The New and Improved 2014 Corvette Aims to Please

2014 Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford ChevroletDesigners have managed to make the 2014 Corvette even more appealing than in years past.  Designers focused on fine-tuning the body and redesigning the interior to a first class status level. The cars interior has a center stack loaded with high tech features.  The 8-inch touchscreen display that uses the MyLink electronic interface system is top of the line.

Audio apps, smart phones and a gauge cluster that owners can customize are prominent upgrades to the 2014 Corvette.  An audio jack, two USB ports and a nine-speaker Bose system as well as other gadgets keep the car trendy. Suede or leather upholstery stitched with leather adds a touch of stylishness to the sporty automobile.

Seat support has improved and customers have the option of an upgraded competition style seat. The 6.2-liter V8 motor under the hood of the revamped angular shaped Corvette is impressive.  The engine cranks out approximately 455 horsepower and 460 pound of torque.  The use of new direct fuel injection technology has boosted both the cars power and fuel mileage.

Owners can choose from a six speed automatic or a seven speed manual transmission. The body of the car has a refined suspension and a stiffer aluminum frame that has proven to increase its safety in crash tests. Larger tires are one of many tweaks made on the 2014 model.  Drivers can expect to feel more power with a smoother ride, while the cars road grip and handling remain incredible.

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The Silverado 1500: the Best Pickup of 2014

2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Silverado 1500 pickup offers a number of advantages over the competition. Silverado trucks have long been the top choice for anyone needing a good, tough, pickup, capable of any job that needs to be done.

This new V6 pickup is a great addition to the Silverado family. The 2014 Silverado 1500 is the first pickup to get a overall 5 star rating. Fuel economy is great, the most fuel efficient V6 truck currently available with 23 mpg on highway and 16 mpg in city. Great fuel efficiency has not impaired  power and torque, with a 4.3 Liter EcoTec3, V6 engine, which offers 285 horsepower, and 305 lb-ft of torque gives the most torque of standard V6 trucks in its class. This truck can trailer 12,000 lbs, not bad for a V6 truck. Changes have been made in design of the truck enhancing durability, such as using the new Duralife brake rotors, which have been hardened with a special GM-Patented, process providing braking power, lasting up to twice as long as traditional rotors.

Designed with showy exterior and stylish interior, the passenger area is spacious, yet cozy. Easily cleaned rubberized vinyl protects the floor, central front seat, fold down armrest, and  rear folding  bench seat add to passenger comfort. Modern entertainment technology is provided. Chevy used new shear style mounts in the front end and new hydraulic mounts in the rear end, to ride smoother, and more comfortably.

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The new, fully-loaded 2014 Cadillac ATS: Where Luxury Meets Power

The 2014 Cadillac ATS is a great car for those looking for something entry-level in luxury with the option for power. It is a great vehicle for somebody looking for comfort and style. One thing that makes it stand out against other cars in its class is its handling. It’s ability to round corners surpasses most of the competitors in its class. It has a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission made exclusively for this model.

The ATS is made with technology in mind. It can be synchronized with phones and tablets, plus the ability to memorize up to 10 different devices. The syncing makes streaming music and viewing your contacts a breeze. The CUE (Cadillac User Experience) makes the experience even more intuitive. It provides the ability to handle anything from music to navigation easily without distracting too much from the road. It is the staple for the options that Cadillac brings.

Another great feature of the ATS is its base options. It comes standard with a 2.5 4-cylinder engine and also has a 2.0 turbo option along with a 3.6 V6 for those looking for more. It has an AWD option for those who want to make the most out of the ATS’s impressive handling. It comes in Standard, Luxury, Performance or Premium.

All-in-all, the 2014 Cadillac ATS is the perfect car when it comes to something comfortable, powerful and intuitive. Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Chevy Sonic: Outright Perfection

2014 Chevy Sonic at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevrolet Sonic has just about everything:  a resourceful engine, it drives great and it was presented with a five-star vehicle score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Administration.  In addition the Insurance institute for Highway Safety chose it as their “safety pick.”

