Monday, December 30, 2013

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Coming in the Future to Jim Butler Chevrolet

Just when you thought the corvette couldn't get any better, Chevrolet comes out with a new corvette to top the last. Details on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette have been leaked and Jim Butler Chevrolet is here to fill you in!

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette’s eight-speed automatic transmission has a torque capacity of 738 Ib-ft and an overall ratio spread of 7.0. The 8L90 offers quicker acceleration and shorter first gear ration. The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette also has a better highway fuel economy.

Stay tuned to Jim Butler Chevrolet for more information on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette!

Friday, December 27, 2013

The Chevy Sonic at Jim Butler Chevrolet

The Chevy Sonic RS Sedan and Dusk Sedan made their debut at the L.A. Auto Show recently.  The Chevy Sonic RS Sedan and Chevy Dusk Sedan will be going on sale sometime next spring. Jim Butler Chevrolet can’t wait to get them on the lot in St. Louis!

The Chevrolet Sonic RS Sedan has a 1.4-liter turbo four engine good for 138 horsepower and 148 Ib-ft of torque. The Sonic RS Sedan features a new front fascia and comes in black, silver, or white. The interior features a leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel, aluminum pedals and sports seats. 

As for the Chevy Sonic Dusk Sedan, it has the same 1.4-liter turbo but can be paired with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. The Sonic Dusk comes standard with 18-inch matte wheels, four wheel disc brakes, a rear spoiler, a body kit and black leather seats with microfiber trim. The Sonic Dusk is only available in dark gray with a matte trim on the body sides.

Also available for the Sonic is a turbocharger kit which is good for 10 horsepower and 15IB-ft of torque, a cold-air intake, a suspension kit which lowers the car and a brake upgrade kit.

Stay tuned to our blog at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis for more information on the Chevrolet Sonic RS Sedan and the Dusk Sedan!

Friday, December 20, 2013

Employee Spotlight- Karen Schepers

Welcome Karen Schepers to the Jim Butler Chevrolet Team!

Meet the newest Title Clerk at Jim Butler Chevy, Karen Schepers. Karen has been with the Chevy team for just a few months but already enjoys working with our team. She was born and raised in Barnhart, where she grew up playing sports and took a special interest in soccer and softball.

When Karen is not busy at the Chevy store she enjoys spending time with her son and boyfriend. One of her favorite things to do is play cops and robbers with her little boy. Karen is a full time caretaker for her father who has dementia, but if she could take a trip anywhere it would be to hike the Oregon Trail. Karen loves to go backpacking and has only been able to experience backpacking on trails around Missouri. Other than being outdoors, Karen hates to admit she has a small online shopping problem and unfortunately it is not just seasonal.

Favorite Car
Past-Barbie Corvette
Present- Chevy Camaro

Saying to live by:  “Life is short. Love and cherish your family.”

Favorite STL places:  St. Louis Zoo or any of the surrounding state parks

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Coming to Jim Butler Chevrolet

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will go to production sometime early next year and Jim Butler Chevrolet will most definitely have the mid-size truck on the lot in St. Louis.

The six-speed manual transmission 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will be offered in two different engines; an all-aluminum 2.5-liter four with 193 horsepower and 184 Ib-ft of torque as well as a 3.6-liter DOHC V-6 good for 302 horsepower and 270 Ib-ft of torque. Both will have an optional four-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case.

Crew Cab versions for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will be fitted with either five-foot or 6.1-foot beds. The 2015 Chevy Colorado will offer three trim levels which include the Work Truck, LT, which is the mid-level trim and Z71 being the top version.

Stay tuned to Jim Butler Chevrolet to find out more information about the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado.

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Coming to Jim Butler Chevrolet

Jim Butler is patiently awaiting the arrival of the 2014 Chevrolet Stingray Convertible. The new Stingray will be on the lot in St. Louis soon and will not disappoint you!

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible has massive power under the hood with an LT1 V8 engine that produces 455 horsepower and 460 Ib-ft of torque.  You have the option of a seven-speed manual or six-speed, paddle-shiftable automatic. Also optional is a sound-enhancing performance exhaust. 

The weather in St. Louis may be cold now but just imagine dropping the top down of your new Chevy Corvette Stingray Convertible for some fresh summer air. Rather than having a folding hardtop, the Corvette Stingray features a softtop because its lighter, takes up less space and stays true to the traditional image of roofless vettes.

Jim Butler Chevrolet will let you know when the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible will arrive in St. Louis!

The 2014 Chevrolet SS at Jim Butler Chevrolet

The 2014 Chevrolet SS at Jim Butler Chevrolet is the perfect family car you've been looking for.  For a good looking family car this sports sedan puts up some excellent performance figures.

With a 415-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine, the 2014 Chevrolet SS goes from 0-60 in five seconds. Besides impressive performance figures, in a recent test drive the Chevy SS excelled in ride and handling. The Chevy SS provides a smooth ride sitting on Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires.

The 2014 Chevrolet SS features Brembo 14-inch two-piece rotors and four-piston calipers in the front and 12.7-inch solid rotors in the back bringing the sedan down from speed in good time. The 2014 Chevrolet SS has a six-speed automatic transmission.

Automatic Parking Assist is a first for Chevy and the 2014 Chevy SS is the first to put it to use. The system uses ultrasonic sensors to perform forward, reverse or parallel parking with little intervention from the driver. 
The Chevy SS also comes standard with electronic braking assist, forward collision alert, lane-departure warning, blind zone alert, rear cross-traffic alert, a rearview camera and OnStar.

The interior of the 2014 Chevrolet SS is roomy and comfortable with a leather and suede dash.  The interior technology includes Chevy MyLink infotainment system, covering navigation, phone pairing, and music apps.

Take a test drive of the 2014 Chevrolet SS at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis!