Hertz Extends Adrenaline Collection to Australia with Toyota 86
MELBOURNE, Australia, August 1, 2013
- Hertz customers can experience the exhilaration of high performance sports
car driving in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia, August 1,2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation
(NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, announced that
its Adrenaline Collection, a line of high performance sports cars, will be
extended to Australia with the award winning Toyota 86. Following the success
of the Adrenaline Collection in the United States, Hertz is initially
introducing 30 Toyota 86 vehicles to its airport and city locations in Sydney,
Melbourne and Brisbane. All Adrenaline Collection cars come with the Hertz
Make and Model Guarantee ensuring customers drive away the exact car they
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"We're thrilled to extend the Adrenaline Collection into Australia,
particularly as it has been so well received in the United States," said
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International. "These brand-new, high
performance sports cars offer our customers the opportunity to rent vehicles
that turn heads wherever they go, and add a heightened level of exhilaration
to every trip."
Chris Rusden, Vice President, Hertz Australia and New Zealand, added: "We're
confident this collection will inject a new sense of excitement into our
fleet. The 86 is the latest model in a long line of fantastic sports cars from
Toyota and is the perfect vehicle to rev-up the introduction of Hertz's
Adrenaline Collection in Australia."
The rear-powered Toyota 86 has been developed by and for people with a genuine
passion for high performance cars. The Toyota 86 features intuitive handling
that embodies the essence of driving enjoyment. With the world's first
horizontally opposed D-4S engine, the 86 combines "boxer" engine technology
with Toyota's cutting-edge D-4S direct injection technology to deliver
exceptional output and torque.
In the U.S., the Adrenaline Collection includes heart-pumping, specialty
performance versions of some of the most popular muscle cars on the road
today. These include the Chevy Camaro SS, Ford Mustang 5.0 GT Premium and
Dodge Challenger R/T.
The Adrenaline Collection joins Hertz Australia's fleet of specialty vehicles
including the Prestige Collection, which features an exclusive range of luxury
BMW vehicles; and the Fun Collection which features Britain's iconic and
exciting Mini Minor and aims to highlight the joy of driving. The specialty
collections add an extra dimension to Hertz's fleet of well-maintained
vehicles encompassing economy, intermediate and full-size models, as well as
SUVs and commercial vehicles.
Hertz customers can explore Australia's new Adrenaline Collection by visiting
www.hertz.co.uk . After selecting the Australian pick-up location and booking
dates, the currently available Adrenaline Collection vehicles will be
About Hertz The Hertz Corporation ( www.hertz.com ) operates its car rental
business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately
10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in Australia, New Zealand,
North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 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 in its 95th year of delivering quality car rental solutions to
leisure and corporate customers. Product and service innovations such as
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, 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.
About Hertz Australia In Australia, Hertz has approximately 220 locations
including all major airports, cities and a large number of regional towns. The
fleet includes well-maintained vehicles encompassing a wide range of cars
including economy, intermediate and full-size models as well as Prestige, Fun
and Adrenaline Collection vehicles. In addition, minivans, 4WDs, trucks,
mining and commercial vehicles are available to hire. For more information,
please visit: www.hertz.com.au .
CONTACT: Nicola HanleyKetchumTel: +44-(0)-207-611-3597Email:
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