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February 21, 2018
by Danny Chan
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3 Crazy Reasons the 2018 Chevy Silverado Beats the Ford F-150

Yankees vs. Red Sox. Ali vs. Frazier. Magic vs. Bird.

These three rivalries are as American as apple pie, but there’s one rivalry that’s been ongoing for decades: Silverado vs. F-150. Both American pickup trucks are bona fide classics, providing lasting memories to everyone from sixties-era teenagers to 21st-century workaholics. But which 2018 truck is best? Here are three glorious reasons why the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a better buy.

3 Crazy Reasons the 2018 Chevy Silverado Beats the Ford F-150

  1. Tow an Elephant

The Chevy Silverado pushes the envelope of what’s possible with a pickup truck. Need to haul an Asian elephant from Marshall to Kansas City? For whatever reason you’d need to do that, know that the Chevy Silverado features best-in-class V8 towing of 12,500 pounds—or just around the same weight as an Asian elephant. Coincidence? We’d wager that Chevy engineers designed that V8 with the sole intent of transporting multi-ton mammals. Continue Reading →

January 24, 2018
by Danny Chan
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Useful Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Car

Whether you’re in a committed romantic relationship or not, you can’t ignore that other great love of your life: your car! It’s always there for you, getting you where you need to go without complaining—as long as you treat it right. Here are some great Valentine’s Day gift ideas that both car and driver will love.

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December 20, 2017
by Danny Chan
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The 2018 Buick Enclave: Perfection in Style and Function

Buick debuted the Enclave 10 years ago to enthusiastic fanfare thanks to its spacious cabin and smooth and quiet road manners. Ten years later, the 2018 Enclave not only continues the tradition of excellence people expect from Buick engineers, but it also sets new standards for brilliance in the crossover SUV sector with its cutting-edge technology and gorgeous styling (not to mention plenty of power and near-perfect handling capabilities).

Let’s dive into why the 2018 Buick Enclave—which is available today at our Marshall Buick dealership—may be your match made in heaven.

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November 30, 2017
by Danny Chan
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12 Great Christmas Gifts for the Car Enthusiast on Your List

It’s not always easy to find the perfect Christmas present for the car lover in your life. After all, there are so many options to choose from! To help you on your adventure to wrap that awesome car gift this holiday season, we’ve put together this handy list.

Creative Car-Themed Gifts

Some car lovers have everything they need—or at least, they think they do. But there are still plenty of unique car-related products you can wrap up and place under their tree this year.

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  • Speedometer cufflinks can help your business-minded friend show off his love of cars at the office. These antique, silver-plated cuff links feature real glass cabochons and are nickel-free so they won’t cause an allergic reaction.
  • This hard iPhone case turns a boring iPhone into an elegant 3D SportsCar. It’s a sure conversation-starter that makes your friend’s phone unique and easily identifiable.
  • Timing Chain and Gears Wall Clock is a perfect gift for the home or shop. This clock turns an old engine timing gear and chain into a stunning work of art that any car enthusiast would love to have on their wall.

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October 11, 2017
by Danny Chan
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8 Awesome 2017 Fall Events near Marshall, MO

Need an educational yet entertaining fall activity for the kids? Want to amuse family when they visit on Thanksgiving? Have a first date coming up and in need of ideas? Take a look at some of these amazing 2017 fall events in the Marshall, MO area, and you’ll be able to fill your calendar with fun, fun, fun!

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October Events

  • On October 21st from 5:30 until 9:00 pm is the Lighthouse Shelter 5K Zombie Run (or walk). Meet at the Indian Foothills Park in Marshall, and get ready to break into a sweat! Bring your family and friends as you try to survive the zombie apocalypse. Run past the hungry zombies as dusk breaks into a dark and spooky night filled with pulse-pounding adventure. If you reach the end with your flag intact, you survive! If you get caught, be ready to become zombie dinner. Tickets cost between $25 and $30, but all proceeds go to the Lighthouse Shelter Inc.
  • An elegant masquerade ball will be held on October 26th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at Memorial Station in Cass County. Tickets are all-inclusive, so food and wine are included. This is a black-tie event, so wear your best suit or most stunning gown. If you have a mysterious masquerade mask, bring it! If not, a mask will be provided for you upon arrival. This event is hosted by the Family Resource Center of Cass County, and proceeds will benefit local families in need.

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September 14, 2017
by Danny Chan
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Introducing the All-New 2018 Chevy Equinox

This is big. The 2018 Chevy Equinox is now available for sale or lease, and it’s definitely worth your time to check this SUV out at our new Chevrolet dealer near Warrensburg. Why? The folks at Chevy have redesigned their compact SUV from stem to stern, and it’s gorgeous, spectacular, stunning, striking, and any other adjective you can throw its way. Read on to check out all there is to love about this brand-new Chevrolet Equinox.

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August 14, 2017
by Danny Chan
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5 Awesome Labor Day Weekend Events near Marshall, MO (2017)

Summer is slowly winding down. Soon enough, the warm breezes will turn cooler, the days will get shorter, and the kids will be back in school. Labor Day weekend has always been the unofficial “last hurrah” of the sun-drenched summer vacation, and it’s the perfect time to squeeze a few last drops of fun out before returning to early mornings, piles of homework, and packed schedules. Make the most of your family’s Labor Day weekend this year with these awesome events in the Marshall, MO area!

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  1. Ice Cream Freeze Off(Arrow Rock, MO – Sept. 2nd from 2 – 5 pm)

There’s no better way to wrap up your summer vacation than enjoying an ice cream cone piled high with scoop after scoop of deliciousness. This year’s Ice Cream Freeze Off contest entrants will have their delightful treats ready for your sampling! Help decide the winner of this heavenly contest by casting your vote for your favorite flavor. Have a knack for making homemade ice cream? Enter your own special recipe for a chance to win a great prize. Admission is $4 per person and includes samples of all the ice cream entries. Continue Reading →

July 14, 2017
by Danny Chan
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10 Reasons to Fall in Love with the New 2017 Chevy Malibu

 

Are you in the market for a new mid-sized car? Even if you aren’t, you might change your mind when you hear about the 2017 Chevy Malibu! That’s because there’s undoubtedly lots to love about the newest Chevy Malibu. To get a true feel for the Malibu and discover why it’s the best choice for your garage, you should probably take one for a test drive at our Marshall Chevy dealership. But if you haven’t had a chance to get behind the wheel of the 2017 model yet, here are just some of the reasons our Chevy dealers think you’ll flip head over heels for it.

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June 15, 2017
by Danny Chan
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2017 Buick Enclave vs. Acura MDX SUV Comparison

2017 Buick Enclave vs. Acura MDX SUV Comparison

Buick’s vehicles have long been America’s gold standard when it comes to luxuriousness. With the new 2017 Buick Enclave, that standard is no longer a golden hue—it’s platinum. But what about its fellow top-tier SUV, the Acura MDX? Let’s compare these two luxury vehicles to see which is the best SUV for you and your family.

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