Looking Around Town: Best Ways to Find a Place to Buy a Car

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Buying a car is always a truly exciting time. You can plan for months and even years but still be shaky when the date of the actual purchase comes nearer and nearer. When it comes to buying a car, there are a lot of different factors to consider. Today, we wanted to place the focus on the best ways to find a place to buy a car.

Here are a few tips that we personally adhere to when it comes to car hunts:

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Go Online

One of the loveliest things about our present state of technology is that we don’t have to leave our home to find the details that we need. We can simply pick up a smartphone, a tablet, or a computer to find out information about certain things. There are a lot of sources online that you can consult when it comes to buying a car.

You can go to the website of the yellow pages; you can even visit forums or download apps that specifically deal with selling or buying cars.

Ask Your Network

Never underestimate the people in your life or friends list. If you have social media, you can post a question as a status and you can get some pretty interesting answers. You can get pretty good leads and you can be sure that the people giving the advice or information isn’t just doing this without thought.

People are very cautious about doling out leads if they aren’t credible. In the age of misinformation, people are more careful to see if their own suggestions are good before they actually share it.

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Find a Consulting Office

If you do not have a reliable network and your internet sleuthing finds you nothing, all is not lost. There are businesses out there that were made for people who cannot find what they want or need. You can try to contact a local consulting office near you and get them working on your case.

Much like real estate brokers, they can help you locate what you need for a menial fee.

In Closing

The place where you buy your car will help to determine your eventual experience with your purchase. A reputable shop or seller raises your chances of a smooth and hassle-free purchase. If you risk going for a seller that just made a random post online, you’d best manage your expectations and shore up for safety.

What processes do you have in choosing the best place to buy a car?

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Before You Buy: Common Complaints about the Audi Model A6

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When you think of Audi, you would automatically associate it with automotive excellence. While you would not be incorrect in your assumption, this does not mean that the brand does not have its faults. Today, we wanted to discuss some of the common complaints about the Audi model A6.

We think it is important to clarify that the A6 model does not simply refer to a single car. It is, in fact, a series which has seen several generations. This is why it is rather bothersome that there are certain complaints that seem to span several generations. Like:

Dash Light Issue

One of the issues that have been regularly reported by owners would be wonky dashboard lights. It would seem that if the car would get shaken a bit while driving, the dash light for different things would light up—something that indicated low oil or more commonly, the check engine light.

For someone who bought a supercar and expected smooth sailing, this can be quite troublesome.

Digital Display Issue

One of the features which Audi owners look forward to in the latter releases of the A6 would be the digital display which allows the driver and passengers to really explore the capabilities of the vehicle. It’s what provides the users with an interface on the status of the car.

So it’s highly troublesome if the digital display tends to fail. It’s the tantamount to driving a super powerful vehicle without knowing if anything is wrong. As you can imagine, this can be quite dangerous and is an issue that shouldn’t even happen, if at all possible.

Clogged Sun Roof

This is one of the more annoying issues that have been regularly reported by Audi A6 owners was the fact that the sun roof tends to clog when exposed to constant rain. In certain parts of the world, rain is basically an everyday occurrence. If not rain, it would be high moisture presence. A clogged sun roof means that water gets into the vehicle and can damage the electronics.

In Closing

We believe that it is quite important to be aware of any existing or common issues with super expensive cars. After all, since we’re willing to drop quite a bundle on it, we should expect complete excellence. As heartbreaking as it is to find faults with the A6 series, we know for a fact that Audi is continuously taking steps to address any complaints.

Do you have an Audi A6? What complaints do you have about it?

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Excellence on Display: Top International Car Events worth Going To

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If you’re a big fan of any car brands or a general fan of the automotive industry then you will always be on the lookout for the dates of the top international car events that usually held on an annual basis. Car shows are always fun to go to because not only do you get to see some of the already classic beauties on display but you get to have an idea of what’s brand spanking new.

Not all car shows are the same and some are just a clear cut about the rest. To give you an idea, we’d like to discuss some of the best international car events that are worth going to. Like:


If you’re into car modification, this is one event that you will want to go to. With nearly 3,000 exhibitors and big names in the modification industry, SEMA is really a feast for the eyes. If you’re not into modification, you’ll still want to go to this event for all the fun concept cars and products. If you’re thinking they’re just made by no-name people, you’d be surprised at the sheer number of major car manufacturers that go here.