The usual safety gear for this little gem includes an anti-lock brake system, hill hold function ability, electronic stability control, optimized automatic headlamps, ten airbags and the in-vehicle security system OnStar.  Available as a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback style, the Sonic offers two type of transmissions which are a six-speed manual or automatic.  Its small engine is lively, it handles surprisingly well and the car size is comfortable when driving along twisted roads.  With the ability to adequately seat five, it also has enough cargo area for storage.

Some optional and standard features you will see are a rear camera, a lane departure warning feature, front heated seats, alloy wheels, cruise control, a pair of unique motorcycle styled headlamps, remote car starter, power windows, pre-installed fog lights, air conditioning and XM satellite radio to enjoy on the road.  The automatic and manual models both have the exact wheelbase space, front style details and doors, however the area between the front and back doors are unlike (center pillar). The rear door handles on the hatchback are defined by black trim while those of the sedan are given standard rear doors.

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Get to Know the New Cadillac CTS

2014 CTS at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac has long established itself as one of the top rated luxury car manufacturers out on the market.  This has added to its overall appeal for many people, who may want to test out the new 2014 Cadillac CTS.  This new sedan has already drawn in a lot of positive attention from ratings agencies.  This is owing to the fact that it combines performance, safety and style in to a single package.  The CTS may be one of the best choices for drivers who are searching for a unique new ride for themselves.

The CTS is a mid-sized luxury sedan that has been manufactured by General Motors.  The company has actually put in a lot of R&D time in to making sure that the model has all the features that people want to experience.  There are actually a few different body types that have emerged from the way that the sedan has been developed.  This is part of the reason why the sedan has won the Motor Trend “Car of the Year” award twice now.

In terms of sheer performance, the CTS is largely unmatched by other similar cars out on the market.  Its V8 engine is actually capable of generating up to 556 horsepower.  This will provide an impressive amount of acceleration for people headed out on to the road.  Drivers may want to customize a few features associated with the engine, and that’s what we’re here for.

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Why a Suburban Could be Right for You

2014 Chevy Suburban at Les Stanford ChevroletIf you are looking for a large SUV that offers high quality features and benefits, then a Chevy Suburban may be just what you are looking for.

Suburbans have a unique look, with rugged lines and a very solid presence. Both loading and unloading are easy to do with the use of the power liftgate that is standard on the LTZ and also is availabe with the LT+. You can get power-retractable assist steps, to help out, too.

The new Suburban features great suspension packages for off-road driving, including 18-inch aluminum wheels with tires that work both on and off road, recovery hooks, wheel flares, and more. The interior of a Suburban has plenty of space to accommodate a large group, including seating for nine and 137 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Adjustable pedals and a remote vehicle starter system are just some of the bonus convenience features available with this vehicle.

Individual climate settings for both the driver and the front seat passenger, as well as the rear passengers, ensure that everyone is comfortable as you ride. Heated and cooled leather seats and the option of a heated steering wheel also aid in this.

With many benefits and features, the new Suburban may be just the vehicle that you are looking to buy. Find yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

The Strong, Durable, and Luxurious 2014 Cadillac SRX

2014 SRX Crossover at Les Stanford CadillacOne of the best luxury crossover SUVs on the market is the 2014 Cadillac SRX. The 3.6 L V6 engine comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission and a respectable fuel economy rating of 24 MPG highway/17 MPG city. The front-wheel drive base model can go from 0-60 in 7 seconds, thanks to the 308 horsepower under the hood.

The exterior is just what you would expect from a Cadillac with a sleek body and 18-inch alloy wheels. Safety features such as front and rear parking sensors come standard on all trims, and the Luxury model includes rear-view cameras and blind-spot monitoring. Inside, comfort and convenience are the dual themes in the SRX. Comfort because of the 8-way drivers seat, dual zone climate control, and cargo lights, and convenience because of the CUE interface, which does away with most of the buttons and knobs in puts an 8-inch touchscreen in their place. This interface lets you control your satellite radio, the SRX‘s 8-speaker sound system, your phone, the climate control, and your navigation system should you choose one. It recognizes simple taps and swipes, making it easy to use.

