How Much Can You Abuse A Rental Camaro In 24 Hours?

Let's say you find yourself with a V6 2013 Camaro out of some rental fleet. How much could you abuse the car in just 24 hours? These guys appeared to have found out. » 3/27/15 1:05pm Friday 1:05pm

Man Pulled Over For Doing Paltry 140 MPH In Fastest Car In The World

We were sent a tip, from Canada, claiming that a man in a Chevy Malibu was busted going 226 KPH, or 140 MPH, on a highway in Nova Scotia. I immediately discounted this, as the thought of any Malibu doing 140 is frankly absurd, let alone in Canada. But then I saw the buried lead. It was a rental. » 2/10/15 6:25pm 2/10/15 6:25pm

New Startup Thinks The Whole Airbnb Thing Is Good For Your Car

A start-up car rental company called FlightCar rents out privately-owned vehicles while their owners travel. Who wouldn't like to make a few extra bucks while they travel, but would you feel comfortable letting a complete stranger drive your car for several days? » 1/04/15 2:02pm 1/04/15 2:02pm

Here’s How You Can Easily Spot a Rental Car

So I'm driving along the other day, and I get up behind a Chrysler 200 that's moving at approximately the same speed as tree growth. As a car enthusiast, I know exactly what this means: Avis ran out of Chevy Malibus, and this guy is the victim. » 11/19/14 3:20pm 11/19/14 3:20pm

The Ten Best Rental Car Companies In The World

Not all rental car companies are staffed by incompetent morons and run with red tape. When you need to rent a car, look for one of these signs. » 5/28/14 11:20am 5/28/14 11:20am

What's The World's Best Rental Car Company?

I was going to ask what's the best car sharing program, but there aren't enough of them yet to fill up a good top ten. So in the meantime, what's the best car rental company? » 5/27/14 11:30am 5/27/14 11:30am

Just How Easy Is It To Rent An Exotic Car?

Justin Bieber was pulled over and arrested for numerous offenses earlier today in a rented Lamborghini Gallardo that included DUI and resisting arrest. He's 19 years old and he had a suspended license. So how the hell did he get in the car in the first place? Welcome to the world of high priced exotic rentals. » 1/23/14 1:57pm 1/23/14 1:57pm

Woman Hit With $47,000 Bill After Rental Mustang Stolen

Here's a nice little nightmare scenario: You splurge on a convertible Mustang GT at the Enterprise lot instead of a miserable Corolla or whatever, only for the car to get stolen after you returned it, leaving you with a staggering $47,000 bill. » 1/08/14 10:00am 1/08/14 10:00am

Turns Out No One Wants To Rent An Electric Car

Guess Nissan doesn't have to worry about the Leaf becoming the ubiquitous rental car anytime soon. Leafs on lots across the country are gathering dust because even rental customers have range anxiety. » 10/14/13 12:20pm 10/14/13 12:20pm

What's The Most Expensive Rental Car?

It's now common knowledge that a rental car is the fastest car in the world, but sometimes your appetite for destruction comes not from a lust for speed, but for sheer monetary gluttony. » 8/03/13 1:39pm 8/03/13 1:39pm

Hertz Brings Back Its Fast Mustang, But Do NOT Take It Racing

When you think rental car, you usually think either tiny little box that you hate or the fastest car in the world. Either way, both are probably the same car. Rental car company Hertz, however, wants to bring the latter fantasy closer to the former reality with the new Penske Mustang GT. » 7/06/13 10:02am 7/06/13 10:02am

Rental Car Companies Are Idiots When It Comes To Keys

So I just locked myself out of the rental car my insurance company is providing while the claim for my Beetle gets worked out. It's partially my own fault, of course, but it should be a pretty easy thing to fix. After all, the rental company was nice enough to provide a lavish two keys with the car. Two keys! A main… » 4/26/13 1:49pm 4/26/13 1:49pm

Young Women Explain The Rental Car Rally In French

If you've never heard of the Rental Car Rally from New York to Montreal before, let these hip Quebecoise ladies explain it to you in their native tongue. You have a sudden urge to go, now. » 9/04/12 9:30am 9/04/12 9:30am

How To Adjust Your Driving For Rear-Wheel, Front-Wheel, And…

If you can morph into the chameleon of racecar drivers, chances are you will be successful in whatever you decide to drive. And that's good, because as Ricky Bobby said, "if you ain't first, you're last." The obvious question is how your driving should differ based on the car's configuration. Honestly, it's simple… » 8/21/12 4:00pm 8/21/12 4:00pm

Why A Rental Car Is The Fastest Car You'll Ever Have

The next race of the season was taking place at Sebring Raceway in Florida. It was five in the morning. I brushed my teeth and readied myself for a big day on track. But when you are staying in a hotel full of race team members — all driving rental cars — the battle to the racetrack can sometimes be fiercer than the… » 8/15/12 2:00pm 8/15/12 2:00pm

Now You Can Rent BMWs Straight From BMW

Zipcar, the urban car sharing platform, has become so popular over the last few years that a number of similar ventures have popped up. Even OnStar users can now rent their cars out by the hour. » 7/24/12 2:00pm 7/24/12 2:00pm

Hertz Rental Corvette Crashes Upside Down Into Florida Canal

Shortly after 5 AM this morning in Palm Beach, Florida, the driver of a red Corvette convertible rented from Hertz proved the maxim that the fastest car is a rental car, losing control, crashing through a guardrail, and landing upside down in a canal. » 7/17/12 6:30pm 7/17/12 6:30pm

GM, Chrysler Sales Still Lacking In Actual Customers

Detroit's troubled twosome have revived their sales thanks to cut-rate rental cars and other fleet vehicles rather than retail customers. That didn't keep Chrysler from hinting it will raise its earnings targets soon after losing $172 million last quarter. [AutoNews] » 8/09/10 9:14am 8/09/10 9:14am

Rent A Panamera For The Weekend, If You're In Germany

The Porsche Panamera is now available for a 567-Euro weekend rental through Avis in Germany if you want to haul four asses plus luggage. Oh, well, we can still rent muscle cars. Press release after the jump. » 9/17/09 1:45pm 9/17/09 1:45pm