Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV at Jim Butler Chevrolet

Jim Butler Chevrolet looks forward to the arrival of the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV coming to St. Louis in the future. The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV has its own oil-cooled permanent-magnet electric motor built by GM.

The 2014 Chevy Spark EV motor puts out 140 horsepower and 400 Ib-ft of torque. Recent estimations say that the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV can do 0 to 60 in less than eight seconds which is a few seconds faster than regular gas models taking 11-plus seconds.

With a 21-KWh lithium-ion battery pack, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV’s stated range is 82 miles. GM also states that there will be a DC fast-charge option that will come out this fall. The DC fast charge option comes with a plug and electronic control box to hook up with chargers that offer a 100-percent charge in 20 minutes. A 50 percent charge will only take 12 minutes getting you back on the St. Louis streets in no time!

The 2014 Chevy Spark EV gets a 600-pound gain in curb weight and the center of gravity is more than two inches lower. The Spark also has four-wheel disc brakes with rear tires that are wider than the fronts.

Stay tuned to our blog to find out when the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will arrive at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

2014 Chevy Impala gets Five-Star Ratings from NHTSA at Jim Butler Chevrolet

Safety means everything to new car buyers these days, especially when a vehicle is safe and on the affordable side. The 2014 Chevrolet Impala at Jim Butler Chevrolet meets these qualities earning a five-star safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.

St. Louis drivers can now buy an affordable vehicle without compromising safety. The 2014 Chevy Impala at Jim Butler Chevrolet features a few new safety technologies which are a first for Chevrolet, including traffic-sensing radar. Other safety features include adaptive cruise control, crash imminent braking, collision alerts and lane departure warning.

 The redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Impala comes standard with traction control, stability control and anti-lock brakes. The 2014 Chevy Impala also has a rear-mounted video camera and 10 airbags to keep you even safer on the streets in St. Louis!

Check out the 2014 Chevrolet Impala at Jim Butler Chevrolet today!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5 at Jim Butler Chevrolet

A new and improved 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5 will be arriving in St. Louis at Jim Butler Chevrolet soon. The 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5 underwent a few changes making it a more fuel efficient vehicle.

The 2014 Chevy Impala 2.5 has a 2.5-liter Ecotec four engine that is good for 196 horsepower and 186 Ib-ft of torque. It is estimated to do 0 to 60 in just eight seconds. The most impressive part to the 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5 is its gas saving numbers getting 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. The Chevy Impala has a six-speed automatic transmission.

Chevy Impala drivers are used to the quiet and smooth ride the Impala offers. Chevy has accomplished to do the same for the 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5. Using vibration-quelling balance shafts, a composite intake manifold and a more-hushed inverted-tooth camshaft drive chain; Chevy has managed to offer the same quiet and smooth ride.

Jim Butler Chevrolet will let you know when the 2014 Chevrolet Impala will be arriving in St. Louis!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Silverado at Jim Butler Chevrolet

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis has power figures that don’t disappoint! GM revealed the all-new 2014 Chevy Silverado’s EPA estimates and power figures for the optional 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 and the standard 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V-6 engine.

The standard V-6 engine puts out 285 horsepower and 305 Ib-ft of torque. The Fuel economy for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado improves by 3 mpg in the city and 4 mpg on the highway now getting about 18/24. The 2014 Chevy Silverado was introduced to new technologies for the engine that helped increase output and fuel economy. These technologies include direct injection, cylinder deactivation, and continuously variable valve timing.

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado is a hard working truck with a maximum payload rating of 7,200 pounds. Check out the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado inventory at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis and schedule a test drive today!


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Pole Position Raceway Partners with Jim Butler Chevrolet


Pole Position Raceway Partners with Jim Butler Chevrolet
Pole Position Raceway and Jim Butler Chevrolet are Taking Advantage of the New Partnership

June 27, 2013: St. Louis, MO – Pole Position Raceway, St. Louis’ fastest indoor kart racing track, is pleased to announce their partnership with Jim Butler Chevrolet. Pole Position Raceway Owner, Mike Johnson, is a former winning race car driver and current winning race team manager, while Jim Butler is the winning Chevrolet Dealer in St. Louis.

“Having Jim Butler on board with Pole Position Raceway is a perfect fit,” said Johnson. “I have been racing GM products since 2007 and to have St. Louis’ Number 1 Chevy dealer sponsor our kart track is a win-win for both of us.”

Pole Position Raceway and Jim Butler Chevrolet’s expectations of great performance, service, and experience made the decision to partner easy for both companies.

“At Jim Butler Chevrolet, we strive to exceed expectations,” said Brad Sowers of Jim Butler Auto Group. “Our values include delivering a high integrity approach to customers’ ownership experience and offering the best in automotive service. These values aligned well with Pole Position’s values of creating a high speed, unique, family friendly race experience for their customers.”

Pole Position, located at 8800 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119, has a 2013 Avalanche that features a vehicle wrap showcasing Pole Position and Jim Butler Chevrolet. The truck will participate in community events and festivals at various locations around the area. Also, Pole Position has a 2013 Camaro SS in their showroom. Jim Butler customers can take advantage of this partnership by receiving great savings from the dealership. Currently, $5 off coupons for Pole Position are being given out at Jim Butler Chevrolet.

About Pole Position
Created in September 2005 in Corona, California, by co-founders Jason Williams and Ken Faught. The growth and expanding popularity of indoor karting, combined with first-class operations, have made Pole Position Raceway one of the fastest growing companies in the sport. During expansion, Williams and Faught teamed up with Brad Mark for the Las Vegas and Summerlin tracks.

About Jim Butler Chevrolet
Jim Butler Chevrolet opened in 1980 and is the fastest growing Chevrolet dealership in the St. Louis region, consistently ranking in the top 100 of all Chevrolet dealerships nationwide. They have sold more new Chevys in St. Louis than any other dealership in 2013. Their staff remains committed to a high integrity, no-pressure approach to car buying and maintenance. You can learn more about Jim Butler Chevrolet at www.jimbutlerchevrolet.com.

Jim Butler Chevrolet is part of Jim Butler Auto Group, which also includes Jim Butler Kia, Jim Butler Collision Center, Jim Butler Luxury, Jim Butler Warranty, and Jim Butler Auto Plaza. Jim Butler Auto Group is fully committed to serving and giving back to the greater St. Louis community.

Thank you for your interest in Pole Position Raceway. We ask that you include the full name of our attraction, Pole Position Raceway Saint Louis, when writing your story.


Genesis Shawkey –
 KolbeCo for Pole Position Raceway
p. 636-379-3895, ext. 19