Classic Chevrolet wraps up 2015 baseball season partnership with NTXBC Dirtbags
Classic Chevrolet, one of 37 Chevrolet dealers from the Dallas-Fort Worth area that partnered with local youth baseball leagues for the 2015 baseball program, has concluded a successful season with NTXBC Dirtbags. Classic Chevrolet provided NTXBC Dirtbags with new equipment, a monetary contribution and an opportunity for community members to raise funds for the league via a Test Drive fundraiser.
“We’re glad we were able to extend Chevrolet’s commitment to spreading play and the possibilities it opens to the members of our community,” said Eric Hall.
Classic Chevrolet partnered with the NTXBC Dirtbags because of the league’s proximity to the dealership. Equipment donated by Classic Chevrolet included items such as bags, batting tees, catcher’s gear, water bottles and Chevrolet Youth Baseball T-shirts. The sponsorship also included youth clinics featuring current and former MLB/MiLB players and coaches, and instructors from Ripken Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
“We truly enjoyed being involved with NTXBC Dirtbags this year,” said Hall. “This partnership gave us the opportunity to support the love of the game and we are thrilled to have achieved such positive results for the community.”
In 2015, nearly 1,500 Chevrolet dealers participated in Chevy Youth Baseball. Since the program began in 2006, Chevrolet has made a positive impact on more than 3.6 million children by bringing a unique experience to their community.
For more information about Chevy Youth Baseball, visit www.YouthSportsWired.com.
If you are in the market for an economical vehicle that is inexpensive to own, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Trax LS with 1LS. This crossover has tons of features and is perfect for commuting or taking a long road trip. Plus, there’s plenty of room for the family plus cargo.
Engine, Transmission and Mechanical
The Trax LS features a 1.4-liter EcoTec turbo engine with variable valve timing and multi-point fuel injection. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 138 horsepower at 4,900 rpm and 148 pound-feet of torque at 1,850 rpm. This model also features a 3.53 axle, 130-amp alternator, four-wheel ABS brakes and a ride and handling suspension.
Safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system, StabiliTrak with traction control, 10 airbags including a frontal and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger, OnStar Directions and Connections for 6 months, OnStar Basic for 5 years, a rear vision camera, the LATCH system for child seats, rear child security door locks and knee protectors for the driver and front passenger.
Interior features include adjustable head restraints, a three-spoke steering wheel with mounted audio and phone interface controls, a 3.5-inch cluster digital readout, driver information center, remote keyless entry, a panic alarm, power windows with express up and down for the driver’s window, a theft deterrent system, air conditioning, a particle air filter, rear window defroster, front and rear cup holders, an auxiliary 12-volt power outlet, tons of storage, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors and power programmable door locks.
Additional features include Chevrolet MyLink radio, an AM/FM stereo, Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free, Stitcher, Bluetooth, six speakers, a USB port and OnStar 4G LTE with built-in WiFi.
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If you want to be a part of helping the community, take part in our Steve Thompson Classic golf tournament. Over the years, Classic Chevrolet has been involved with the community and have always done things to raise money. Usually, they encourage employees to raise money for a charity and will match the employee contributions dollar for dollar.
In 2012, the employees formed a committee to take the fund-raising challenge to a new level. They started a golf tournament. In 2014, the Classic family lost a good friend and long-time employee, Steve Thompson; and we decided to honor him by changing the name of our golf tournament to the Steve Thompson Classic.
Since 2012, the amounts raised through the golf tournament have increased. In 2012, we raised $118,500; in 2013, we raised $126,600; and in 2014 we raised $182,600. Help us beat last year’s mark by becoming a sponsor for this year’s tournaments. We are running two 18-hole tournaments at the same time and need sponsors for both.
