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Certified Pre-Owned vs. Used

Which Affordable Luxury Option is Best for Me?

If you’re in the market for a new luxury vehicle, you’ll want to avoid looking at the price tag. Thankfully, here at Autobahn USA, we offer various used and certified pre-owned luxury vehicles for less, including the popular BMW X3 and Audi S5 Sportback. But how do you know the difference between something’s that been used and certified pre-owned (CPO)?

 

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What is the Difference Between Horsepower and Torque?

The subject of horsepower and torque has always been a bit too technical for us to easily understand, until Car and Driver posted this surprisingly clear explanation.

The simplest terms we pulled from the article are this:

  • Torque is the capacity to do work
  • Horsepower is the speed of work

Work, in physics, is the result of a force acting over a distance. A very basic example of this is picking up a 2-pound paperweight that fell off…

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7 Tips to Install a Child Seat Right the First Time

You've got a used luxury car and a brand new baby, and you need to know how to make the two get along safely. Fortunately, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has a few general tips to follow to get your child safety seat installed correctly:

  • Use a rear-facing seat for children two and younger
  • All car seats must be secured using the lower anchors, or the seat belt
  • Carefully read both the car…
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Why a Pre-Owned Luxury Car is a Smarter Buy than New

Daily News Autos tweets, "6 Smart Reasons Why You Should Buy a Used Car," but here at Autobahn USA in Westborough, the synopsis can be boiled down to our three-word tagline..

Luxury for less. .

We specialize in hedonistically indulgent brands, like Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz, but we bring them to you pre-owned so they fit your budget. According to market data from 2015, the average car buyer paid $13,500 less for a used car…

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How Comfortable Are You With Self-Driving Cars?

The self-driving car may be the future of locomotion -- but is it safe?

The world's biggest automakers are all working on autonomous cars to some degree or another, but the vast majority of American drivers don't feel that they are safe.

"With the rapid advancement towards autonomous vehicles, American drivers may be hesitant to give up full control," said John Nielsen, AAA’s managing director of

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