Tuning Upgrade, 3.55 Gears, and Brembo® Brakes
  oInterior Upgrades, including: Black Recaro Racing Seats, Laguna Seca Gauge
    Pod, Limited Edition Interior Dash and Engine Bay Plaques, Custom Floor
    Mats and Door Sills, and Ford's Touchscreen Entertainment System with GPS
    and Back-up Camera
  oExterior Upgrades, including: Black exterior with unique Hertz yellow
    racing stripes, Boss 302 Front Splitter, GT500 Rear Valence, Upgraded
    Suspension and Handling, Custom Graphics Package, and Custom Hertz Faux
    Gas Cap

"It is terrific that a classic American car is being transformed into a
one-of-a-kind vehicle inspired by Penske Racing," said Roger Penske. "The
Hertz Penske GT makes us even more excited for what is in store for our
multi-year partnership with Hertz, and we are thrilled that our fans and Hertz
travelers will have the opportunity to rent this special car."

In January, Hertz and Penske Racing entered into a multi-year agreement with
Hertz serving as a 2013 primary sponsor for select races on the No. 22 Penske
Racing car competing in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide
Series. The No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang will race in a special livery mirroring
the Hertz Penske GT in the New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in
Loudon, NH on July 13.

In its first race, the No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang competed at Dover
International Speedway on June 1 with Penske Racing's Joey Logano winning the
event for his third-consecutive victory at the Monster Mile in the NASCAR
Nationwide Series and his first Nationwide Series win driving for Penske
Racing. At Dover, Logano took the lead for the final time following a
two-tire pit stop with just 36 laps to go. Logano led 66 of the 200 laps and,
over the final run, he was able to pull away from the field, earning his first
Nationwide Series win of the season. It was Logano's 19th-career Nationwide
Series victory and the 199th series victory for Ford Racing.

Hertz is also an associate sponsor for the Penske Racing No. 22 Sprint Cup
Series and Nationwide Series teams and has a branding presence on the team's
uniforms and equipment as well as on the Nationwide Series car.

The Hertz Penske GT joins a list of custom performance Hertz vehicles that
started with Carroll Shelby in 1966 with the Shelby GT350H in the Hertz
Rent-A-Racer program. From there, Hertz developed a 40^th anniversary Shelby
GT-H in 2006 and a custom Chevrolet Corvette ZHZ in 2009.

Hertz is committed to offering the most technologically innovative products
and services available to keep customers "Traveling at the Speed of Hertz."
This includes Hertz 'Carfirmations'; 'Gold Choice', which gives Gold members
the power to keep the car they reserved or simply choose a different car from
the Gold Choice area; and e-Return, the fastest car rental drop-off that
includes an email receipt. These are all complimentary services for Hertz Gold
Plus Rewards members, which is currently free to join. In addition, Hertz
continues to expand the presence of its ExpressRent Interactive Kiosks that
let customers rent a car, with or without a reservation, through a live,
face-to-face video kiosk.

Visit www.Hertz.com and/or follow Hertz at www.Facebook.com/Hertz and
www.Twitter.com/Hertz for more information. Click here to visit the Hertz
YouTube page and view the Hertz ExpressRent Kiosk.

Images available upon request.

About Penske Racing
Penske Racing is one of the most successful teams in the history of
professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, cars owned and
prepared by Penske Racing have produced 370 major race wins, 428 pole
positions and 24 National Championships, including the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series title. The team has also earned a record 15 Indianapolis 500 victories
in its storied history. For more information about Penske Racing, please visit
www.penskeracing.com.

About The Hertz Corporation
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty
brands from approximately 10,400 corporate 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 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
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
2013/14 U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top honors in 10 additional
categories, and the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program
and Best Overall Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product and services such as
Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the
Company's Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally,
Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen and owns a
leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental
Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment
Services.

SOURCE The Hertz Corporation

Website: http://www.hertz.com
Contact: Paula Rivera, (201) 307-2824, privera@hertz.com
 
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