Sponsorship levels are as follows:
- Title Sponsor – $25,000 – includes four teams and preferred starting spot
- Platinum Sponsor – $20,000 – includes three teams
- Gold Sponsor – $15,000 – includes two teams and beverage cart advertisement
- Silver Sponsor – $10,000 – includes two teams
- Shirt Sponsor – $10,000 – includes logo on every shirt and one team
- Hat Sponsor – $5,000 – includes logo on every hat and one team
- Entertainment Sponsor – $5,000 – includes logo on signage and one team
- Golf Ball Sponsor – $2,500 – includes one team
- Team Sponsor – $2,000 – includes one team
- Hole Sponsor – $500 – includes your logo on one hole
- Beverage Cart Sponsor – $1,500 – includes your logo on the beverage cart
All sponsorships must be turned in by September 7, 2015.
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For more information on the tournaments and sponsorships, contact Classic Chevy – or stop by our showroom or web site.
If you just have to have that fast car, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2LZ convertible or the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 coupe. Both vehicles feature a turbocharged 6.2-liter engine backed by a manual transmission, giving both vehicles outrageous horsepower for a street car.
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2LZ
The Corvette’s engine makes 650 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 650 pound-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm. The engine is backed by a seven-speed manual transmission with active rev matching. The engine also features a dry sump oil system. Additional mechanical features include a 3.42 gear in an electronic limited slip rear, a rear differential cooler, a performance ride and handling suspension with magnetic selective ride control, four-wheel ABS disc brakes with painted calipers, and a performance aggressive exhaust with 4-inch polished stainless steel tips.
Safety features include active handling stability control, all-speed traction control, a rear vision camera, performance traction management, OnStar Directions and Connections for six months, frontal and side impact airbags and driver and front passenger airbags with a passenger-sensing system. OnStar also includes automatic crash response, roadside assistance, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
The Camaro’s engine makes 580 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 556 pound-feet of torque at 4,200 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed manual transmission. Additional mechanical features include a rear limited slip differential with a 3.73 ratio gear, a maintenance-free battery with rundown protection and retained accessory power, Brembo brakes and a performance suspension with magnetic ride control.
Safety features include StabiliTrak, daytime running lights, several airbags, Directions and Connections for six months, rear ultrasonic park assist, a rear vision camera, a trunk emergency release handle and the LATCH system for child safety seats.
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For more information on the convenience, safety, security and entertainment features for both vehicles, stop by Classic Chevy to test drive both vehicles.
Whether you have a new Chevy or an older one, it’s always fun to accessorize it. And, it’s a great way to find gifts for a loved one, whether for Father’s Day, birthdays or Christmas and other gift-giving holidays. When you go to chevyaccessories.com you’ll choose the year and model of your Chevrolet. If you find an accessory or two that you are hesitant to install yourself, call Classic Chevrolet to set up a service appointment.
Truck Bed Accessories
Bed mats, tailgate liners and bed liners all protect your Chevy’s bed so you don’t have to worry what you put inside. Bed nets and tools boxes are great accessories for organizing your truck’s bed and for keeping things in one place. Add a soft or hard Tonneau cover to keep things hidden and dry.
Add a front console insert or under-seat storage for more interior storage space. Add navigation, remote start and a wireless network interface on vehicles that did not come with these features. You can also upgrade our audio system.
Additional accessories include floor mats, door sill plates, a front floor console organizer, interior trim kit, smoker’s package and sunshade package.
Exterior accessory ideas include perimeter bed lighting, assist steps, a bed step, decals and stripes, different door handles, body side molding, emblems, fender flares, a different fuel door, splash guards, mirror covers, and side window weather deflectors.
Performance and Security
You can even add performance and security accessories including a cat-back exhaust system, exhaust tips, reflective triangles, first aid kits, wheel lock kits, and a roadside assistance package.
If you often tow a trailer, trailering accessories include a brake controller package, hitch ball and mount assemblies, a hitch trailering package and trailering wiring adapter. Add wheels for a different look.
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Stop by Classic Chevy to pick up some great accessories for your vehicle or call our service department for help in installing accessories.
