The Corvette C7: A Reason to Get Excited

2014CorvetteStingrayAlthough the right hand drive model has been delayed for release, for everyone in the left hand drive world it might be time to take a look at the new Corvette Stingray.

The seventh generation of Corvettes, this is not your dad’s Corvette, featuring a newly revamped 455 horsepower engine and a 3.8 second zero to sixty time making it competitive with the European supercars. Gone are the signature circular rear lights, replaced with a look that is half classic Stingray and half Lamborghini. A carbon fiber hood and NASA-designed aerogel keep the weight down and the gas mileage high with an average of 26 miles to the gallon.

The interior is just as impressive as the exterior with the 3LT package offering a leather wrapped control panel, door panels, and dashboard. The seats feature Napa Leather and have seat heating and cooling systems. The C7 also features a convertible model with no compromises to any of the standard features and a top that can open at speeds up to 30 miles per hour, which means never having to pull over again.

For those looking for a fully tailored car, Corvette allows you to customize almost every detail of the car from seat color down to brake color.

Named the 2014 Automobile Magazine Auto of the Year, the Corvette C7 Stingray is too good to pass over. To get yours, head to Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King!

Find New Roads in a Silverado 1500

2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford ChevroletIn a world of trucks gone wild, the Silverado 1500 has sailed to the top of the list of full-sized pickups. It comes standard with a V-6 motor that accommodates daily towing and hauling requirements. A V-8 is offered for those who have higher demand for a heavy-duty truck. The larger motor is available with the EcoTec 3.5, 3 L., 8 cylinder. This puts the Silverado 1500 on top of their competitors, in the same class, for fuel efficiency.

The new in-laid doors and integrated tailgate spoiler are designed to make this one of the most aerodynamic pickups on the road. The 2014 Silverado 1500 drives like a car but works like a truck. Road and wind noise is remarkably unnoticeable, making this one of the quietest trucks on the market.

Front-hinged back doors are a feature on the crew cabs making it easier to access the back passenger area. Riders have more leg and foot room than on previous models. Once inside, driver and passengers alike will be wowed by the sleek interior design. The seats are made of durable, stain-resistant materials of either vinyl, cloth, or leather.

This truck can be equipped with state of the art gadgets like a lane-change warning system and camera-based-forward-collision-warning system. The entertainment system, and select features, are offered in a hands-free voice command.

Looking for a pickup that will find new roads? The 2014 Silverado 1500 could be the answer. Test drive one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

2014 Cadillac XTS: American Tradition Merged With American Ingenuity

2014 XTS at Les Stanford CadillacSince before Sal and Dean took off for Chicago, the Cadillac has stood for American Luxury. The 2014 Cadillac XTS continues that proud tradition. Its sleek yet classic exterior promises comfort, but belies modern amenities within.

The XTS has a 305 HP, 3.6 liter V-6 engine, which more than adequately propels its large frame (4000 pounds, 200 in long, 112 in wheelbase), and allows it to ride both smoothly and engagingly. The MagneRide System, with electromagnetically-adjustable dampers which adapt to road conditions, helps keep the ride comfortable despite the situation. The XTS Twin-Power is also available, with a 410 HP twin-turbo v-6.

The interior of the XTS is beveled metal and sloping wood-grain. The leather-wrapped instrument panel is fully digital, and the breathable leather seats are soft to the touch. The piece-de-resistance of the interior is the CUE, a touch-screen based system mounted in the center of the front console. An eight-inch screen with voice and gesture recognition, the CUE is a customizable yet simple operating system for the entire car. The XTS comes standard with Bose speakers, power front-seats, power-adjustable steering, remote start, universal garage-opener, and dual-zone climat-control.

In addition to one of the most opulent, the XTS is also one of the safest cars on the road. It received a top rating from both the IIHS and the federal government.

Safe, luxurious, smart: the 2014 Cadillac XTS is the perfect American vehicle. Get behind the wheel of one today at Les Stanford Cadillac!

Chevy Equinox – Adventure is Calling

2014 Chevy Equinox at Les Stanford ChevroletSummer is almost here and if you are looking for a vehicle that can go where you want to go, look no further than the 2014 Chevy Equinox. The Equinox is highly versatile, with spacious seating for five, plenty of room for cargo behind the power lift gate and great 22 city/32 highway gas mileage.

