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DON’T BUY A CAR JUST BECAUSE IT’S BLUE

Dave Bentson 4 Mistakes When Buying Pre-Owned Luxury Cars, Car FAQs, Expert Insight

“Hey Dave! Which is better: a Cadillac or an Audi A6?” “Should I buy a Lexus SUV for my wife?” I get variations of these questions all the time. And I honestly have trouble giving a quick answer. Really, we need to find out more about the history of the …

Dave BentsonDON’T BUY A CAR JUST BECAUSE IT’S BLUE
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TESLA: REDEFINING THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Dave Bentson Expert Insight

Tesla completely flipped the age-old automotive industry upside down through rethinking and reimagining the idea of the automobile. A real modern day Henry Ford kind of story, right? Tesla is widely known for its shocking claims about their automobiles, ranging from the promise that all Tesla Superchargers would be solar-powered …

Dave BentsonTESLA: REDEFINING THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
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Classic Cars: A Healthy Investment?

Dave Bentson Car FAQs

Right now, a trend in car circles is an influx of buyers acquiring classic cars as an investment. The appreciation numbers are enticing, with some cars seeing values increase over 600% over a few short months. But this growth is not sustainable. CNBC interviewed us recently about the value growth …

Dave BentsonClassic Cars: A Healthy Investment?
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The Range Rover Love Affair: Why Everyone and No One Should Own Them

Dave Bentson Guest Post

People buy Range Rovers for the same reason they stay in bad relationships: those brief moments of joy overshadow years of frequent pain. As your Rover is being towed from work for the eighth time, you tell your skeptical friends “You just don’t know her like I do.” I have …

Dave BentsonThe Range Rover Love Affair: Why Everyone and No One Should Own Them
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Dealership Repair Gone Wrong (Client Story)

Dave Bentson Client Story

“We’ve got a problem.” A client took his BMW to the dealership for a transmission issue. The diagnosis was a transmission leak (transmission pan gasket seal) as the car was two quarts low on fluid. They said they needed to fix the leak before determining if the transmission was OK. …

Dave BentsonDealership Repair Gone Wrong (Client Story)
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When to Fill Up with Premium Fuel

Dave Bentson Car FAQs

Most luxury and high performance cars advise the use of premium fuel. But the higher price at the pump can make some drivers wonder, “Do I have to use it?” So, can you get away with topping off with regular? I recommend the use of premium in these three key …

Dave BentsonWhen to Fill Up with Premium Fuel
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3 Keys of Proper Winter Vehicle Storage

Dave Bentson Expert Insight

As winter approaches, it’s important for people to consider the proper storage of their vehicles. Even if you have a secondary residence that you’ll visit during the winter months, most likely not all vehicles will come with you. So proper storage will need to be considered. You might think good …

Dave Bentson3 Keys of Proper Winter Vehicle Storage
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When Not to Sell: Knowing When to Keep Your Valuable Car

Dave Bentson Expert Insight

One of the ways in which (we) advocate for our clients in the automotive industry sometimes involves not fulfilling their every wish. A recent client was interested in selling their 1988 Rolls Royce Corniche, an 11,000 mile car that they purchased new. While many folks in the automotive industry are …

Dave BentsonWhen Not to Sell: Knowing When to Keep Your Valuable Car
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What Car Dealerships Can Learn from Hotels About Client Trust

Dave Bentson Expert Insight

In a recent article, Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International, discussed the move to online customer reviews by hotels and how it has changed the hospitality industry. While many hotel companies, including Marriott, were hesitant to open up reviews to customers (“‘What if there’s a negative review?!?’”), they …

Dave BentsonWhat Car Dealerships Can Learn from Hotels About Client Trust