When you are ready to buy or lease a new vehicle you have to determine which model you want, then which dealership you will use. When you decide to buy a Chevrolet, you should choose Classic Chevrolet for several reasons including the dealership’s outstanding customer service and sales record.
Location, Location, Location
Our dealership is convenient to several locations so that we’re convenient to you. You’ll find us – and the same outstanding customer service on a large 22-acre lot within 2 miles of DFW International Airport. Since we are in the heart of the Texas Metroplex, we’re convenient to Frisco, Fort Worth, Arlington and Dallas.
This is important as you won’t just buy a vehicle from us – you’ll want to bring it in to be serviced by our ASE Certified auto technicians. Our service department has the same outstanding customer service that you’ll find in our sales department. With over 65,000 square feet in our facility, we not only have the perfect Chevy for you, but we provide everything you need from maintenance to service repairs to the addition of accessories for you.
New and Used Vehicles
If you want a “new” vehicle but don’t want a brand new vehicle, we also have tons of used vehicles for you to choose from. Our pre-owned inventory often exceeds 2,500 SUVs, cars and trucks. Keep an eye on our used inventory online or stop by to ask us if we have the vehicle you are looking for.
Service and Parts
No matter what service you need on your Chevrolet, our ASE Certified technicians will ensure that your vehicle is running as smoothly as possible when you pick it up. Whether you are here for maintenance, repairs – warranteed or not, to add accessories or for body work, you’ll be treated the same way. Not only do we employ ASE Certified technicians to work on your engine and drivetrain, but we also employ ASE Certified techs and I-CAR Certified techs in our body shop.
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Be sure to stop by Classic Chevy whether you are looking for a new vehicle or used vehicle, or you need repairs or maintenance – or you had a mishap and need body work.
If you are planning a road trip, that means getting packed up, making reservations, figuring out what games you’ll use to keep the kids entertained and making a play list. Of course, you can’t forget the most important part of pre-preparation for your trip: Getting your vehicle serviced or checked, or picking up a new Chevy. Be sure to stop by Classic Chevrolet for service, maintenance or just to have your vehicle checked before you head out on the road trip.
If you are a country fan, there are just some songs that are a must on a road trip play list. These include:
- What a Difference You’ve Made in My Life, Ronnie Milsap
- Linda on My Mind, Conway Twitty
- Kaw-Liga, Hank Williams, Sr.
- Behind Closed Doors, Charlie Rich
- There’s No Gettin’ Over Me, Ronnie Milsap
- Friends in Low Place, Garth Brooks,
- Sleeping Single in a Double Bed, Barbara Mandrell
- Harper Valley P.T.A., Jeannie C. Riley
- Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings
- You’ve Never Been This Far Before, Conway Twitty
- Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
- Rocky Top, The Osborne Brothers,
- Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard
- Delta Dawn, Tanya Tucker
- Tight Fittin Jeans, Conway Twitty
- The Battle of New Orleans, Johnny Horton
- Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash
- Watermelon Wine, Tom T. Hall
- I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash
- He Stopped Loving Her Today, George Jones
- Crazy, Patsy Cline
- I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Hank Williams, Sr.
There are tons more great classics that you can add to your play list, but this is a good start.
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Be sure to stop by Classic Chevy to have your vehicle serviced or checked before you head out on your road trip. And, if you are in the market for a new vehicle sometime this summer, pick it up sooner rather than later so you can take it on your road trip.
If you are in the market for a new vehicle with some style and class, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevy Camaro LS with 2LS. This model comes in several colors, so come pick out your dream car today!
Entertainment features include an AM/FM stereo, CD player, MP3 decoder, graphic information display, music navigator, an auxiliary input jack, six speakers, SiriusXM satellite radio, Bluetooth and audio controls mounted on the steering wheel.
Safety features include StabiliTrak, traction control, daytime running lights, dual stage frontal airbags, thorax side impact airbags, driver and front passenger airbags, head curtain airbags fro the front and rear outboard seating positions, a passenger sensing system for the airbags, Directions and Connections for 6 months, The LATCH system for child safety seats and a tire pressure monitoring system.
