Archive for November, 2016
If you’ve already begun celebrating your holidays in the Milwaukee area, you’re probably still maintaining a positive frame of mind. We haven’t seen much snow yet, the temperatures are still mild, and the best is still ahead. Yet, once the holidays kick into high gear, you might experience a different feeling: crippling, terrible stress. So how can you keep this from happening? Here are four methods to prevent stress this Christmas season. (more…)
If you’ve been watching any of the (admittedly pretty awesome) ads for the 2017 Chevy Malibu, then you’ve likely also seen parents swooning over the new teen driver feature. Their excitement is obviously has a pretty good reason behind it: every parent’s worst nightmare involves finding that their child has been in an accident, and this feature helps to keep this from happening. So what is it? (more…)
There are countless important automotive components, and it’s hard to prioritize one over the other when things start to go wrong. However, we can generally agree that brakes are vitally important, since, you know, they stop your car when you don’t feel like launching off a cliff or what have you. But how do you know when they’re starting to go? (more…)
At EVS Auto Group, we’re proud to be one of the more envied sellers of new Corvette models in the Milwaukee area. However, that doesn’t mean that we are quick to ignore the ‘Vette’s legendary past. Today, let’s enjoy a quick look back at some Instagram photos of classic Corvette models, and revel in the fact that these iconic two-seaters are only getting better with time. And then, schedule your own test drive in a new Corvette at EVS Auto Group! (more…)
As you likely are aware, at EVS Auto Group, we are proud to sell vehicles from a number of fantastic automakers. One of our favorites happens to be Volkswagen, in large part due to its illustrious history. One of its most famous models — and one rumored to be making a comeback — is the VW Bus, or officially, the Volkswagen Type 2. They’re extremely popular on Instagram, and we’ve tracked down some of our favorite posts asserting this fact. So, let’s kick back and enjoy the iconic VW Bus in all its splendor. (more…)
By this point, the Chevy Spark is a compact hatchback that Wisconsin drivers know well. This isn’t a bad thing, of course, but might leave many among us assuming that we know all that there is to know about the model. But not so fast, folks; we’ve received word that there will be an all new 2017 Chevy Spark ACTIV trim, which represents a sportier take on our versatile mini-car. (more…)
We’re finally at the point in our yearly calendar when, even without looking at a forecast, we can reasonably assume that the weather is set to take a turn for the worse. While we’ve gotten off easy up to this point, we’re finally starting to see some turbulence headed our way. So how do you get your car ready for winter? We’re well-versed in the answers to this question at EVS Auto Group, and we’re happy to help out with some tips to prepare for the season ahead. (more…)
As we mentioned just yesterday, we were happy to welcome the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD to our lineup at EVS Auto Group in the coming weeks. And, as promised, we’re happy to announce that we’re going to tell you all you need to know about the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD as well, with particular attention paid to its performance, style and technology. Let’s get right into it. (more…)
Are you ready to get to work? The reason we ask is relatively simple: two of America’s favorite heavy duty pickups have just been revealed for the new model year, and we’ve got the details to prove it. Today, we’re going to go over the finer points of the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, a versatile and effective jobsite companion. Then, tomorrow, we’ll get to its larger sibling, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD, before we go off and get our hands dirty.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Specs and Power Figures | Milwaukee, WI
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Performance
It all starts under the hood for the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, which offers two outstanding powertrain options for the new model year. The standard offering is a gas-powered Vortec 6.0L V8 that is rated for 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque, which results in a 14,600-pound towing capacity. Meanwhile, for the jobs that require all hands on deck, try out the Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 rated for 445 hp, 910 lb-ft of torque, and a 23,300-pound towing capacity.
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Trailering Features
Given that the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD’s gaudy power numbers, the truck has figured out a way to harness all of this potency. Trailer Sway Control detects when a trailer is getting out of line, and applies the brakes to bring it back to your lane. Then, with dealer-installed features such as a fifth-wheel hitch, or the factory-installed Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Package, you can be certain that your trailer is going exactly where you’d like it to.
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2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Accessories
It’s important to be able to outfit your purchase to suit your needs, and the available accessories make this possible.
- Available Spray-In Bedliner
- Available Upper and Lower Tie-Down Hooks
- Available LED Bed Lighting
- Standard CornerStep Rear Bumper
- Premium All-Weather Floor Liners
- Available Stationary Toolbox
- Underseat Storage
- Hard-Folding Tonneau Cover
- Assist Steps
Next Friday is a special day for many of us, and even moreso for the generations who came before us. November 11th is Veterans Day, and this specific date was chosen because World War I officially ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It was initially commemorated as Armistice Day, and was renamed Veterans Day in 1954. So, what ways can you celebrate Veterans Day in Wisconsin? Here’s what we know of at EVS Auto Group. (more…)