- Hertz adds Maserati GranTurismo, Mercedes C 63 AMG Coupe, Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed, and BMW 6 Series Convertible to its European Dream Collection
LONDON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental company, has recently expanded its exclusive Dream Collection in Europe with new stunning models such as the Mercedes C 63 AMG Coupe in Italy and the UK and the stylish Maserati GranTurismo in France. Other newly added high end vehicles include the powerful Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed in the Netherlands and the modern BMW 6 Series Convertible in Spain.
"The Hertz Dream Collection gives people the opportunity to experience some of the most famous and desirable brands in elite motoring," commented Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International. "The Dream car experience extends from special reservation channels to being greeted by a Hertz representative at the pick-up point, and then getting behind the wheel of a breath-taking vehicle in pristine condition. We ensure that whisking away and driving a car of your dreams from the Hertz Dream Collection will be an unforgettable pleasure".
The Dream Collection is available in selected locations across Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and the UK. The existing collection also includes other remarkable models such as the Maserati Ghibli in Belgium, Aston Martin Vantage in France, Jaguar XK Convertible in Germany, Mercedes S 350 BlueTEC in Italy, Porsche Cayman in the Netherlands, and the Aston Martin DB9 in the UK, amongst many others. Additionally, the iconic award-winning Jaguar F-TYPE convertible is part of the Collection in Germany as well as in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, where the all new F-TYPE Coupe will also be available shortly. Hertz also offers a Dream Cars range in the US, featuring models such as the Range Rover Sport and BMW M3 convertible.
The high end marques and top service that characterize The Hertz Dream Collection redefine the premium car rental experience. The selected Dream vehicle is handed over in person by the specially trained Dream team so that customers can bypass the counter or, in some locations, have the car delivered directly to them. All bookings are backed by Hertz's make and model guarantee, meaning that the customers will drive away exactly the car they booked.
A personalized reservation service is available on the dedicated microsites www.hertzdreamcollection.co.uk for the UK and www.hertzdreamcars.com for the US. In the rest of the countries where the collection is available, bookings can be made on Hertz's local websites.
The Hertz Dream Collection (called Hertz Dream Cars in the US) is the latest addition to the unique and distinctive Hertz Collections. Other specially created ranges in Europe include the Prestige Collection, a line of luxurious models known for increased levels of comfort, elegance and performance and the Family Collection, featuring extra space and a 5-star NCAP safety rating. European Collections also includes Fun, sleek and small sporty cars chosen for their great looks and character; and Green, a range of electric, hybrid and fuel-efficient cars.
Collections in the US and Australia include Prestige, Green Traveler and Adrenaline – a range of exhilarating specialty performance cars.
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.
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