When your car outlasts its technology

What do you do when your vehicle lasts too long? This sounds like an answer to a question that no one is asking, but bear with us for a bit here. What happens if your car outlasts the technology that it came equipped with? That issue is soon to impact many BMW owners, with the

MPC Tool Review – Car Care

Every vehicle on the road shares one common part that is both a critical piece of safety equipment as well as a crucial operational part, and that is, the tires. Unfortunately, tires are also the most ignored and abused part of many cars in operation today. Operationally, your tires are your connection to the road.

Pre-purchase Inspection

Buying a preowned car – Is a PPI worth it? “I ran a VIN check and reviewed the service history, the car looks great, what can go wrong?” The answer is, plenty. Without a pre-purchase inspection, you might only have half of the story of that vehicle’s previous life, and you don’t want to unknowingly

You can keep this limited technology, I’ll take my air-cooled 911!

Tesla announced that the new Model X and Model S vehicles will be equipped with hardware that will enable them to have total autonomous-driving capabilities at some future date. However, in a move similar to the Apple User Agreement, buried deep within the info about these vehicles and their possible capabilities is this caveat: “Please

Regarding Forums

Here at MPC, we love cars. We love working on them, talking and reading about them, and just being surrounded by great automotive work every day. In fact, we are in continuously in learning mode, it would be foolish not to be. So it naturally follows that in addition to our many professional sources of

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

This 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 is in today for a pre-track inspection, oil service, and brake fluid flush. Our customer just picked up this GT4, having traded in his previous track car, the very capable Porsche Cayman S. Seeing as how the first time he took the S out to the track, he boiled his


Midwest Performance Cars has been contacted by Volkswagen with details on the proposed settlements regarding emission systems of vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter TDI engine. Owners of eligible 2.0-liter TDI vehicles are entitled to a significant cash payments under the settlements. In addition to that cash payment, owners may also choose between an emissions modification

MPC Helps Out a Veteran on His Cross Country Trip

MPC is thrilled to have been able to help out Andy on his cross-country trip from New York to Oregon. Andy is a veteran of the Marine Corps and served in Desert Storm. He has led a fascinating life and is full of amazing stories. Andy worked as a military contractor after his service and

Vote for Midwest Performance Cars

Midwest Performance Cars was selected as one of ten finalists in the AT&T Agility Challenge. Please visit the link below where you can view our brief presentation and vote once per day, every day until July 26th. Help us in getting the highest vote tally! We are very proud to be the only business in Chicago to

Cost Comparison: Should I keep my existing BMW or should I buy new?

We have more than the occasional customer who, when faced with a significant repair bill, will ask us if they should keep their current, paid-off car or just trade in and go with a new vehicle – and all of the car payments that come with it. This question comes up so often, in fact, that