Florida Fine Cars Sponsors Charity Fishing Tourney & Seafood Fest!

WEST PALM BEACH – When the third annual Downtown Showdown charity fishing tournament and seafood festival kicks off on May 20th, Florida Fine Cars will be there running the car show awards.

The free event – expected to attract at least 10,000 to 15,000 visitors – aims to raise $40,000 in charitable donations to benefit veterans, the Boy Scouts and to support sexual abuse prevention education for adults and children. The Downtown Showdown will spread across an area between Banyan and Fern Streets.

Custom & classic car show at past Downtown Showdown in West Palm Beach, FL.

“It’s a fun event and the charitable organizations are fantastic,” said Florida Fine Cars Marketing Director Jamie Suid. “Helping with the Car Show awards just made sense. It’s a great day for families to enjoy some fresh seafood, check out the cool cars and take in the fishing competition. Plus proceeds go to some great causes.”

Anglers will compete for nearly $30,000 in prize money in a variety of categories including big fish overall, kingfish, dolphin, wahoo, small boat, lady and junior. 

The event is organized by Southern Fishing Charities (SFC), which organizes and hosts outreach programs to support veterans. SFC partners with local organizations to create awareness and raise funds through fishing tournaments and related events.

“It’s really a huge event,” said Grant Portier, co-founder of the SFC and co-organizer of Downtown Showdown. “We’ve just got some great things throughout the day.”

The event is the city’s only waterfront seafood festival featuring the area’s best seafood providers, a special section just for kids, a car show, a huge array of local vendors and an impressive lineup of local bands, including country artist Tom Jackson.

Florida Fine Cars to Oversee Car Show Awards

The classic and custom car show awards will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Florida Fine Cars’ booth at the corner of North Clematis Street and Flagler Drive. Florida Fine Cars is a family-owned used car dealership in business since 1993 with stores in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami.

Crowds enjoy last year’s Downtown Showdown in West Palm Beach.

“They were seeking an automotive sponsor and asked us to participate. It’s a great cause so we signed on right away,” Suid said. Florida Fine Cars will also have a display of some of its coolest cars for festival-goers to check out.

Car owners will compete for Best in Show, Best Engine, Best Paint and more. The first place winner will receive $500, second place, $300, and third place, $200.

Portier said the show is composed of about 75 carefully selected vehicles which will include classics, custom and stock.

Festival to Benefit Kids, Boy Scouts, Veterans

This year’s Downtown Showdown will offer a variety of kid-friendly activities.

Local anglers created the event three years ago in memory of Scott Terry, a pro fisherman and community activist from Vero Beach who was killed in a car accident in February 2014. Terry’s friends have said it was his dream to one day organize a fishing tournament so they did it in his memory and donate proceeds to causes that were dear to Terry’s heart.

Money raised at the event will go to Lauren’s Kids, a non-profit which helps educated adults and children about sexual abuse prevention; the Boy Scouts of America and U.S. veterans.

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Florida Fine Cars Supports Upcoming Youth Concert

WEST PALM BEACH — Florida Fine Cars is helping a popular youth choral group cover essential costs so children from all walks of life can participate.

When the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches take the stage on May 6th, 350 students will wow the audience at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts with an amazing repertoire of patriotic classics, folk songs and other favorites.

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Young Singers of the Palm Beaches at a dress rehearsal.

Six separate student choirs will take guests through a musical history lesson that includes a piece by the great Irving Berlin, a tribute to Judy Garland and catchy numbers from the Broadway hits “Hairspray” and “Hamilton.” There will even be an old-fashioned sing-a-long.

“It’s pretty powerful,” said Shawn Berry, the group’s founder and artistic director. “This concert is called an ‘American Tapestry.’  We gave it a broad range. It includes American composers of (many) American genres of music. I am proud of them.”

