Chevrolet takes the Redline to the next level

Earlier this month at the Chicago Auto Show, Chevrolet announced the Redline special edition trim series across nine of its cars, trucks, and crossovers! Redline first made an appearance as a concept back in 2015 at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) in Las Vegas and has since become a reality!

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All models in the Redline series come equipped with unique accent packages: black wheels featuring red lines, black-out grilles, black badges and black Chevy bowtie logos. Depending on the vehicle, individual models will start to differ based on customers’ preferences.

Redline trims will be available to order on the 2017 Cruze Sedan, 2017 Cruze Hatch, 2017 Colorado, 2017 Camaro, 2017 Colorado, 2017 Silverado 1500, 2018 Malibu, 2018 Trax, 2018 Equinox, and 2018 Traverse.

“Our special edition lineup has been popular with customers and dealers, alike” said Chevrolet’s U.S. vice president Brian Sweeney. “Since the introduction of special editions on vehicles the like Silverado and Camaro, vehicle average transaction prices have increased, time to turn has decreased, and conquest rates have risen, which has contributed to making Chevrolet the fastest-growing brand in the industry two years in a row.”

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We are excited to say that the Silverado Redlines are now available for purchase however the rest of the models aren’t available just yet! Learn more about the individual models and when they become available.

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Source: Chevrolet Press Room

Introducing the all new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Earlier this month, Chevrolet unveiled the 2018 Traverse.  It is inspired by it’s full sized SUVs, and remains a true eight-passenger, three-row family crossover. Designed for all ages and lifestyles, the all new Traverse will keep passengers safe, comfortable and connected.

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Stay organized and store more items discreetly throughout the vehicle with it’s improved storage ease and versatility.

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Whether you have packed the whole family in, or are stowing away larger items, you can take advantage of the spacious third row seating and large cargo space! This SUV has the capability of a maximum cargo room of 98.5 cubic feet (2,789 liters)!

“The all-new Traverse offers the ultimate in style and convenience for the segment, with the versatility customers need and a thoughtful, spacious design they’ll love,” said Alan Batey, president of GM North America and brand chief, Global Chevrolet. “It’s the midsize SUV designed to help keep you safe, comfortable and connected.”

Encourage a better driving habit with the standard Teen Driver feature. It is designed for parents to set controls and review performance even when they can’t be in the vehicle with them! In addition to this feature, the Traverse will also offer a suite of advanced safety technologies: low and full-speed forward automatic braking, forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection and braking, low and high-speed automatic braking, lane departure warning with lane keep assist and a rear-seat reminder for the driver to check the back seat for a possible child or pet before exiting the vehicle and more!

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Although the Traverse will be similar in size to the Tahoe, it will not be equipped with the same towing capabilities.  Instead, the Traverse will serve better at hauling your friends and family around safely and comfortably on road trips.

The all new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will not be available for purchase until later this year (Fall 2017). Sign up today for the latest information about this stunning new SUV!

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Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
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Bel Air, MD 21014
410-879-2544

Source: Chevrolet Press Room

2017 Chevrolet Special Edition SUVs

Chevrolet recently announced the highly anticipated arrival of their latest special edition SUVs! The 2017 Equinox Midnight & Sport Editions, Traverse Graphite Edition, and the Tahoe & Suburban Midnight Editions are the newest additions to a growing portfolio of special edition vehicles from Chevy.

“Special Editions give consumers an opportunity to buy something outside of the mainstream trim designation . . . spend a little more for a unique model, one that often provides a higher resale value when it’s time to sell or trade the vehicle for their next purchase.” – Karl Brauer, Senior Director of Automotive Industry Insights, Kelly Blue Book

2017 Chevrolet Equinox Midnight & Sport Editions

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The 2017 Chevy Equinox features premium accents, wheel designs, and the latest in available safety features. Drivers can also enjoy the new standard features of a color touchscreen radio and rear-vision camera. The 2017 Equinox Midnight Edition is offered in Mosaic Black Metallic and the Sport Edition is offered in Summit White. Other features include:

black grille & Chevrolet bowties | black 18-inch aluminum wheels | jet black perforated leather-appointed seats | driver memory settings for front seats & side mirrors | black mirror caps & roof rack crossbars