The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro LS with 2LS features a 3.6-liter engine with variable valve timing backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine makes 323 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 278 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. The transmission features TAPshift manual shift controls on the steering wheel. Additional mechanical features include a sport suspension, variable ratio power steering and four-wheel ABS brakes.
Interior features include front sport bucket seats, a three-spoke urethane steering wheel, driver information center, power programmable door locks with lockout protection, express up and down front windows, remote keyless entry, cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls, the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, air filtration with a pollen filter, a rear window defroster, two power outlets, cup holders, map pockets, driver and passenger vanity mirrors and a lockable glovebox.
Exterior features include 18-inch painted aluminum wheels with P245/55R18 black wall all-season tires, black roof ditch molding, tire sealant and inflator kit, body-color lower rocker moldings and front and rear body-color fascias with front grille and rear diffuser.
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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro LS with 2LS today to learn more about this model’s convenience, entertainment, security and safety features.
If you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the vehicle you need for your family, for work or for the farm. If you already have a newer Chevy or did not plan to buy something new this year, be sure to give our service department a call to set up an appointment for maintenance or repairs. You just might need a Silverado to live up to some of these Texas actions.
You know you’re from Texas if:
- You actually know someone who ate a 72-ounce steak and got it for free – or if you were the one who managed to eat it all.
- You go to a formal event all decked out, including your finest jewelry and you wear cowboy boots.
- You know that food that isn’t spicy isn’t from Texas.
- You know that rattlesnake meat tastes like chicken.
- You know the four basic food groups and make sure you get them every day: barbecue, nachos, fajitas, and chili.
- You can tell when another Texan is from the North, East, South, West or Central Texas as soon as that person speaks.
- Your pastor wears cowboy boots.
- You know that the only real Mexican food is Tex-Mex.
- When you refer to more than one person, you say, “Y’all.”
- When you tell someone you’re getting ready to do something, you say you’re ‘fix’n’ to do it.
- You know that Classic Chevrolet is the place to go if you need a new car or truck.
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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive your next “Cowboy Cadillac.” You’ll have several trim levels to choose from, plus each one has additional available options to make it your own. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may have running on Silverado models or any other models we have in stock.
Whether you already have a Chevy or you just bought one from Classic Chevrolet, you need to do a little work to keep it in tip-top shape during the summer months. The sun and the weather will eventually damage the interior and the paint. If you take just a few steps every month, your vehicle will look like new even when it has tons of miles on it.
Nothing trashes a vehicle more than hail. Summer storms often bring hail; and whether it is small or large, it will damage your vehicle. If you know bad weather that might bring hail or high winds that will knock down trees is coming, get your vehicle inside if possible. If you have no way of storing your Chevy in a garage and a hail storm is coming, cover it with thick blankets. That will keep smaller hail from putting a billion dents in your vehicle.
The sun’s ultraviolet rays are extremely destructive to the interior and exterior of your vehicle. Using a sunshade in the windshield or keeping your vehicle inside whenever possible helps alleviate ultraviolet ray damage.
Additionally, you should condition the interior with the appropriate products for the dash, leather seats and other materials in the vehicle. Wash your vehicle at least one per month – and more if you get tons of mud on it. Wax your Chevy at least every three months. If you keep a good coat of wax on the paint, the sun’s rays will do less damage.
Vacuum the carpets frequently. Even if you have floor mats, which is a good idea, sand and liquid can get into the carpets and will eventually ruin them. The floor mats also protect your carpets from the sun’s rays – the carpet will fade if it’s not protected. Keeping dirt from getting ground into the carpets also lengthens the life and keeps them looking new.
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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle if you are ready for something new and exciting this summer. If you are not quite ready, be sure to call us to set up a service appointment for maintenance – engine maintenance is just as important as protecting your Chevy from the elements.