Florida Fine Cars learned about the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches through customers Gina and Roger Francis and have supported the music program ever since. The couple’s sixth grader Lauren, 12, has been a member of the group for three years. FFC Logo New Car

“Florida Fine Cars is proud to support this incredible music program which provides hundreds of students an amazing venue to perform and be part of a group,” said Florida Fine Cars marketing director Jamie Suid. “Kids today spend too much time on computers. This program taps into their talent and showcases their abilities in a way that builds confidence and character.”

 The financial support provided by businesses like Florida Fine Cars helps cover students’ tuition, costumes or anything else they need assistance with.

“We do a lot of fundraising and get ads to help pay the tuition of our students,” said Gina Francis.  “I reached out to Florida Fine Cars. Their support helps pay for anything the students need. It helps cut costs and makes sure anyone who can’t pay can participate.”

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Young Singers of the Palm Beaches perform at the Kravis Center.

Lauren has gained confidence and poise and improved her social skills performing on the stage of the Kravis Center, her mother said.

“It’s done amazing things. She is rubbing shoulders with people from all walks of life and all nationalities,” Gina Francis said.

Youth Choir Program Serves Children Throughout Palm Beach

The program serves students from Jupiter to West Boca Raton. Participants range from second graders to 12th graders and hail from more than 100 different Palm Beach County schools, including home schools. Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is sponsored by the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

For more information about the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, click here.

Students audition to be part of Young Singers, perform two major concerts a year and hold concerts at smaller venues, such as the Flagler Museum.

“The main thing they get out of it is the experience of coming together and singing and learning other skills that go along with singing – commitment and the ability to socialize with others,” Berry said.

Participants Learn Teamwork, Gain Confidence

Jene Rhoads of West Palm Beach couldn’t agree more. Her two young daughters Pavani, 8, and Annika, 11, joined the group 1 1/2 years ago and love it.

“This is the one time I find that things slow down and they focus on this very peaceful, joyful art of singing,” Rhoads said. “It’s very emotional. I think this is one way they will develop compassion.”

Rhoads grew up playing violin in a youth orchestra and wanted her daughters to experience what it’s like to be part of a structured, organized chorus instead of just singing in a church.

“They have a passion for singing and this group is very passionate abut singing,” she said. “I think they are so much better prepared because they’ve been part of this group and so much more confident.”

Tickets for the May 6th concert start at $15 and can be purchased at the Kravis Center box office or online.

Looking for a used car? Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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What Are the Traits of a Successful Car Salesman?

ffcmiamiinventorySelling used cars is all about sealing the deal but the success of sales personnel hinges on their followup and how it’s done. Consumers view the car-buying process as stressful, confusing and time-consuming. Making the purchase process quick, easy and painless is what the most successful car sellers do best.

The sales personnel at Florida Fine Cars do exactly that. The dealership’s top sellers for February and March are almost all repeat winners.FFC Logo New Car

Moe Eisa is consistently the top seller for the West Palm Beach store and is the company’s top-selling saleman overall. In February Eisa sold 31 used cars and in March he sold 44 used cars.

Jon Ansari was Hollywood’s top salesman for the same period, selling 17 used cars in February and 18 used cars in March. Jose Acosta was the Miami store’s stop seller in February with 20.5 used cars and Tyrone Thompson was Miami’s top seller in March with 30 used cars.

All four top-selling sales associates know that great customer service is what selling used cars successfully is all about.

Too much, too little or too late are all factors that tank sales and keep customers from coming back. High pressure, low pressure or a failure to return phonecalls can be dealbreakers. Finding a balance is the foundation of success.

3 Reasons Customers Come Back

Becoming a top-seller isn’t easy. It takes time, a dedicated work ethic and the ability to establish trust. It’s no surprise the best sales personnel are successful month-after-month: most follow a process to ensure customers come back or refer them to others. Here’s some best practices that keep customers smiling.

1.) Clearly Explain Value & Pricing

Customers want good value above all else and a sales associate who can clearly explain why a deal is great is going to make the sale.

According to AutoRemarketing, customers’ reasons to buy stem from transparency. A salesperson who is straightforward about price points, dealer benefits and added perks such as free loaners is more likely to get a customer to sign on the dotted line. It’s all about building trust.

