The 2019 model year is shaping up to be one full of high-powered, performance-oriented people haulers. But let’s be honest, not everyone is necessarily in the market for a new car that can approach extralegal speeds in the blink of an eye. While we will be breaking down the 2019 BMW M5 Competition and Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S, we also have a list of new 2019 cars for those with more rational intentions behind the wheel. Along with those stories, we also have a review of a very big family schlepper in the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and more ahead in this week’s edition of the Friday Five. BMW debuts 2019 M5 Competition When awesome simply isn’t good enough, there’s the new 2019 BMW M5 Competition, the latest performance-tuned sedan from the Bavarian automaker on a mission for bragging rights. Thanks to a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8, the M5 Competition cranks out 17 more horsepower than the standard M5. For those in pursuit of the most powerful version of the M5 … [Read more...] about Friday Five: BMW debuts 2019 M5 Competition, Mercedes reveals AMG GT, 2019’s new cars and more
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There is all kinds of websites, platforms and startups that are supposed be “disrupting” the whole car buying process, yet every day people end up with bad deals. But the most powerful tool is something buyers have had for a while, and they don’t even have to download it. It comes with pretty much every single smartphone, and has even existed in physical form for many, many years. It helps you do all sorts of calculations, from addition and subtraction to complex algebra. It’s a calculator. That’s right: the simple calculator is your first line of defense against a car deal that is either not competitive or will put you over your head when it comes to the payments. Recently, our man Ryan Felton wrote up a fantastic investigative piece on an auto loan loophole in New York that legally allows dealers and lenders to charge astronomical interest rates to folks putting them in situations where the debt is absolutely crushing. It’s because it’s not … [Read more...] about This Free And Easy App Can Prevent You From Getting Ripped Off At A Car Dealership
You might have heard about the services provided by a car buying company. And if you are on the verge of selling your car and are tempted by the companies and the way they work, then you should know the pros and cons of selling your car to the car buying companies. The pros are mentioned below: The car buying companies provide their customers with a safe and secure portal on which to sell their cars. They buy cars in spite of what they are in means of the make, model or the condition the car is in. They provide the customers with all of their services for free. The car valuation system that they provide their customers with gives them a quote that is accurate and fair and probably the best possible price you could get for your car. They make the sale so easy that you can get your car sold in like a day or two. They also pay you on the day when they take away your car, or before they leave with your car. The cons, even though not that extensive, but they still are there, as mentioned: … [Read more...] about Pros and cons of selling your car to a car buying company
Every car on the road has a car title, and we don’t mean “Duchess” or “Lord”. If you’re lucky, your car has a “clean” title. This means there’s nothing wrong with it, and it does not have any major damage. The cars that have some troubles have what’s called a “branded title,” or “dirty title.” While car titles vary from state to state, there are a few that are universally accepted across the US. So, whether you have a Texas car title or a California car title, this guide will help you determine what kind of title your car has—and what that means for you. What is a Car Title? First of all, what is a car title? A car title is a legal form that establishes ownership of a vehicle to a person or business. If you are wondering how to sell a used car or how to buy a used car, first, you will need a car title. Hopefully, your car has a clean title, but don’t worry, there’s still hope … [Read more...] about What Type of Car Title Do You Have?
Did you know that there are other hidden reasons why your car won’t start besides just leaving your lights, radio, and other electrical stuff on after parking? Did you also know that you could troubleshoot and fix several of these issues yourself at no cost? Today, We are going to discuss how to troubleshoot a car that won’t start, how to fix your car in emergencies and how car jump-starting works. Diagnosing the symptoms We are going to identify the most common situations or circumstances that get your car not to start and what you can do to remedy the situation. Clicking Noise or Sound. In most cases, this clicking noise means your battery is Dead but might not always be the case. So don’t lose hope. Action: This sound usually means a dead battery. If not, check the wiring from the starter to make sure there is no loose connection to fix the problem. No sound when you turn the key in the ignition. Action: Check the battery terminals and cable … [Read more...] about How to troubleshoot a car that won’t start: Easy Car Jump-starting