The CTS: The Power Suit Cadillac is Back

2016 Cadillac CTS at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2016 Cadillac CTS has been thoroughly restyled and improved inside and out. One look at the 2016 model and you know that this car had the power and confidence to be seen and admired at any country club, law firm or investment bank parking lot.

To say that the 2016 Cadillac CTS is definitively cool is an understatement. Sitting in front of you here today is a true sports luxury sedan that has crisp cool styling that also feels authentic and real. From the front of the car, the upward angles lights at the corners and beefy black grill with the Cadillac crest lets you know that this car is from Detroit.

Once your foot is on the accelerator, even the entry level 2.0 Liter Turbo charged 4 with 265 horsepower you immediately feel the power and performance that lies under the sheet metal. The tight steering and solid body feel gives you confidence that, given the opportunity, this car would easily hold its own and easily best many German sedans on the Autobahn.

The flat beefy shifter and enormous Cadillac crest in the middle of the steering wheel are immediate clues that GM is proud of the car they created. And the most important feature of this car is that it exudes enough confidence to easily be seen driven down Wall Street.

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The 2016 Corvette: An American Icon

2016 Chevy Corvette at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Corvette is an American sports car that has been made by Chevrolet since 1953. The first generation was designated C1, the second generation was known as C2, and so on. The seventh generation Corvette Stingray or C7 is the current generation and includes 2016 models. This year offers a choice of 4 models and 2 engines. There is a 6.2-liter LT1 V-8 engine that can produce 455 horsepower with torque of 460 pound-feet, and there is a high performance Corvette Z06 with a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 that produces 650 horsepower and torque of 650 pound-feet. The engines include an 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel and a 7-speed manual transmission.

Performance numbers of the 455-hp engine include 0 to 60 mph in only 3.8 seconds for the manual transmission and 3.7 seconds using the 8-speed automatic. The manual transmission of the Z06 trim can go from 0 to 60 in 3.2 seconds while the automatic makes the same run in a jaw-dropping 2.95 seconds. The fuel economy of such a powerful 455-hp vehicle is not bad coming in at city/highway mileage of 17/29 for the manual and 16/29 mpg for the automatic. The Z06 has manual mileage rated at 15/22 and the automatic coming in at 13/23 mpg.

Both the base Stingray and the supercharged Z06 come in convertible and coupe bodies. The Z06 offers a limited-run C7.R Edition built to resemble their race cars. Only 500 are to be manufactured in both coupe and convertible styles. Standard features include: dual-zone climate control built with an air filtration system; infotainment control is through an 8-inch color touch screen; rearview camera; keyless ignition; Bluetooth streaming audio along with SiriusXM Satellite Radio; and a leather wrapped steering wheel. Optional features include the Performance Data Recorder which allows drivers to record HD video of all driving action.

There’s plenty to please even the pickiest driver. See for yourself with a visit to Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King!

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2016 Cadillac SRX: The Sleekest Crossover On The Road

2016 Cadillac SRX at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2016 Cadillac SRX is luxury 4-door crossover that combines sophistication, technology, and functionality. The vehicle comes with HID headlamps and sculpted lines to provide top of the line aerodynamics. The exterior has a sleek appearance with LED tail lamps, 20’’ aluminum wheels, and illuminated fender vents. The vehicle is available in 9 different colors, some of which have a brilliant metallic shimmer.

Inside of the SRX, the bold styling continues. Enjoy a comfortable ride with room for five and space for storage. Additional room is available by folding down the back seat. The convenience of the power liftgate allows you to open the trunk with a simple touch. Hand-stitched leather and wood trim jazz-up amenities. The doors are triple-sealed to keep outside noises outside. You get to decide if you prefer silence or music. Seats are heated and ventilated to provide maximum comfort. With Cadillac CUE, you’ll have music, entertainment, and GPS all at your fingertips.

Under the hood there is a 3.5L V6 engine built with high tech performance features. This aerodynamically sound crossover was built for performance and efficiency. The SRX can now take on sharper turns than before. The vehicle also provides optimal safety for its passengers, coming equipped with sensors and cameras to alert drivers of potential crash threats. It is equipped with a steel cage and thoughtfully positioned airbags.

The 2016 Cadillac SRX covers all the bases, combining luxury, safety, and efficiency.Get behind the wheel of one at Les Stanford Cadillac.

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2016 Chevy Colorado Performance and Design Features

2016 Chevy Colorado at Les Stanford ChevroletMidsize truck fame has grown since the 2000s in the USA due to their diverse usage adaptability. General Motors company is known for its superb design but for the last two years, they failed to keep up their good job only to come up with an outstanding design suitable for its high-tech desiring customers. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado is midsize pickup is among the few trucks of this kind that is powered by Diesel. Besides that, it has a diverse range of new features that aims to improve conform as well as the security of the passengers.