Florida Fine Cars’ sales personnel work hard to make sure customers understand exactly what kind of car they are purchasing so car buyers are happy with the used car they take home.

Money Magazine notes that nearly three-fourths of consumers, or 72 percent, also want to complete their credit application and financing paperwork online. The reason is simple: they want to save time at the dealership and have less pressure filling out the paperwork. Progressive dealerships like Florida Fine Cars make this service available online with a simple mouse click.

2.) Follow Up in a Timely Manner

Calling customers back is key to sealing any deal and a customer who’s on the fence may just need a little time to think. The best personnel know how to follow up without harassing the customer. A car buyer likes to know their salesman has their best interests at heart but someone who relentlessly dogs a customer is likely to have a negative effect.

3.) Communicate by the Customer’s Preferred Method

If a car buyer wants you to stay in touch by email, then use email. Or if they prefer texting, text.

    • 60 percent of baby boomers prefer a phone call and 40 percent prefer email; Gen Xers and millennials are split 50/50 between email and phonecalls.

Honesty is the Best Policy

Today’s customers are more educated than ever because of the availability of third-party research tools such as Kelley Blue Book and Edmunds, which help take the uncertainty out of car shopping. Customers arrive ready to buy a car with knowledge about pricing, competition and Carfax Reports. Savvy dealers understand the Internet can easily expose shady practices.

Florida Fine Cars offers customers a free Carfax report with every used car on its website, and access to the Official Kelley Blue Book Guide to make price comparisons easy.

Shop Florida Fine Cars in West Palm Beach, Hollywood & Miami

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach just north of Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

Drive home your dream car today!

How to be Your Own Roadside Assistance Expert

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Always be prepared for roadside emergencies.

It’s better to be prepared than to wish you were prepared. Accidents can happen quickly and you don’t want to become a statistic because you didn’t take proper precautions ahead of time. Always be prepared for the worst and hope for the best.

Are You Prepared For An On-the-Road Emergency?

Stock up on these 9 essential emergency items so you’re ready when trouble strikes:

1.) Flashlight. A quality flashlight with an LED light and extra batteries could be a lifesaver if your car breaks down or the battery goes dead. Being able to see is essential when you’re trying to figure out what’s wrong. If night has fallen, you need light to check under the hood, examine tires or look at the chassis. A flashlight could also be used to alert passersby of your emergency or illuminate your vehicle.

2.) Flare kit. A flare kit takes safety a step further by providing the means to create a well-lit safety zone so your disabled vehicle isn’t hit by passing motorists. Flare kits are affordable and easy-to-store. Modern-day flares are equipped with self-igniters so you don’t need matches or a lighter.

3.) Jumper cables. Without a pair you could be stuck waiting for professional roadside assistance when all you might need is a power boost from another vehicle. Jumper cables give you the ability to get your car running so you can drive it to an auto repair shop where car experts can test your battery and determine if it needs to be replaced.

4.) Air compressor. You never know when you’ll get a flat tire and being able to inflate it yourself can save time and money. And there’s nothing worse than pulling out your spare tire in an emergency only to discover it’s flat.

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An air compressor can be a lifesaver in a flat tire emergency. Check your spare tire to make sure it’s properly inflated. Air compressors are also great for touching up the air levels in your car tires so they don’t go flat.

5.) Tire gauge. You need one to determine if you added too much air to your tires or if the air level is too low. Air pumps at gas stations don’t always have working tire gauges so it’s smart to carry one of your own. They’re tiny enough to store in the glovebox.

6.) Emergency tire sealant. This tire in a can will enable you to get to a gas station or the next town easily rather than being stuck beside the road with a flat tire.

7.) Tire jack. Used cars don’t always come with one handed down from the previous owner, so make sure you have one.  If your tire goes flat, you can’t remove it without a jack to lift up the car.

