Sharing Our Thanks

Thanksgiving Cornucopia 2014

All of us in the Advance family are thankful for our families, employees and friends in the community.

We extend our warm greetings to you and yours for a happy and bountiful Thanksgiving, 2014 – may your tables be full and your car projects fruitful.

Top 3 Favorites from the 2014 LA Auto Show

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang

What do you get when you combine the hottest new cars on the planet with a city that's defined by the automobile? You get the 2014 LA Auto Show, of course. And I was lucky enough to score an invite to this year's Press Days, so I got to wander … [Continue reading]

Detroit Lions to give away Custom Team-Themed Ford Mustang

Detroit Lions Mustang

The Detroit Lions have released a brand new Detroit Lions-inspired Ford Mustang with Honolulu blue rims, a silver body with a stripe down the middle and the Lions logos on the car. Valued at over $37,000, the car is a fan's deam machine. Jeff … [Continue reading]

Top Tailgating Essentials

Tailgate Party Photos

When it's time to tailgate at the big game, I know as well as anyone that you've got to have the right gear. We're huge sports fans in my house, and nothing will take the wind out of your sails like showing up without the proper tailgating … [Continue reading]

Car Museums Aren’t What They Used to Be

Volo Museum 1

Here at Advance HQ, we get so caught up in debating the latest developments in car culture and DIY that we often find ourselves in need of a serious time out. While those tend to be seldom, we still relish the idea of just being able to talk casually … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Scion tC

Scion tC car

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, Street Talk goes in-depth on an unsung hero of the affordable tuner scene: the Scion tC. If you didn't know any better, … [Continue reading]

Celebrate America Recycles Day — November 15, 2014

Recycling Flyer

Are you doing your part to reduce waste? We salute America Recycles Day! As part of the Keep America Beautiful program, America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the US. Every year on … [Continue reading]

Exclusive 2014 SEMA Show Highlights

BMW M4 Vorsteiner GTRS4

The 2014 SEMA Show was a big success...and Advance was there! See what our Street Talker has to say about the happenings. It's Friday at the 2014 SEMA Show, and that can only mean one thing: if we want more custom-built automotive craziness, we'll … [Continue reading]

James Hetfield’s Black Pearl to appear at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

James Hetfield Black Pearl

Metallica front-man's prized possession to turn heads at the LA Auto Show later this month. The award-winning Black Pearl is coming to the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Built from the ground up and designed by Metallica's James Hetfield and … [Continue reading]

Baby, it’s cold outside! Pros and cons about heated seats for cars

Car seats

When cars were first invented, rides in them could be downright chilly, especially during winter months. After all, these early-model vehicles were open bodied, so wind could whip around drivers and passengers alike as rain, snow and/or sleet fell … [Continue reading]