Do you have a trailer? With a powerful V6 engine, the Equinox has all the power you need to pull and an available tow package.

Where are you going this summer? The beach? The mountains? The open Road? Wherever you are headed, the Equinox will take you there.

Need to stay connected on your adventure? The Equinox offers several options like MyLink and new, Siri Eyes Free communication systems. And don’t forget entertainment on those long road trips. The Equinox offers great radio apps like Pandora.

Adventure doesn’t have mean getting lost. With the Equinox‘s MyLink system, you will always find your way. Staying safe on your adventure is easy with the Equinox’s top safety rating and many safety features. With six airbags, four wheel anti-lock brakes and LATCH, you can be confident that you and your fellow travelers will be secure.

So get on the road this summer. Adventure is calling and behind the wheel of a 2014 Chevy Equinox from Les Stanford Chevrolet, you can answer!

Ride the Value of the CTS

2014 CTS at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2014 Cadillac CTS, winner of Motor Trend’s Car of the Year, offers one a distinct design with safety features, value, and multiple options.  First, the design starts with a chassis that is much lighter than its competitors at BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.  This improvement provides an advantage in performance and handling.  One will find that the noise and vibration is nonexistent.  Yet design of the rear roofline, that includes an angular bend toward the trunk, gets it in line with those that favor the Mercedes-Benz.  

Next, the safety features on the CTS are numerous.  The CTS has front, rear, and side airbags, and includes OnStar with Automatic Response.  Drivers can add as options all-wheel drive, collision and lane-departure warnings, and rear cross-traffic alerts.  The Cadillac CTS achieved the highest rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for highway safety.

The Cadillac CTS competes well against others in its category.  The options are many since the Cadillac CTS comes in three different trim levels including Luxury, Performance, and Premium.  Each version has power features, cruise and climate control, Bluetooth, and audio streaming capabilities.  In the end, if one does want to spend additional funds for a loaded four-cylinder CTS, that option is available too.  

The Cadillac CTS provides the consumer with what they want along with the value they seek. See for yourself with a test drive at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Volt: Chevy’s Electric Wonder

2014 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevrolet Volt is being talked about. Whispers are everywhere, and they are all good.

The Volt is a work of technological genius. Plug it in at night, and the electric motor will take you where you need to go. If, by chance, you travel 40 miles or more, the batteries will lose their charge. Don’t fear though, because at that point, the Volt’s gasoline engine will take over, and recharge your batteries. You will have the best of both worlds. Between the electric motor and the four cylinder gasoline engine, the Volt has a range of over 300 miles.

The Volt comes in a five door hatchback model. It is quite stylish. Some of the standard equipment that comes with a new 2014 Chevy Volt includes: auto climate control, stereo with 6 speakers, Bluetooth, and Mylink which is Chevrolet’s info and entertainment system.

So what other great things are Volt owners saying? For one, compared to other electric vehicles, the Volt travels much further on the electric motor which has 0 emissions. They are also charged up with the fact that there are opportunities to receive federal tax credits. These are available because Volt owners are helping the world’s pollution standards, and saving gasoline.

It is well worth running out and test driving a new 2014 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford Chevrolet. You will love the handling and the safety features. Most of all, you will love the money it saves.

Something To Get Exicted About: The New 2014 Chevrolet Camaro

2014camaroblackThe 2014 Camaro is the newest addition to the 43 year legacy of the Chevy Camaro. The 2014 falls within the new fifth generation of Camaros. Originally the Camaro was produced in competition with the Ford Mustang and has since separated itself from that distinction, standing on its own as a famous car model, building it’s own reputation as a style-minded sport and race car.

The fifth generation of Camaros are distinguished by a total design overhaul, bringing the car model into the modern age while still distinguishing the fifth generation Camaros with features of their predecessors. It maintains the look and feel of the Camaro line while adapting gracefully into the new decade.

