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Caring for Leather Upholstery | Park Place BMW

 

Part of the fun of purchasing a high-end car, such as a BMW, is sliding into the luxurious interior, enjoying the sleek design and settling into comfortable seats. If your BMW features leather seating surfaces, you want to keep them clean and looking like new – both so the inside of your car always looks nice and also to avoid expensive upholstery repairs and replacement.

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Traveling with your Dog | Park Place BMW


For many dog owners, their pups are prized members of the family. They get on the couch, sleep in the bed, get fed scraps under the table while mom isn’t looking, get presents and go on trips. However, bringing Fido along for the ride can sometimes be more trouble than it is worth...

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BMW European Delivery Program | Park Place BMW

If you want to take your BMW experience to the next level, do more than just drive it off the lot – meet it where it was made. With the European Delivery Program, you can fly to Germany and enjoy exclusive VIP tours of BMW facilities, take your new car for a spin across the Autonbahn, choose from a selection of Driving Adventure packages and stay at world-class hotels all before meeting your vehicle back home.

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BMW Navigation and Entertainment Accessories | Park Place BMW in Rochester, MN


Make your car as comfortable and exciting as you’ve always wanted it to be with available BMW accessories. Adding a little navigation and entertainment power to your ride will go a long way.


Portable Navigation Plus and Pro

If your vehicle did not come equipped with a navigation system, consider the new generation Portable Navigation Plus and the Portable Navigation Pro. This device blends perfectly with the interior of your BMW and is free of wires, giving a sophisticated, integrated feel. However, this system is leaps and bounds beyond your average navigation system.


It is equipped with lane assist…

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How to Properly Wax your Car | Park Place BMW in Rochester, MN


Protecting the look of a car should be important to every car owner. You spent your hard-earned money to get a car you love, so why wouldn’t you do what you could to keep it as lovely as possible?


In addition to getting regular (weekly) car washes and avoiding scraping your car doors on any and everything the world is trying to use to ruin your paint job, it is important to give your car a good wax 2-4 times a year.


One writer from Popular Mechanics says he waxes his car twice a year: before winter and in…

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Vehicle Emergency Must-Haves | Park Place BMW in Rochester, MN


Emergencies happen more often than we’d like. Many drivers have, at some point or another, been on the road, usually away from home, when they really needed something they didn’t have. For some, it may have been as simple as needing to get a stain out of shirt before the big meeting. Other times, it could be something as serious as needing food, water, or First Aid supplies for yourself or a passenger.


That’s why the safest way to drive is with an emergency kit stashed somewhere in your vehicle. It can be very small and barely…

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10 Reasons BMW Owners Love their Bimmers | Park Place BMW in Rochester, MN


BMW owners are well-known for being passionate about their cars. So passionate, they usually know the history behind the nickname and also the difference between a “Bimmer” and a “Beamer” and can’t understand why people get it mixed up.


In case you don’t know, BMW really got its start with motorcycles and they were active in the racing world. One of their competitors was BSA bikes, so track slang developed to differentiate the two. BMWs were referred to as “beemers” and BSAs were called “beesers.” Any true BMW enthusiast knew that BMW cars couldn’t be called “beemers…

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