Automotive recalls are typically precautionary measures to help ensure the cars automakers made are providing the best safety for owners. While there are occasionally more urgent recalls, most should not send you into a panic or even stop you from driving. Rather than meaning an imminent breakdown, most recalls signify a problem the manufacturer found when they built the car. That said, recalls do require the attention of a certified technicians who can repair the issue and ensure your vehicle is running at its peak. While Mercedes-Benz has issued very few recalls in the past few years, there is always the potential your Mercedes-Benz could be recalled for service. Read the rest of this entry »
In early February, Adidas announced it would be giving away custom-painted Porsche 911 to the three individuals who posted the fastest 40-yard dash times at the 2015 NFL Combine. The special-edition sports cars featured a not-so-subtle cheetah covering the back end of the vehicle, of course representing the speed of the individuals who earned them. Adidas’ promotion was designed to add a fun incentive to the drill for both players and viewers. Read the rest of this entry »
New Navigation Radio for Classic Porsche
There is a certain mystique that comes with owning a classic car. Even more so when that car is a Porsche. Not only does it bring you back to the good old days, but it also stands out among the hoards of cars on the road and catches eyes unlike any other vehicle. While a classic Porsche is a must-have for any vintage car collector, there are some elements of modern vehicles that make driving that classic a little easier. That’s why Porsche Classic has built a modern navigation radio system with a classic car look that gives vintage Porsche owners the best of both worlds. Read the rest of this entry »
2015 St. Patrick’s Day Events Chicago IL
Start assembling your green outfits and gathering the ingredients for many corned beef and cabbage dinners because St. Patrick’s Day 2015 is right around the corner. Not only is St. Paddy’s day a great opportunity to celebrate Irish heritage and take part in many fun cultural traditions, it also is a sure-fire sign that spring is around the corner (hopefully). Of course, there are few better places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in America than Chicago, where the Chicago River runs green every year on the Saturday closest to St. Patrick’s Day. While the festive waters set the the tone for the holiday, there are many other 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Chicago IL that will help you feel the spirit of the holiday.
No matter where you go, you’re smartphone is probably coming with you. While it may not have felt like a necessary companion a decade or so ago, many of us now rely on phones to keep us connected, entertained and informed. Unfortunately, our cars aren’t quite as portable as our phones and they must be left behind in parking garages, along the street or on the lot. With the Porsche Car Connect smartphone app, you don’t have to leave your car behind, because many of the things you can do from the cabin can also be done from your phone (except drive).
The Porsche Car Caronnect app is a must-have for Porsche owners, especially in Chicago, where conveniences like remote climate control make all the difference. Learn how to get the most from the Porsche Car Connect smartphone app so you can experience the full enjoyment of owning a Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »
The Geneva International Motor Show is one of the most prolific automotive events of the year, and already, Mercedes-Benz has turned up the hype machine leading up to the event by teasing a number of new models. While some of the vehicles on display have already debuted, we’ll also be looking for new styling on those models to add to their pre-release appeal. During the show, Mercedes-Benz will showcase vehicles that span the entire spectrum of the automotive world, ranging from off-road titans to hybrids to race cars. Continue reading to see a list of some of the top Mercedes-Benz models on display at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Read the rest of this entry »
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is an absolute monster. There’s no denying it. Whether you’re looking at the G63 AMG or the G550, the ultra-luxurious and massively durable SUV is not to be trifled with. At the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is rolling out another version of its military-rooted SUV, which is being dubbed the Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4².
Mercedes-Benz released its first official photo of the new G500 4×4² conquering gravelly terrain and showing off massive tires, but this isn’t the first time we’ve laid eyes on the new model. In late 2014, there were spy shots of the new G-Class, but at that time, many thought it to be a four-wheel version of the G63 6×6. Read the rest of this entry »
As a Mercedes-Benz dealer, we take the brand’s “The Best or Nothing” slogan to heart. While the vehicles on our lot speak for themselves, we take a lot of additional steps to ensure you have the best car buying experience possible. For those efforts, we’ve been rewarded with the Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Dealer Recognition Award. As an award designated for dealers who routinely exceed the expectations of its dealers, we feel honored and privileged to be among a small, elite group of dealers that have recognized with this designation. Read the rest of this entry »
The constant innovation of Mercedes-Benz has been apparent over the course of the past year with a number of all-new vehicles, including the recent debuts of the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and C450 AMG Sport. New model releases get headlines, but the technology and innovation within the Mercedes-Benz fleet are a big part of what makes those vehicles so great. One of those features is Magic Sky Control, which is available on Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and SLK-Class configurations. Read the rest of this entry »
The Community Assistance Program has been a resounding success since its launch last year. Since it began, we’ve awarded $4,500 to area nonprofits, including the most recent winner, St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines. Not only did they win, but they did so with an impressive 1,377 votes, which is the most we’ve seen from a winning organization since we began the program. So first and foremost, we’d like to wish a sincere congratulations to St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines! Read the rest of this entry »