The 2016 Colorado has a broad range of performance depending on different engine choices that are designed to have. Customers are given three options of a diesel engine that performs adequately to meet different need subjective to different environments. The first engine option is the Duramax® 2.8-Liter Turbo-Diesel engine. This engine has an ability to provide 369 pounds of torque per feet as well as offering a towering capacity of up to 7700 lbs. This engine can also be considered economical as it has a better fuel consumption rate of 22 mpg in city and 31mpg in the highway. If this option is not suitable for you, you can have an advanced engine versions i.e. 2.5L I-4 or 3.6L V6.

The 3.6L V6 upgraded version has an ability to provide 305 hp of horsepower. Its ability is also enshrined in torque and towering capacity as it can produce 269 pounds per feet of torque and reach a towering capacity of up to 7000 lbs. In this upgraded version you will save much fuel as it has a reduced consumption rate when compared to Duramax 2.8 liter original engine. Its fuel consumption is 18mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The last engine option is the 2.5 L I-4 versions. In this version, you will enjoy horsepower of up to 200 hp. Also, the torque rate, towering capacity and fuel efficiency is up to the mark. For instance, you will enjoy 191lb/Ft of torque and up to 3500 towering capacity with reduced fuel consumption of 20mpg in the city and 27mpg on the highway.

The Colorado‘s interior is designed to meet the classy requirement of modern time. That is why the seats are well-leathered, and the sitting position is well placed to feature enough leg room and head room. Besides that, the multimedia system features a customizable Chevrolet MyLink system with an 8-inch touchscreen display that gives interactive iPhone features for easy access. This model also includes security system such as rear camera and departure alert that aims to ensure drivers have a safe and worriless ride regardless of where they are.

The 2016 Colorado has been designed to perform efficiently in different environments. It is an excellent vehicle to have today. Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

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The 2016 Chevy Malibu Is Not Your Father’s Malibu

2016 chevy malibu at les stanford chevroletChevy has done it again. They have completely redesigned the venerable Malibu into a high-tech marvel of the 21st century. The new Malibu is designed for more sustainable living, with better fuel efficiency, great safety features, and simple, integrated automated connectivity. It may stretch your idea of what a mid-sized car is capable of supplying. J.D. Power rated the 2016 Malibu as the ‘Most Dependable Midsize Car.’

The new Malibu is like driving in a movie scene, lots of drama and quick action with a very compelling look. This is a more sporty ride than you might expect. The look is accentuated by bright LED running lights and optional LED tail lights. The designers and engineers at Chevy have kept sport features, with a beautiful form.

Intuitive controls, and plenty of passenger and cargo room, not to mention a technological wonder all its own, the Malibu more than delivers. Built-in USB ports keep smart devices charged up and ready to stay mobile. An optional Wireless Charging Station is also available for connection-less charging for those devices so equipped.

Best of all is the Malibu Hybrid edition. It gets 47 MPG, and that is in the city, with a 1.8 liter hybrid ICE and electric power plant. It is intuitive to maintain and use, with a Driver Efficiency Gauge to track actual measured fuel mileage. Plus it has new technology, such as lane keep assist and low-speed front automatic braking.

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Cadillac ELR: Luxurious Innovation

2016 Cadillac ELR at Les Stanford Cadillac in Dearborn/DetroitWhen you hear the word “hybrid”, your mind immediately drifts to one of those dinky electric cars that has just enough room for you and maybe a small dog, right? However Cadillac has just released a car that is one part electric, one part gas and it is definitely no clown car.

The Cadillac ELR Coupe, a luxurious sleek car that no one would ever guess as a hybrid. Armed with all the latest gadgets and toys, you can slide into your cut and sewn leather seat and sit back for the ride of your life. The ELR comes in a myriad of colors from stunning silver to a passionate red. The front seat affords space enough for any driver regardless of size or height ensuring comfort on even the longest of road trips.

The multi-level heated seats are a pleasure, and even adjustable lumbar support in both the driver and passenger seats have been added into the ELR Coupe. The car comes complete with rear view camera, front and back parking sensors, universal remote transmitter for your garage or security system and has a heated steering wheel for the chilly days when you forgot your gloves.

This car is more than just a hybrid; it’s a luxury. As you move into a future of newer and better technology, Cadillac is keeping with the times as their newest released ELR Coupe shows us the meaning of luxurious innovation. Find out more at Les Stanford Cadillac.

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2016 Chevy Equinox: New Cosmetics and Gadgets

2016 Chevy Equinox at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevrolet Equinox is the second-best selling Chevrolet in North America, third in the US behind the ubiquitous Silverado pickup and smaller Cruze. In fact, while the Silverado gets a lot of attention, the Equinox sold over 242,000 units in 2014 alone – and for good reason. The equinox is a leader in the hot compact-crossover segment. Realizing this, Chevrolet performed a makeover for the 2016 model year, packing in new cosmetics and tech upgrades.

The Equinox packs a standard, gas saving Ecotec 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. If that’s not enough power for you, the LT and LTZ models also come with an optionally upgraded, powerful 301 horsepower 3.6-liter V-6. If towing power is your concern, the V-6 edition Equinox is rated up to 3,500 pounds of towing capacity. In addition to the power upgrades, four-wheel drive is available on all models from the LT and above.

