2015 Classic Chevy Golf Tournament

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Classic Chevrolet is sponsoring their fourth annual golf tournament on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. This year, the top-rated dealership is running two 18-hole tournaments at the same time. Sponsors are needed for both tournaments.

Charities That Benefit

The charities that benefit from Classic Chevy’s fund raiser golf tournament include 6 Stones Mission Network, Christ Haven, The Angle fund of Trinity High School, Rise, Grace, food for the Soul, V.A.S.T. Community Church, Community Storehouse, North Texas S.N.A.P. and Neuro Fitness.

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorships must be turned in by September 7, 2015. We need sponsors for both tournaments and have several levels available including the Title Sponsor for $25,000 which includes four teams and a preferred starting spot; the Platinum Sponsor for $20,000 which includes three teams; the Gold Sponsor for $15,000 which includes two teams and a beverage cart advertisement.

Additionally, we have a Silver Sponsor for $10,000 which includes two teams; a Shirt Sponsor for $10,000 which includes your logo on every shirt plus one team; the Hat Sponsor for $5,000 which includes your logo on every hat and one team; the Entertainment Sponsor for $5,000 which includes your logo on signage and one team; the Golf Sponsor for $2,500 which includes one team; the Team Sponsor for $2,000 which includes one team; the Hole Sponsor for $500 which includes your logo on a hole; and the Beverage Cart Sponsor for $1,500 which includes your logo on a beverage cart.

For more information on sponsorship levels please visit our tournament page.

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Stop by Classic Chevy for more information about the Golf Tournament for 2015; and while you’re there, test drive new Chevy if you have been considering new vehicle. We have many 2016 models now available. Be sure to ask your salesperson if we are running any lease or finance specials.

The 2016 Chevy Colorado

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If you are in the market for a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, stop by Classic Chevrolet for a test drive. You’ll find that this truck has plenty of utility and plenty of features. The crew cab short box Z71 version also features four-wheel drive.

Entertainment Features

The Colorado’s entertainment features include Chevrolet MyLink Radio, an 8-inch diagonal color touch screen, AM/FM stereo with seek and scan, a digital clock, voice-activated technology for the radio and phone, Bluetooth streaming audio for select phones, Apple CarPlay for compatible phones and an auxiliary jack.

Additional features include six speakers, two USB ports, SiriusXM satellite radio and OnStar with 4G LTE.

Interior Features

The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado features heated power front seats, power driver lumbar control, heated front seats, a floor console, leather-wrapped steering wheel, tilt and telescopic steering column, a driver instrument display, express up and down driver’s window, power door locks, automatic electronic cruise control, remote vehicle start, remote keyless entry, unauthorized entry and immobilization theft-deterrent systems, rear window defroster, air conditioning with automatic climate control, an overhead console, illuminated sliding vanity mirrors and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

Mechanical Features

The Colorado features a 3.6-liter engine with variable valve timing backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 305 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 269 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm.

Additional features include a 3.42 rear axle ratio, hill descent control, an electric two-speed transfer case, locking rear differential, front recovery hooks, an off-road suspension package, four-wheel ABS disc brakes and a tow/haul mode.

Safety Features

Safety features include the StabiliTrak stability control system, electronic traction control, dual stage frontal and side impact airbags, head curtain and seat-mounted side impact airbags for the driver and front passenger, and airbags for the front and rear outboard seating positions with a passenger sensing system.

Additional safety features include daytime running lights, OnStar Guidance Plan for 6 months, OnStar Basic Plan for 5 years, a rear vision camera with dynamic guidelines and a tire pressure monitoring system.

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and to learn more about this model’s convenience, safety, security and entertainment features.

Free Things to Do in Dallas in Your Classic Chevy

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If you just spent a bunch of money on things for the kids to go back to school, plus bought a new vehicle at Classic Chevrolet, you might be looking for something to do that doesn’t cost anything so you can give your pockets a rest. If you like nature, you can find tons to do.

Go on a Wilderness Retreat

Visit the Cedar Ridge Preserve, which has 600 acres of preserved wilderness, 9 miles of hiking trails, a picnic area and native plant nurseries. This retreat is just a short drive from downtown Dallas and is located at 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway. Hours are from 6:30 a.m. through 8:30 p.m. through October 31. The hours are shortened to a closing time of 6:00 p.m. from November 1 through March 31. The retreat is closed on Mondays. For more information call (972) 709-7784.