Speaking of navigation, if you add a navigation system, you’ll never get lost or run out of gas again, thanks to the internal compass, a trip computer, a low-fuel detector, and roadside assistance thanks to OnStar.

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Experience A Whole New Way of Driving with the 2014 Chevy Volt

2014 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevrolet Volt is the new hybrid car that gives you the best of electric and gasoline-powered drivetrain. What is great about this dual mode car is that after running in pure electronic mode for 40 miles, the car will switch to running on fuel so there is no need to worry about your vehicle leaving you stranded after the battery dies. The 2014 Volt gives you an impressive total of 98 miles per gallon with an estimated range increased to 380 miles.

Chevy has equipped the Volt with all of the latest technology and features that add quality and comfort that will enhance your driving experience like 7” LCD touch screen display and OnStar Remote Link.

The quiet power of the Volt provides good handling and a smooth ride without the revving noises and the gearshifts that we are used to. Even when the gas power kicks on, the engine does not rev anywhere relative to the road speed. The electric power steering is also pretty responsive and gives you a nice sense of control when driving or parking the vehicle.

The 2014 Chevy Volt now introduces 4 operating modes. Normal is for daily driving, Sport provides direct accelerator response, Mountain mode is for navigating steep slopes, and Hold runs only on the gas in order to conserve battery charge. Hold mode was added to this year’s Volt, thereby making this car truly efficient and a total winner.

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Get Behind the Wheel of a Full Size 2014 Impala

2014 Chevy Impala at Les Stanford ChevroletThe new Chevy Impala has a lot of car buyers talking about its exclusive features.  People will undoubtedly appreciate the sheer simplicity of the model, but it does include plenty of luxury amenities as well.  It was recently rated as the Highest Ranked Car In Initial Quality, which speaks to the total package offered by the 2014 Impala.  Most consumers will appreciate how the 2014 Impala can make it easier than ever to enjoy reliability and comfort in a stylish package.

Despite the fact that it is a luxury sedan, it does have some highly functional features for people to consider.  It will incorporate around 18.8 cubic feet within the vehicle, making it easy to bring along all kinds of gear.  The engine can also produce an impressive 305 horsepower, which will allow drivers to get plenty of acceleration over time as well.  This is part of the appeal of these vehicles, since they tend to also feature an impressive aerodynamic design to them as well.

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Every Impala will be backed by a factory warranty and 27 point inspection conducted by the manufacturer.  This model has become one of the most popular available under the Chevy brand name, which will add to the overall experience that people may be able to get.  The developers behind the Impala brand have continued to improve on the safety features that people tend to get along the way.  This should give consumers the confidence that they need to boost their results in just a short amount of time.

The Cadillac XTS 2014: Standard of the Future

2014 XTS at Les Stanford CadillacFor many years, Cadillac was the self-proclaimed “Standard of the World,” and with the XTS, they have taken another step forward in proving they are worth all the talk.  The XTS aims at a younger audience, replacing the DTS with a sleeker, smaller design, bridging the gap between a mid and full-sized luxury sedan.  It is a true testament to the Cadillac brand, nostalgic in its design, and legendary commitment to luxury, yet technologically innovative, a trend motor vehicle industry is chasing.

The Cadillac XTS offers a superior balance between comfort and control.  The Magnetic Ride Control suspension, soaks up bumps, and adjusts flawlessly to varying road conditions.  Along with a quiet-well insulated cabin, the XTS is one of the quietest, smoothest rides of 2014.

Cadillac answered the public cry for more horsepower when the 2013 XTS was released.  Packed with a twin-turbocharged V6, and 410 horsepower, the XTS packs a punch.  They delivered.  The XTS comes standard with all-wheel-drive(AWD).

The 2014 XTS’s true innovation lies in its onboard infotainment system, CUE.  Debuted in 2013, CUE has revolutionized the way the world approaches onboard technology.  The center console is modeled after the application layout of the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.  The screen is enabled with the same multi-touch features as in an iPad.  The control center is in every way a game changer.

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