Ford Focus’ new, 275-horsepower performance kit

By Admin | Posted in Ford on Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 3:21 PM
Ford Focus ST performance upgrade

Ford Focus ST performance upgrade

Ford is notorious for keeping drivers interested in new, powerful products. Lately, the brand’s Focus model has been gaining attention, as the new Focus RS will soon hit the market. If you’re already the owner of a Focus (and don’t have the patience to wait for the new RS to arrive), there is a new option from Ford that may suit your possible want for more power. If you’re the proud owner of a Ford Focus ST, your driving experience has the opportunity to climb to new heights. Recently, Ford released an upgrade kit (developed by Mountune) for drivers who would like a little more oomph from their 2013-2015 Ford Focus STs. The Ford Focus ST performance upgrade is now available to drivers who have loyalty to their Focus ST, and it just might beat out competitors like the Volkswagen GTI when it comes to power. Read the rest of this entry »

The new Ford F-150 adopts the Mustang’s sport mode feature

By Admin | Posted in Ford, Ford F-150 on Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 4:03 PM
new 2016 Ford F-150 sport mode

New 2016 Ford F-150 sport mode

When it comes to figuring out new, innovative ways to get power out of its vehicles, Ford is great about thinking on its feet. For the 2016 model year, the brand took a close look at its ever-popular Ford F-150 and decided to blend some Mustang features into the pickup’s new design. Ford also noted that the new 2016 Ford F150 sport mode isn’t the only area that the new Mustang’s features were incorporated (it’s also seen in the transmission). So, if you’ve been searching for a new, dynamically designed pickup, the 2016 Ford F150 may be the truck for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Dodge introduces new colors to 2016 Challenger and Charger models

By Admin | Posted in Dodge, Dodge Challenger on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 3:54 PM
2016 Dodge Challenger new color options

2016 Dodge Challenger new color options

When a new car is released into the auto-universe, there are several things that are exciting about it. One of the many things drivers can look forward to is a vast array of new, eye-catching color options. The 2016 Dodge Challenger is no exception to this general excitement, as the new model offers a handful of new (and old) color variety. So, if you’ve been curious about the 2016 Dodge Challenger new color options, look no further. We’re excited to share what we’ve heard! Read the rest of this entry »

Labor Day 2015: Celebrate Minnesota-style

By Admin | Posted in Holidays on Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 6:25 PM
Labor Day 2015 activities near Albert Lea MN

Labor Day 2015 activities near Albert Lea MN

As the end of summer draws near, it’s important to remember that fall also has its own set of exciting events. One of the first marks of fall is Labor Day Weekend. While Labor Day is a time to celebrate the hard workers of America, it’s also a time where many people will have an extra day tacked on to the weekend. Since we’re all about keeping up with local happenings, we wanted to share a few ideas to make your Labor Day as special as possible! So, if you’ve been searching for Labor Day 2015 activities near Albert Lea MN, look no further! Read the rest of this entry »

VW sets the bar with new Golf Race Car Concept vehicle

By Admin | Posted in Concept, Volkswagen on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 5:21 PM
reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept

Reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept

Volkswagen is notorious for giving us things to get excited about, which is why the early-July reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept gave us some very familiar, excited feelings. The brand is proud of this one, as it’s simply a modified Golf (not to be confused with the Volkswagen Golf GTI or Golf R) that has an incredible amount of added power and improvements. This car is surely built to take out on the track! If you’re curious about Volkswagen’s new creation, read on. We have some of the specifics (and pictures) of this new, amped-up Golf. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Nissan Maxima’s new, bold exterior and interior colors

By Admin | Posted in Nissan on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
2016 Nissan Maxima color options

2016 Nissan Maxima color options

When it comes to finding the perfect, luxury mid-size sedan, you’re probably looking for several things. Fuel efficiency, technology options and a powerful engine may be some of the items at the top of your shopping list, but if you truly want to customize your vehicle, you’re going to want to have a say in everything. One of the little, extra perks about purchasing a new vehicle is that you have the ability to choose everything, right down to the color. Nissan left no stone unturned in regards to the colors of the new Maxima. So, if you’ve been curious about the 2016 Nissan Maxima color options, look no further. Read the rest of this entry »

MOPAR, SRT and HEMI: what it all means

By Admin | Posted in Auto Terms on Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
What does MOPAR stand for?

What does MOPAR stand for?

If you’re in the process of purchasing a vehicle, you’ve probably heard a few odd terms floating around the auto-universe. Especially if you’re searching for a vehicle in the FCA-realm (we’ll tell you what that means too), you’re going to hear a few words that may sound like nonsense. In order to help you understand the auto-world’s lingo, we’re here to answer the question: What does MOPAR stand for? We’ll also cover a few terms you may not be overly familiar with.

First, the term FCA refers to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Of course, there are other brands that fall underneath that category (that aren’t represented by the name). Dodge, Ram and Jeep are also apart of the FCA-segment, as well as the SRT-powered vehicles that we’re about to give you a bit of insight on. The term MOPAR represents the FCA’s parts, and it simply stands for Motor Parts! Read the rest of this entry »

Ford’s new Fusion offers options

By Admin | Posted in Ford, New Cars on Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 2:52 PM
2016 Ford Fusion near Albert Lea MN

2016 Ford Fusion near Albert Lea MN

Drivers in the market for a mid-size car might find that the options are a little overwhelming. There are several choices within the segment, each of which offers a slew of options and features. However, in the search for a sedan that is eco-friendly, aesthetically-pleasing, feature-filled and skillfully built, the options dwindle. The 2016 Ford Fusion near Albert Lea MN is one of those sedans that offers it all. Also, with a hybrid option, drivers can keep their carbon footprint at bay. Read the rest of this entry »

Redesigned 2016 Lincoln MKX Receives Price Drop

By Admin | Posted in Lincoln MKX on Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 10:49 AM
2016 Lincoln MKX Redesign and Price Drop

2016 Lincoln MKX Redesign and Price Drop

The Lincoln MKX has been a flagship model for the brand since it was first released back in 2007. The MKX has become one of the best-selling vehicles in the brand, and with good reason. Its combination of style, size, luxury, and technology is simply unmatched by the competition. The popularity of this vehicle is expected to grow even more for the new 2016 model year because of a redesign and price drop. Therefore, in this blog post we will be telling you everything that we know so far about the 2016 Lincoln MKX redesign and price drop. Read the rest of this entry »

New Ram 3500 HD Offers 900 lb-ft of Torque for 2016

By Admin | Posted in Ram Trucks on Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
2016 Ram 3500 HD Boasts 900 lb-ft of Torque

2016 Ram 3500 HD Boasts 900 lb-ft of Torque

Pickup truck owners are some of the pickiest drivers on the road. They use their trucks to haul, tow and push everything from snow, to people, and trailers. Drivers have have relied on Ram Trucks for decades to handle even the toughest jobs. Pickup truck enthusiasts have another reason to be excited now about Ram Trucks now, because the 2016 Ram 3500 HD boasts 900 lb-ft of torque, which is absolutely unbelievable. We will be sharing all of the details that we have about this truck so far in this blog post. Read the rest of this entry »