Lindsay Automotive Group is sponsoring and will have a booth at the 2nd Annual Bark, Wag & Wine 2014 presented by Operation Paws for Homes (OPH) on Saturday, September 27th 11am – 3pm. The event is located at Chrysalis Vineyards in Middleburg, VA and features: tasty food, great wine, silent auctions, and family/dog related events. With more than 300 in attendance last year, we’re hoping for an even bigger turn out this year!
Contributions help OPH to continue providing their life-saving services such as transportation from shelters, medical checks, assistance to foster homes and adoptive families. Many of their efforts are driven towards ending the senseless euthanasia of homeless dogs in shelters. Helping end the senseless euthanasia of homeless dogs in shelters. OPH rescues dogs of all breeds and ages from high-kill shelters providing them foster homes throughout VA, Wash DC, MD, and southern PA. In 4 years, OPH has saved the lives of 4000 dogs!
Lindsay Automotive Group is proud to sponsor and support such a great cause. We will have a booth at the event with a dog-watering station and several “goodies” for both owners and canines. Please be sure to stop by our table to see why “You’ll Love it at Lindsay!”
Tickets: $25 for adults; $10 for children (includes lunch). Feel free to bring your dog as this event is Dog-Friendly.
Find more information about the event here.
Lindsay Lexus is sponsoring the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s 2nd annual Golden Paw Gala on Sat. Nov. 1st. All proceeds will go directly to the League’s shelter pets and community programs.
In addition to donating funds to the cause, Lindsay Lexus is also donating a Harvey’s Seat Belt bag for their Silent Auction. You can view the variety of Harvey’s bags in both our Lindsay Lexus Service Center Gift Shop and our Cadillac Gift Shop.
The event will be held at The Westin Arlington Gateway, 801 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA.
Lindsay Automotive Group is also a proud partner of the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation, a local animal rescue organization that places thousands of animals in loving homes.
Adopt, Volunteer, or Donate today!
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As the largest Lexus model out there, the 2014 Lexus LX 570 maintains its luxurious side all while offering driver utility that’s near impossible to match. Quiet, smooth, and well-equipped, this Lexus has drivers baffled at its features and high-end amenities, including third-row seats that can fold flat then rotate up 90 degrees and out of the way, making space for whatever you need to load in your cargo area. This high-end sport utility vehicle can seat up to 8 passengers comfortably and offers off-road capabilities that most vehicles simply cannot match. The 2014 Lexus LX 570 emits a sort of “brute luxury,” as Lexus.com puts it, that’s evident in its towing ability (up to 7,000-lb.capacity), the available rear-seat entertainment system, and the Lexus ENFORM with App Suite features. Moreover, it’s a powerful, attractive vehicle that, according to cnet.com, “seamlessly blends luxury and utility.”
Visit Lindsay Lexus of Alexandria online at LindsayLexus.com or in person today!
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Do you have a teen driver in your life who bugs you for a car of their own almost relentlessly? Or, are you looking into cars to purchase all while keeping in mind your teen driver(s) and their safety? Look no further than Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles . The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently issued a list of the best vehicles for teen drivers including six different Volkswagen models. At Lindsay Automotive, we’re sure you’ll love our selection and have peace of mind when it comes to your loved ones getting behind the wheel. The IIHS conducted this study on teen safety on the road to find safe, stable vehicles that do not tempt teen drivers to drive recklessly.
Statistics show that 83% of parents buy used vehicles for their teen drivers. The IIHS segmented the list in two: the Best Options (safest options under $20,000) and the Good Options (safest below $10,000). The Volkswagen vehicles that made the list are as follows:
Why They Qualified
The IIHS looked into a detailed set of considerations while attempting to identify which vehicles qualified for the list of vehicles safest to be operated by teens. You may notice there are no compact cars on this list – that’s due to the fact that larger vehicles handle collisions better than small cars do. Also, none of the standard VW’s listed are tuned up with extraordinary levels of horsepower, as this could lead teens to drive faster or more recklessly. Moreover, each vehicle listed above comes equipped with an electronic stability control (ESC) system, which is a safety feature that senses and recovers from skidding. Each vehicle that made the list met or exceeded safety rating standards.
