Archive for August, 2014

Hyundai Races for New Development Data

Hyundai is a household name when it comes to motorsports; it’s been that way for years. Now, however, they’re really testing their cars, and drivers, on one of the most daring race tracks there is.

What you see in that sweaty-palms-inducing video is the track of Neste Oil Rally Finland, thousands of Kilometers of hills, turns, and gravel. This race attracts only drivers and automakers who want to reach the highest speeds and biggest jumps.

This is Hyundai’s first year in the Finland race with its team, Hyundai Shell World Rally Team, which is run by Hyundai of Alzenau, Germany. The team is there with a few goals in mind. The first is collect as much development data as possible, the second is to have all 3 cars finish all the races, and the third is to score podiums in the second half. Stay tuned throughout the races to cheer on Hyundai and stop into our Rogers Auto Group dealership to see the latest Hyundai models.

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Chevrolet Ups the Ante on 2015 Silverado 2500HD

With simply unmatched power and towing capabilities, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has earned itself a rock-solid reputation as a serious work truck. And now that the 2015 model are arriving on lot, we wanted to shine a spotlight on this legendary truck model.

There are a number of engine options available on the 2015, but perhaps the most popular will be the Duramax 6.6-liter diesel, which is turbocharged and comes in at 397 horsepower and 765 pound-feet of torque. When this engine is coupled with the other amazing performance features on the new Silverado, the result is a towing rating of 19,600 pounds with a traditional hitch, and 23,200 pounds with  a fifth-wheel setup.

For more information or a chance of your own behind the wheel of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, visit our Chicago, IL showroom soon. We look forward to working with you!

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