Hike the Trinity River Forest

This activity is only free on the third Thursday of each month. Hike the trails of the Trinity River Audubon Center, view hands-on exhibits and visit the Children’s Discovery Garden. Be sure to take note of the over 50 species of birds. The Trinity River Forest is located at 6500 South Loop 12 and hours are from 9:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m. For more information call (214) 398-8722.

Visit Green Spaces in Dallas

Dallas has tons of parks with a combined over 21,000 acres in the city. Visit the parks for your lunch break or plan to spend the day on the weekend with a picnic. Be sure to try Main Street Garden Park (Woodall Rodger Parkway and Pearl), Belo Garden (1014 Main) and Klyde Warren Park (St. Paul).

Take a Bike Ride or a Hike

Bike or hike one of the many biking/hiking trails in Dallas. Trails include the Santa Fe Trail, White Rock Lake and Katy Trail.

Farmer’s Market

Walk through the Dallas Farmer’s Market to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables. Often, farmers offer free samples The market is located at 1010 S. Pearl Street and is open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. every day except New Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle if you are still deciding which model you want; or call our service department for an appointment for service or maintenance.

Some of the Best Dallas Restaurants

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If you just bought or leased a new Chevy from Classic Chevrolet and are looking for a great place to celebrate your new vehicle, visit one of these restaurants. And, if you are celebrating something else, these are also good choices, depending on your tastes for the evening.

The French Room

This French restaurant, located in downtown at 1321 Commerce Street, Dallas, is in the historic Hotel Adolphus. The décor is romantic and reminds you of a European palace. The food is French-influenced New American and features haute cuisine, a great wine list and more. You may want to order butter-roasted lobster, the Grand Marnier souffle or the pan-seared branzini. If you like caviar, you’ll be happy to hear that the Adolphus Hotel restaurant has some of the city’s best caviar. You will need a jacket for this restaurant. For more information and reservations call (214) 742-8200 or visit hoteladolphus.com/dining.

Nick & Sam’s

This New York-style steakhouse features some of the best steaks around, seafood and wine. The setting is sophisticated and features excellent service. You may see some celebrities and A-list athletes dining here. While the prices are high, the food is worth it. Nick and Sam’s is located at 3008 Maple Avenue in Dallas. You may want to try the Cowboy Longbone, lobster mac ‘n’ cheese and the creamed corn. For more information and reservations call (214) 871-7444 or visit nick-sams.com.

Hattie’s

This American restaurant is located in the Bishop Arts District and features sophisticated southern cuisine. Grab Sunday brunch or cocktails in this airy setting. The restaurant is classy but casual and has been serving soul food since the early 1900s. You may want to try shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles or the tomato bisque and grilled cheese. Hattie’s is located at 418 Bishop Ave. in Dallas. For more information and reservations call (214) 942-7400 or visit hatties.com.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive your next new vehicle, then take it out to celebrate at your favorite restaurant – or try one of these popular restaurants in Dallas if you’ve never been before.

Dallas Area Drive-In Theatres

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If you are in the mood for a good movie, but are tired of fighting the crowds in muliplex theaters, go to a drive-in theatre instead. Tune into the proper radio station and you’ll have great sound, especially if your Chevy has a premium audio system. And, you can sit in the comfort of your own vehicle and drink your favorite beverage. Though you could also bring your own popcorn and snacks, it just isn’t the same unless you have movie theatre popcorn.

Coyote Drive-In

The Coyote Drive-In, which opened in 2013, is located at 223 N.E. 4th Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76164. Relax in your vehicle or on your favorite lawn chair. This theatre features double feature releases on three huge screens, let the kids play on the playground, grab some great munchies or visit the huge beer garden. Gates are open at 6:00 p.m. every day and the movie starts at nightfall. Admission is $8 for children over 11 years and for adults; and for those aged 4 to 10 years, admission is $6. Children aged 3 and under are free. For more information, call (817) 717-7767.

The Brazos Drive-In Theatre

The Brazos has been showing movies since 1952. This theatre is located at 1800 W. Pearl Street, Granbury, Texas, 76048. Though the theatre is older, you can listen to the movie on AM radio instead of attaching the speakers to your car. Double features are shown every Friday and Saturday night starting at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $20 for a car load or $10 if you are by yourself. For more information visit thebrazos.com or call (817) 573-1311.