Safety in Shopping
Keep in mind while searching for a car for your teen that modern vehicles do, in fact, come with advanced safety features that beat out older vehicles; that is why all of the Volkswagen vehicles under the Best Choices list are 2009 or newer. These models all include side air bags and advanced traction control systems that make driving smoother and easier than the Good Choices or older cars. Although teens are more susceptible to driving recklessly and getting in accidents, older vehicles will not protect them against these tendencies as well as newer vehicles do, so buy accordingly.
Regardless of your price range and preferences, this used car list compiled by the IIHS can be a helpful guide to purchasing your teen a safe, reliable, solid car. Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles is more than happy to help you along the way. Keep us in mind!
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From making sure you don’t break the bank when looking to invest in a new car to being there for you long after you drive off our lot, we’re all about making life easier for our customers here at Lindsay Chevrolet. Not for nothing, but so are the engineers at our favorite automaker. After all, if there’s one thing every driver hates, it’s parallel parking on a busy street.
Seeing as how this necessary evil is something we’d all love to be rid of, Chevrolet decided to expedite the process by developing their Automatic Parking Assist technology. Want to see why we’re counting down the days until it arrives on our lineup? Then go right ahead and hit play.
Or the sight of this space-age system has you itching go for a test drive before the machines take over, we’d be happy to set you up at our dealership here in Woodbridge, VA. Life is about to get a whole lot better.
Visit us online at LindsayChevrolet.com.
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The 2014 Lexus IS 250 and 350 models were launched a little over a year ago, and ever since then they’ve made history with records sales. Lexus went with an edgy exterior design, making the IS very sporty, and stuck with V6 engines for both models. The Lexus IS was then tested against the BMW in its segment. The results were startling to most: on and off the track, the Lexus was the better driver’s car, according to Torque News. Then, Car and Driver tested the IS versus the BMW and the rest in the class of sports sedans (think Audi, Mercedes, Infiniti), and they picked the Lexus, too. Road and Track was up next; they also picked the Lexus IS as best in its class overall.
All of the most reputable car review outlets dutifully reported their findings, and as news spread, Lexus had quite a year – this wasn’t supposed to happen for an American car up against European superiors, but it did. To get even more exhilaration out of your Lexus IS sports sedan, opt for the F SPORT Performance package.
Come visit Lindsay Lexus of Alexandria or check us out online at LindsayLexus.com to look out our awesome inventory of the history-making Lexus IS models!
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The road ahead is full of uncertainty. You can never anticipate all of the potholes or turns ahead, but you can choose the dependable truck to get you through any adversity on the open road. Choose the Ford F-150.
The F-150 has earned its reputation over the years as a better truck, a truck to depends on when the going gets tough because it was built with stronger to withstand more. The 2015 F-150 is no different, and the proud legacy continues on.
No matter how extreme the twists and turns, the ruts and ridges, the F-150 powers through, while within the cab the ride is smooth and deceptively quiet. With the best payload in its class and the only contender with fully flat load floor, you can carry more when it is down to the wire.
Put the Ford F-150 through your own tests here at our dealership in Wheaton, MD. Choose the best truck around that doesn’t take no for an answer.
Visit us online at LindsayFord.com.
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The Lexus 2014 CT 200h is the cheapest model available in the 2014 class, but it sure isn’t missing the Lexus trademark luxury and cutting-edge features. Its interior is undeniably exquisite, with comfortable, leather-trimmed seats that make the experience enjoyable for both the driver and passengers. The entertainment system makes placing calls and playing music simple, and controls located on the steering wheel allow the driver to avoid further distractions. As for the exterior, the CT 200h has a hatchback design and a surprisingly lively little engine that contribute to its sporty persona. Pickup is more than adequate for a hybrid in this class, and its handling is impressive, allowing drivers to whip around corners. This luxury hybrid hatchback earns its keep in this growing segment.
The 2014 Lexus CT 200h ought to be on top of every shopper’s list if they’re in the market for a fun hybrid. This hatchback offers cool features and luxurious amenities, which are tough to find elsewhere, with exceptional fuel economy and a winning price. Lindsay Lexus of Alexandria has a great selection of new inventory. If the 2014 Lexus CT 200h sounds like it’s the car for you, come visit us today or check us out online at LindsayLexus.com!
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