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Tips on Surviving a Traffic Jam: MINI Cooper Style


It’s a beautiful Fall Friday afternoon. You’ve just managed to sneak out of work early (and by early, we mean 4:15pm) and you’re excited to head home after a long week at the office! You hop in your MINI and head for I-87. You put your sunglasses on, open the sunroof and call your spouse and see what the “big plans” are for the evening. The light turns green to turn onto the highway and all of a sudden, you catch a glimpse of the 3 lane highway. It’s too late to change your route…

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How to Transport your Groceries: 2018 BMW X5


 

Self Check Out: The latest craze at the grocery store to avoid long lines. They’re great if you have to run into the store for just one thing or if you do a full shop. But if you fill the cart and you’re doing self check out, you’re bagging on your own! What’s the proper way to load those bags so things stay fresh and don’t get squashed? Here are some pointers:

·      Place raw meats…

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4 Stretches for Your Next Road Trip

 

Prepping for a long road trip this fall? When sitting in the car for long periods of time, it’s not unusual to feel achy when you finally get out to stretch. What if we told you there are some great stretches you can try before you take your Honda out on the open road for a trip? Continue reading to learn more.

Wrists

Many people automatically think about their backs and legs when they’re taking a long trip, but don’t forget about your wrists! Because you’re pretty much using them the entire time, it’s possible…

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The MINI Clubman (AKA the NEW and IMPROVED Clown Car)



School is back in session, you know what that means… Kelly’s science project, Tim’s football gear, Dad’s briefcase, Mom’s groceries, and don’t forget about little Sparky (ruff!). Need the additional room to fit everyone and everything in? The MINI Clubman is here to the rescue!

 

The new MINI Clubman makes the perfect family car. Why? Because it’s bigger than the classic version and we promise you’ll notice that extra room. The Clubman is ideal for those busy professionals, large families, friends, pets, gear or even just for an adventure! The Clubman has six…

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Why Drive a Keeler MINI



Why should you get behind the wheel of a Keeler MINI? Besides the fact that they turn heads on the highway and Ronnie, Anthony and Brendon are the coolest dudes to make a deal with, they’re also great cars. Here’s why you should get behind the wheel of one this Fall:

 

·      They’re Fun to Drive: Have you ever taken a test drive in a MINI or driven your buddy’s after he or she has had too many Happy Hour cocktails? Plain and simple, they’re fun to drive…

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The BMW X7: Space and Luxury



News just broke that the BMW X7 will be more luxurious and spacious than any other BMW before. Sources in Munich say that when the X7 arrives next year as a 2019 model, it will set itself apart from the BMW X5 in space and luxury. The X7 will offer buyers a third row of seats that adults can actually sit comfortably in, unlike the X5 where small children were only ones occupying the last row. Options will include 6 or 7 seats, with the 6 seat version being the more comfortable choice. Inside the X7 will be upgraded technology…

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BMW May Be Going Keyless



As a woman, you already have so many things in your purse taking up space- your phone, makeup, sunglasses, wallet, coupons, water bottle, etc. Guys, you have even less space in your pocket! As BMW drivers, both men and women also have to worry about finding a space to put their key fob. As most BMWs have keyless access, the physical key itself is seeming less and less important. So, BMW is thinking it might be time to get rid of it!

 

BMW board member, Ian Robertson is responsible for sales and says they are looking at whether the option…

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The Ultimate Tailgating Guide in the Honda Ridgeline

 

Football season is officially here, and sometimes watching the game on TV just isn’t good enough. For all of you tailgaters out there, this blog is for you. Get your Honda Ridgeline ready, and head to see your favorite team play with these tailgating features.

First, let’s talk about the Truck Bed Power Outlet.

Yes, we said power outlet. That means you can transport your crockpot full of meatballs and dips and keep them warm, add an electric grill or smoker to the mix, and even hook up a fan to keep everyone cool on those warm fall…

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National Drive Electric Week: BMW i3



We’re quickly approaching National Drive Electric Week (September 9-17) and celebrating all the reasons electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars rock! This nationwide recognition heightens awareness and all the benefits of ecofriendly vehicles. Not only are they head-turners, they’re fun to drive, more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

 

This celebration started in 2011 as National Plug In Day, rather than a weeklong honor with the simple notion to educate drivers on the perks of driving electric. Today, National Drive Electric Week has grown to include events across the…

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Things you should ALWAYS keep in your MINI’s Boot



You never know what lies in the road ahead; a flat tire, a traffic jam that keeps you stuck behind the wheel for hours, or icy roads. So it’s best to always be prepared for it all! Here are a few items we recommend you keep in the Boot of your Keeler MINI at all times to get you back out on your journey:

1.     Jumper cables: For as cheap as $15, these cables are useful if your own battery dies or if you want to help out a friend or a stranger stranded on the side of the…

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