First Responder Challenge

Quirk Chevrolet is a proud sponsor of the 3rd Annual BFit First Responder Challenge which invites first responders and civilians to climb in TD Garden to benefit the families of fallen First Responders. The proceeds raised will benefit The 100 Club of Massachusetts, a charity that supports the families of law enforcement officers and firefighters who are killed in the line of duty. When & Where? – TD Garden Boston, Massachusetts – January 27, 2019 – 9:00am-1:00pm Don’t Miss It! – 3rd Annual – 700 Participants – 3,000 Attendees – Choose Your Own Course Level – Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced – Winners will ….

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Preventing And Recovering From A Skid

Winter weather has been upon us for a couple of months now, but luckily we haven’t been through too many harsh storms. One of the biggest hazards with winter driving is the risk of skidding out of control, but there are a few precautions to take in order to prevent a skid along with steps to recover from one. Preventing A Skid The best way to avoid a skid is to drive safely at all times especially when conditions aren’t ideal. When the sun is shining and the pavement is dry, risk of spinning into a skid is low, but ….

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Winter Car Hacks

With winter very much upon us, some of us have started to run into issues with frost and frozen parts. But, not all is lost in the frozen tundra we call home. From frozen door locks to getting stuck, we have the tips and tricks to help you out. So, get ready and take some notes so you don’t get into chilly situation. Door Locks So, you’re walking out to your car in the morning, it is freezing cold out and the ground is super icy and you almost fall. But, you finally make it your car and you go ….

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2019 Chevy Blazer

Over the years we have seen Blazer name plate on a variety of vehicles, from the original square body K5 Blazer, to the S10 Blazer, and for the 2019 Model year, we have another Blazer. But, does the new Blazer live up to the hype that the prior models have given us? Trim Levels So let’s start with the basics and talk about trim levels and what the include. The trim levels are L, Blazer 2.5L, Blazer 3.6L (Cloth and Leather), RS, and Premier. So what does everything mean and include. L Trim Level Although the L trim level is ….

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Corvette ZR1

With powerhouses like the Demon and Hellcat, Chevy has been promising for years a mid engine Corvette, but have they been hiding something under that mid-engine hooplah. The answer to that is yes and no. Although the ZR1 nameplate is not something new, the power output is something new. History So to truly understand the raw power of the Corvette ZR1, we need to know a little on the past. The first time we saw the ZR1 nameplate was in the 1970 C3 Corvette. The ZR1 was an engine option added on to the already powerful LT-1 Motor. THe package ….

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New Years Resolutions For Your Car

It’s a new year, and chances are by the first weekend you have already broken your resolutions. It’s ok, I’m not here to judge, because if you’re anything like me you know yourself too well, and are likely to not bother with a New Years Resolution. However, I did make a list of things that I wanted to be more careful with when it comes to my car. Now, to set the scene, I drive an older Jeep with a few miles, but these points will work for even a brand new vehicle. Check Up Every year we make a ….

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2019 MotorTrend Truck Of The Year

Each year, Motor Trend combs through every new car and picks out the best of the best. This year, the good people at Motor trend awarded the 2019 Ram 1500 the Motor Trend Truck of the Year. This is a big award for a vehicle to be awarded as for the last 40 years, the Ford F-150 has been the best selling truck in the US Market, but the Ram 1500 still won. So What Makes The Ram 1500 Great The 2019 model year brought the market a facelifted version of the Ram 1500 . This new facelift not only ….

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Keeping Salt Off Of A Car

With the salt and snow on the road once again, the morning commute often involves checking the weather the night before to see how long it will take. But one thing that you don’t always check is the amount of time left until your car is taken by the deadly grips of oxidation caused by salt. It is not all bad, we do have a few tips and tricks to keep your car not only clean, but help prevent oxidation. Serious Protection Now there are a few steps you can take on the more extreme end of the spectrum. The ….

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2018 Cars In Review

With the end of the year in sight, and every website giving a year in review, we figured we would jump on the bandwagon. Over the last year, we have reviewed and drove some amazing cars, but what were our top 5 cars of 2018? Number 5: Mazda CX-5 Although we did not do a review on this vehicle, I did have to use one as a rental car for work and I must say I was impressed. Even being a smaller crossover, the leg room and inside storage was immense. And the exterior styling was on point! The biggest ….

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The Peril of Parallel Parking

Buying a new car is one of the most expensive and rewarding purchases you will ever make. With buying a new car comes many joyous moments but a few moments that will break your heart. Curbage My first heartbreak with my new vehicle was not even my fault, but at the hands of a granite curb and a sibling borrowing my new car. One downside to parallel parking is the balancing act of watching oncoming traffic, the back of the car, the front of the car, surrounding cars, and looking like you know what you are doing to passerbys. Unfortunately, ….

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