Archive for the ‘Service and Maintenance’ Category
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…)
If there’s one certainty in regard to auto ownership, it’s that things may eventually go wrong, and when they do, your car is going to let you know it. For better or worse, our cars alert us to their problems, and they’ll often do this with sounds and smells. So, to help you find what might be wrong with your car, today we’ll look at some of the common car sounds that you can’t ignore, and we’ll double back later to tell you of some sounds that portend problems as well. (more…)
At Prestige Imports, we’ve can pretty quickly identify the looks on our clients’ faces if there is something amiss with their vehicle. There might be a service-related issue, and these are things that we’re quickly able to diagnose and address. But what if your car is trying to tell you something? This is often the case with transmission problems, which rear their head in a variety of different ways. So how do you know if your transmission is acting up? (more…)
By last count, convertibles represented something like 15% of our inventory at Prestige Imports. While it’s sometimes more and sometimes less, you can be sure of one thing: a great deal of our clientele likes to put the top down, and we innately understand the urge. Yet, drivers often have trouble knowing how to take care of their convertible top, and while buyers often imagine the easy access and the wind in their hair, they sometimes ignore the upkeep that a convertible requires. So, here are a few pointers for taking care of yours. (more…)
With the arrival of the Range Rover Supercharged at Prestige Imports, a question that might have seemed unanswerable is being checked at the door. “Is it possible to make an all-world performer out of an SUV?” After all, with the exotics and imports at our North Miami Beach dealership, the highest heights of performance are largely left to the many supercars in our lineup. But don’t look now, friends. The Range Rover Supercharged, handcrafted by Land Rover, is up to the task. (more…)
Ask anyone who lives in South Florida year-round how they’re doing, and the likely response will be somewhere along the lines of, “It’s the best day of my life.” The same goes for our staff and visitors at Prestige Imports: there’s very little to complain about, and there are no real drawbacks to living here.
From an automotive standpoint, however, there might be one: the heat can be hell on your car. So, since we’re not only in the business of selling beautiful cars, but also keeping them that way, let’s look at ways that sun and heat can damage your vehicle. (more…)