Ford introduces all-new line-lock on Mustang engine

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford in the News, Ford Mustang on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:48 PM
2018 Ford Mustang standard line-lock

Ford recently made an exciting announcement: all 2018 Mustang models equipped with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine will come standard with line-lock, which was previously only available on the V8 GT models. The technology essentially allows the driver to rev the throttle until smoke omits from the tires and is mostly used by professional drivers and racers. So why does this announcement have our team here at Mike Castrucci Alexandria so excited? Read on to find out! Read the rest of this entry »

When will the 2018 Ford F-150 arrive at dealerships?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Ford Trucks on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 1:07 PM
2018 Ford F-150 release date

Ford recently began releasing more information about the upcoming 2018 F-150, and after reading about some of the new technology and engine options that will be featured on the truck, our team here at Mike Castrucci Alexandria couldn’t be more excited. So when can we expect to see the 2018 F-150 in our showroom? Read on to find out!  Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the difference between the 2017 Lincoln MKZ model configurations?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Lincoln MKZ, Vehicle comparison on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 7:51 PM
2017 Lincoln MKZ in Dark Gray

2017 Lincoln MKZ Trim Level Comparison

The 2017 Lincoln MKZ is sleek, sophisticated, and powerful with an upgraded design, upscale amenities and features, and a thrilling engine under the hood. The luxury sedan is offered in three trim levels, each offering a gas-only and a hybrid configuration. To help drivers decide which model best fits their needs, we put together a quick 2017 Lincoln MKZ trim level comparison.

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2018 Ford Edge release date

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Edge, New Model on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 5:39 PM
2018 Ford Edge release date

Ford has recently began releasing new information about the upcoming 2018 Ford Edge, and our team here at Mike Castrucci Alexandria couldn’t be more excited. We’ve always been big fans of the Edge, and with a new appearance package and additional optional features for the 2018 model year, we’re anxiously awaiting the 2018 Edge’s arrival. But when can we expect the 2018 Edge to arrive at dealerships around the country? Read on to find out!  Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Ford Escape color options

By blogsadmin | Posted in Color options, Ford Escape on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 5:58 PM
2017 Ford Escape color options

We love looking at the various colors new vehicles come in, and imagining ourselves behind the wheel in our favorite color is one of our favorite daydreams. If you’re looking for a new crossover SUV that comes in a huge variety of colors, make sure you keep an eye on the 2017 Ford Edge. Keep reading to see all of the 2017 Edge’s color options!  Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Ford F-150 engine performance

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, Ford Trucks on Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:14 PM
2018 Ford F-150 engine performance

Ford recently announced that the upcoming 2018 Ford F-150 would be receiving new engine options and a newly available 10-speed automatic transmission, and ten years after the automaker introduced high-strength aluminum-alloy bodies for the strong trucks, customers will now see higher performance, fuel economy, and capability. Keep reading to learn more!  Read the rest of this entry »

How to stop your engine from overheating in the summer

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and tricks on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 6:48 PM
How to stop your engine from overheating

When engines are working too hard or the cooling system isn’t functioning properly, your vehicle’s engine may overheat. This is problematic because overheating can cause significant (and costly) damage to the engine. It’s vitally important to know what to do to prevent an overheated engine, so keep reading! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

Understanding various trim levels of the 2017 Lincoln MKC

By blogsadmin | Posted in Lincoln MKC on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 PM
2017 Lincoln MKC trim level comparison

If you’re in the market for a new compact luxury SUV, and features like comfort and convenience are at the top of your priority list, you’re going to want to check out the 2017 Lincoln MKC, trust us. The 2017 Lincoln MKC comes in four trim levels: Premiere, Select, Reserve, and Black Label, but how do you know which trim is the perfect fit for you? That’s where we come in! Keep reading to learn all about the 2017 Lincoln MKC’s various trim levels.  Read the rest of this entry »

Taking a road trip this summer? Check out our best safety tips!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 5:48 PM
Summer road trip safety tips

Road trips increase in popularity tenfold in the summertime, and it’s important to our team at Mike Castrucci Alexandria that you stay safe on your journey. Things can get stressful when you’re somewhere you aren’t familiar with, so we are giving your our three best summer road trip safety tips! Read on to learn more!  Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Summer 5K races in Cincinnati OH

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community on Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 4:49 PM
2017 Summer 5K races in Cincinnati

With the official start to summer just days away, our team at Mike Castrucci Alexandria has been thinking of any excuse we can to spend some time outside. One of our favorite ways to enjoy the great outdoors (and get some exercise in at the same time!) is to head out to local 5K events! There are a variety of unique, fun 5K races happening in Cincinnati during summer 2017, and we’ve got the details for you! Keep reading to learn more!  Read the rest of this entry »