2016 Nissan Maxima Sport Sedan
Since its original debut 1970 as the “Datsun 810,” the Nissan Maxima then continued forward to 1980 where it was introduced for the first time as the sporty Maxima sedan. Nissan’s largest sedan, still classified as mid-size, is officially up for its re-design and the approach that will be taken for the 2016 Nissan Maxima leans towards the sport sedan look. Read the rest of this entry »
Jeep Jamboree Fast Fact Re-Cap
Our 23rd annual Jeep Jamboree was hosted in at the Flint Hills Jeep Club on October 12th and wow, was it a blast! Not only did we have a ton of Jeep enthusiasts from all-around Northeast Kansas, but we a great turnout for spectators as well. In order to give you the very-best re-cap, we’ve drilled down our event into 3 ultimate fast facts, so without further adieu here is our Jeep Jamboree fast fact re-cap: Read the rest of this entry »
Top 5 compact cars
Compact cars are extremely popular among drivers these days in the Manhattan Lawrence KS area because they are affordable, easy to drive and also get incredible fuel economy. There are a number of compact cars at Briggs Auto, as we are one of the few dealerships in the Manhattan Lawrence KS area with such a wide selection as we have.
Another reason buyers are now trending toward purchasing smaller, compact cars is because they have become far more luxurious than in prior years, and most compact cars now come with any and all of the same features that your traditional sedan will feature, including multiple airbags, a strong, supportive chassis and even an available infotainment system. Read the rest of this entry »
Easy adult Halloween costumes
It’s that time of year again… time to bust out the old time-honored tradition of dressing up and pretending to be someone you’re not for an evening. Whether you do this with a group of friends, with your children, with a significant other, or even just by yourself, it’s fun to escape the mundane routine of everyday life. That’s why we welcome Halloween around here at Briggs Auto Center; it’s a way to escape reality for a night.
While you may not like to think so, your Halloween costume can really set the tone for the rest of the year. Sure, maybe we’re being a little dramatic here, but there’s nothing worse than going to a Halloween party where no one either gets or appreciates your costume. We wanted to give you a little jump start on your costume ideas so you aren’t struggling on October 29 running around thrift shops piecing together an outfit.
Here are some easy adult Halloween costumes that will at least hopefully spark some sort of ideas! Read the rest of this entry »
Best car sound systems
Although on the surface, your car may seem like just a way to get you from point A to point B. However, we know that you spend some of the most intimate moments of your day in your car: your commute to work in the morning, taking your kids to football practice, making memories on family road trips.
When you think about it that way, your vehicle is like another member of your family. When you spend so many valuable moments in your vehicle, it helps to fully enjoy your mode of transportation. One way to further improve your moments with your automobile is by having a great audio system. Read the rest of this entry »
Jeep Wrangler Redesign Debut 2016
Following the roots of the Jeep Wrangler, you will find that it dates all the way back to World War II and see that it has for the most part retained its design and overall body frame. Of course through the years it has seen a number of redesigns but still identifies with its ancestors. Recently, not much has changed about the Wrangler, at least since 1997 that is, but Allpar has started talking about the Jeep Wrangler redesign debut in 2016 and a few of the details that Jeep enthusiasts will be able to expect. Read the rest of this entry »
How Efficient Are Stop-Start Engines
More and more new cars and SUVs are continuing to add stop/start technology, it poses the question of, is this just another cool new gadget to pay for and how efficient are stop-start engines? Read the rest of this entry »
Haunted Houses and Corn Mazes Near Topeka KS
Lately horror movies have taken a turn towards the paranormal, but there still are some good old fashioned gory movies out there. Not like the old days, where the masks the characters wore were so bad that it was scarier than the actual movie. But now, will Halloween in just a few weeks, it’s time for a good old fashioned scare. If you’re looking for a list of haunted houses and corn mazes near Topeka, Kansas, we’ve have a pretty good collection started here. Read the rest of this entry »
5 Best Off-Road SUVs
More often than not, most of us spend more time driving on pavement than on dirt trails, after all this is the 21st century and we need an organized road and highway system. Still, if you’re looking for a vehicle that can actually handle off-road terrain, but one that just kind of fumbles along through a mud puddle without getting stuff, but one that has some actual trail cred, then why not consider our 5 best off-road SUVs (Yes, we decided that trail cred, is the off-road version of street credibility.) Read the rest of this entry »
Breast Cancer Awareness Manhattan KS
The power behind the pink ribbon is riveting and empowering for men, women, and children all across the world. This symbol doesn’t hide from the fear, but propels hope for the future. In honor of, and to help support breast cancer awareness in Manhattan, KS we are excited to be hosting the 23rd Annual Jeep Jamboree. Read the rest of this entry »