Every year we see a long list of new cars come out and sometimes a short list of cars that will no longer be built. With these new offerings on the market it’s nearly impossible to contain the excitement that we feel before they finally make it to market. Before these cars even find their way to the dealerships we want to learn all we can about what they are capable of doing and how they will drive. Of course the actual driving of a new car is what makes it the most exciting, but until they reach the market and offers us a drive here are seven new cars that are coming out soon which you should be excited about and ready to drive for a lot of fun.
What do you do when with the best-selling sedan? You find a way to improve it, offers something that may be limited, and give it some treatments that just might drive some great sales of a trim level that will easily entice and excite the public. With Toyota you know this is the direction they have gone with something new and interesting for the Camry. This new version will allow a select number of 2016 Camry owners to take full advantage of what Toyota can offer on this great new car and have bragging rights over their coworkers and neighbors who were not quite so fortunate with their Camry selection. Read more
The Subaru WRX has been known to be a high-performer on the desert floor racing in rally form with awesome power and performance. What was going to happen when Subaru tamed the beast and created a sedan out of the racer. Well, we saw the results last year in the form of a powerful pair, the WRX and WRX STI which both showed themselves with the features you want from this car that is built on the platform of the awesome desert racing machines that Subaru loves to send across the hottest areas of the world.
Infotainment systems are becoming the norm in vehicles today. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are invading cars near you everyday. Soon, they will be available in many models as either standard features or upgradable options. So what is the difference between the two systems, and what can you expect from either an Android or iPhone when you connect them to the infotainment systems in your car, truck, or SUV? Read more
With the heyday of the American Muscle Car behind us but also being reborn, it’s good to know a few facts about muscle cars that you may have never known or heard. The 1960s and 1970s offered us some of the most powerful torque-rich cars on the planet at the time that you could witness racing on a Friday night at an open road to show whose car was the one that would come out on top. This era ended with the stricter emissions regulations of the 1980s, these cars were a thing of the past until manufactures started pulling more from less in recent years. Here’s what you might not know about muscle cars.
It’s that time of year again where we come close to the end of a school year and many high school and college grads will get many great graduation gifts to celebrate their achievements and a transition to the next step of their lives. For those graduates some will receive vehicles as the graduation gift from parents or grandparents, but what are some of the top choices to give graduates in order for them to have a fantastic vehicle that won’t cost them an arm and a leg to either insure or operate. Read more
We love big power and the bigger the engine is the more power that can be pulled from it in one way or another. As the VW Group has a variety of powerful performance-laden supercars coming out of its production plants each year the need to have a 12-cylinder engine is evident. With new and more stringent emissions standards coming into force of the next few years the buzz was that the W-12 might not make the cut or have to be changed quite a bit. Read more
Dealerships have been hearing the do’s and don’ts of not only social media, but best practices when it comes to their websites as well as external pages. It has conventionally been stated that landing pages are a necessity, but are they truly still needed in today’s online marketing strategy? The answer? Of course you do, but are your dealership’s landing pages effective? This is the real question. The goal of these landing pages are obviously get a consumer to buy instantly, but more likely your pages will convert traffic into leads by convincing them to “share” their information with you, but is your dealership doing a good job? Read more
Ford announced recently it will invest $2.5 billion to build and new engine and transmission plant in Mexico. It may or may not surprise you to know Ford has actually been in Mexico for 90 years so far and currently produces several cars in the region including the Fiesta, Fusion Hybrid, Lincoln MKZ and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. This new plant will bring an additional 3,800 jobs to the market in a country where Ford already employs 11,300 people. This is not a new idea, but one that is being seen more and more with automakers. Read more
Industries are often guided by the companies within them. Sometimes it’s advancements in technology such as how the iPod revolutionized the music industry by bringing it into the digital age. Other times, it’s changes in processes, like when the early fast food joints made getting a hamburger quick and easy.
In the case of car buying, a recent innovation is taking websites around the United States by storm and changing the way that consumers shop. The company is called LotLinx and the innovation is called “Deeplinking.”