Category: Interesting Facts!

Interesting Facts About Porsche

September 16th, 2019 by

A History of Porsche Ferdinand Porsche Ferdinand Porsche was a car designer and engineer. His career accomplishments were astounding, but not to those who knew him growing up. At the age of 15, Porsche built an energy generator during a time when the lightbulb was the most advanced technology available. Only the mayor in his

Interesting Facts About Land Rover

September 13th, 2019 by

Did You Know? Land Rover has an interesting and exciting history. Did you know that they were owned by BMW for a period? Or that they originated as the British version of the Jeep? We’re just getting started on all the interesting facts about Land Rovers! The First Land Rover Modeled after World War II-era

Things You Didn’t Know About BMW

September 12th, 2019 by

Quiz Yourself! Test your BMW knowledge with this quiz from Dave’s Ultimate Automotive! When you’re done, visit our shop in South Austin, Texas to tell us how you did and we’ll take care of any repairs or maintenance services your BMW needs! When Was BMW Founded? Franz Joseph Popp, Karl Rapp, and Camillo Castiglioni founded

Volkswagen Fun Facts

September 3rd, 2019 by

Did You Know? Are you a Volkswagen fan? Test your expertise of the German vehicle brand with these fun facts! The Idea of the “People’s Car” Came From Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler tasked Ferdinand Porsche with the concept of an affordable family car that could fit two adults and three children. He wanted to create

BMW History

September 2nd, 2019 by

A History of German Engineering Take a walk through the timeline of one of the world’s leading car brands — BMW! 1916 Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG, an aircraft engine manufacturer, was founded in Munich, Germany. The company was renamed Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) in 1922. 1923 The aircraft manufacturer found new footholds post-war and produced its

8 Interesting Facts About Honda

August 30th, 2019 by

Did You Know? Do you own a Honda vehicle or are you looking to purchase one? These facts about the manufacturer might be interesting to know! Honda Originally Manufactured Bicycles After the World Wars, Soichiro Honda and a team of a dozen men created engines that were fitted to bikes. By 1964, they had become

Austin’s Best: Our List of Summer Must-Do’s

June 25th, 2015 by

Discover Austin This Summer! From outdoor concerts, to new restaurants, to experiencing nature’s beauty, there’s plenty to do in our beautiful city this summer! Whether you have children to entertain, or you’re trying to plan a special date night out, our list is chock full of summer fun. 1. Let’s Get Dance-y We all know

Are You Using the Right Kind of Gas in Your Car?

October 2nd, 2014 by

Are you sure you’re putting the right type of gasoline in your car? Most gas stations carry three types of gas (not including diesel): Regular, Midgrade and Premium. Chances are, you haven’t given much thought to the type of gas you’re putting in your car since you first bought it. And if you bought your

7 Little Things That Can Do Big Damage to Your Cars Paint

July 30th, 2014 by

You’re quick to protect your car’s paint job from stray shopping carts and careless door dings, but these aren’t the only things that can damage that shiny exterior. Your car’s shiny exterior has many other enemies that are flying under the radar! Check out this list of the 7 most common, seemingly innocent things that

The 10 Absolute Best Family Cars of 2014

May 31st, 2014 by

Few things are as necessary to a family as a well-working car. With all the running around between school, work, extracurricular activities and family vacations, it’s vital that your family chooses an automobile that truly works best for you! When choosing a new vehicle, it’s important that you find one that best fits your families’