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Volkswagen Announces 21st Century Beetle Pricing – Model to Arrive at Quirk Volkswagen this Fall

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Volkswagen’s 21st Century Beetle has received a lot of press for its flashy design, its deep history and even its powerful engines, but its price has until recently remained a mystery. This is the case no longer, as Volkswagen recently announced that the latest Beetle will carry an $18,995 starting price when it arrives this fall at Quirk Volkswagen of Braintree.

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Ford EcoBoost Proves Truck Buyers Will Choose Smaller Engines

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A V6 engine used to be considered a serious offense in a full-size truck, but Ford’s six-cylinder power plants are swaying new buyers’ opinions. U.S. Ford F-150 sales in May saw the automaker’s potent six-pots take the reins away from their V8 counterparts at Ford dealerships like Quirk Ford.

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Volkswagen Beetle: A Car for a Cool Hand

MANCHESTER, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 1963 Volkswagen Beetle brings to mind images of boulevard cruising and trips to the beach, but when late actor and race car driver Paul Newman laid eyes on his, he saw a speed machine. Newman’s own V8-powered Beetle has just been listed for sale, coinciding with the approaching debut of Volkswagen’s 21st century Beetle, a decidedly sportier car than the outgoing second-generation model that has been a staple at Volkswagen dealerships like Quirk VW for more than a decade.

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Ford SYNC May Soon Bring the Doctor to the Dashboard

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether it’s the newest pop music sensation or low glucose levels that make you feel ill, the Ford SYNC system can help you find a cure. The innovative in-car entertainment and navigation system is learning a few new tricks to monitor driver health that may soon be found in showrooms like Quirk Ford in Quincy.

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Kia Enters Hybrid Wars with Class-Leading Fuel Economy

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kia’s first-ever hybrid, the 2011 Optima Hybrid, sporting class-leading mileage and luxury amenities, will be debuting at Massachusetts Kia dealerships like Quirk Kia this June. With fuel efficiency of 35 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway, the Optima Hybrid is set to take the fight straight to its midsize sedan competitors just as the summer travel season heats up.

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Buick Enclave Helps Students Share Words with the White House

MANCHESTER, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A group of 10 high school students from Los Angeles recently had the ride of their young lives as two Buick Enclaves escorted them to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to write poetry with First Lady Michelle Obama. Buick’s luxury crossover SUV transported students from the nonprofit teen-literature group Get Lit to the White House’s annual gathering of poets, musicians and artists on May 11. Available at Quirk Buick GMC, the Buick Enclave has proven popular from the capital to the Cascades.

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Nissan Offers Help to U.S. Tornado Victims

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of its own recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Nissan is reaching out to the storm-battered Southeastern United States with special pricing and more flexible financing on its vehicles. Nissan’s Japanese recovery efforts continue, with increased production at its repaired factories helping to meet demand at U.S. Nissan dealers like Massachusetts-based Quirk Nissan.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Conquers Infamous ‘Road of Death’

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 43-mile-long Yungas Road in Bolivia is considered by many to be the most dangerous stretch for vehicles in the world, claiming the lives of 200 to 300 travelers each year. It is fitting, then, that Mitsubishi took its Outlander and Outlander Sport to the “Road of Death” to prove that their all-wheel drive technology provides traction in the most critical situations. Currently available at Quirk Mitsubishi, the Outlander and Outlander Sport are featured in a new ad campaign performing their latest driving feats.

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Subaru Pokes Fun at the Weather, Then Conquers It

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While some people worry about the daily weather forecast, Subaru owners can rest easy knowing that their all-wheel-drive equipped vehicles will get them where they need to go, no matter what obstacles Mother Nature throws in their way. That is the message of Subaru’s new ad campaign, “The World’s Worst Weatherman.” As the campaign gains steam, the automaker’s weather-defiant vehicles continue to leave Greater Boston Subaru dealers like Quirk Works Subaru at a rapid pace, following record-setting April sales in the United States.

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2012 Passat Follows Jetta’s Blueprint for U.S. Success

MANCHESTER, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first new Volkswagen Passat destined for buyers rolled off the Chattanooga, Tenn. assembly line in mid-April, which means Passats will arrive at New Hampshire Volkswagen dealerships like Quirk Volkswagen soon. Designed specifically for the North American market like the hugely successful 2011 VW Jetta, the new Passat will play a large role in helping Volkswagen reach its goal of increasing sales in the United States and beyond.

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Cruze Drives Chevrolet Sales to New Highs

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massachusetts drivers are going to have to “Get used to more” Chevrolet Cruzes after dealerships like Quirk Chevy helped the bowtie brand celebrate the start of its centennial year with record sales numbers. Chevrolet sold 416,505 vehicles in the first three months of 2011 in the United States, an increase of 23 percent over the same period last year. Worldwide, 1.1 million Chevrolets were sold, led by the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze with 150,652 units, a 117 percent increase over 2010.

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Nissan Named 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chose automobile manufacturer Nissan as a 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, adding green credentials to its vehicles and Greater Boston Nissan dealers like Quirk Nissan. It’s the second consecutive year Nissan has received the award in recognition of its continuing efforts to reduce energy use.

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Ford Says Boston Ready for the Electric Car Revolution

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater Boston Ford dealers like Quirk Ford are charged up after Ford Motor Company named Boston to its list of the top 25 electric-vehicle-ready cities in the United States. Though plug-in electric vehicles have yet to appear at dealerships in significant numbers, Ford has been hard at work ensuring that the infrastructure it will need for the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus Electric is in place.

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Last Week to Enter Quirk Automotive Group’s Ultimate Altima Giveaway

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time is almost up for Massachusetts and New Hampshire residents who want a chance to win a new Nissan Altima from Quirk Automotive Group. The window to submit for contest entries in the Quirk Ultimate Altima Giveaway will end on May 1 at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. No entries will be accepted after this deadline.

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New Kias Sport Efficiency, Flashy Looks

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Flashy Kia concept vehicles have become a staple at car shows around the world, sporting advanced technology and futuristic good looks that actually make it to production. From the popular Soul to the Rio, Kia’s design revolution has been a sales hit for Kia dealers like Quirk Kia of Braintree, Massachusetts. Kia Soul sales in March nearly doubled and the sleek 2011 Sportage flew off the lots faster than ever before.

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Subaru Impreza Has Your Five-Year Plan Covered – Honored Again for Resale Value

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most drivers study horsepower, fuel economy and sticker prices, truly savvy car buyers know that resale value is one of the biggest factors in choosing the right car. Buyers who leave Subaru dealers like Quirk Works Subaru in Braintree, Massachusetts with an Impreza WRX will be ahead of the game at trade-in time.

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Volkswagen Proves Family Cars Come in Smaller Packages as Golf Named a Top 10 Family Car

BRAINTREE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When most drivers think of a family car, what usually comes to mind is a large, unwieldy minivan-type vehicle. Volkswagen, which has always defied popular perceptions of what a vehicle “should” look like, has a surprising challenge to those minivans: the family-friendly VW Golf. Currently available at Greater Boston Volkswagen dealer Quirk Volkswagen, the 2011 Golf was recently named a 2011 Top 10 Family Car by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com.

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Before the Dancing, They’ll be Driving: Quirk Ford Helps Support Quincy High School Post-Prom Party

QUINCY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prom is one of the biggest highlights of a high school student’s career, a chance for them and their classmates to participate in an elegant event that they’ll recall for many years to come. That elegance can be costly, but thankfully for the seniors at Quincy High School, Quirk Ford is participating in Ford’s popular Drive One 4 UR School program in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for their school’s Senior Night Out-Post Prom Party.

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