By Nick Aziz
Wednesday, Apr 12th, 2006 @ 12:09 am
 
In a throwback to the famed Shelby GT350H "Rent-A-Racer" program from the 1960s, Ford, Shelby Automobiles and Hertz are partnering to produce a special run of performance-modified Ford Mustang GTs - designated Shelby GT-H, for "Hertz" - that will be available for rent later this spring exclusively through Hertz. Approximately 500 units will be available through the Hertz Fun Collection at select airport locations Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Forty years ago, Carroll Shelby and Hertz came up with a plan to help get a batch of high-performance, special-edition Shelby Mustangs into the hands of rental customers who also happened to be car enthusiasts. Today, the surviving Shelby GT350H Mustangs are among the most sought-after collector cars in the world. Ford and Shelby are hoping to relive that magic with this modern interpretation...