Burleson, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2011
Honda of Burleson has opened on more than 11 acres at Interstate 35 and Burleson Boulevard, south of downtown Fort Worth showcasing new and pre-owned vehicles.
“This is a great community and we are looking forward to serving Honda enthusiasts in the Tarrant and Johnson County areas,” said Ken Schnitzer, co-owner of Honda of Burleson. “What ultimately will set us apart from other dealers is the experience we provide clients. That starts with a great facility, but more importantly is our ability to listen and provide clients with a wonderful ownership experience.”
Basic forms dominate the design of the new dealership with the signature Honda blue softened by a round rotunda entrance. The 65,000 square foot, two-story building showcases new and pre-owned vehicles. Honda of Burleson features a 25,000 square foot show room, including a comfortable client lounge with free WiFi, computer access and complimentary beverages. The client lounge features a soft, warm palette to complement the Honda brand and create an inviting atmosphere. Natural light permeates the showroom while enhancing the signature blue wall.
With more than 18,000 square feet, the climate-controlled service shop will include 32 bays with three bays dedicated to quick lube service.
Honda of Burleson is seeking to be LEED® Silver Certified and has incorporated
numerous sustainable features into the dealership, including:
A 17.5% overall energy reduction
- Utilizing a water reclamation system at the Car Wash
- Reducing heat island effect with LEED® approved ground surfaces
- Attempting a 30% reduced water consumption
The Honda of Burleson dealership, located at 632 N. Burleson Blvd., will kick off its grand opening 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25th with a family fun, festival-style event featuing food, games and attractions throughout the day. The main attraction will be an air show at 4 p.m. with parachutists.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will be dishing up their famous tacos throughout the day. Children can enjoy a bounce house, an inflatable obstacle course, a rock climbing wall, face painters, and a balloon artist, along with decorating their own cupcakes.
A line up of the activities include a fire truck display in front of the dealership from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., a DJ from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a SWAT police truck display from 1 – 4 p.m., and 95.9 The Ranch radio remote on site from 2 – 4 p.m. The Zach Heffley Jazz Quintet will perform between 4 to 7 p.m.
A Honda Pilot, CRV, Accord, Cross Tour and Civic will be available for guests to test drive in designated areas. Guests can also register to win a year of free gas and take tours to get an inside-look at the new dealership.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., recently announced the company posted year-to-date sales of 523,550 vehicles, which represents an increase of 7.4 percent compared to last year.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. was established in 1959 and began selling automobiles in the United States in 1970. Based in Torrance, California, American Honda Motor Co. has approximately 1,000 Honda dealers throughout the U.S. and is the fifth largest automobile manufacturer in the world.