Archive for the ‘Tips, Tricks & Other Info’ Category
How to detail an exotic vehicle yourself?
Owning a car that is wearing a badge from one of the world’s exotic automakers is an aspirational goal. Beyond simply costing more than a mass-produced model, exotic cars require more discipline when it comes to care and maintenance. Because the Prestige Imports team understands what it takes to keep these dream machines in tip-top condition, we routinely get asked how to detail an exotic vehicle yourself by our customers. Cleaning and detailing an exotic vehicle at home is not an insurmountable challenge, but it does require some special detergents and equipment. Let’s take a look at what you need to know. (more…)
Since oil changes are crucial and routine parts of automobile maintenance, car owners should know the differences between conventional oil and synthetic oil. There has to be something different between them other than the price, right? Well, synthetic oil generally also performs better and helps more with engine protection. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)
Tips and Tricks for Cleaning and Detailing Your Exotic Car
When you own a high-end vehicle, there is perhaps nothing more important than keeping it clean. With the power to turn heads, there are almost always eyes on exotic cars, and more often than not, there are people who want to take a look inside. If you’re the type who doesn’t mind showing off every inch of your exotic car, you most often get it detailed often. There are plenty of professionals out there who will detail your car, but if you like to take matters into your own hands, we have a couple of tips for you. (more…)
While it’s undoubtedly cars, trucks and — believe it or not — boats that paint the broader portrait of Prestige Imports, we’re also a pretty active bunch over here. This means that we regularly get out for a bike ride, and given the hectic nature of North Miami Beach, this can offer its own set of challenges from a safety standpoint. So, how can we help to be safer on our bikes? (more…)
For all of the stress we put on our batteries, they seem to be the last place we look when we realize that our vehicles aren’t running their best. An old or faulty battery can cause undue stress on other components in your vehicle as well, making it a relatively easy and inexpensive fix to address. So how do you know if your battery is failing? Here are six things to look for. (more…)
When we think about summer weather in the south, we think about two things: sunshine and storms. And while we could talk about the sunshine today — and we certainly will in the future — it’s the storms on the horizon that concern us here. How do you stay safe when driving in storms? We’ll look at three types of severe weather, and see how to keep them from affecting your driving safety. (more…)
2017 Pagani Huayra Performance Specs and Photo Gallery
The 2017 Pagani Huayra performance specs and photo gallery have been revealed. We’re excited to show you this new development in the performance car segment. Built with unique and sharp styling, the Pagani Huayra is truly a one-of-a-kind vehicle. Take a look at what the 2017 version has in store.
At Prestige Imports, and particularly at this time of year, we start to see a large number of visitors who are beaming as they use their tax return to purchase a new automobile. However, some others might have made mistakes on their return, which can frequently happen if you aren’t careful when filing. So what are some of the easy-to-make tax mistakes that people are prone to make? (more…)
Top 5 Reasons Why Your Check Engine Light is On
Almost all drivers have experienced the poignant panic that goes hand in hand with that red glowing check engine light. Unless you are a mechanic or automotive aficionado, it is easy to lose your cool in this situation — remain calm, all is well. Your check engine light is there for a reason, to alert you of a potential issue. Learn more about your check engine light with this overview of the top 5 reasons why your check engine light is on. (more…)
As you can likely imagine, no potential automotive issue can sap your extra walkaround cash more quickly than a car that has broken down. It’s hard to necessarily predict these problems, but you can often assume how much they’re going to cost to repair. But what are the most expensive fixes? Here are four of the steepest bills you could face. (more…)