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COVID-19 Update - We are Open!

COVID-19 Update - We are Open!

At German Motors, your safety is important to us. Our business is considered an essential service and therefore, we remain OPEN for business. It is vital more than ever to have a working vehicle. Those who are still working in healthcare, law enforcement, and other essential industries will be relying on their vehicles to get them to work. Others will need a reliable car to get them to the store to pick up supplies and food for their families. We want you to know that we are available and here to help with your vehicle's needs during this uncertain time.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to providing an environment that promotes social distancing. In addition, your vehicle will be provided a seat cover, a floor mat, and other barriers along with a disinfectant treatment prior to delivery. We are also offering a Drive Thru service which will allow you to service your vehicle without the worry of coming in contact with others. During this time plea ... read more

Wheel Alignment in Las Vegas, NV

Here at German Motors, we are here to assist when you find yourself in need of a wheel alignment in Las Vegas NV. While a wheel alignment service may seem like a simple one, not every shop uses the best equipment in the industry to perform their alignments which can hinder the accuracy of the service. At German Motors, we use the Hunter HawkEye Alignment equipment which is regarded as the best wheel alignment tool available.  The Hunter HawkEye Alignment machine is the fastest and most accurate alignment tool on the market today. It uses precise cameras and computer technology to adjust your vehicle's wheel alignment angles to the exact manufacturer recommendations with complete accuracy. Additionally, the equipment can read your vehicle's current alignment in less than 70 seconds, compared to the standard alignment equipment at 4 minutes. This helps our mechanics work faster and get your service completed in a timely manner.  Proper wheel alignment is so important ... read more

What are the Symptoms of a Bad Catalytic Converter?

What are the Symptoms of a Bad Catalytic Converter?

Every vehicle requires a catalytic converter to take the harmful gases that our vehicles emit and convert them into less harmful gases before they are released into the air. A failing catalytic converter is typically the cause of a failed vehicle omissions test because it is necessary to protecting our environment and our passengers from harmful gases.  If a catalytic converter is failing, it is important to have it repaired as soon as possible because it can be extremely harmful to you and your passengers and begin to cause problems to the engine. The following are symptoms of a bad catalytic converter:  Engine misfires A lack in engine or vehicle performance Loss of power during acceleration  Thick/dark smoke coming from exhaust Vehicle fails emissions test Smell of rotten eggs while driving Check engine warning light has turned on Decreased fuel efficiency  As soon as you notice any of the symptoms listed above, give us a call or stop by German Motors. W ... read more

Important Vehicle Maintenance for Holiday Travel

Important Vehicle Maintenance for Holiday Travel

Happy Holidays from all of us here at German Motors! We want to be sure that you don't find yourself having to deal with any car trouble this season, whether you plan on taking a road trip to visit family or will be staying at home this year. Regardless of your plans, winter vehicle maintenance is important to keeping safe on the road and having a reliable car for all of your needs.  At German Motors, we want to help you properly maintain your vehicle this winter by taking care of your maintenance ahead of time. By getting ahead of your winter car maintenance, you will save yourself time and money associated with dealing with winter car problems after they occur. Winter maintenance items that are important to have completed before your holiday travels include:  Fluid Services - make sure that all fluids are full and clean, and if they are dirty, have them flushed out and replaced with new fluid Tires - inspect the tire tread, tire pressure, and condition of t ... read more

Happy Thanksgiving from German Motors!

Happy Thanksgiving from German Motors!

  Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at German Motors! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. With all the holidays comes lots of travel, so if you are planning a road trip in the near future, we recommend that you check off some important travel measures before you hit the road.  Be sure to have your vehicle inspected by the experts here at German Motors before you hit the road. You never want to be caught in a situation where you are stuck without a working vehicle, so guaranteeing that your vehicle is ready for any road trip will keep your family safe and bring you peace of mind on the road.    Pack ample blankets and coats for the road to keep warm if you’re traveling in the cold this winter.    Have an emergency kit on hand in your trunk to help out in cases of emergencies. Some things to make sure you have with you include a spare tire, jack, wrench, flashlight, flares, cell phone charger, and firs ... read more

