Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category
What is the Nissan Frontier Desert Runner?
The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association show is just about ready to wrap up its 2019 edition. SEMA is one of those events that automotive insiders get pretty excited for because automakers like Nissan show customers some really imaginative concept vehicles. This leads us to one of the more intriguing questions that have popped up in the showroom this week, ‘What is the Nissan Frontier Desert Runner?’ The Frontier platform has been a favorite choice for off-road driving enthusiasts for a long time. The Desert Runner concept vehicle really dials that up to 11. Let’s take a look at this special vehicle. (more…)
Which color of car gets pulled over the most?
Billion Auto Group is home to some of the most popular models in some of the most popular segments in the entire automotive industry. Regardless of what kind of car, truck or SUV someone is interested in buying, picking out the perfect color always seems to be among the hardest choices for a buyer to make. Even the most experienced car buyers ask our product experts, ‘Which color of car gets pulled over the most?’ Conventional wisdom and urban legend say that red will get the most negative attention from law enforcement. However, the data doesn’t quite bear that out. (more…)
2018 cars, trucks and SUVs coming to Billion Auto Group
Billion Auto Group is very proud to be an authorized dealer of several of today’s most popular brands in the automotive industry. Having a wide selection of Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Jeep, Nissan and Ram vehicles allows us to help customers find a brand-new car, truck, SUV or minivan that meets their needs and still fits comfortably inside of their budget. This is the time of year when new 2018 models are arriving in the Billion Auto Group showroom. Each manufacturer has a different schedule for delivering the new class to the dealership. Prior to the 2018 models getting here, our sales staff wanted to whet buyers’ appetites with some preview videos of what they can expect. (more…)
Best Summer Songs
As we begin to shift from spring to summer, and schools begin to let out, more and more time will be spent in the vehicle fighting over who gets to choose the music. While car rules generally state that the driver is in charge of the music, cases can be made for any of the passengers to try their hand at playing DJ. Choosing a mix for a car ride, be it long or short, is an incredibly important position. While it may be easier to just turn on the radio, having control over the jams will make every trip enjoyable. (more…)
If you are a movie buff, or even someone who has turned on the TV once or twice over the past year, you may have heard of a little film called “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Of course, with Nissan having a nifty crossover SUV called Rogue, that makes for a beautiful partnership. The company partnered with Star Wars to create a special edition of the Rogue called the 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition. That model is available to own in very limited quantities, and Nissan brought it to display in Chicago. The automaker also brought along a (sadly, not available) version of the Rogue that is decked out like an X-Wing Fighter from the franchise. Take a look at some photos of the Nissan Rogue Star Wars display at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show! (more…)