The real fun begins in the tech department. If keeping your backseat passengers entertained is important, Chevrolet has designed tablet holders attachable to the back of the front seat as an available accessory. As with all new Chevrolet models, the Equinox comes with OnStar but also includes a three-month/three-gigabyte trial of blazingly fast 4G LTE wireless data services. As if this wasn’t cool enough, standard in the LT and LTZ versions is Chevrolet MyLink. MyLink offers both blind-spot warning and rear cross-traffic alerts. Even better, standard across all versions are a backup camera, new interior fabrics, and a huge 7-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth phone connectivity.

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Sweet ’16 Camaro

2016 Chevy Camaro at Les Stanford Chevrolet2016 brings some new options for the Chevy Camaro. The exterior hasn’t changed a whole lot but there are some variations in the front end that includes a newer headlight style and some new options for the wheels. The LT models come standard with 18″ silver aluminum wheels and the SS models with a 20-inch, 5-spoke aluminum as standard equipment. The Camaro comes in two body styles, coupe and convertible.

Interior changes to the 2016 Camaro are subtle and include a newly designed center console with added air vents and redesigned door panels. The emergency brake handle is gone and replaced with an electronic parking brake. Exterior color choices include blue velvet metallic, garnet red and bright yellow.

The new year model also has new options for the powertrain. Standard on the LT base models is a new 2.0l 4-cylinder turbo engine with a 6-speed manual transmission. There is an optional 3.6l V6 engine available as well. The SS models come with a 6.2l V8 motor. This also comes standard with a 6-speed transmission. There is an upgraded transmission option on all models, namely, 8-speed paddle shift automatic.

The SS now comes with Magnetic Ride suspension which was previously only available on the ZL1 in previous years.

Technology on the newest Camaro is not as high tech as many of its counterparts on the road but it does have capabilities to link with smartphone radio apps and has wireless capabilities.

Get the power and muscle of a 2016 Camaro beneath your fingertips with a visit to Les Stanford Chevrolet.

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Cadillac Escalade: Luxury Office on Wheels

2016 Cadillac Escalade at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2016 Escalade, with its incredible luxury and amazing array of high-tech gadgets, may tempt you to make it your new office space.

First, there’s the interior. Leather seating is standard in the Escalade, of course. Also standard, are the heated front and rear seats, SiriusXM radio (with 3 month trial subscription), 5 USB ports, Bluetooth wireless, OnStar, WiFi hotspot for internet access and hookups for both Apple and Android radio applications. It doesn’t stop there. Natural Voice and gesture recognition for commands control the Cadillac CUE infotainment system and Media Control System. NavTraffic is included to help you avoid a traffic jam before you get close and it will save you from becoming stuck in gridlock.

Your potential new office is powered by a 6.2l V8 engine with an 8-speed automatic RWD transmission. The vehicle will power down half of the cylinders when all 8 cylinders are not being used and when you press the accelerator for more power, all cylinders will engage and the whole thing happens without you feeling the slightest hitch, it’s flawless. The new Escalade is equipped with Magnetic Ride Suspension and automatic load leveling. The running board side of the vehicle comes standard with assist steps for easy vehicle entry.

The liftgate is powered to allow for hands-free operation. Glass comes tinted, lighter on windshield and front windows. The windshield is also designed to absorb solar energy which helps control the interior temperature of the vehicle.

Driving this bling-mobile will make you want to change the address on your business cards. Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

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Travel In Comfort And Style With The 2017 Volt

2017 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevrolet Volt is considered by many to be the most popular plug-in electric hybrid in the world. The 2017 version has a clean, modern look to it. With the addition of a bench style back seat, it is roomier for passengers. Customers have a fresh new choice in the color of the exterior, Citron Green Metallic.

Two electric motors work together to power the 2017 Volt by generating 149 horsepower. Its gas-powered generator keeps the momentum of the motor level by turning on after a little over 50 miles. There is no noise at all from the operation of the Volt, even when being highly accelerated, a definite plus.

The LT has as basic equipment, keyless ignition, the Chevrolet MyLink interface, LED lights in both front and back, a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio and automatic climate control. The more luxurious LT Comfort package has optional leather upholstery, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel.

The Premier adds the convenience and comfort of an automated parking system, heated rear seats, a wireless charging phone pad and a rear view mirror that dims automatically. Available only in the Premier are two Driver Confidence packages which add safety features such as lane departure warning, front collision alert with automatic braking, adaptive headlamps and rear cross traffic alert.

The powertrain remains the same as in 2016, using a 1.5-liter four-cylinder motor as well as a T-shaped, 18.4-Kilowatt-hour battery pack. With a full tank of gas and a fully charged battery, the 2017 Volt can be expected to cover up to 420 miles.

Be ahead of the crowd. Get your 2017 Chevy Volt today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

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