Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.
Legendary real estate mastermind Don Laughlin saw a gold mine from the air back in the 1960s when he spotted a broken-down fishing village during an airplane ride over the Colorado River. Laughlin purchased the land, renamed the town that is located some 100 miles south of Las Vegas and turned it into another adult playground.
The Motor Trend International Auto Show returns to Las Vegas, bringing more than 350 of the latest automobile models from 22 of the top manufacturers. To be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, the annual event will take place Nov. 24-26, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Halls N-3 and N-4.
Another Specialty Equipment Market Association and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo show is in the books, and the high-horsepower annual gathering concluded a four-day run Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Las Vegas with very impressive numbers.
More than 70,000 attendees celebrated the “hot rod” custom car culture and visited 2,400 booths within 1 million square feet of exhibit space at last week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show to learn about the latest tools and products that can help them augment the performance and appearance of their cars and trucks.
Mecum Auctions will produce its first-ever Las Vegas collector-car auction Nov. 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event will feature an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, resto-mods and more to cross the auction block from approximately 20 surrounding states and Canada.
AARP will be offering new and current members a 90-minute hands-on workshop on how to prevent fraud when having a car repaired and demonstrations of the latest driving technology to improve safety and mobility for mature drivers during a program to be held 9:30-11 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Findlay Kia, 5325 W. Sahara Ave.
It’s an active Saturday morning at Henderson International School, and the Findlay Prep Pilots are on center stage. Some top-named college basketball coaches are in the gymnasium scoping out some of the finest high school seniors in the country during a combine presented by second-year Findlay Prep coach Paul Washington.
Infiniti’s top-line ultra-luxurious SUV, the 2017 QX80 AWD, is high on opulence and loaded with amenities. Add high-tech safety, real wood interior trim and a 400-horse V-8 under the hood, and you’re traveling in a style that Infiniti delivers so well on this scale. Add the extra built-in safety of a near 3-ton curb weight, and you are indeed “king of the road” wherever you drive.
In automobiles as in life, sometimes the simplest things are the best fit for one’s needs, rather than larger and costlier choices. The 2018 Rio 5-Door hatchback exemplifies this philosophy.
As part of National Drive Electric Week, an event will be staged at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve parking lot Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Today’s event will be held under a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracks the sun during the day while providing electric power to two ChargePoint electric car recharging stations.
Whether you just love going to see classic cars or you have been thinking about buying one, a car show is the best way to really get to know the classics and what it takes to restore or maintain one for the long run. Many shows in the Las Vegas area are family friendly and offer fun for all ages, so grab the kids and make plans to check out one of these great car shows this fall.
If you buy the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid, you also are buying the 2018 model. They are unchanged year to year.
Hundreds of antique, vintage and collectible motorcycles will cross the auction block Friday and Saturday during the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction that will take place indoors at South Point. Three collections will highlight the consignments expected to be received from across the country that will attract motorcycle buyers, sellers and spectators from around the world to the event.
Chapman Automotive Group is excited to introduce the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass into the Southern Nevada market. The new model boasts refinement and style, and is fused to create a new entry in the compact SUV segment.