Archive for January, 2017
How far away are autonomous cars?
Uber recently announced that it will be teaming up with Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, for a deployment of self-driving cars. With so many automakers now jumping into the mix, how far away are autonomous cars in the future?
If you’ve found yourself on the Prestige Imports blog — which you have if you’re reading this sentence — then you consider yourself an informed member of the driving public. And if you are truly hoping to be informed, which we’re assuming you are, then you’re probably interested in ways to improve your fuel economy. We have some tips for you, friends; here are five ways to improve your car’s efficiency. (more…)
With so many shoppers at Prestige Imports having families of their own, the large majority of buyers at our dealership are also dog-owners. This can present a particular problem when we are taking longer trips, but it’s one that we’ve managed to solve quite well. So, what are the best tips for traveling with a dog in the vehicle? Here are five tips that we’ve found the most helpful. (more…)
If you’ve been following along closely with the new Mercedes-Benz lineup at Prestige Imports, then you’ve likely gotten to know the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT as well. This model represents the high-performance arm of our esteemed German brand, and the new Mercedes-AMG GT R recently took a turn around the legendary Nurburgring track in its home country. So how did that go, you ask? Below, you can see for yourself. (more…)
Well, it’s settled. The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons have won the AFC and NFC, respectively, and they’ll battle it out for the whole shebang in Houston in just under two weeks. But where, oh where, will you watch the game? Fortunately for you, Prestige Imports has you covered. Here is a small list of the best places to watch the Super Bowl in North Miami Beach; tell them we sent you. (more…)
There was a time, long before the McLarens and Bugattis of the world entered the general consciousness, when the lap of luxury occurred in one car and in one car only: the Rolls-Royce. Highlighted by its legendary Spirit of Ecstasy emblem and models such as the Ghost and Phantom, Rolls-Royce is certainly alive and well to this day. However, its history is just as interesting, and the photos of Instagram bear this out. Let’s check out some great shots of some classic Rolls-Royce rides, shall we? (more…)
Given the high degree of traffic in our area, and combined with the large population of South Florida, it stands to reason that we are forced to deal with semi trucks on a regular basis. This can present a long list of potential hazards, particularly when driving a car with a low profile like many that we have at Prestige Imports. So, how can you stay safe when driving around a semi? Here are four tips for you to follow. (more…)
Any visitor to Prestige Imports certainly understands that a tour through our showroom is essentially a tour of the world’s finest exotics and supercars. But what if you’re looking to see something slightly more nostalgic? South Florida also features some great auto museums, each offering something not likely found elsewhere. So which are the best? Here are our favorite car museums near Miami, FL. (more…)
Longtime followers of Prestige Imports already know this to be true, but we’ll help the uninitiated to catch up: we’re always chasing our next adventure. We’ve never been satisfied to rest on our considerable laurels, and we never sit still for long. And so it is that we’re undertaking our next big move: Prestige Imports will be expanding its operations to include Karma Automotive, a new and innovative automaker that is remarkable for its rarity, design and unbelievable precision. Let’s take a look, shall we? (more…)
As one of our most popular automakers at Prestige Imports — and one with nearly 100 years of history, mind you — we sometimes have a hard time putting Bentley’s perfection in terms that make sense to the average driver. We can talk about performance, we can talk about the countless customization options, we can talk about the outstanding luxury of its design. But how to explain this in the abstract? For that, we give you the world’s most extraordinary car photograph. (more…)