8.) First Aid Kit. Be prepared. It’s the motto of the Boy Scouts for good reason. Carrying a first aid kit on the road is smart because medical help could be miles away and time could be of the essence. Gauze, bandages and other medical supplies could mitigate an emergency until professional help arrives.

9.) Tarp. A multi-purpose tarp can provide shelter in the rain, protect cargo, or provide somewhere dry to sit on while you wait for roadside assistance. Tarps can provide shade or be used as a hammock or a tent.

Safety Kits Make Good Sense

FFC Logo New CarBeing safe on the road is all about being prepared, knowing who to call and what to do, and having the correct supplies available when you need them. Start out the New Year right and customize a roadside emergency kit so you’re ready for anything. Make a shopping list and then visit your local auto supply store. Hope for the best but be ready for the worst. Your life could depend on it.

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Looking for a used car? Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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Why the Nissan Altima is so Alluring

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2014 Florida Fine Cars Nissan Altima

Florida Fine Cars top-selling brands are a mix of tried and true, with the Nissan Altima and the Honda Accord topping the list of the family-owned dealer’s best sellers.

Both makes are known for their reliability, practicality and affordable prices. That they are so popular is not surprising.

According to the auto data collection site GoodCarBadCar.net, the top five selling makes and models for 2016 in the United States include both the Accord and the Altima.

Here’s the list:

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2014 Nissan Altima

  1. Toyota Camry
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Honda Civic
  4. Nissan Altima
  5. Honda Accord

Florida Fine Cars Hollywood sales manager Elias Contreras said car buyers love the Altima for its sleek, modern look, fuel economy and incredible price.

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Florida Fine Cars Hollywood Sales Manager Elias Contreras

“The shape of the car, the size and the roominess of the car, the gas efficiency are all things that appeal,” he said. “It’s really the look of the car.”

Contreras wasn’t surprised to find Honda and Toyota on the list of five top sellers. They’re always there because they are so well made and so reliable, he noted.

But the Altima earned its top rating because of its sexy look, he said.

“Because of the body on it people love it. It has more of a modern look. And it has great gas efficiency. It gets about 30 miles per gallon,” Contreras said. “Everybody likes it.”

It’s also an easy sell because of its price, he added.

Top Five List Includes Toyota, Honda and Nissan

Car buyers love all five of these top ranked vehicles because of their reasonable prices and incredible economy. They are all available at Florida Fine Cars for thousands less than retail with many models to choose from.FFC Logo New Car

Florida Fine Cars used car inventory includes:

  • More than 50 used Camry models ranging in price from $9,599 for a 2013 Camry with 75,125 miles to $17,499 for a 2015 Camry with 25,797 miles
  • Nearly 20 used Toyota Corolla models ranging in price from $6,999 for a 2010 with 117,407 miles to $13,499 for a 2016 with 24,016 miles
  • Nearly 30 used Honda Civic models ranging in price from $7,499 for a 2009 with 120,903 miles to $17,999 for a 2016 with 18,695 miles
  • Nearly 50 used Altima models ranging in price from $7,500 for a 2010 with 96,089 miles to $17,799 for a 2016 with 10,542 miles
  • More than 75 used Honda Accord models ranging in price from $2,599 for a 2002 with 158,459 miles to $22,499 for a 2016 with 20,373 miles

Do Your Homework Before You Buy

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2014 Florida Fine Cars Honda Accord

So how do you decide which of these popular cars to purchase?

The best way to prepare is to do your homework. Research the cars you like on automotive information sites like KBB.com or Edmunds.com. You can read expert reviews as well as customer reviews on individual makes and models. Then stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. Florida Fine Cars provides a free Carfax Report with every vehicle it sells, so read that carefully as well. Remember, Florida Fine Cars never charges a Dealer Fee and doesn’t negotiate price.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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Why You Should Own a Used Maserati!

Looking for a sexy, Italian head-turner with lots of power? Then a gorgeous, high-performance Maserati may be the right car for you.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars today and check out our inventory of used Maserati models!

So what is it about a Maserati? The refined elegance? The stunningly gorgeous presentation? Or the purring sound of high-performance and the knowledge that you can stop traffic when you step on the gas.

