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terry lee 07-04-2007 03:14 PM

Rented a Hertz Shelby GT
 
Hertz has done it again!
I flew into LAX last Sat. for my grandson's 1st birthday and had reserved a el-cheapo car for the weekend from Hertz. When we were approaching the rental facility, the driver announced that they now had Shelby's for rent. I asked the agent how much to upgrade for the convertible, and for a cost of $100 more for the weekend I was off cruising up the 405. Black with gold stripes, just like the '66 you could rent back then. Not nearly as quick as my Cobra, but a blast to drive just the same. They go thru a big deal of checking you out and in, guess they learned from the replaced engines back in the '60s :LOL:
If you get a chance, I highly recommend for good time.
Thanks, Shelby Automobiles for doing it again.

TL:MECOOL:

spl310 07-04-2007 06:13 PM

That is pretty cool! I doubt that any will be making the tracks like the originals did, but it is still neat!

stevem 07-05-2007 07:36 PM

I also rented a Shelby coupe for a run from Las Vegas to Needles,CA through the desert. I had the car up to 145mph very quickly and it was still pulling. It was also a blast to drive with the traction control off.They could have made the interior a bit nicer but the drivetrain is first rate.

azariah2000 07-05-2007 08:28 PM

Rented the coupe down in Florida a year or so ago. It was fun to drive. :) But you are right, not as much fun as cruising in the Cobra, but fun none the less.

http://www.clubcobra.com/photopost/s...0&ppuser=25953

Did you say that you rented the convertible? How was it? Did you take any photographs?

PANAVIA 02-06-2009 12:44 AM

didnt know they had coupes. --only seen ZHZs and verts.


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