Galaxy Drive-In Theatre

The Galaxy is located at 5301 N. Interstate Highway 45, Ennis, Texas, 75119; and it features six huge screens. This theatre opened in 2004 and shows Dolby digital 3D movies on several of its screens. Hang authentic vintage speakers on your vehicle or listen to the sound on FM radio, play a round of mini golf and get some great concessions. This theatre shows double feature first-run movies. For more information visit galaxydriveintheatre.com or call (972) 875-5505.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle or give us a call for an appointment to have your current Chevy checked or serviced. After leaving in your new car or truck, stop by a drive-in for a classic American pastime!

What We Know About the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

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If you have been waiting for the new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, you’ve still got a bit of a wait, but it will be at Classic Chevrolet as soon as it makes its debut. For those who have the need for speed, this vehicle looks like it may have bigger wheels and aerodynamic bits, both upgrades from the sixth generation muscle car.

The newest model will have a different body kit which includes a lower front fascia, a rear spoiler, and may even have a hood scoop. The hood scoop is a guess as Chevrolet hasn’t yet removed the camouflage. Another difference is the four tail pipes that poke out of the rear of the Camaro; and these are larger than the tail pipes on the Camaro SS.

The 2017 model year ZL1 features the same architecture as the Cadillac ATS, which means that it’s a lot lighter than the 2015 model year ZL1. If Chevy puts the 6.2-liter LT4 supercharged engine in it, not only will the Camaro get a bump up in horsepower, but that horsepower will have a faster time slip because of the drop in weight. This engine in the Corvette currently makes 650 horsepower; however, it still remains to be seen if Chevrolet will use the same engine or a version of it. Even if the horsepower is bumped up to just 600, it’s a 20-horsepower increase over the outgoing ZL1.

It is expected that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 will debut in early 2016, possibly at the Detroit Auto Show. It will be released sometime in late 2016, after the new Camaro debuts.

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Be sure to keep your eye on this spot for more information about the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 as it becomes available. Or, stop by Classic Chevy for more information as it becomes available.

Theme Parks to Visit in Texas Before Summer is Over

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With just a few weeks left of summer, you should make plans to visit at least one theme park in Texas. There are many to choose from including Six Flags and Sea World. For more fun, plan a weekend trip so you have two days at the park. Before you leave, be sure to have your vehicle serviced, or at least checked, at Classic Chevrolet.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Enjoy over 200 acres of fund in San Antonio. The park features eight roller coasters, nine water rides, live shows, food, beer and a water park. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is located at 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, Texas, 78257. For more information call (210) 697-5050.

Six Flags Over Texas

Take a trip to Six Flags Over Texas, 212 acres of fun in Arlington. This theme park is located at 2201 Rd to Six Flags E, Arlington, Texas, 76011. This version of Six Flags features over 50 rides including 12 roller coasters and five water rides. Additional features include live bands, family shows and more. For more information call (817) 640-8900.

SeaWorld San Antonio

Visit this 250-acre marine mammal park that includes an animal theme park and oceanarium. SeaWorld San Antonio is located at 10500 Sea World Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78251. The park features thrill rides, marine life shows, and the ability to get close up to penguins, dolphins and other animals. Rides include Journey to Atlantis, Grover’s Roundup, Steel Eel, Rio Loco and The Great White. For more information call (800) 700-7786.

Joyland Amusement Park

If you prefer a traditional amusement park, visit Joyland, a family-owned park located at 500 Canyon Lake Drive, Lubbock, Texas, 79401. This old-school park features water slides and rides for all ages and plenty of snack food. For more information call (806) 763-2719.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle if you are ready to trade in your old one or if you want a second or third vehicle; or call our service department to set up an appointment to have your vehicle checked or serviced.

What Makes a Chevy Better Than a Ford

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When you are trying to determine whether you are going to buy a Chevy or a Ford, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the Silverado – and you’ll see that there are many things that make a Chevy better than a Ford.

Power and Body

The Ford F-150 creates 202 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque with 4.6-liter V-8 engine while the Silverado creates 195 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque with a smaller engine – a 4.3-liter V-6 engine.