Owners Love Their Maseratis

People who own Maseratis can’t stop talking about them!

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“Everybody I know loves its looks, at car shows it draws people to it,” wrote one happy Maserati owner, on Autoblog.com.

“It’s a steal for 400hp with twin turbo, Ferrari built V6 engine…. Head turning Italian styling with 5 seats. Cabin looks solid and pretty quiet for sports car,” wrote another Maserati owner. “Turn on it’s SPORT MODE button and loud Italian muffler sound comes. It’s fun to drive, a beautiful car.”

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Maserati means attention!

Looking to make a statement? The Ghibli’s dual exhaust outlets make a roaring racket and the Ferrari-built, turbo-charged V6 engine is plenty powerful, too.

Dare to be different: Maserati brings some Italian flair to a market typically dominated by German cars.

The Ghibli – named for an African desert wind – has flash appeal — drivers love the car because it’s fun to drive and it gets a lot of attention. Read on to see what Maserati lovers say they like best about their cool cars!

NewFCCLogoSpeed and luxury are what this beauty is all about. Between the fine lines and fierce curves displayed from all interior and exterior angles this car is set up to separate itself from the BMW’s, Jags, Mercedes and the rest of the 4-door line up,” wrote another Maserati owner.

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2014 Maserati Ghibli

“This car drives like a dream, handles the road and brakes superbly. Touch screen system easy to use and the GPS system better than our prior Mercedes by far,” another happy owner wrote.

Maseratis are Affordably Priced!

Stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. We have a large selection of Maserati models incredibly priced.  Find out for yourself how incredibly affordable these amazing cars can be!

For example, a 2014 white Maserati Ghibli with 24,997 miles is only $41,999. Equipped with a an all leather interior, satellite radio, keyless start, and a backup camera, this beaMaserati-logoutiful car is a dream come true.

Or how about a 2014 white Maserati Ghibli with 17,830 miles for $43,999?

Remember, Florida Fine Cars never charges a dealer fee and doesn’t negotiate price. The price on the car is the price you pay, taking the stress and uncertainty out of buying a used car.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars today and take home an Italian Maserati Ghibli. You’ll be the talk of the town!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami.

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Looking for the Best Used Car Shopping Advice Around?

So you’re buying a used car and it’s time to seal the deal. The car looks great and the mileage is relatively low. But the factory warranty expires in about 2,500 miles and you have to decide whether to purchase a vehicle service contract to extend coverage.

What to do?

Florida Fine Cars Finance Manager Bruce Sutton, a car guru with years in the business, sheds some light on risk and how to reduce it.

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Florida Fine Cars Finance manager Bruce Sutton

Service Contracts are Lifesavers

His advice? Get the service contract.

“When you buy a vehicle service contract, it outlines everything that it covers,” Sutton explained. “A vehicle service contract extends your bumper-to-bumper coverage.”

Many vehicle service contracts also provide towing, roadside assistance and trip interruption reimbursement, services that can be invaluable if you break down and have to wait on repairs.

  1. If you’re buying a used car, it’s important to remember it’s USED. No matter how nice, things can happen.
  2. Florida’s heat is brutally damaging to rubber and plastic components.
  3. A car’s air conditioner runs almost every time the car is running. It’s very pricey to replace.

Remember, a major repair can cost thousands of dollars. With a vehicle service agreement, you’re covered. Don’t stay up nights worrying about “what-ifs.”

A vehicle service contract lets you drive off the car lot with added peace of mind. If something goes wrong, help is just a phonecall away.

NewFCCLogo“We work with multiple warranty companies. We help our customers choose the one that will give them the best value for their dollar.” Sutton said.

Service Contracts Add Years of Protection

Most new cars come with a three-year/36,000 bumper-to-bumper warranty. But once you hit 36,001 miles, or three years and a day, you are on your own. Unless you buy protection.

vehiclecontracts“When you buy a vehicle service contract it outlines everything it covers,” Sutton explained. “The purpose is to extend your bumper-to-bumper coverage.”

