California Drivers Put Smart Cars to the Test during the 2016 Smart Roadshow

2016-08-26T11:23:12-07:00August 26th, 2016|Hybrid Vehicles, Shows/Events, smart|

The 2016 Smart Roadshow came to Southern California this month to give drivers a unique opportunity to drive their smart model of choice on a one-of-a-kind obstacle course.

Santa Barbara, CA – This summer drivers will got a chance to drive a collection of the most popular smart car models in their hometown during the 2016 Smart Roadshow. Smart took to the streets in ten different cities across the country for two days each to invite drivers to try out their favorite smart model on a custom smart obstacle course.

“This was a great opportunity for our customers to learn more about their favorite fully-loaded smart models and put their capabilities to the test,” shares Santa Barbara Auto Group General Sales Manager, Duane Sanders.

Santa Barbara drivers attended the San Diego Smart Roadshow at the Fashion Valley Shopping Center from 10am to 6pm on August 6th and 7th. Following the test drive, participants will also received a $20 gift card.

The 2016 Smart Roadshow was also held in Orange County, CA from Saturday August 13th to Sunday August 14th at The Shops at Mission Viejo and on the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles from August 20 to the 21st. Drivers can follow the entire national schedule online or by following social media posts with #citysmartguide.

“Of course, those who didn’t make the event, or want to learn even more are welcome to visit the smart center at Santa Barbara Auto Group,” shares Sanders. “Our team at smart center Santa Barbara is happy to assist customers with questions, test drives, and information about the unique summer savings options available now for a limited time.”

About Santa Barbara Auto Group

Santa Barbara Auto Group is located off the 101 and Hope Ave and serves Santa Barbara residents and drivers throughout Southern California as the premium dealer for Acura, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and Smart. Every Santa Barbara Auto Group employee is dedicated to providing the highest in sales and service assistance. Santa Barbara Auto Group represents eight different luxury brands and friendly experienced sales representatives are available seven days a week. To learn more about your favorite luxury vehicle, or to schedule a test drive, feel free to call, email, or visit Santa Barbara Auto Group.

Smart Center Santa Barbara

401 S Hope Ave Ste C
Santa Barbara, California 93105
United States (US)
Phone: 805-563-4265

BMW Santa Barbara to Host Summer Test Drive Event Supporting Team USA

2015-06-30T15:46:52-07:00June 30th, 2015|BMW, Shows/Events|

Santa Barbara drivers are invited to come out and support Team USA during the upcoming test-drive event being held at BMW Santa Barbara this summer.

June, 2015 Santa Barbara, CA – BMW Santa Barbara invites California drivers to support The US Olympic team as they put top BMW models to the test against other luxury performance vehicles during the BMW Drive for Team USA event held July 11th, 2015. During the event, guests have the opportunity to experience a variety of leading sport performance vehicles first hand. Best of all, for every test drive taken, $10 will be donated to TEAM USA to help them make their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympics.

During the BMW Drive for Team USA event, guests will have the opportunity to drive and compare top luxury models head to head including:

BMW 335i Sedan
BMW 428i Gran Coupe
BMW 535i Sedan
BMW 650i Convertible
BMW X4 xDrive28i
Mercedes-Benz E350 Sedan
Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster
Lexus NX 200t

bmw drive for team usa

Drivers will have the chance to drive each vehicle to compare the performance, handling, and overall driving experience. Those who participate will also be eligible to receive a $1,000 Driver for Team USA Allowance towards the purchase or lease of an eligible BMW vehicle including new 2014 i3 models, and all 2015 and 2016 BMW models excluding the BMW i8. Customers should contact a sales representative at BMW Santa Barbara for more details on eligible models and time frames.

The Drive for Team USA event will be held from 9:30am to 4:30pm and guests are encouraged to RSVP online prior to the event to ensure their chance to participate in the test drives. In addition to the BMW purchase incentives, guests may also be eligible to receive a special thank you gift from BMW for coming out to show their support for Team USA.

About BMW Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Auto Group is conveniently located off the 101 and Hope Ave and proudly serves Santa Barbara and the greater Southern California area. Santa Barbara Auto Group is an authorized BMW dealer and features a wide array of new and pre-owned BMW vehicles. The sales department at Santa Barbara Auto Group has one purpose – to exceed customers’ expectations from test drive to delivery. The professional sales team is committed to a no-pressure, high integrity approach to every ownership experience. Santa Barbara Auto Group also features a dedicated professional service department and a state-of-the-art facility offering the most current diagnostic and repair equipment available and highly skilled factory-trained technicians to deliver efficient quality vehicle care.

Santa Barbara Auto Group is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California. To learn more about any of the popular BMW models including the BMW 2-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, or Z4 Roadster, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.

BMW Santa Barbara
402 S Hope Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-2000