Exotic Car Rental: Cheaper Than Owning, But Can You Trust It?

Borrowing a Shelby Mustang or even a Corvette is great entertainment for the long weekend (or even a high school reunion). But for some, it won't cut it. Enter the exotic car luxury rental. » 12/15/08 7:00pm 12/15/08 7:00pm

Get the Upgrade: Lotus Launches Elise Rental Program

Good news for those shut out of a Lotus Elise due to expense, the need for more cargo space or a trick lumbar spine (actually it's just good news for the first two groups, the third should buy a Buick and consult a physician). Lotus Cars USA is launching a rental program that will allow dubious fly-by-night drivers to… » 9/19/06 1:00am 9/19/06 1:00am

Jalopnik Rental-Car Reacharound, Short Form: The Shelby Mustang GT-H

Our buddy Jon writes in regarding his experience renting a Shelby GT-H from Hertz. Sounds like there's some kind of approval process that may keep the hoi polloi — at least those who pose a flight risk — from hopping aboard the train to Shelbyville. Check it. » 8/22/06 9:30am 8/22/06 9:30am

Nice suit, check. Fake boarding passes, check.

Rental Car Reacharound: 2007 Dodge Caliber

On a recent trip to Reno, I was "upgraded" to a 2007 Dodge Caliber by the good folks at Enterprise. (Having reserved an economy-class car, I was surprised that they would call the Caliber something other than that.) Approaching the car, my wife actually said it was "cute." I was expecting her to hate it, given Dodge itself … » 8/11/06 1:30pm 8/11/06 1:30pm

Jalopnik Rental-Car Reacharound: Put Down That Yaris! Buy a Used Civic!

In our occasionally - occasional "Rental Car Reacharound" series, we (and our readers) comment on vehicles we've rented. Got a rental car story? Keep it to 500 words (or less, or maybe a couple more) and send it to tips@jalopnik.com. In this installment, Davey G. weighs in on the '05 Honda Civic LX sedan he rented from… » 5/22/06 10:30pm 5/22/06 10:30pm

Jalopnik Rental-Car Reacharound: 2006 Ford F-150

Reader Aaron Headly, who once stole a microphone from one G. Danzig at a Detroit Misfits gig and sang, "TWENTY GUYYYYYS IN MAH BE-E-E-E-D," takes on a big-ass truck in the latest installment of Jalopnik's Rental Car Reacharound. Got a rent-a-racer review of your own? Send 'em to tips@jalopnik.com, and keep the rants to… » 2/17/06 8:59pm 2/17/06 8:59pm