Truth is, many car owners trade in their vehicles because the factory warranty has expired and they don’t want to worry about repairs.

Buying a used car with a vehicle service contract is a win-win situation: You save on depreciation of the vehicle and protect yourself from potentially pricey repairs, should they occur.

Remember, new car values drop an estimated 30 percent in the first year. According to Edmunds.com, a car loses less than that in years two, three and four combined. That means a car buyer who purchases a car in its second year and owns it for three years saves a ton of cash, Edmunds.com notes. Which means buying used is SMART!

And if that customer protects the used car with a vehicle service contract, there’s little left to worry about.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. Then drive home the car of your dreams and protect it with a vehicle service contract.

We’re just around the corner, in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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Find Out Why a Used Porsche is the Right Ride!

It’s sleek, sexy and gorgeously roomy for a sedan. The Porsche Panamera exudes class, style and sophistication and drives with the high-quality performance associated with German automotive engineering.

Car buffs who love the power of Porsche sports cars but seek the interior space of a sedan will find the perfect combination in the Panamera.NewFCCLogo

And now you can own one for thousands less than retail by shopping for your next dream car at Florida Fine Cars, a family-owned used car dealer with stores in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami. Buying a quality used car has never been so easy.

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Florida Fine Cars 2011 Porsche Panamera 4S

Known for its handling, refinement, high quality engine and breathtaking cabin quality, the Panamera isn’t a car to be overlooked.

Florida Fine Cars offers a variety of quality used Porsche Panamera models ranging in price from $41,999 for a 2012 Porsche Panamera to $56,295 for a 2014 Porsche Panamera Hybrid.  These gorgeous luxury models are all priced thousands below the market average.

Porsche Offers Style and Performance

Says Kelley Blue Book: “The Panamera’s sophisticated suspension easily dispatches anything the pavement serves up, the brakes set the standard for stopping performance, and the sum is an ease of use that makes ordinary drivers feel like heroes.”

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The luxurious interior of a Florida Fine Cars Porsche Panamera

What else makes the Panamera such a standout? According to Edmunds.com, many things:

“It has the feature content, interior quality and price tag of a flagship luxury sedan, yet it has only four seats and the hatchback body style of a hatchback,” Edmunds.com notes. “It has the interior design and performance soul of a 911, and the exterior styling of one that went on a binge diet of Baconators. The Panamera really is like nothing else on the road, and that just makes it all the more special.”

Climb inside and smell the leather. The beautifully-crafted seats are supportive, highly adjustable and include heating and ventilation. The design is elegant, made of first-class materials and extreme quality. The interior has plenty of space.

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Florida Fine Cars Porsche Panamera

“It’s surprisingly roomy, with ample leg- and headroom in all four seating positions, even in the standard-wheelbase version. Your six-foot-two author had no trouble fitting in the back when the driver’s seat was set to his preferences.” — Car and Driver (2014)

“There’s ample legroom for tall rear passengers even in the standard-wheelbase models, while the Executive’s stretched wheelbase enables crossed-leg cruising.” — Edmunds (2015)

Here’s some quick Panamera facts from Edmunds.com:

  1. The base rear-wheel drive Panamera and the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4 are powered by a V-6 engine
  2. Both models include 18-inch wheels, automatic bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, front & rear parking sensors, power-folding and auto-dimming mirrors, automatic wipers, cruise control, a sunroof and powerliftgate
  3. Standard features include a navigation system, a 7-inch central touchscreen, smartphone app integration, Bluetooth connectivity, 11-speaker sound system with satellite and HD radios & a media player interface

Kelley Blue Book praises the 2014 Porsche Panamera with these words:

“If you need a sedan but crave the performance of an exotic coupe, the Porsche Panamera for 2014 is calling your name. Sure, there are numerous high-performance luxury 4-door sedans, but none can rival the Panamera’s one-off good looks, unique cabin configuration or diverse model range,” Kelley Blue Book states.

