Oktoberfest Events South Florida 2016

Finding the Best Oktoberfest Celebrations in South Florida

Once we clear Labor Day in South Florida, it’s a steady procession of entertaining annual events that provide ample opportunities to see and be seen. Some of our favorite events include the various Oktoberfest celebrations to be found in our area, many of which you might not be aware of. To help craft your personal calendar, we’ve put together this short list of the best Oktoberfest celebrations to be found in South Florida. We recommend you check out them all. Read the rest of this entry >>

Labor Day Events near North Miami Beach FL

Kick Back and Relax: Labor Day Events near North Miami Beach

We’re approaching one of our favorite weekends of the year, when the rest of the country laments the end of summer, while those of us in North Miami Beach just take a Monday off from work before continuing business as usual. It’s nearly Labor Day weekend in South Florida, and there’s lots to do. But which events are the best? Here’s a look at our favorite Labor Day events near North Miami Beach, FL for you to consider. Read the rest of this entry >>

Four Ways that Sun and Heat Damage Your Car

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

Fact About Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning: What it Means and How to Avoid It

While we talk so frequently of the warm, sunny weather in South Florida, longtime residents understand that there’s a dark underbelly that can creep up and spoil the nonstop party. From random torrential rains to tropical storms and depressions, there will be times when rain comes on and makes roads more dangerous than they might seem. Factor in the supercars and exotics at Prestige Imports — many with high torque ratings and manual transmissions — and we’ve got a recipe for certain disaster. So let’s look at hydroplaning, a common occurrence when the rain finds its way here. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Automotive Smartphone Apps

The Connected World: The 5 Best Automotive Smartphone Apps

It’s hard to imagine it now, but only 15 years ago, it seemed impossible that we’d be so reliant on our smartphones as we are now. They keep us abreast of news, help us get dates, and let us know when we should be buying or selling. But what about when we’re in our cars? There are dozens of outstanding smartphone apps that revolve around automobiles exclusively, and they make our lives immeasurably easier. If you’re looking for the best around, look no further. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Films for the Supercar Lover

Lights, Camera, Action: The Best Films for Supercar Lovers

While we’re certainly known around South Florida for our exceptional lineup of terrific exotic and import vehicles, our staff at Prestige Imports also has been known to enjoy its downtime. This often has been known to include trips to the Keys or a joyrides in one of our more notable models, but sometimes we just enjoy a quiet night at home. Of course, our day jobs are never far from our thoughts, so even when we’re just flipping through channels, we sometimes enjoy a good movie. Here, from our staff at Prestige Imports, are what we consider to be the best films for supercar lovers. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mercedes-Benz G-Class North Miami Beach FL

A Phenomenon Explored: Celebrities and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

“If I were famous, what would I drive?” This is a question that maybe wouldn’t occur to you, but you’d probably be in the minority in this regard. And how do we know this? Quite simply, because we’ll frequently have visitors to Prestige Imports who remark they they’ve seen Celebrity X driving some sort of exotic vehicle, and they’re wondering if they can get their hands on one themselves. And, when this happens, more often than not, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is mentioned. So, what is the appeal? Read the rest of this entry >>

Definition of an Exotic Car

What is it that makes an Exotic Car “Exotic”?

Once a driver has graduated in their automotive adventure to the point where he or she is eyeing the inventory at Prestige Imports, there inevitably comes a point where the abundance of rare and curiosity-stoking models becomes a bit too much. Then, the questions begin. What’s quicker, the Aventador or the Huracan? What’s the top end for a Veyron? Why does seemingly every celebrity drive an AMG G63? And then, the most vexing and common question of all: What defines an exotic car as “exotic”? Let’s look at this last question closely. Read the rest of this entry >>

Facts about Ferrari

A Race Through the Iconic History of Ferrari

Looking across the showroom at Prestige Imports, you find exotics from iconic nameplates such as Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Pagani. Yet, for many among us who grew up running Matchbox cars across the hardwood kitchen floor, one stood out from the rest: the Ferrari. Despite its familiarity from National Lampoon’s Vacation and Miami Vice, it still remains a curiosity. So, why not get to know Ferrari a little better? Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Aventador Miami FL

What Marshawn Lynch’s Velvet Ropes Say about the Lamborghini Aventador

When drivers visit our North Miami Beach exotic dealership with a Lamborghini Aventador on their minds, there’s generally very little that we need to offer in terms of verbal reinforcement. Put simply, a driver that shows up to ask about the iconic supercar, they’ve generally done their homework, and have likely driven by Prestige Imports on more than one occasion. That said, we’ll get to the zero-to-sixty time, the distinctive scissor doors and menacing style in just a moment. But first, we’d like to discuss the relationship that former NFL star Marshawn Lynch has with his Lamborghini Aventador, and his tangential relationship with velvet ropes. Read the rest of this entry >>