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What to Know About Tire Tread

Tread depth is measured in 32 parts of an inch. With the head facing down, stick a penny into the tread. Your tire is worn out, 2/32" if you can see the top of Lincoln's head. Your tires have a standard tread depth of 10/32" when new, but the friction against the road keeps reducing it. Again, stick a quarter into the tread, and if you can see the top of Washington's head, your tire is at 4/32".

Driving on tires at 2/32" is not only illegal but could cause accidents. Such a car…

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Streamline Your Car Shopping by Pre-Qualifying Your Car Loan

The next time you are in the mood to go car shopping go to our Bergstrom Jaguar of the Fox Valley website and fill out the form that allows you to pre-qualify for your car loan up front. The form is easy and only takes a few minutes, and in a very short time, our finance department will have your results.

Once you have your financial information, you will be ready to go buy your car, and you will know exactly how much money you can invest in a new or used vehicle. Imagine the peace of mind you will…

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Why Any Driver In Appleton Needs Kitty Litter At All Times


It’s important to constantly keep sufficient tools, supplies, and other materials for protecting yourself and your vehicle during inclement weather, a breakdown, or another emergency.

One common such situation is driving into a ditch, recession, or another piece of geography in which you’d struggle driving out as normal. You can keep kitty litter, salt, or sand with you, in your vehicle, of course, always.

Kitty litter – outside of its most obvious, intended use – is used to promote traction beneath your tires’...
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Road Trip Preparation Tips for a Safer Drive

The roads are going to be overrun by travelers in no time at all, and you don't have to be stuck in all that traffic if you take the time to plan accordingly. Here are a few tips for making it to your travel destination ahead of schedule, straight from our staff members at Bergstrom Jaguar of the Fox Valley.

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I-PACE Earns Top Concept Vehicle Honor

Words like "beautiful"," futuristic" and a "slam dunk" were just some of the ways the judges at the North American Concept Vehicle Awards described the Jaguar I-PACE. The judges named Jaguar's first all-electric SUV the Most Significant Concept Vehicle of 2017 and the Production Preview Concept of the Year.

The judge's reviews were impressive but even more impressive are the numbers associated with the I-PACE. Start with 0-60 mph in about four seconds. 

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Jaguar supports the electrification of cars, but still has sports cars in its plans

Jaguar recently announced that after 2020, all new cars they launch will have electrified options in some form from hybrid to full electric vehicles. But that does not mean they are saying goodbye to the sports car.

“There are a number of people in the world who think sports cars are finished because SUVs can get around a corner as quick as a sports car can, technology being what it is,” Jaguar Director of Design Ian Callum said. “But there is something very emotional about a sports car that conveys the ultimate in the sense of performance and design.”

 

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Estate-Of-The-Art 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Ready for America

Most overseas automakers view America as a predominantly “crossover” market. All but Jaguar, who have heard our pleas for the new XF Sportbrake, and will offer them in U.S. dealerships early next year. With standard all-wheel drive and a supercharged V6—not to mention boundless utility—it’s coming to remind us that crossovers aren’t the only way to go.

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