Join Us for the 2017 Ferrari Art, Literature and Model Expo!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari, Local Events, Maserati on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 11:00 PM
39th Annual Art Literature & Model Expo at Contiental Auto Sports

Every year, we host the Ferrari Club of America’s Art, Literature, and Model Expo here at Continental Autosports. This year, the 39th annual expo will take place on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. If you collect any type of Ferrari and Maserati memorabilia – art and posters, models, books and yearbooks, apparel, vintage postcards and photographs, F1 memorabilia, or anything else a car lover could possibly want to collect – you won’t want to miss this event! Read the rest of this entry »

New Year’s Eve Dinners Chicago IL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 2:01 PM
Chicago NYE dinners

Chicago is the perfect destination for New Year’s Eve. Visitors have so many different options for venues and events, all of which promise an exceptional evening. To help our clients ring in the new year, here at Continental Auto Sports, we’ve provided a list of luxuriant New Year’s Eve dinners and celebrations throughout Chicago. Read the rest of this entry »

What time does the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade start?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events, News on Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 8:45 PM
Chicago McDonalds thanksgiving day parade

Each year McDonald’s and a number of sponsors put on the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade through the streets of Chicago. The parade is held on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th, starting a 8 a.m. sharp and continues until 11 a.m. If you are planning to watch the parade in person, you might want to get there as early as 6 a.m. to beat the crowds. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Ferrari Racing Days at Homestead-Miami Speedway

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari, News on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 1:33 PM
2016 Ferrari Days homestead miami speedway

As the weather turns colder in Chicago, book your flight for the 2016 Ferrari Racing Days in sunny Florida. The 2016 Ferrari Days event will be taking place at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Miami, November 3, 2016 through November 6, 2016. It is host to the sixth and final event of the Ferrari Challenge North America and will feature appearances by exquisite Ferraris such as the 1,035 horsepower Ferrari FXX-K and historic Ferrari F1 models.

Ferrari Days Homestead-Miami Speedway event schedule

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Ferrari Classiche Latest Restoration, the 1962 250 GTO

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari, News, Service on Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 1:26 PM
1962 250 GTO Ferrari Classiche restoration

In 2006 the Ferrari Classiche was created by Ferrari President, Luca di Montezemolo. It was created with the intention of providing exclusive services for Ferrari owners. One of those services is a restoration program through which classic Ferrari models are returned to their former glory. The most recent preservation of Ferrari history is a complete revival of a 1962 250 GTO. Read the rest of this entry »

Ferrari And Maserati At Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari, Maserati, News on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 4:25 PM
ferrari and maserati at pebble beach concours d'elegance

Last weekend, 200 of the most prized collector cars in the world rolled onto what is often called the best finishing hole in golf—the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. The historic vehicles showcased at Pebble Beach represent the pinnacle of automotive beauty. Keep reading to see some of the most gorgeous Ferrari and Maserati cars at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this year!

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All About Ferrari Classiche Certification in Chicago

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 9:58 PM
ferrari classiche certification in chicago

Continental AutoSports has the unique distinction of being the only dealership in the Midwest that is a Ferrari Classiche Certification Center. In addition to restoring and selling classic vehicles, we can work directly with the factory to get you an official Certificate of Authenticity for your vehicle. If you haven’t gone through this process before, you might be wondering how it works or why it’s worth doing. Keep reading to learn a little more about Ferrari Classiche certification!

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Buying Your First Exotic Car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ferrari, Financing, Maserati, Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 8:06 PM
Buying Your First Exotic Car

Buying your first exotic car is a profoundly exciting moment. For many drivers, it’s the moment you know you’ve truly made it in the world. It’s also a big commitment – it’s not a decision to rush into. Here are a few thoughts for the first-time Ferrari and Maserati buyer to consider.

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Should You Lease A Luxury Car?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Financing on Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 2:48 PM
should you lease a luxury car

Should you lease a luxury car? Beyond the obvious advantage of a lower monthly payment, leasing offers many benefits that can be especially appealing to the luxury customer. Here are a few more reasons to consider leasing your next vehicle.

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Chicago-area shoppers get an exclusive first look at the 2017 Maserati Levante

By blogsadmin | Posted in Maserati, News on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 9:28 PM
Chicago-area shoppers get an exclusive first look at the 2017 Maserati Levante

This week, alongside our partners, La Martina, Chicago Polo and Barrington Saddlery, we were the official host of the 2017 Maserati Levante Road Show. In advance of the model’s full US release, Maserati is touring exclusive US dealerships and hosting these open houses to allow clients and shoppers unique opportunities to view the Italian brand’s first SUV. Read the rest of this entry »