How to Drive Like a Pro

What’s more, you can drive your Florida Fine Cars used Porsche Panamera up to Atlanta and visit Porsche’s $100 million “Experience Center” where you can take it for a spin on Porsche’s 1.6-mile test track. A visit to Porsche’s incredible 27-acre Porsche complex will give you an even greater appreciation for your sports car’s performance capabilities. By putting your Panamera through its paces on a 6-station handling circuit with hairpin turns and other feature, you’ll appreciate the Panamera’s handling even more.

Visit Florida Fine Cars today and drive home your dream!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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How to Be A Successful Car Salesman!

When it comes to selling used cars, persistence, hard work and great customer service are why some sales personnel at Florida Fine Cars are the company’s top sellers month after month after month.

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West Palm Beach sales associate Moe Eisa

Moe Eisa is consistently the top seller at Florida Fine Cars, at the West Palm Beach store and also companywide.  He retained the slot as top seller for both December 2016 and January 2017, selling 30.5 used cars in December and 27 used cars in January.NewFCCLogo

Eisa, who is modest about his salesmanship, attributes his success to hard work, a lot of referrals and incredible customer service. He is always busy!

Customer Reviews Reflect Great Customer Service

Lavish praise on the consumer review site “Yelp” says it all:

“Florida Fine Cars helped me out through a hard time in picking a new vehicle with my new career. The great managers Winslow & Moe took time out three days to personally help me. Thank you very much Florida Fine Cars! I’ll recommend you to everyone I know!” the review stated.

“DealerRater,” another popular customer review site, is also peppered with 5-star reviews about Florida Fine Cars. Recently, DealerRater recognized Florida Fine Cars with a Consumer Satisfaction Award for its high level of customer service.2016DRCustomerSatisfactionAward (1)

Hollywood’s Adrian Alejo was his store’s top seller for both months, selling 15.5 used cars in December and 15 used cars in January. Although new to the car business, he has learned fast.

Wrote one customer who rated Alejo “five stars” in DealerRater, “Adrian is our salesman. He is very nice and very professional to deal with. I also highly recommend the Hollywood branch of Florida Fine Cars.”

Alejo only began selling used cars last summer after another sales associate convinced him to try his hand at car sales. Alejo met sales associate John Ansari in a kosher supermarket in Aventura where Alejo was stocking shelves and doing inventory. Ansari saw potential in Alejo’s customer service skills and helped him get a job selling cars at Florida Fine Cars.

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Hollywood sales associate Adrian Alejo

“You have to sell yourself. You don’t sell the cars become the customer’s best friend, become their advisor. I just help them find the right one and give them my opinion on which one is better for them, which one will work better,”  Alejo said. “I enjoy it, becoming their friend. It’s all about building trust.”

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Miami sales associate Tyrone Thompson

In Miami, Tyrone Thompson was the store’s top seller for January, with the sale of 17 used cars; sales associate Amiee Miller was Miami’s top seller for December with the sale of 19 used cars.

Treat Customers Like Family

Thompson said he treats customers the way he would want to be treated.  And it works. His main focus?

“Listening to the customer and helping them the best I can,” Thompson said.”It’s all about not ignoring the customer before and after the sale. Following up and making sure you are answering questions. People just don’t want to feel like they are getting cheated. The main thing with customers is killing them with kindness and showing them love.”

Miller reached her numbers by reporting to work early, checking back with previous customers and always following up.

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Miami sales associate Amiee Miller

“I often work six or seven days a week,” Miller said. “I don’t sell root canals. I sell cars and I like what I do.”

Customers rave about Miller’s great service on DealerRater:

“Aimee is the true definition of super woman, also very honest. She’s very quick but very patient at the same time which is impossible for me. She gave me the best advice I could get and I’m glad I did. Thanks, Aimee.

Wrote another customer: “Thank you Florida Fine Cars and a special thank you to Amiee. She helped me get into the car I really wanted and love! She’s great when it comes to her job. She made sure I left the car lot smiling. Thank you Amiee once again!”

