Headlights Are More Complex Than You Might Think

The headlights on your vehicle might be a part that you take for granted. Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park) thinks drivers can benefit from learning more about headlights. Here's a quick overview.

The headlight has been a part of the automobile since its earliest days. Things have evolved through the years as lighting technology has improved. Halogen lights ruled the 80s. These were followed by Xenon, or HID lights. Brighter and more resilient, many vehicles from the 1990s and beyond have them. Today, it is more common for vehicles to have LED lighting for a variety of reasons…

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Customized Performance Based on Driving Conditions

If you're looking for a compact SUV with top of the line performance features, look no further than the second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV.

When it comes to engine power, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250's compact 2.0 liter engine makes no sacrifices in performance. It boasts 258 lb-ft of torque combined with 221 turbo horsepower to deliver a powerful and responsive driving experience. There is no need to worry about driving in treacherous conditions, whether it be rough and rocky terrain or inclement weather, because this compact SUV comes pre-loaded with everything 

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Follow these tips for safe winter driving

Winter brings a special set of challenges for driving around in Loves Park, and we here at Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park) want to make sure you stay safe. That's why we're offering you these winter driving tips.

One of the best ways to stay safe on the road during the winter is to slow down. Keep in mind that posted speed limits are meant for optimal conditions. When there is ice and snow on the ground, it's best to drive slower than the speed limit. This will give you more time to brake and also…

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The Leap Forward: Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV

Direct-Steer helps when parking or driving to make steering more comfortable and responsive. Once you’re out of the city, you can adjust the suspension from comfort to sport and back again with the Adaptive Damping System to add a little adventure to your ride.

Torque Vectoring Brake is another way of controlling the brakes when turning along with Electromechanical power steering to provide better cornering. The 4-wheel independent suspension, combined with Front-wheel drive, does what Mercedes does best. It offers the best ride.

 

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The Trustworthy Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC

Safety features are among the most important and common reasons for buying a vehicle such as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC. The features make the 4MATIC trustworthy when it comes to getting people where they need to be without any major problems. You have plenty of standard and available features to choose from.

Even the most attentive driver is going to benefit from the Active Brake Assist feature of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC which lets drivers know when they are approaching a vehicle at a speed in which you may actually crash into them. 

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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors For Better Visibility at Night

Driving in the city at night can be treacherous if the bright lights from other drivers' cars create a glare in your rearview mirrors. Here at Napleton's Autowerks, Inc. (Loves Park), we want you to know about auto-dimming rearview windows and how they can help make driving safer.

Unlike regular rearview mirrors, which might simply be glued on, auto-dimming mirrors are complex devices with multiple layers. They are equipped with sensors that are able to detect when the ambient light means more glare is likely. Another set of sensors is 

 

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A Tried and True Method for Correcting a Vehicle Slide in Loves Park This Winter

If you've ever experienced your vehicle sliding while on a winter road in Loves Park, then you know the panic that you feel when this starts to happen. Next time you encounter an icy patch, here's what you should try and do.

Remove your foot off the accelerator pedal so you're not gaining anymore speed. However, make sure you don't put your foot on the brake. Use your hands to guide the steering wheel to the side where your vehicle is sliding.

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Be At Peace In A 2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 is taking the full-size class of luxury sedans to another level. This car has it all from stunning good-looks to advanced technology. Five people can sit in its cabin with ease, and your passengers will be engaged with all of the available tech features. This includes HD radio and Android Auto. If you're an iPhone lover, then you can take advantage of Apple CarPlay features. Hands-free function via Bluetooth is also on the menu.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 will provide a thrilling drive. The sedan's long, lean frame will cut through the…

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Headlights

Your vehicle has headlights on the front side of it. They are protected by a layer of plastic. Headlights are fragile, so it is important for you to know when they need to be serviced or replaced. If the lighting is dim, then it is time for you to get new headlights. Your headlights should be bright and clear.

It can be scary to see the lights flickering on and off while you are driving down the road. This is a sign that indicates your lights are going to die soon. 

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Is Your Car In Need of an Alignment?

Are your car tires contacting the road at the correct angles? Unless a skilled technician measures the angles with the necessary machine, you won't know the answer for sure. Thankfully, a wheel alignment appointment involves measuring the angles and setting things back to manufacturer specs.

some signs suggest wheels are out of alignment. When a car pulls to the right or the left, there could be an issue with the wheels. The steering wheel shouldn't end up "off-center" when you drive, either. That would be another warning sign.

 

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