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The 51st Essen Motor Show

Last year was the 50th which was completely special by itself. If you ever fancy seeing Germany, you will want to make this particular event a part of your bucket list. The Essen Motor Show is a lovely event which pools in major names from all over the globe. While they don’t have nearly as many exhibitors as SEMA does, this does not stop them for enticing supercar manufacturers from showcasing their wares and latest marvels for the public.

Goodwill Speed Festival

Otherwise known as the Goodwill Festival of Speed, this English car event is a clear celebration of all things fast. Not only is this event famous with speed junkies but they also attract top manufacturers in the UK. They have races which make it a great opportunity to meet the top dogs in the racing industry.

In Closing

Car events are always a great place for car lovers to all come together and truly enjoy some of the greatest accomplishments in the world of the automotive industry. We like to go because it’s a great place to meet people who are very much into cars the way we are. In fact, several of the people writing for this site all met up during a car show!

Do you frequent car shows? Which international car show would you suggest people go to?

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Information Counts: Why It Pays to Register for Brand Newsletters

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When you visit the website of reputable car brands, chances are there will be an offer to sign up for a newsletter. Today, we wanted to discuss why doing so would actually be a good idea. Let’s get the basics out of the way first, shall we?

What is a newsletter?

A newsletter is a periodic bulletin which is sent out to people who have signed up for it. They can either come by physical mail or through electronic mail. In today’s world newsletters are mostly electronic and usually come at least once a month.

Newsletters are a favored marketing tool because an algorithm for it can be pretty easy to build. It allows brands to see who interacts with their newsletters—giving them a better idea on who’s really interested in their offers and services.

So why is it a good idea to register for newsletters of different car brands? Here are a few reasons:

Updated Information

Car brands usually like to keep their customers in the loop when there’s something big in the works. Regular updates are usually given through newsletters. While most car brands usually have social media or an official website, the information that they provide through their newsletters are better organized and deliver a cohesive message.

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Discounts and Deals

Car brands tend to offer special deals and discounts to those that signed up for their newsletters. So if you’ve ever been on the lookout for a particular car model, newsletters are a great way to secure a better chance of obtaining it.

Exclusive Invites

Car brands regularly have events and they’re usually via invitation only. A great way to secure event invitations is through their newsletters. Events are always good to attend because you get a preview of what sort of model or feature is being championed. Newsletters are also a great way to get to see if there are any contests that you can join.

In Closing

For anyone who’s a big fan of a particular car brand, signing up for their newsletter is always a good idea. Not only do you give yourself a better chance at familiarizing yourself further with the brand but you also get treated to deals, discounts, invites, and personalized updates. Newsletters are a great way to keep a particular car brand within the realm of your awareness.

Do you sign up for newsletters? What benefits have you reaped from them?

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Purchase Tips: Four Points to Consider Before Buying a Car

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It can be quite an exciting time when you’re about to purchase your own car. It can even be too exciting sometimes. This is why it is important to keep a level head and have certain points to consider before buying that car. That being said, this is what we will be discussing with you today.

Here are a few points you can consider before you go buy that car you’ve been eyeing:


A car whether or not it is brand new or secondhand will set you back a pretty penny. When looking to purchase a car, you also need to consider the “hidden” costs like registration and any paper work that will need to be processed.

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You also need to consider if you’re ready to take on the added costs of keeping the car that you’re planning on getting. The prices of gas, toll, and upkeep can creep up on you if you’re not careful.


The location of where you are buying and storing that car will count as well. Do you have a garage? If not, how do you plan on keeping your car in good condition? If parking on the side of a building, how do you plan on keeping your car safe? What are the roads like where you live? All of these play a factor at the longevity of your purchase.

It’ll also be a big factor whether or not you should even get a car where you are presently.


The condition of the car you are looking at should play a big part in your decision making process. If the car is brand new, you should expect it to be a bit more on the pricey side. If the car you are looking at is second-hand, you need to have a checklist of things to look out for.

Is the oil ok? Is the engine clean? Always test drive the vehicle before making your decision.

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One of the best things about life today is that it is so easy to get recommendations about pretty much anything. If you go online or even ask your friends and family, you’ll be able to get a myriad of opinions. These can help you determine or remember anything about a particular car that you should have considered.

In Closing

Purchasing one’s own car is a really big deal. Even if this particular car isn’t your “forever” vehicle or your “dream” vehicle, it is still a pretty important decision. When you’re in the throes of making your car buying decision, we hope that the advice we’ve given above finds you well.

Beyond the ones we’ve mentioned above, what points do you personally consider before buying a car?

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