Dimensions

When compared to the F-150, the Silverado is lighter, shorter and wider than the Ford. This is even more impressive when you compare the power that the smaller V-6 engine puts out compared to the larger V-8 engine in the Ford. While the Ford has a stiffer suspension for towing, the Chevy outdoes it because of the horsepower difference.

Features

Both trucks offer a regular cab, crew cab and extended cab. Both also offer driver and front passenger airbags, air conditioning and a sound system with MP3 player/decoders. However, when it comes to standard features, the Chevy has more than the Ford, including theft prevention, foldaway mirrors, keyless entry, power locks and privacy glass.

Cost

When it comes down to the nitty gritty, the Chevy costs less than the Ford, especially when you consider the standard features available with the Silverado that don’t come with the Ford. Furthermore, Chevrolet parts and accessories are generally less expensive than Ford parts and accessories.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and learn more about this model’s convenience, safety, security and entertainment features, including airbags, entertainment systems, air conditioning systems, suspension and steering, active and passive safety systems and more; and see for yourself why Chevy is better than Ford.

Best Car Gadgets for a Chevrolet

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Whether you just picked up a brand new Chevy from Classic Chevrolet or you are still driving your current Chevy, stop by our accessories store to pick out the best gadgets for your car. Whether you want something to help you work, keep organized or just to change the look of your vehicle, we have what you need.

Exterior Accessories

Molded hood protectors save your Chevy’s paint from small rocks that might fly up and bugs. If you leave bugs on the paint, the acid will eventually damage the paint. Not only do hood protectors protect your vehicle, but they also look neat.

Pick up some cargo management accessories. Exterior cargo management includes roof rails and roof storage accessories, rear bumper accessories for skis, bikes and other equipment and more.

Change the look of your Chevrolet by changing the grille. Stop by our accessory department to see what is available for your specific vehicle.

Don’t ignore the rest of your vehicle. You can also add exterior trim pieces, splash guards, different wheels and rear spoilers to change the look of your vehicle.

Interior Accessories

Protect the carpets in your vehicle with floor mats. Choose from several styles to keep the carpets looking brand new.

Add an interior entertainment system by having headrest DVD players installed. They’ll keep the kids entertained for hours while you are on your next road trip.

If you would love a remote start, but are not ready to upgrade your Chevrolet yet, have us install a remote starter. The remote starter also gives you keyless entry.

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If you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by Classic Chevy to test drive your next Chevy. While you’re there, be sure to pick out some new accessories for your Chevy. And, if you’re not ready for a new Chevy, stop by our accessory department to find something to spruce up your current Chevrolet.

The 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500HD

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD if you need a truck that will do it all. The 3500HD will haul a trailer full of horses or cattle or it can do something that doesn’t require a lot of power, like taking a road trip or going to the grocery store.

Exterior

The 3500HD features 18-inch painted steel wheels, all-season tires, frame-mounted recovery hooks in the front, chrome bumpers, rear bumper corner step, halogen projector headlights, solar absorbing glass, bed rail and tailgate protection caps and a locking tailgate.

Interior

The interior features a 40/20/40 split front bench seat, a center fold-down armrest with storage, a folding bench rear seat, tilt steering column, driver information center with a 3.5-inch diagonal display, express up and down driver window, express down windows, power door locks, air conditioning, cruise control with control mounted on the steering wheel and assist handles on the driver and passenger A-pillars.

Mechanical

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD features a Vortec 6.0-liter engine with variable valve timing that can run on flex fuel. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with powertrain grade braking, cruise grade braking, a tow/haul mode and electronic controls. This combination makes 322 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 380 pound-feet of torque at 4,200 rpm.

Additional features include a 4.10 ratio rear axle, a high-capacity air cleaner, heavy duty locking rear, trailering hitch platform, seven-wire harness for trailering, a suspension package, an external engine oil cooler, auxiliary external transmission oil cooler, a heavy-duty battery with 720 cold cranking amps, four-wheel ABS disc brakes and an aluminized stainless steel muffler and tailpipe.

Safety Features

Safety features include StabiliTrak with traction control and proactive roll avoidance, electronic trailer sway control, hill start assist, daytime running lights, an airbag deactivation switch for the front passenger, OnStar, and driver and front passenger airbags.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD and to learn more about this model’s capabilities and its convenience, entertainment, safety and security features.