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*

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Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid at Chicago Motor Cars

Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid: Video Preview

Test Drive Review with Chris Moran


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


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Chicago Motor Cars
27W110 North Ave
West Chicago, Illinois

  • 60185

(630) 221-1800

Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet – Chicago Motor Cars Video

cmc 2011 911 s

In November 2011, Car and Driver magazine ranked the 911 Turbo S #1 in their comparison test, besting the Ferrari 458 Italia, Audi R8 V10, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, and Aston-Martin V12 Vantage.  Their tests clocked a 0-60 mph run in only 2.7 seconds with a quarter-mile time of 10.8 @ 129 mph!  All this performance is available with an EPA rating of 17 city/25 hwy!


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Hummer H1 – Chicago Motor Cars Video

One Tough Truck: HUMMER H1



“The Hummer H1 has been and always will be in a class of its own.  What began life as a military-based machine evolved into the posh H1 you see here.  The H1 has been out of production for nearly 7 years now, which means an example in this condition is getting harder and harder to find.  The pictures do not do this truck justice.  Yes, it looks great, but to see this H1 is person is to understand how remarkably clean and well kept it is.  The custom exterior paint is complemented by a two-tone leather interior.  The 6.5 Liter Turbo-Diesel engine was replaced less than 1000 miles ago, so this H1 needs nothing and is ready for a new home.”

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