The 2014 Camaro saw the highly anticipated return of the the Z/28 model. Paying homage to the first generation of Chevrolet Camaros the Z/28 model the 2014 shares many design similarities with the original model. Including style queues in the design of the tail and front end, with modern updates to the model such as LED lighting. Many improvements were also made to make the air more sleek and aerodynamic.  Boasting an impressive 505 horsepower the 2014 was designed to be a track car, pushing for faster lap times.

The new 2014 is bound to appeal to the track car enthusiast and the sports car lover alike. Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

Take to the Road in a 2014 Chevy Tahoe

2014 Chevy Tahoe at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevy Tahoe offers convenience and reliability. This four-door SUV is spacious enough to comfortably fit all passengers and haul large loads. Despite its rather large size, the 2014 Tahoe is still easy enough to maneuver while driving and offers a smooth ride.

The new Tahoe comes with a Vortec™ 5.3L V8 engine that will give you the power you need to drive up steep hills and over rough terrain. The vehicle’s terrific gas mileage means that you can save money by not having to stop as often to fill up the tank.

You also have the option of selecting additional features that will make your ride even more comfortable. Certain vehicles come with heated and cooled seats along with heated steering wheels. The rear-seat DVD system can keep your passengers entertained while you safely navigate the road. You can also easily adjust the dual-zone climate control feature to your liking.

The 2014 Chevy Tahoe is additionally known for its reliable safety features. The vehicle has performed well in crash tests and has received high safety ratings. You and your passengers can remain protected during an accident with the driver and passenger air bags. The vehicle also comes with traction control, adjustable pedals and daytime running lights.

If you’re looking for a vehicle that is versatile, safe and comfortable, the 2014 Chevy Tahoe will be a wise investment. Get behind the wheel of one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The New ATS is Excellently Equipped

2014 ATS at Les Stanford CadillacThe newest version of the Cadillac ATS is a wonderful compact sports sedan. One of the best things about the ATS is that it is possible to purchase a number of different motors for it. The motors range from six to eight cylinders. The smallest is the 2 liter, and the largest is the 3.6 liter engine. The ATS is able to deliver between 202 and 321 horsepower. The standard motor in the ATS is the 2.5 liter version.

The ATS produces plenty of torque for rapid acceleration. It also comes standard with four-wheel drive, and has ABS on all of it wheels. This means that the ATS is able to keep to the pavement during tight cornering. It even has an electronic stability control system.

The ATS delivers the interior room and luxury that is expected in a Cadillac. It is easy to get into the back seats of the car through its coupe sized doors. In addition, the space inside of the back seats is enough to keep a full sized person comfortable.

There are a number of different trim options for the interior of this Cadillac. The interior styling is setup so that the upholstery matches the outside paint. However, it is possible to order the ATS with custom upholstery.

The ATS comes with excellent equipment. The standard model has such things as remote keyless starting, power locking doors, satellite navigation, a passenger airbag sensor, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Ready for an ATS of your own? Take one for a spin at Les Stanford Cadillac!

Chevy Cruze: Comfortable and Fun Pep

2014 Chevy Cruze at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Cruze, sold by GM since 2008, has garnered accolades in the automotive world since it was first revealed. The compact, four-door sedan is marketed as an economical family vehicle, that has a bit of pep and aggressive styling to keep things interesting on the road. The 2014 Chevy Cruze is, simply put, a car that rivals competitors on the market with grace and ease.

The 2014 Chevy Cruze didn’t get a facelift from its previous year model, but it really didn’t need to. The rounded body lines, sophisticated front end, and handsome interior are popular and have done well on the market. Under the hood you now have multiple options, however. Consumers can choose from an economic inline 4-cylnder engine, or a sporty turbocharged diesel option. The turbocharged diesel engine is especially quick off the line, but the more economical option also has a lot of “get up and go”. 

Inside you’ll find comfortable seating that is surprisingly roomy for the size of the car. Taller individuals manage to still find the compact car comfortable to sit in and drive. The backseat has ample leg room for those of average height, although it might be bit cramped for taller individuals. The Chevy Cruze comes standard with a 6-speaker sound system, Bluetooth Connectivity and remote entry. Navigation and other additional electronics are available as options or on higher trim models. 

Overall, the 2014 Chevy Cruze is a comfortable, affordable, and fun to drive vehicle that will accommodate the whole family. Get yours today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!