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Baker Motor Company Grand Tasting Tent – Charleston Wine + Food Festival

March 5, 2015

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The Baker Motor Company Grand Tasting Tent kicks off Friday, March 6. We’re thrilled to be a part of the 10th Annual Charleston Wine + Food Festival as the

Official Automotive sponsor and the Grand Tasting Tent presenting sponsor.

We hope you will join us and check out the beautiful Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles that will be on display in the Culinary Village at Marion Square throughout the festival.

Come inside and see the styled out Land Rover Lounge in the Baker Motor Company Grand Tasting Tent that will be serving up Tito’s Vodka cocktails all day!

We’re looking forward to a fun weekend!

Buick Regal – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

March 2, 2015

2015-buick-regal-v6Congratulations to the Buick Regal for being named among the top 10 picks of cars and SUVs by Consumer Reports. Here is what the product review and ratings magazine had to say about the sport sedan.

“Surprisingly agile, the Regal defies Buick’s brand stereotype. Because it’s an Opel underneath, it has that Teutonic ride control that provides a Europhile driving experience. Close your eyes, and you’ll think you’re driving an Audi—a very good Audi at that. The 259-hp, 2.0-liter turbo is sharply integrated with a six-speed automatic and available all-wheel drive, and it remains responsive across a linear power band. The IntelliLink infotainment system is intuitive. The value-for-money equation is strong. You can even get a Regal with a stick shift to bolster your sport sedan credentials. It may not be as luxurious as the German giants, but a well-equipped Regal delivers a lot for the money.”

Check out our Buick inventory here, including the Regal.

 

GMC Adds Helpful Feature For Parents

February 27, 2015

Parents on Yukon, Yukon XL design team pushed for family-friendlWe all grew up hearing our parents tell us “We have eyes in the back of our head,” – well now they do, almost.  GMC is now including a parental extra/tool by adding conversation mirrors. A conversation mirror is a flip-down mirror designed for a quick look at the backseat happenings. And the GMC Yukon is the latest vehicle to add this to its features list, thanks to its mom design team.

This tool is designed for parents to be able to keep a better eye on kids while being safe drivers at the same time and not forcing them to turn around to the back seat, thus taking their eyes off the road.

GMC stated that about 30% of all Yukon customers are parents with children under the age of 16. Conversation mirrors will become the most popular family feature in the future due to the help and peace of mind it will provide parents.

Check out our Yukon inventory here!

G 500 4×4² – Mercedes-Benz – Innovation That Last

February 27, 2015

Mercedes revels in the idea of designing and selling profitable and bizarre SUVs that are just too rare and remarkable for anyone to imitate.  

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Consider the G63 AMG.  The V-12 G65 AMG. And the insaniac 6×6.  Crafted with rough-and-tough military concepts that were based off R&D done years ago. 

However, the company released the test drive of their latest über-G, the wild 4×4² you see zooming through a challenging and unstable terrain.  Still a concept, but after the hype the video has created Mercedes-Benz is contemplating actually building the vehicle! 

And after watching this clip we’re hoping they do!

2015 Infinti QX80 – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

February 26, 2015


Infiniti QX80 recibe una apariencia renovada y mejoras interiore

The 2015 Infinti QX80 Aces the Towing Test, no doubt!  The first in its class, where luxury SUV meets Truck!

The Infiniti QX80 is “another” kind of truck.  A truck-based SUV that can carry 7 to 8 – people in comfort and has a whopping 8,500 maximum towing rate. Making it strong enough to carry a horse trailer or a medium sized boat behind you.

Wondering what kind of power is under the hood? Let us tell you. The QX80 is equipped with power from a 5.6L V8 engine with 400 horsepower at 5,800 rpm. An excellent SUV to keep in mind when looking for a sharp-looking luxury SUV with enough power for some pretty big jobs!

Check out all the sepcs on the Infinti QX80 here and stop by Baker Motor Company to test drive one today!

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Maserati Celebrates 100 Years – The Centennial Edition

February 26, 2015

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If you crave authentic Italian style with race-car performance this is the motorcar for you. And trust us, not one aspect of the models have been neglected!

 Maserati celebrated their 100th anniversary by designing a Centennial Edition of their GranTurismo MC and GranTurismo Convertible MC motorcars.  Distinguished from other Maserati’s by a special charcoal/gray Centennial badge affixed on the alloy wheels and kick plates.

Innovative exterior colors, such as, Blu Inchiostro and Grigo Pietra were created for this special event paying homage to the brands birthplace, Bologna, Italy.  A seaport town whose flag displays a vibrant shade of blue and red.

Moving on to the interior. Inside the sports car you will find embroidered tridents on the headrest, distinct stitching on the Poltrona Frau Leather seats and a race car inspired trim on the dashboard.  Dual-zone climate controls and a Bose Surround System, capable of concert-hall sounds, is also available for these models. 

Maserati’s most thrilling ride is equipped with a 4.7-liter V8 engine with an impressive 7,100 revolutions per minute and 454 horsepower.  Plus three transmission modes to accommodate any driving condition: normal automatic, sport manual and race manual, for spontaneous track days. 

For more information on the Centennial Edition visit Maserati’s website here!

And click here to view our full Maserati inventory at Baker Motor Company.

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Take a Look at the 2016 Range Rover Evoque – Baker Motor Company – Charleston, SC

February 25, 2015

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The highly anticipated 2016 Range Rover Evoque will finally be introduced next week at the Geneva Motor Show.

The 2016 Evoque takes luxury and ruggedness to a more affordable package. Here’s what Land Rover says you can expect; the 2016 Evoque will include, a new front bumper, an aerodynamic rear spoiler, three new alloy wheel designs, and full-LED adaptive headlights. This is a more technologically advanced model than the 2015.

The interior will be equipped with redesigned door panels and a more contemporary instrument cluster. One of the most exciting updates is the center console where the Evoque is fitted with an eight-inch touch screen that runs Land Rover’s InControl Touch Infotainment system.

The Evoque will also include driving aids including Lane-Keeping Assist, Driver Dowsing Monitor, and Automatic Emergency Braking.

The 2016 Evoque is predicted to be a great vehicle for those in the market for a luxury compact SUV.

Shop our 2015 models here.

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