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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6 Helpful Tips for an Awesome Car Buying Experience

Buying a used car used to be tricky business, but with so much information available to car buyers these days, it’s not the stressful experience it used to be. Florida Fine Cars makes NewFCCLogoused car buying easy with a transparent buying process that takes the mystery out of the sale.  Customers can view the cars they’re interested in online and research their history at the same time. Before a customer ever steps into a dealership, they can have a good sense of exactly which cars they want to check out.

The following tips will help narrow your search:

1.) Have a Budget and Stick to It

Knowing what you can afford to spend is key to a successful car buying experience. Customers who select cars that are priced too high for their budget are in for trouble. Determine beforehand how much you can afford to spend each month and shop accordingly. The cost of a used car is more than just the payment. Car buyers have to

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Quality used cars outside a Florida Fine Cars dealership

budget for tax, title, registration and insurance for any vehicle they purchase. It’s important to get the right ride at the right price, even if you have to give up some bells and whistles.

2.) Choose a Make and Model that Suits Your Budget and Lifestyle

Where will you be driving your car and what will it be used for? Do you work in construction and need a work truck that will get banged up and battered on the job? Or are you a commuter who drives long distances every day and needs a reliable ride with excellent gas mileage? Or maybe you’re a retiree who’s finally going to buy that sports car you’ve been dreaming of for years. It’s important to know what you need and how you will use the vehicle before deciding on which ride to pursue.

3.) Do Your Homework

Once you figure out what type of car you’re interested in, research the vehicle online at www.KBB.com or www.Edmunds.com to review the vehicle’s safety and performance ratings. Find out if any problems have been reported and what the vehicle’s strong points are. Do reviewers have good things to say about this car? Does it get good gas mileage? kbblogoHave reviewers noted troublesome blind spots? How did it rate in crash tests? Before you sign on the dotted line, know as much as possible about what you are buying. The best way to do that is read, read, read. Florida Fine Cars’ website includes a KBB feature that allows customers to quickly compare Florida Fine Cars’ prices to the Kelley Blue Book®Fair Market Range using the Kelley Blue Book® Price Advisor directly on the Florida Fine Cars website.

4.) Check the Vehicle’s History

Once you’ve decided on the make and model and you’ve found a car that looks good, your work’s still not done. Now you have to research the vehicle’s history. Florida Fine Cars makes this easy for customers by offering a free Carfax Report with every used car for sale on its website. Simply click on the Carfax logo to access a report. A car that’s been repaired to manufacturer’s standards can be a great deal. Customers can also have a mechanic check out a car before buying it.

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Florida Fine Cars offers a huge selection of quality used BMW models.

5.) Test Drive the Car

Now it’s time to get behind the wheel and take the car for a spin. How do you feel sitting in the drivers seat? Can you reach the pedals comfortably? Is there adequate leg room? Does the interior feel cramped or is it roomy? Is the cabin noisy on the highway or it is quiet? Does the car have custom wheels that will be expensive to replace? Turn the lights on and off, run the windows down and check out the brakes. Test driving the car is your time to decide if you like how the car handles.

6.) Consider Additional Protection

Many vehicles will still have a portion of the manufacturer’s full warranty remaining. Others will have exceeded the mileage and/or time limitation. While not absolutely necessary, extending the factory warranty coverage can offer significant peace of mind for those future miles yet to be driven.

Vehicles are made up of thousands of moving parts and it’s only a matter of time that some will fail. Even with keeping up recommended maintenance, an issue can still occur that could set you back thousands of dollars unexpectedly. Having the extra coverage will help during any surprises in the future. 

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Florida Fine Cars sales personnel offer top notch customer service!

Florida Fine Cars Offers a Huge Selection of Easy-to-Research Quality Used Cars

Buying a used car is easy at Florida Fine Cars, with a website that makes it easy to find the perfect used car and check its history with the click of a mouse. Find your dream car at Florida Fine Cars and drive it home today. Buying a used car has never been easier.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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