The World is ready for an Encore

2013 Buick EncoreReady or not, here it comes. The 2013 Buick Encore is en route to Buick dealerships across the United States including Hutch Chevrolet. So what can we expect from this brand new Buick? We’ve broken down the details.

Size- The all-new Buick Encore is smaller than the extended Enclave to give the crossover class a hint at luxury. Comfortably fitting 5 passengers, the inside of the Encore has been distinctively crafted to create a peaceful ambience for you and your passengers.

Technology- Drivers of the Encore can stay connected with Bluetooth hands-free functionality and the in-dash touchscreen displaying Sirius XM and available navigation. Never get disconnected or lost in the brand new Buick Encore.

Personal Luxury- Luxury goes beyond leather in the all-new Buick Encore. While the seat trim is still finely crafted leather, other intuitive technologies put this crossover at the top of its class. With remote start, Rainsense wipers, and a rearview camera system, the Encore takes matters into its own hands. It is a vehicle with a purpose, and that purpose is to make your life easier.

Finally, the luxurious Encore comes to our dealership for as low as $25,000. It is luxury without the price. To be one of the first ones to test drive the all-new 2013 Buick Encore, visit Hutch Chevrolet in Paintsville, KY or check us out online at http://hutchchevrolet.com.

1963 Corvette Sting Ray vs. 2014 Corvette Stingray: What’s changed?

1963 Corvette Sting RayThose who have had the pleasure of driving a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray know that the new Corvette has a lot to live up to. However, GM and most of the automaker world isn’t worried after the recent reveal of the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

So what’s changed on the Sting Ray after 50 years? We’ve broken it down so you can see exactly what you’re dealing with when driving the all-new Corvette.

  • Power- The new Stingray is still powered by a V8 but this engine pulls a little more power than the Sting Ray of ’63. The new Corvette will pull 450 hp with the original Sting Ray achieved 250. Bigger engine, higher horsepower, faster ‘Vette.
  • Efficiency- GM hasn’t released the fuel economy on the new Corvette but they say it will be more efficient than the 6th generation Corvette which achieved 26 mpg highway. That’s quite a jump from the ‘63’s efficiency of 18 mpg highway.
  • Name- While the all-new Corvette bears the name of the 1960’s classic, it puts its own spin on it. The new Corvette Stingray is one word, while the old Sting Ray was two. The new Corvette plans to make a name for itself when it comes out late this year.2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

The new Corvette is driven by inspiration of the 1963 classic and while it replicates a few features, the new Corvette plans to become a classic of its own.

Camaro Edges Out Mustang for 2nd Straight Year

2013 Chevrolet CamaroIt’s the battle of the muscle cars and the Camaro takes the title for the second year in a row. Chevrolet dealers sold more than 84,000 Camaros last year, more than 1,000 more than their rival, the Ford Mustang.

This year was a closer margin than last year where the Camaro blew away the Mustang in 2011 sales. Chevy sold more than 17,000 Camaros than Ford sold Mustangs in all of 2011.

It has always been a tight race between the Camaro and the Mustang but Chevy still proves their cars come out on top. The Camaro is a 2-door car available in with a hard top or as a convertible and has been a staple in the Chevy lineup for more than 50 years. The Camaro is in its 5th generation and is looking to be redesigned in 2015.

Expect the Camaro to retain the title for 2013 sales with the release of the new Chevy Camaro ZL1 that achieves an amazing 580 horsepower under a V8 engine. For more information on the Chevy Camaro, visit Hutch Chevrolet online at http://hutchchevrolet.com or in-store in Paintsville, KY.

Buick stages a Comeback

2013 Buick Encore2013 Buick EncoreBuick is no longer your grandparent’s type of car. The interior of a Buick is so technologically advanced and the exterior boasts clean, crisp style lines. These reasons and more are why Buick delivered their best retail sales year in seven years in 2012.

Buick is GM’s modern luxury brand that offers luxury cars and SUVs without the high prices. Buick is really shaping up to be a mainstream brand with luxurious amenities.

“Buick’s way of doing business is paying off,” said Brian Sweeney, vice president of Buick Sales and Service. “Our third straight year of growth is the result of beautiful design and quality engineering, a customer-focused dealer network, and opportunities like Experience Buick leasing.”

The Buick Enclave is Buick’s best-selling model and dealerships across the United States sold more than 50,000 units in 2012. The all-new Enclave is expected to retain these numbers and add even more in 2013.

For more information on a new Buick contact the sales representatives at Hutch Chevrolet or view their extensive Buick inventory online at http://www.hutchchevrolet.com/VehicleSearchResults?search=new.