Archive for the ‘Tips, Tricks & Other Info’ Category

5 Smells that Indicate Car Trouble is Ahead

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Ferrari Service North Miami Beach FL

A few days ago, we mentioned that there are sounds that you can’t ignore when it comes to your vehicle. That’s when, in a bit of a sensory epiphany, reminded ourselves that there are also smells that indicate car trouble. So what are the smells, and what do they mean? (more…)

How Can You Avoid Stress During the Holidays?

Monday, November 28th, 2016
Dealing With Holiday Stress

As we mentioned last week, the onset of the holiday season can trigger an uptick in automotive theft. However, that’s not the only thing caused by the holidays; stress is generally higher this time of year as well. So, how can you avoid stress during the holidays? Prestige Imports has put together four helpful ways. (more…)

Four Common Car Sounds that You Can’t Ignore

Sunday, November 27th, 2016
Car Sounds that you Can't Ignore

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…)

Burglars Beware! Five Tips for Avoiding Auto Theft

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Tips for Avoiding Auto Theft

With the holidays here, there’s an unspoken reality that many of us are sometimes hoping to ignore: while this season often brings out the best in everyone, it can also cause certain citizens to become desperate. And often, sad as it can be, this leads to an uptick in robberies. So how do you avoid this, particularly when you’re driving an exotic vehicle such as the ones found at Prestige Imports. So, how can you avoid auto theft? Here are five suggestions. (more…)

5 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Monday, October 31st, 2016
trick or treating safety

We’re only a few short hours until the kids (and kids at heart) will begin trick or treating in the Miami area, and there promises to be a few headaches that will go along with the holiday. There are certainly right and wrong ways to take in Halloween, and in our years of celebrating, we’ve learned a few things. Here are a few trick-or-treating safety tips that we’re happy to pass along, and we suggest that you do the same. (more…)

Five Signs of Transmission Trouble That You Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Transmission Service North Miami Beach FL

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…)

Your Miami Trick-or-Treating Guide for 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Trick-or-treating times Miami FL

As we continue to creep up (Creep! Get it?!) on the Halloween holiday, many among us are already making plans for taking our kids trick-or-treating. Now, if we might say so ourselves, we’ve fashioned this into high art at Prestige Imports, with costumes that truly blur the line between scary and downright hilarious. But what should you know before October 31st arrives, as it applies to planning events for your kids? Here are a few Halloween and trick-or-treating events for Miami for you to consider. (more…)

The Benefits of Trading In Your Vehicle at Prestige Imports

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Trade in Your Car North Miami Beach FL

Many times, a buyer will look at our inventory at Prestige Imports and find themselves feeling a sense that they’re shopping outside of their price range. Yet, when a prospective buyer looks at all of their available purchasing options, one stands out: trading in your vehicle. There are many reasons why trading in your vehicle at Prestige Imports is likely your best options, but let’s do a quick deep dive on exactly why this is. (more…)

The Story of the BMW Roundel Logo

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
History of the BMW Roundel Logo

Whenever we look at a BMW in the showroom at Prestige Imports, one of the first things we’ll notice is the iconic blue-and-white circular logo. Yet, while we quickly assign a certain level of social cachet to this emblem, we likely don’t take the time to figure out where it might have come from. As it turns out, the BMW Roundel logo has a story every bit as interesting as the story of BMW itself. So gather ‘round, kids; Prestige Imports is going to tell you a tale. (more…)

Leftover Jack-O-Lanterns? Four Great Uses for Pumpkins

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Clever Uses for Pumpkins

Just a few days ago, we offered our choices for the best pumpkin patches to be found in the Miami metropolitan area. After finding a number of great places to pick up pumpkins, we were left with a curious thought: what should you do with your pumpkins after the fall season ends? We’ve looked around the internet and consulted with our crafty aunts, and we’ve found four great uses for pumpkins. We bet you hadn’t thought of any of these, right? (more…)