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Hertz rental sightings at events and shows

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by TEG, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    I noticed that a couple of people mentioned renting a red Roadster Sport from Hertz LA and then using it for events, and (in some cases) appearances on TV shows.

    When one was brought out to a charge spot unveiling in Malibu, I could see some extra stickers which I assume are related to it being in a rental fleet:
    hertz1005b.jpg
    hertz1005.jpg

    So, now when I see a red Roadster in a show, I look to see if it has those extra stickers.

    Here was a photo from a Roadster gathering before the Model X unveiling:
    hertzcheese.jpg

    Here was a Roadster doing drag race duty on Speed TV "Stuntbusters" show:
    stunthertz.jpg
     
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    I wonder if they put it in the "Green Traveler", "Prestige", "Adrenaline", or "Convertible" category? I have tried all the 'Los Angeles' locations with no luck.
     
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    Contact Zack - he should be able to tell you how he found them.
     
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    Not Hertz, and not LA, but this is apparently still active in San Francisco: GetAround.com
     
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    #9 TEG, Feb 21, 2012
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    From HertzEV.com:
    hertzev.png
     
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    (...)
     
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    I responded to one of his posts on the 'storage wars' thread & also PMed him, but nothing back yet.
     
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    #12 DrTaras, Feb 21, 2012
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    Interesting entrepreneur. Is she active here on TMC?
    Here is another Tesla off the same site... interesting concept
    http://www.getaround.com/beseen
     
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    pharma5 Roadster F#25

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  16. DrTaras

    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    Try to actually click on the Roadster and then make a reservation. You can't actually find one. At least my feeble attempts have not been successful each time I've tried.
     
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