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Hertz So Good

So, about that Corvette that pulled in a little too close to the Lemmon Avenue La Madeleine on Friday. A couple of Friends pointed out in the comments that it was a Hertz rental special. No kidding: It's so rare, matter of fact, that this morning, news of the crash makes its way onto Jalopnik, Gawker Media's car-cultist blog. Last month, upon receiving the Hertz media release concerning the new toy, the site gushed over the 'Vette ZHZ -- "a special limited-edition, equipped with a 436 HP 6.2-liter V8 under the hood tied to a flappy paddle gearbox for the true Rent-a-Racer feel." Turns out, there are only 500 of them available in the U.S. Or, ya know, 499 at the moment. --Robert Wilonsky

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