Top five lesser known Volkswagen models
Even though it hasn’t been in production since the 1970s, love for the Microbus shows no sign of dissipating. The VW Beetle has had its followers since it first hit the market, and Golf fans still exist all over, especially those who have fallen for the GTI. But what about the lesser known Volkswagen models? These are our top five, though you may know some of them. Read the rest of this entry »
Award-winning car dealership Chicago IL
In some ways, a car can feel like one of the riskiest investments you’re likely to make, surpassed only by your home. You want to make sure you’re getting the best deal and that you won’t be driving off in a lemon. What’s the best way to make this happen? Stopping by your local award-winning car dealership for the Chicago IL area, that’s how. The awards are in for 2016, and we’re happy to announce that Jennings Volkswagen has won four prestigious awards: The Wolfsburg Crest Club, Dealer Rater of the Year 2017 for Illinois, Consumer Satisfaction Award 2017 from Dealer Rater and Edmund’s Five Star Dealer Award for 2016. Read the rest of this entry »
Is the 2018 VW Atlas bigger than the long-wheelbase Tiguan?
Volkswagen is making big moves to expand its lineup, and for the American market that means some new SUVs. We’re expecting the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas to come into the Jennings Volkswagen showroom in March, and we’re getting excited for it. A specific release date hasn’t been offered yet for the long wheelbase Tiguan, but considering it will be another third-row SUV, it’s easy to find yourself comparing them. So the question is, which new SUV will be bigger? Read the rest of this entry »
Jennings Volkswagen February Donations to CHIditarod
If you haven’t heard, here at Jennings Volkswagen, we’re proud of our community involvement. In January, we made a commitment to donation a part of our new car proceeds to United Way. Now, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be changing things up again for February. One of our service advisors will be taking part in CHIditarod, and to help show our support we are offering up donations for new car sales once more, this time throughout the month of February. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Valentine’s Day Events Chicago IL
It’s another year, and the most romantic pressure outside of your anniversary is heading your way. Feb. 14th is a great day to celebrate romance and appreciate your significant other, but it’s also a night when you’re expected to go the extra mile to make things special. If you’re wondering about some of the great 2017 Valentine’s Day Events in the Chicago IL area, you’ve come to the right place Read the rest of this entry »
Where to watch Super Bowl LI Chicago IL
Some might say the holiday season is over, but is it really when Super Bowl LI is coming up? Sure, our team didn’t make the cut, but that doesn’t mean we can’t tune in to see who takes home the big win in 2017. The only question is where to watch Super Bowl LI if you’re in the Chicago IL area. After all, there are plenty of great places to eat and sports bars with large TVs so you won’t miss a moment. These are our top picks. Read the rest of this entry »
Highlights of the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz
Between CES and the North American International Auto Show, 2017 is already a busy year for those of us in the auto industry. We can only imagine what it’s like trying to keep up with your favorite brands if it’s not your full-time job. Here at Jennings Volkswagen, we mostly just pay attention to our favorite German automaker, but there have already been some big reveals. This week? The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz, a concept vehicle that mimics the look of the Microbus (and even plays on its name), but in a modern EV format. Here are just the highlights. Read the rest of this entry »
Autostadt Volkswagen Depot Wolfsburg Germany
Taking a trip to Germany? For VW fans, it might be worth a go when you’re looking for something a little more exciting than your local meet up with other like-minded enthusiasts. The Volkswagen “Depot” is located in Wolfsburg, Germany and houses a variety of rare historic vehicles, all of which are held to circulate within the Autostadt Museum. The Autostadt is owned by VW, which should come as no surprise since so many of its brands are showcased. While the Autostadt, with its looming car towers, is hard to miss, The Depot remains less well-known. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn Specs
Quick and nimble like a sports car, but offering more passenger and cargo space than a sedan possibly could, a hatchback could be the ideal in-between that you’re looking for. What’s more, Volkswagen’s Golf family has enough members with differing personalities that there is one to suit nearly everyone.
Naturally, you’re looking for a daily driver that’s efficient, but if performance is a priority, Volkswagen’s original hot hatch, the Golf GTI is both fun and functional. Available in four trims, the Autobahn is the top-of-the-line; packing more power than any other Golf (except for the Golf R) and with that being said, let’s discuss the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn specs. Read the rest of this entry »
New Year’s Eve Parties and Restaurants Chicago
What are you doing New Year’s Eve? Are you planning on “actually doing something this year” instead of falling asleep on the couch waiting for the ball to drop in NYC? If you’re looking for a fun night out on the town, there is plenty to see and do in the Chicago area. Just to give you an idea of what’s out there and happening in the area, we’ve got a list of New Year’s Eve parties and restaurants in Chicago that are sure to be a blast!