Passenger Cars

MINI Floating Car Will Be Shown at Dad Vail Regatta

MINI Convertible Boat

This May 10 and 11, those who attend the 2013 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta can see something they couldn’t possibly expect: a Chili Red MINI Convertible that moves through the water of the Schuylkill River when the famous college and university rowing festival takes place. The event is sponsored by MINI and has taken place every year, except during World War II, since 1934.

The floating car is a specially made MINI Convertible that will visit Philadelphia for the first time. Visitors can see it all day on Friday and Saturday. This special vehicle was made by MINI USA Eastern Region during the “Not Normal” sales event that took place in October 2012. read more »


Replacing a Car Engine Can Bring New Life to Vehicle

Engine Replacement

The advantages of keeping an older car running longer are much more important these days especially when average new car prices have topped $20,000 based on information provided by AAA. Since many current vehicles are well-built, keeping them longer has become more common with car owners.

Many family sedans can accumulate mileage well above 150,000 miles and still have a body that is in good shape. Automakers have perfected their methods of corrosion protection to the point that rust and corrosion is very rare. However, the engine may be the component that wears out quicker and prompts an owner to decide whether they should buy a new vehicle or replace the engine. read more »


Range Rover Gets an Exclusive App

Land Rover App

Land Rover North America announced the release of the brand’s first ever app designed to showcase the fourth generation Range Rover vehicle. The Trail Less Traveled app, available now on, enables users to take a journey with the Range Rover vehicle, explore its robust on-road and off-road capabilities and experience the numerous interior and exterior refinements that make the vehicle the most capable and refined Range Rover ever.

“For over 65 years, Land Rover has been a pioneer in the auto industry by exploring new ways to help take people places in a way that other vehicles simply cannot. The Trail Less Traveled app is meant to showcase this spirit that is inherent to our brand,” said Kim McCullough, Brand Vice President of Land Rover North America. “Moreover, the app is a tool that we know will resonate with our owners and enthusiasts as they are tech-savvy and intensively active social-media users.” read more »