Spring Into Fun!
Spring has finally arrived in New England and, for many here in CT, that means spring break. If you're looking for some fun activities to keep you and your family busy over the next several days, check out our latest post. We've gathered lots of ideas for your artists, chefs, scientists and explorers. And, for those ready to get a jump on the Easter holiday, there are plenty of Eggsellent options. Enjoy!!
April is Nat’l Distracted Driving Month: Multi-Tasking Myths
Even on a hands-free device, having a conversation while driving is very distracting. Read more about how to drive more safely by eliminating distractions.
Distracted driving is becoming an epidemic on America's roadways. Hoffman Auto Group encourages you to think about how you can help to stop this and join with the National Safety Council to help stop casualties from distracted driving.
Remember hands free is not risk free. Find out how you can take the pledge to drive cell phone free! The life you save could be your own.
Hoffman Auto Group is honored to host two unique events to celebrate the arrival of the all-new, 2015 Audi A3. These festive events are tailored to allow you to get up front and personal with the "game changing" A3. Unexpected food pairings, beverages, music and Audi A3 gift give-aways (including tickets to the always popular "Liquid Lounge" at the CT Science Center) will complement each event as well. Read more details about these fun events here.
Get Your Car Ready For Spring
It may seem hard to believe, but Spring IS coming to New England. And, just like your home, your car needs a spring cleaning, too. Make it fun and get professional-looking results with these great tips from our East Hartford and West Simsbury technicians!
Porsche 918 Spyder
This is the fastest and most powerful road-going Porsche model yet—the ultra complex and breathtakingly beautiful 918 Spyder. Truly a car lover’s dream, this Porsche wins out against the competition in every way. Read all about the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder... you'll want to test drive one today!
2014 Toyota Tundra
The 2014 Toyota Tundra has been restyled and updated. With so many body, cab and trim options you can configure one to exactly meet your needs. The Toyota’s light but accurate steering makes it easy to drive on a daily basis and the up to the minute technology keeps you current. The 2014 Toyota Tundra remains a great option for a full size truck; check out how you can build your own today.
The Versatile Ford F-150 Trucks
When you’re shopping for a full-size pickup truck, you quickly realize how evenly matched the players are: cab styles, engines and towing capacities are all pretty similar across the board. Yet the sheer variety within the Ford F-150 lineup has always set this truck apart from its rivals. You can choose a stripped-down work truck, lather on the luxury with plush versions like the King Ranch, or equip your 2014 F-150 as a serious off-roader via the specialized SVT Raptor model. Whatever your tastes, you’re certain to find a 2014 Ford F-150 that meets your needs.
2014 Nissan Versa Note
The all-new and very stylish Nissan Versa Note is a 5-door hatch with an up to the minute story. Combining fresh new looks with a low starting price, awesome fuel efficiency and roomy cabin accommodations it’s a great ride for the money. Check out our latest post on the many reasons you may want to drive a 2014 Nissan Versa Note today.
Honda #1 in Product Longevity
The Denver Broncos lose the Super Bowl. The Winter Olympics are on- but, in Calgary. And you just bought your first Honda, which you still own and still love. 2014? nope, it's 1988 and, guess what: proving that several things withstand the test of time, Hoffman Honda is proud to announce that the Honda brand is #1 in class for product longevity. No other mainstream brand has had a higher percentage of vehicles on the road from 1988-2012. Check out our recent post here
The Best of Both Worlds: Dual Clutch Transmission
Here at the Hoffman Auto Group we pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of vehicles to suit every driving need. Whether you are looking for an old school standard stick shift or a fully automatic driving machine, you will find it here. Perhaps, however, you are looking for something in between? Maybe you would like a car that allows you to control your ride like a standard transmission but with the convenience of an automatic. Say Hello to the Dual Clutch Transmission. Find out what it is and why you might want one.
The Joys of Driving a Stick Shift
James Bond drove one. So did James Dean. Danica Patrick still does. For many driving enthusiasts, it remains the ultimate symbol of a true driver: a car with a manual gearbox, also known as the stick shift. Find out why you should join this exclusive club. Read about the benefits of driving a standard transmission car, and discover some great options for you and your family.
2014 Redesigned Toyota Highlander
We caught up with Ed Crouse from Hoffman Toyota who shared his excitement about the new 2014 Toyota Highlander. Ed tells us ''there have been enhancements in every aspect- exterior redesign, redone interior, more luxurious feel and up to date electronics. It's what everyone has been looking for- and then some."
Equipped with the latest technology to help keep you connected, and enhanced performance and handling that make the drive more fun – read all about the totally redesigned Highlander which was made to inspire, no matter where you go.
Spring Break Activities Middletown, CT: Daffodil Day. Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill celebrates April with its annual daffodil day and kids fest Sunday April 13, 1-4pm. This free, family event features guided tours of the mansion and gardens, entertainment and children's activities, including a … [Read More...]
Distracted driving is becoming a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways. Here, at the Hoffman Auto Group, we encourage all drivers- young, old, new and experienced- to be smart about their driving. Thousands die needlessly each year because people continue to use their cell phones while … [Read More...]
Connecticut Living & Driving
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Dog Parks and Dog-Friendly Places in CT
Connecticut has some great dog parks and lots of great places to drive with your pooch. Check them out! Find a Dog-Friendly Destination in CT
Recent Vehicle Model Posts
When you’re shopping for a full-size pickup truck, you quickly realize how evenly matched the players are: cab styles, engines and towing capacities are all pretty similar across the board. Yet the sheer variety within the Ford F-150 lineup has always set this truck apart from its rivals. You can choose a stripped-down work truck, […]
The 2014 Versa Sedan is one of the roomiest cars in its class, and it remains the least-expensive new car you can buy with its $12,780 starting price unchanged from last year. Add in fuel economy of up to 40 mpg, and the Versa looks even more sensible. Little is changed this year on the Sedan versions […]
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