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Fun Facts About MINI

July 17th, 2019 by

Spotlight on MINI Few cars are as well known globally or as easily recognized as the MINI Cooper. The distinctive body style from the British manufacturer has become an icon of popular culture, but what else makes the brand interesting? The Creator of MINI was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Gas prices peaked in the

7 Facts About Lexus

July 15th, 2019 by

Think You Know Everything About Japanese Cars? Are you the proud owner of a Lexus vehicle? Do you know everything about the luxury brand? Here are seven interesting facts about Lexus. It’s One of the Newest Car Brands While most luxury vehicle brands have been around for over a century, Lexus was only released to

10 Facts About Infiniti

July 12th, 2019 by

Fun Facts For Infiniti Owners Spotlight Automotive in Chicago, Illinois is casting the spotlight on Infiniti with these ten fun facts! Fact 1 Infiniti is a division of the Japanese company Nissan known for luxury vehicle manufacturing. It was initially created for the American market to compete with European and American made luxury cars but

Common Mercedes Repair Issues

December 21st, 2018 by

Find A Mercedes Medic Mercedes drivers know that an import specialist makes all the difference when it comes to maintaining luxury and performance. You wouldn’t talk to just anyone about your health problems, you find a skilled doctor to give a diagnosis and medication. Think about your Mercedes in the same way. Someone who knows

What Audi Owners Need to Know About Auto Repairs

December 17th, 2018 by

The Perks of Preventative Maintenance Are you the proud owner of an Audi vehicle? If so, you might be looking for a way to protect it for miles to come. The first thing you should know — you don’t have to go back to the dealership! An import specialist like Spotlight Automotive can provide high-quality

Keeping Thieves Away from Your Car

July 1st, 2018 by

For those of us who live in highly populated urban areas, we know all too well the possibility of being robbed. In places like Chicago, you can never be too careful in trying to prevent yourself from being the next victim of a robbery. You never know when it could happen to you, so it’s

Preparing your Car for a Chicago Spring

April 2nd, 2018 by

Help your car out this spring with these tips! All of us who live in Chicago know how cold it gets in the winter and it’s such a sigh of relief when spring comes and we start seeing signs of the warmer days ahead of us. Chicago is known to have cold, snowy winters and

Staying Prepared on the Road this Winter

January 3rd, 2018 by

Brrr… it’s cold out there! Winter is here and it’s time to start taking extra precautions to stay warm and safe when the weather gets cold. Did you know there are precautions you can take in case of a winter-weather emergency while you’re on the road? Read on to find out! Winter ICE (In Case

All About Volkswagen’s DSG Transmission

September 29th, 2017 by

History of the DSG In 2003, Volkswagen was the first manufacturer to offer a high performance, dual-clutch, automated-manual transmission in mainstream production cars. Their brand name for this technology is direct-shift gearbox, or more commonly known as simply DSG. Instead of using a torque converter like a conventional transmission, the DSG is made up of

Mercedes Service A & B: What’s the Difference?

May 11th, 2017 by

Are you new to the Mercedes family? Mercedes repair shops will consistently throw around the words Service A & Service B as standard maintenance practices. Ever wonder what exactly that means and what’s included? We know it can be confusing to new members of our Mercedes family so we wanted to help out and explain