Why Are German Cars More Expensive

Why Are German Cars More Expensive

Even among luxury vehicles, purchase price and maintenance on German autos tends to be a bit higher than their American and Asian counterparts, though many would argue that the difference in price is more than justified by the quality, prestige, and driving experience. Are you really just paying for quality, though? What is it that makes German cars more expensive? Labor Costs Most German cars are made, unsurprisingly, in Germany. Even BMW and Mercedes, which have manufacturing plants in the United States, are assembled from components made in Europe. European labor costs are much higher. Especially in developed countries like Germany, the United Kingdom, and Belgium, high wages and taxes make manufacturing far more expensive than in the Americas and Asia. This is one of the reasons German automakers have plants in other countries - they can save a little money and sell vehicles at a lower price by outsourcing assembly to a cheaper labor force. Those higher German labor costs get p ... read more

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Are Mercedes Expensive to Maintain

Are Mercedes Expensive to Maintain

Owning a luxury car is both a pleasure and a responsibility. The superior feel and performance of a car like a Mercedes Benz comes largely from the fine tuning and careful engineering that went into its creation. Those finely tuned systems need regular maintenance, though, if they’re going to keep performing at top efficiency. Are Mercedes expensive to maintain? That depends largely on what you consider expensive, and to what you’re comparing your maintenance costs. Compared to an average midsize sedan, Mercedes service and maintenance might seem high. Plus, the older your car, the more maintenance is going to be required as things wear out and need repair or replacement. On the other hand, independent studies have shown that Mercedes vehicles last longer than similar luxury brands before needing serious maintenance. When comparing Mercedes with other brands in its class, Mercedes Benz mainten ... read more

GERMAN MOTORS OFFERS RENNTECH PERFORMANCE

GERMAN MOTORS OFFERS RENNTECH PERFORMANCE

Performance without compromise. This is the foundation upon which RENNtech has built their reputation. Established in 1989 by Hartmut Feyhl, RENNtech has evolved and grown from humble beginnings into the foremost authority on luxury automobile performance tuning and offers complete tuning solutions for Mercedes Benz, Porsche, VW, Audi and Bentley vehicles. Over the years, RENNtech has developed high-performance products for virtually all Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles (including the commercial Mercedes Sprinter van and SMART vehicles). Some of the most notable among these are the 200 mph RENNtech E7.4RS (which was called fastest sedan in the world by Car and Driver in 1996) and the 2006 "Chrome SL" show car—an SL-based project entirely covered in chrome. Each of these vehicles featured extreme performance, upgraded luxury features, and a fit and finish that rivaled factory vehicles. Historically, RENNtech has been a prominent Mercedes-Be ... read more

2015 Lamborghini Huracan

2015 Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan – Lamborghini is widely known for being the automotive marque that loves to push the limit, and the successor to the famous Gallardo is no exception, welcome to the Lamborghini Huracan. Named for a famous fighting bull renowned for its strength and courage, the Lamborghini Huracan does its best to honor the namesake. With its gorgeous and absolute design, groundbreaking performance and unparalleled quality, the Huracan is a supercar unto itself. The Huracan is immersive luxury meets hardcore race car. With the finest tufted leather and alacantra interior, the fighter jet inspired instrumentation and controls make the interior very cosseting, while at the helm of a 610 horsepower track monster. A true fighting bull in a bespoke suit makes the Lamborghini Huracan truly a one of a kind experience. Lamborghini has once again set the benchmark for redefining the supercar. The new 5.2 liter V10 engine in the Huracán generates its massive 610 hp a ... read more

Hitting the Road For the Holidays

Hitting the Road For the Holidays

It is that time of year again, when we all bring our families together, and in most cases; time to hit the open road. 85% of all Americans travel more than 50 miles to be with family, and in many instances, hundreds more. This isn't including the miles we put on to do our shopping for presents, or the short trips to the markets to get the turkeys, hams and all the fixings. Road trips around this time of year for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or New Years are almost a guarantee for all of us, wether it be around the corner, or across state lines. Something that is overlooked but VERY important, is that we have a good, reliable vehicle to do it all in. While we are all limited to budgetary constraints this time of year, undue automotive repair costs can be very inconvenient and unpleasant. One way to combat this, is to make sure that our vehicles are ready to gain the holiday miles. This is also the time of year when the temperature drops, and your ... read more

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