Chandler, AZ August 2012 – Audi was recently named the Highest Premium Brand for the Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVAs). Audi Chandler celebrates the brand award and the amazing sweep of the Aspirational Luxury Car category by the Audi A4, Audi A5, and Audi A6. “The Audi A4, A5, and A6 are all class-leading vehicles in the luxury market and we are pleased that they were so well recognized at this year’s award ceremony,” said Audi Chandler General Manager Jeff Kohn. The awards were based on a survey of over 75,000 new car and light truck owners, and recognize the cars that meet their owner's expectations and desires about their automotive purchases. Based on the largest single-model-year survey of automotive owners, the IVAs are designed to help consumers make informed vehicle purchase decisions with a true “peer-to-peer” survey. The IVAs recognize vehicles where owners wanted the least amount of change across 15 key vehicle attributes, including: exterior styling, exterior size, passenger spaciousness, cargo space, driver's seat comfort, driver’s seat visibility, info/entertainment technology, interior lighting, power and acceleration, ease of getting in and out, interior storage compartments, ride, handling, safety features and tires and wheels. Making [...]
Chandler, AZ July 31, 2012 - Audi Chandler is a proud partner of the Arizona Diamondbacks this season and invites fans to enjoy the season in style at one of two luxurious Audi club experiences at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. From its signature swimming pool to its retractable roof, Chase Field has become one of baseball's most recognizable landmarks in just a few seasons. Chase Field boasts a state-of-the-art LED ribbon display which runs 1199 feet - the largest of its kind in Major League Baseball. From one innovator in its field to another, Audi is proud to partner with the team this season as the official luxury vehicle of the Arizona Diamondbacks. “We invite Arizona Audi fans and baseball fans to come together in our premium lounges at Chase Field. Audi brings its commitment to excellence to everything they do, from building innovative luxury vehicles like the A6 and A8 or providing an exceptional entertainment experience at each Diamondbacks game,” says Audi Chandler General Manager Jeffery Kohn. The D-backs exclusive Audi Club allows fans to enjoy a luxurious club experience without ever leaving the action. Located just off the main entrance of the Insight Diamond Level, adjacent [...]
Chandler, AZ July 31, 2012 – Lexus of Chandler is proud to announce that they have been given this year’s “Elite of Lexus” award for outstanding performance and ongoing dedication to customer satisfaction. The award is only bestowed upon Lexus car dealerships who excel at sales, service, and overall owner support. “We are proud to be recipients of this year’s award,” says Lexus of Chandler General Manager Mark Spendley. “Our staff is dedicated to providing the best service possible throughout each facet of our dealership including sales and service. I’m proud that my team has been recognized for all of their commitment and hard work.” The “Elite of Lexus” award is only given to select car dealerships who excel at everything they do. They consistently exhibit higher than average standards in two categories including: - Customer feedback from surveys rating owner satisfaction, sales, and service as “extremely exceptional” - Dealership exceeding rigorous Lexus operational and certification standards through site evaluations, and reports. “We are grateful to so many of our current and past customers who experienced our dealership firsthand have acknowledged their satisfaction with our service and attention to detail,” says Spindley. From sales and service to the overall ownership [...]
Chandler, AZ July 31, 2012 – Mercedes-Benz of Chandler invites drivers to preview the 2013 SL550 Roadster now featured in the showroom. The all-new 6th generation SL-Class embodies a heritage of luxury and the future of a dynamic sports driving experience. The 2013 SL550 Roadster offers an all-new design giving drivers even more incredible performance for the road. “The new SL550 is a one-of-a-kind vehicle that offers a driving experience like you have never imagined before,” says Mercedes-Benz of Chandler General Manager Mike Druken. “This is truly the kind of car you have only ever dreamed of.” The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster is instantly recognizable with an ultra-modern update. Sleek and polished, it features 19-inch AMG wheels, dazzling front and rear LED lights, and an athletic front grille. The body of the car is nearly 300lbs lighter than its predecessor thanks to an updated aluminum body that has 20% stronger rigidity for increased safety and performance. The performance of the 2013 SL550 is driven by a new biturbo V-8 engine capable of 429hp and 32% more torque than before. The SL550 will give drivers a thrill as it races 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds. Built to handle confidently on the [...]
Penske AutoMall website gets face lift including Deals of the Day for 23 car dealerships in Arizona. Phoenix, AZ July 2012 – Penske Automotive Group is making the car buying process easy and convenient through their new Penske AutoMall website. Customers can browse thousands of vehicles and daily specials across many brands, price-ranges, and vehicle types all available here in Arizona. “No matter the price or model of each new car or used car, Penske AutoMall has something for every driver,” says Penske Area Vice President Dave Wallace. “Penske is a name people trust for a reason – because they know at each car dealership we are dedicated to providing the best service and experience possible.” The new website focuses on customer convenience, allowing buyers to search for a new car or used car by make, style, price, or options from over 20 different car dealerships. There are also updated “Deals of the Day” on various new cars and used cars that offer customers a current selection of the best specials and pricing. Featuring vehicles from all over central Arizona, including Phoenix, Chandler, Scottsdale, and Tempe, Penske AutoMall helps simplify the car buying process. Penske Automotive is [...]
Scottsdale, AZ June 29, 2012 - BMW North Scottsdale is proud to announce that the BMW Group was recognized for exceptional engine performance and design at the recent 2012 International Engine of the Year Awards held in Stuttgart, Germany. Four diverse engines were named Best in Class by the internationally renowned design competition. BMW continues to be one of the most awarded automobile manufacturers in the Engine of the Year Awards after earning four new titles this year. Two four-cylinder engines, a straight-six engine, and an eight cylinder engine all beat out the rest in their class. The BMW four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine from the 2012 BMW 328i; the straight-six engine with M TwinPower Turbo from the BMW 1 Series M Coupe; and the powerful V-8 engine from the BMW M3 were all awarded Best in Class. The decision was made by an international panel of judges comprised of 76 motoring journalists from 36 countries across the world. Each engine was judged on performance and design. “BMW continues to set the standard for industry design,” says BMW North Scottsdale General Manager Robert Dombrowski. “We are excited to share this news with our local BMW fans who already see and appreciate [...]
Fisker Automotive launches franchise outlet in Scottsdale, Arizona with Penske Automotive Group’s showroom at 6855 East McDowell in Scottsdale, Arizona at telephone +1-480-421-7300.