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The All-New Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

May 22, 2015

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The redesigned All-New CLS four-door coupe brings its muscular stance, scintillating details, and captivating style to all-new heights. It’s far more radiant, from its new grille to its innovative LED lighting. More athletic, from its AMG styling to its 18″ and 19″ wheels. And even more passionate, from its expressive design to its driving experience.

The CLS epitomizes visionary style. Unparalleled, brilliant design, superior craftsmanship and groundbreaking safety innovations place this 4-door coupe in a league all its own.

View Mercedes-Benz CLS video here!

Jaguar XE Crowned Best Large Car In 2015 – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

May 22, 2015

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The Jaguar XE has been named Best Large Car in the 2015 Diesel Car Magazine Awards, beating tough competition from the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Ford Mondeo.

The judges praised the XE’s competitive pricing, beautiful looks, classy cabin, low CO2 emissions and its sporty driving dynamics.

Diesel Car Editor, Ian Robertson said: “With a thrilling driving experience that enthusiasts yearn for and class-leading emissions, Jaguar has taken on the Germans and beaten them at their own game!”

The Jaguar XE is the only car in its class to feature a lightweight aluminium-intensive monocoque which, combined with Jaguar Land Rover’s efficient new Ingenium diesel engines, helps it to deliver fuel economy as high as 75mpg and emissions as low as 99g/km CO2.

Arriving in Jaguar retailers next month, with prices starting from $26,990.

See more details here! View our inventory of Jaguars at Baker Motor Company!

Participant Wins Maserati From Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

May 21, 2015

Baker Motor Company was a proud Hole-In-One Sponsor of The Kiawah Island Club 2015 Men’s Invitational and displayed a Maserati at the 17th hole of the River Course as the grand prize. Little did we know that for the first time in 10 years, someone would win!

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Daniel Island resident, Juan Acevedo, hit a hole in one and won the 2015 Maserati Ghibli that sat at the 17th hole.

As the winner, Juan received a two year pre-paid lease for the vehicle valued at $80,000.

Juan Acevedo said, “I’m thrilled that Baker Motor Company was a hole in one sponsor of this event. I’m thankful I had the opportunity to participate and honored to be the winner of this vehicle. I would also like to thank the staff at Kiawah Island Club for putting on such an incredible first class event.”

Baker Motor Company General Sales Manager, AJ Geffert, said, “We are so excited that Juan was the winner of our 2015 Maserati Ghibli. He is already a client of ours, so it’s a privilege to be able to put him in a new vehicle he has never driven before.”

Congratulations, Juan!

The Next Big Thing From Mercedes-Benz – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

May 19, 2015

You can expect BIG things from Mercedes-Benz in the future!

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In a flowing transition, Mercedes-Benz lands the next coup: the Concept GLC Coupé is a near-production-standard study that carries the successful GLE Coupé formula over into a more compact segment. The dynamically expressive show car combines typical stylistic features of a coupé with the sensually pure design idiom of coming SUV generations. This emotively appealing fusion is further enriched with details that are strong in character. A twin-blade radiator grille, powerdomes on the hood and a four-pipe exhaust system form an aesthetic contrast to the harmonious, almost organic main body section. On the other hand, elements from the rugged off-road world, such as enormous 21-inch tires, front and rear underbody protection, increased ground clearance and side running boards, are indicative of the off-road performance potential of the Concept GLC Coupé.

Gorden Wagener, Head of Design at Daimler AG, puts it in a nutshell: “With its modern and sensual design idiom, the Concept GLC Coupé gives a foretaste of future SUV models from Mercedes-Benz. At the same time, it embraces the typical values of tradition-steeped Mercedes-Benz coupés”.

Read the full article here and check out our inventory at Baker Motor Company!

 

The Hottest New Digital Billboard in Charleston

May 11, 2015

baker_digitalbillboard_srx_0420Baker Buick GMC Cadillac has a shiny new digital billboard up up on I-526 and I-26 displaying the “Sign and Drive” event that featured the new 2015 Cadillac SRX.

Be on the lookout next time you are driving down I-26 or I-526 to catch this Cadillac offer on one of the seven hosting boards!

Baker Buick GMC Debuts New Facility

May 8, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-05-08 at 2.28.23 PMBaker Motor Company rolled out the red carpet on May 7, 2015 for the Heart Walk Activation Celebration and the Baker Buick GMC Showroom Facility Debut.

Guests enjoyed live music from the David Higgins band, specialty cocktails and food catered by Halls Chophouse.

Baker Motor Company employee’s offered two tours throughout the 66,000 square foot facility including their state-of-the-art gym, customer service lounge, 20-car showroom and more in the new Buick GMC facility.

Dealer principal Tommy Baker welcomed all of the guests and kicked off the Heart Walk Activation Celebration with the American Heart Association of the Lowcountry. As this year’s chairman of the American Heart Association- Lowcountry Mr. Baker’s goal is to surpass last year’s fundraising  of $700,00.00.

Come visit our shiny new showroom at 1621 Savannah Highway and view images of the event here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connect Your Porsche to Your Apple Watch

May 7, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-05-07 at 11.29.56 AMThe release of the Apple Watch is a leap forward in terms of wearable technology for Apple users.

Porsche owners with an Apple Watch are in luck.  The automaker has already created an Apple watch-specific app called Porsche Car Connect app.

Porsche is one of the first in the car industry to create an app specific for the Apple watch. With the app, Porsche owners can check a variety of vehicle attributes including: trip information, fuel efficiency, Porsche vehicle locator, security alarm alerts, check battery range and odometer Readings.

The app also allows drivers to do the following; start the engine remotely, honk the horn, flash the lights and control temperature- pretty cool.

Porsche’s continued reputation for staying ahead of the curve will most likely mean updates to the app to make it even more powerful in the future.

Do you have an Apple Watch? Check out our Porsche inventory here.

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