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How To Choose the Right Tires for Your Vehicle


?There are three main kinds of tires that you can add to your car. They include summer passenger tires, all-season tires, and snow tires. Each kind of tire is suited for certain conditions and may be a good fit depending on when and where you drive.

Summer passenger tires are the best when it comes to handling and braking on dry pavement. Snow tires will be your best choice to drive through snowy and icy conditions. They help you keep traction in the snow and ice and provide you with comfort through wintry conditions. All-season tires are good in a…
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What to Remember About Seasonal Car Maintenance

There is a lot that goes on in our lives these days, and as a result, you need to make sure that the one thing that does not get overlooked is that of seasonal car maintenance. This is something that will, for the most part, be cheap to do but will be expensive to ignore. What is the sad part is the fact that things like oil and tires are easy to take care of, it’s just most people…
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Top 6 Things to Remember When Riding With Your Pet

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Sometimes it's necessary to take your pet for a ride in the car, whether to the vet or groomers. Other times, they just like to take a trip with their human. For those instances, here are a few things to keep in mind when traveling with a pet:
-Always keep a collar on your pet with an ID tag, just in case of an accidental escape or unexpected car trouble
-Make sure your pet gets plenty of exercise before the trip, as this will make them calmer on the ride
-Bring "busy toys" for your pet's amusement
-Have…
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Leasing a car has benefits for some but drawbacks for others


If you are in the market for a new car and you're the type of person that drives a fair amount but not excessively, you may want to look at leasing your next new vehicle. Although interest rates have been historically low, leasing is still one of the better options to acquire a new car.

Leasing has a number of major benefits over buying. Although one of the biggest criticisms of leasing a vehicle is that it does not confer actual ownership to the driver, this can actually be a hidden benefit. People who lease their vehicles do not…
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Claying Your Car is a Quick & Easy Way to Preserve Its Paint

You have never been much of a do-it-yourself detailer. Driving into an automatic car wash a few times a year was about the extent of it. But now you're buying the masterfully sculptural 2017 FIAT 124 Spider, and you're ready to care for it like a true sports-car owner.

How to Clay Your Car

The good news is, you only need to get out the clay bar when the car needs it—not every single wash—and the process should only take a half hour or less (especially with a diminutive FIAT model).

  1. After washing, feel the surface…
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Sharing the Streets of Greer with Bicyclists

The 2017 FIAT 500 may be small, designed for traversing narrow European city streets, but it still weighs in at over a ton. In other words, your car's diminutive size doesn't mean it's not dangerous to pedestrians and bicyclists.

The Governors Highway Safety Association reports that bicycle traffic deaths have risen 12.2 percent as of 2015 (the latest year for which complete data is available). Keeping our friends, family...

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The Passionate Origins of the FIAT® Abarth Brand Scorpion

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?Enthusiasts around the world recognize the gold-and-red shield with the black scorpion in the center. It is a symbol of performance—the FIAT® Abarth Brand.

This year, Greer drivers are celebrating the return of the iconic FIAT® 124 Spider Abarth, which hasn't been sold in the U.S. since 1985. The scorpion is back. But how did it begin? Why a scorpion?

Karl Abarth was born in November 1908, under the zodiac sign Scorpio. Consult an astrological horoscope, and it will tell you that Scorpios are ruled by desire. That they are passionate and stubborn—but also resourceful and…

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Crossover to the fun FIAT 500X

The new FIAT 500X crossover SUV is an exciting mix of FIAT small car fun with SUV functionality. This crossover only gets better with the three different models (Lounge, Pop, and Trekking), 12 different color options, and a plethora of available features.

Don't be fooled by the small stature of this vehicle, it has been deemed an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+and has a four-cylinder engine that can produce 180 horsepower, 175 pound-feet of torque, and get 31mpg on the highway.

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Incredible Stunt Driving in FIAT 500 Abarth & FIAT 124 Spider Abarth 'Duel of the Scorpions' Video

A scorpion raises its deadly stinger, and crawls inside a polished exhaust tip. The FIAT® 124 Spider Abarth roars to life. Then the arachnid bestows its power on the FIAT® 500 Abarth, and the two vehicles chase each other around a wet track.

The impressive choreography put into such a short, minute-long commercial is a testament to the stunt drivers' skill. At one point the cars charge straight at each other in a collision-course, only to veer into a tight circle at the last minute.

Both models, available for sale in Greer at Benson FIAT, embody a passion for racing…

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