Jaguar XKR Convertible – Chicago Motor Cars

Chicago Motor Cars Video Test Drive Review with Chris Moran

2010 Jaguar XKR 2dr Convertible

Pearl Grey Metallic Exterior over Charcoal Leather Interior


5.0 Liter Supercharged V8 Engine
-510 Horsepower-
-461 lb/ft of Torque-
6 Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters
Fully Insulated Power Folding Convertible Top
JaguarDrive Adaptive Dynamics
Bi-Xenon HID Headlamps

Full Leather Interior
Adaptive Cruise Control

Heated Power Tilt-and-Telescoping Steering Wheel
Heated and Ventilated Dual Power Front Seats
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
SmartKey Keyless Entry and Ignition
Touch-Screen Navigation System
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Audio with CD Player
SIRIUS Satellite Radio
iPod/MP3 Connection
Bluetooth Telephone Connectivity

Only One Previous Owner!
Only 19K Miles!
Absolutely Excellent Condition Throughout!
Spotless Vehicle History Reports:
-AutoCheck Guaranteed-
-CARFAX Guaranteed-
-No Previously Reported Accident History-

*Two Master Keys*
*Original Owner’s Manuals*
*Floor Mats*

We Can Assist You In Shipping Your Vehicle Around The Globe!!



Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid at Chicago Motor Cars

Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid: Video Preview

Test Drive Review with Chris Moran


Chevy Corvette at Chicago Motor Cars

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Supercharged

Victory Red Exterior over Ebony Leather Interior


Upgrades Installed and Tuned by:
Ragin’ Racin’
Scott, Louisiana

A&A Vortech Supercharger Kit
LS7 Blower Cam Package
Dallas Performance Methanol-Injection System
LG Headers
Resleeved Engine Block
PAC 1208 Springs
LS7 7.750″ Push Rod
ARP Head-Stud Kit
LS2-7 Thermostat
Ported Intake and Throttle Body
Koni Shocks
“Mild to Wild” Exhaust Switch
Upgraded Exhaust Fan
A-Pillar Boost and Fuel Pressure Gauges
Escort Shifter ZR4 Front and Rear Laser Detector
Carbon Fiber Front Splitter
Carbon Fiber Rocker Panels

Dyno Tune Results:
665 Horsepower @5900 rpm
623 lb/ft of Torque @5200 rpm
(at the rear wheels)

3LZ Preferred Equipment Package (Originally $6,515)
HUD Heads Up Display
Heated Seats
Power Driver’s Seat with Memory
Power Telescoping Sport Steering Wheel
BOSE Sound System
Side Airbags
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
Cargo Area Cover
Homelink Universal Garage Door Opener

Competition Gray Z06 Wheels (Originally $395)

Touch-Screen Navigation System (Originally $1,750)

7.0 Liter LS7 Supercharged V8 Engine
6 Speed Manual Transmission
Dual-Mode Active Exhaust System
18″ Front and 19″ Rear Aluminum Wheels
Xenon HID Headlamps
Leather Interior
Keyless Entry and Ignition System
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Active Handling System with Competitive Driving Mode

Only One Previous Owner!
Only 19K Miles!
Professionally Upgraded!
Spotless Vehicle History Reports

-AutoCheck Guaranteed-
-CARFAX Guaranteed-
-No Previously Reported Accident History-

*Two Keys with Master Remotes*
*Floor Mats*
*Complete Set of Owner’s Manuals*

We Can Assist You In Shipping Your Vehicle Around The Globe!!


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BMW X5 xDrive 35d – Chicago Motor Cars Video Test Drive

BMW X5 xDrive 35d – Chicago Motor Cars Video Test Drive Review with Chris Moran



Published on Jan 29, 2013

Take a ride in the advanced technology turbo-diesel BMW X5 xDrive 35d with Chris Moran from Chicago Motor Cars. This is one hot ride!

Car and Driver says:
There’s love at first sight, and then sometimes it can take a second. With this diesel BMW X5, it was the latter, since that’s the amount of time required to overcome the lag of the twin-turbo setup and for the big ute to go from a standstill to full-bore acceleration.

But the turbo lag we mention might be more specifically described as big-turbo lag. Unlike the equal-size twin turbos on BMW’s gas six- and eight-cylinder engines, the inline-six diesel—a newly available engine option for 2009—uses two differently sized turbos in an attempt to minimize lag. The smaller turbo spools up first, when exhaust flow is minimal, and the larger one takes over once exhaust flow is sufficient to spin it.

Once the turbos do their thing, the 3.0-liter inline-six produces the same 265 hp and 425 lb-ft of torque in the X5 diesel as it does in the much lighter 335d and is paired, as it is there, with a six-speed automatic transmission. The test numbers show that our impatience was unwarranted, as the X5 sprinted to 60 mph in a relatively sprightly 6.8 seconds. Compared with its gas-burning siblings, it’s closer to the time of the V-8 X5 xDrive48i (6.1 seconds) than the inline-six X5 xDrive30i (7.8). As you’d expect, fuel economy was improved; we got 20 mpg in the diesel versus 18 in the gas six-cylinder and 14 in the V-8. And unlike the last time we tested an oil-burning BMW, diesel fuel is cheaper than gas, at least for now.

Our time in BMW’s biggest diesel offering included a trip across the palm of Michigan’s mitten. All the torque meant that passing power was predictably prodigious, and the transmission was smooth and always chose the right gear. We enjoyed the well-designed interior that we’ve become accustomed to via a long-term relationship with our X6 xDrive50i—the X6 and the X5 share most of their interior components and styling.

What Else?

The rest of the experience is familiar to anyone who has been in an X5 or X6, so that means a pampering ride, good forward visibility, and BMW’s typically wonderful dynamics. Plus, this Bimmer had the cleanest carpets we’ve ever seen in a press car. The price came to $68,520, which included a whopping $15,000-plus in options. Aside from the aforementioned lag, some very minor diesel clatter, and the “d” at the end of the unnecessarily long xDrive35d badge, it’s tough to tell this X5 apart from the gas swillers.

The X5 xDrive35d adds a little under $4000 to the 3.0-liter gas X5’s sticker, and the models are equipped essentially identically. Four grand sounds like a lot—although that’s somewhat offset by an $1800 tax credit—especially when it could take a long time for any fuel-cost saving to recover the extra initial outlay. But then you think about the diesel’s extra swiftness, mountains of torque, long range, and pseudo-green cred, and you find yourself understanding the unique appeal of an oil burner.

2011 Ferrari 458 Italia 2dr Coupe by Chicago Motor Cars

cmc 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia 2dr Coupe

4.5 Liter V8 Engine rated at 560 Horsepower
7 Speed F1-Superfast Transmission
F1-Trac Stability and Traction Control
Electronic Rear Differential
Adaptive Suspension System
Brembo Carbon Ceramic Brakes
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
Power Tilt-and-Telescoping Steering Wheel
6 Disc In-Dash CD Changer
Bluetooth Telephone Connectivity

Absolutely Stunning In Every Way!

Only 5K One Owner Miles!
Brand New Condition Throughout!
Spotless Vehicle History Reports
-AutoCheck Guaranteed-
-CARFAX Guaranteed-
-No Previously Reported Accident History


This vehicle located at:

Chicago Motor Cars
27W110 North Ave
West Chicago, Illinois

  • 60185

(630) 221-1800

How To Change Your Engine Oil – Chicago Motor Cars Instructional Video

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Once you’ve got the oil and filter, changing your oil is not difficult and will probably take you around 30 minutes.

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