2017 Chevrolet Traverse Graphite Edition

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The 2017 Chevy Traverse is the perfect crossover SUV for those seeking a roomy interior and the latest in advanced vehicle safety technology. With seating for up to 8 passengers, the Traverse offers more cargo-carrying capacity than any other vehicle in its segment. The 2017 Traverse Graphite Edition comes in Mosaic Black Metallic, Tungsten Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, and Iridescent Pearl Tricoat exterior colors and offers the following features:

20-inch Dark Charcoal wheels | dual exhaust | black Chevrolet bowties | integrated assist step

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban Midnight Editions

Both the Tahoe and Suburban Midnight Editions come in the Z71 Midnight package and the LT Midnight package

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The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban models come updated with features such as Teen Driver, enhanced aerodynamics, Chevrolet MyLink, and rear seat reminder customization. New features include low speed forward automatic braking. Both the Tahoe and Suburban offer the following features:

off-road tuned suspension | off-road tires | off-road tubular assist steps | tow hooks | hill descent control | high capacity air cleaner | Z71 badging | 18″ black painted Z71 wheels | roof rack cross rails | black grille insert | black Chevrolet bowties

“The Midnight Editions allow us to further deliver on the premium expectation that our customers already have for these class-leading full-size SUVs.” – Mike Weidman, Marketing & Advertising Manager, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe

The 2017 Equinox and Traverse Special Editions are currently available, while the Tahoe and Suburban models are arriving in showrooms later this year.

Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
1230 Belair Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
410-879-2544

Source: Chevrolet Press Room – Equinox & Traverse | Chevrolet Press Room – Tahoe & Suburban | Bob Bell of Bel Air

Introducing the All-New 2016 Malibu!

Dramatic design, impressive safety, exceptional efficiency, and seamless connectivity – it’s no wonder the all-new 2016 Malibu is changing the perception of what a midsize car can be. You’ll get used to all of the attention.

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Malibu offers the perfect blend of form and function with its dramatic styling, and agile stance. This surprisingly sporty ride is one of the lightest vehicles in its class! Its head-turning style is coupled with exceptional efficiency. A 1.8L hybrid engine offers 48 MPG city, and with hybrid-exclusive features like the Driver Efficiency Gauge — which provides feedback on how your driving habits affect fuel economy— Malibu Hybrid can help you get the most out of every gallon.

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With an intuitive and customizable Chevrolet MyLink display with support for Apple CarPlayTM and Android Auto and an available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® connection, Malibu helps keep you connected to the entertainment you love and the information you need.

Take a look at our inventory and different trims and click here.

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Bel Air, MD 21014
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Chevy Summer Bonus Tag Sale Ends Soon

2015-chevrolet-bb-landing-masthead-july-phase2-1280x551Visit us. Find your Tag.  Choose your Deal.  It’s as easy as that!

Right now, until July 31, we are adding a Chevy Summer Bonus Tag to select vehicles in our inventory.  Choose from: 0% APR Financing or Additional $1,000 Purchase Cash or an additional $500 Lease Bonus Cash on select vehicles.

So stop by and find your tag before the deal end.

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GM Thanks Customers For 500 Million Rides in GM-Branded Vehicles

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General Motors has announced the assembly of the 500 millionth GM-branded vehicle. This colossal achievement puts the GM brand miles ahead of any other automaker.

In recognition of this major accomplishment, GM would like to thank all who have owned a GM-branded vehicle over the years. There have been a half-billion GM-branded vehicles manufactured over 106 years, but it’s our customers who create memories, celebrate successes and reach countless milestones along life’s journey. You give GM vehicles life by making them a part of yours.

To show our enduring gratitude, GM CEO Mary Barra and GM Executive Vice President Alan Batey surprised wounded veteran and loyal Chevrolet owner Trent Brining with the keys to a new 2016 Malibu during an event at the Fairfax Assembly Plant. The celebration was attended by customers, employees and dealers.

Among some of the other big announcements, Alan Batey noted that GM will invest $174 million toward state-of-the-art equipment and advancements at the Fairfax Assembly Plant and also recently shared a plan to invest $5.4 billion in GM U.S. manufacturing to enable vehicle improvements that benefit customers.

Here’s to another 500 million and beyond.

