Why do modern cars not have hood ornaments?
Do you want to know where hood ornaments came from? How about where they went? Come to think of it, why do modern cars not have hood ornaments anymore? We have your answers and we will dive into many more fun hood ornament facts. Read the rest of this entry »
What are the advantages of a hybrid car?
The term “hybrid” is still very much a buzz word in the automotive world. We will tell you all about this technology including what it means and a bit of its history. What are the advantages of a hybrid car? We’ll answer that too! Read the rest of this entry »
Where to buy a used motorcycle in the Chicago area?
At Apex Motorworks, we do not limit ourselves to certain brands or even certain vehicle types. We are interested in things that either go fast, are luxurious, or both. In the case of motorcycles, the options in our inventory typically go fast. So if you want to know where to buy a used motorcycle in the Chicago area, the answer is simple. Come to Apex Motorworks. Let us tell you why. Read the rest of this entry »
Mother’s Day 2019 brunch locations in Chicago
Mother’s Day is coming up fast. For 2019 it lands on May 12, and you are going to need a plan. Unless you have a gearhead mom, you can’t just take her out to a local racetrack for Mother’s Day. Why not try brunch instead? We can help too with our list of Mother’s Day 2019 brunch locations in Chicago, IL. Read the rest of this entry »
What racetracks are near Chicago IL?
Local museums and state parks can be fun, but nothing beats a good midwestern summer filled with auto racing. If you live in the Chicago area, it can feel like racing always happens a long way away, but that’s simply not true. What racetracks are near Chicago, IL? We have your answers. Read the rest of this entry »
Why do so many modern cars have turbochargers?
Have you noticed that many cars have turbochargers these days? It seems like most modern cars have one under the hood but why do so many modern cars have turbochargers? There’s actually a few reasons, and we will go over them for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Why do some cars have rear wings?
A lot of performance cars have a giant wing on the back. Whether it’s a fixed wing or a retractable wing, you see them everywhere in the performance world from Bugatti to McLaren. Why do some cars have rear wings? We’re going to find an answer for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Where to get an oil change near Chicago?
An oil change is perhaps the most important thing you can do for your vehicle to keep it running healthy. Apex Motorworks in the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge realizes this and that’s why we provide free oil changes for a year on any vehicle we sell. If you are wondering where to get an oil change near Chicago, come to us! Read the rest of this entry »
What are the advantages of a mid-engine car?
A lot of famous cars seem to put the engine not in front of the driver, but behind the driver in what is typically known as the mid-engine format. Why is this? What are the advantages of a mid-engine car? We may be able to shine some light on this conundrum. Read the rest of this entry »
Advantages to using nitrogen in tires
Are there advantages to using nitrogen in tires? Most definitely. There are actually three major reasons why nitrogen leads to more consistent tire pressures. The first is that nitrogen migrates through rubber slower than oxygen, the second is that nitrogen is less susceptible to pressure changes based on temperature, and the third is that nitrogen fill has less moisture than traditional air fill. Let’s explore each of these reasons in greater detail. Read the rest of this entry »