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Build Your Own Sports Car

The new 2015 Camaro is the perfect combination of distinct design, cutting-edge technology and exhilarating performance. Simply put, it’s the full package. Performance-driven design enhancements to the front and rear fascias give the new Camaro a low, wide, contemporary look.

But this sports car is more than a beautifully styled body, because what’s on the inside matters too. Whether you choose the 323-horsepower direct injection V6 or the amped-up 426-horsepower V8 available on SS, performance always rules. Harnessing that power for responsive handling is 4-wheel independent suspension that helps hug every corner.

Behind the wheel is a high-tech cockpit designed for driving. From cutting-edge technology like the available color Head-Up Display (HUD), to the 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen, everything that went into the new Camaro was genetically engineered to give you the most out of it.

Camaro owners already stand out from the crowd. And with a wide range of available dealer-installed accessories, you can take that iconic look up a notch. From heritage stripes and fender hash marks to ground effects and upgraded wheels, there are more than enough combinations to make every Camaro one of a kind.

The Camaro story has no ending… it’s just the beginning.


Build your own Sports Car here or stop by the dealership and let us help you with your dream!

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Chevrolet Racing

2014-chevrolet-MOSPO-indycar-mh-1480x503When Chevrolet decided to return to IndyCar racing three years ago, the manufacturer deemed three factors critical:

  • An engine package – small displacement (2.2L), higher performance (V6) with turbocharging and direct injection – relevant to current and future production models
  • Fuel efficiency through renewable fuels
  • Brand identity using Chevrolet engineers to design an aero kit specific to Chevrolet-powered cars

With the first two factors in place, Chevrolet returned to the series in 2012 and promptly won back-to-back-to-back manufacturer’s championships and two driver’s titles.

This year, Chevrolet-powered Verizon IndyCar Series race cars have a decidedly different appearance: they feature a Chevrolet-developed aero package, which was allowed for the first time under series rules.

“The aero kit gives us the ability to differentiate the Chevy-powered cars from the rest of the field, and take responsibility for a larger portion of the performance of the car via aerodynamics,” said Chris Berube, Chevrolet Racing program manager for Verizon IndyCar Series. “This also provides additional opportunities for two-way tech transfer between the motorsports group and production vehicle engineering.”

Chevrolet introduced its road-course aero kit to the media recently at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

“This is an important milestone in Chevrolet’s involvement in IndyCar racing,” said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “We focused on developing an aerodynamic package that delivers an optimal balance of downforce and drag, along with integrated engine performance. It’s a total performance package.”

“This new aero kit provides Chevrolet drivers the capability to enter and exit corners faster, while maintaining high speeds on the straights,” said Berube.

With such a strong focus on speed and cornering, it was no surprise when the series’ teams got together for a preseason test at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama, Will Power – the 2014 series champion and driver of the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet – recorded the quickest lap. Power covered the 17-turn, 2.38-mile course in 1:07.3118 (123.010 mph) as Chevrolets turned in the top six fastest speeds.

“The Promoter Test at Barber Motorsports Park is always an exciting moment in the IndyCar season when our Chevy engineers get to see the fruits of their off-season labor in the hands of our Team Chevy racing partners,” Berube said.

“This year, the culmination of multiple years of effort into the Chevrolet aero kit was rolled out during this two-day test and so far, the results were in line with our expectations. Together with our teams, we learned more about the strengths and weaknesses of our road-course configuration and engine installation.”

The first race of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series was March 29 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Chevrolet swept the top six finishing positions. For more information about the all-new Chevrolet IndyCar aero package, visit the GM Media Site.

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The 2015 Chevy Tahoe Accolades

It’s another big win for Chevrolet. The premium and functional 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is the Best Buy of the Year among full-size SUVs according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com.

That’s right. With its quiet luxury-lined interior, stunning design and power to handle just about anything, Tahoe is ready for new roads and your life’s journey. Simply put, it’s the best full-size SUV money can buy.

“Chevrolet did a nice job improving the Tahoe in places that needed it without overdoing it in places that didn’t.” KKB.com

2015-chevrolet-culture-tahoe-awards-mm-1-646x301See more selected honors below:

2015 ALG Residual Value Full-size Utility Vehicle

2015 Car and Driver Editors’ Choice Full-size Crossovers/SUVs

TAWA Texas Truck Rodeo Full-size SUV of Texas

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