Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

Top 5 Movie Cars of 2017

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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You would be hard-pressed to find a person that isn’t a fan of movies in some fashion or another. Movies are everywhere, they give us an exciting escape from reality for at least 90 minutes, and a glimpse into what life would be like if it was a hint more exciting. For instance, what it would be like if we could drive certain cars. We thought we’d give you a look at our top 5 movie cars of 2017 thus far, as we were quite excited to see them all ahead of their movie’s release, and you can see them below. (more…)

Top 5 Movie Cars of all Time

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Over the years there have been tons of vehicles on the silver screen, but several of them stand out above the rest. There have been some iconic vehicles in franchises like the Fast and the Furious and James Bond, and tons of other vehicles around the film industry. But we thought we’d pick our top 5 movie cars of all time to take you on a trip down memory lane. Some of these vehicles, while they might not look like they did in the movies, are still available on the market today. So check out our inventory and see if you can’t find a newer version of some of these legendary move cars. (more…)

10 Best Super Bowl Commercials

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
10 Best Super Bowl Commercials from 2016

10 Best Super Bowl Commercials from 2016

Some of us tune in for the big game, others for the halftime show, and still others for the world-class commercials. Here are the 10 Best Super Bowl commercials from 2016. Enjoy!

Have a Laugh With These Funny Car Commercials

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Top Picks for Funny Car Commercials

If you are having a rough time with the start of the work week, maybe all you need to make your day go smoother is a bit of a laugh. Fortunately, automakers are often good in putting a little humor (and love) into their car commercials. Check out a few of our top picks for funny car commercials below (and remember that many of these models are available in our extensive inventory), and keep smiling! (more…)

The Color Makes The Car – Learn About the Advantages of Car Colors

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Which Car Color Offers The Best Resale Value?

When you go to buy a new or high-quality pre-owned vehicle, you are probably looking for great features and, you know, a functioning engine. However, there is another critical aspect of a vehicle that you should take into account before buying: the car color. Drivers have completely changed brands in the past because they couldn’t find the right color, so no one can claim that the color of a car doesn’t matter. Keep reading to learn about the most popular car colors and which car color offers top resale value. (more…)

Where should I watch the Super Bowl in Columbus GA?

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
5 Great Places to watch Super Bowl 51 in Columbus, GA

5 Great Places to watch Super Bowl 51 in Columbus, GA

Watching the Super Bowl means different things to different people. For some, it’s an all-in experience, for others they just want to watch the halftime show. Whatever level of engagement you find yourself at, we have found a bar for you. Here is a spectrum of establishments, ranging from hole in the wall to a nice family appropriate restaurant. Let’s take a closer look at 5 great places to watch Super Bowl 51 in Columbus GA. (more…)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Columbus, GA

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Columbus, GA

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Columbus, GA

Don’t let it sneak up on you, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Here are 5 ways to celebrate this year, whether or not your honey is with you. In fact, you can celebrate even if you don’t have a honey. No reason for the love birds of this world to have all that chocolate for themselves! (more…)

What are some Summer Tailgating Recipes for Baseball Season?

Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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Great Summer Tailgating Recipes for Baseball Season

It’s summertime here in Georgia and people all across the state have been enjoying their favorite outdoor hobbies. By far one of the most popular summertime pastimes here in Georgia is taking in a local baseball game. As we all know, a baseball game isn’t complete without tailgating before hand to eat tasty food and have a few drinks. Therefore, we have decided to dedicate this article to highlighting some great summer tailgating recipes for baseball season, continue reading to learn more. (more…)

What was playing in theaters when Gil’s began selling cars?

Friday, April 1st, 2016
A 1986 marquee illustration including tickets to the cinema

What were the highest grossing movies of 1986?

Gil’s Auto Sales has been in business since 1986. That was thirty years ago already! How does time fly so quickly? We have been proud to serve the communities of Phenix City, Columbus, Opelika, and the surrounding areas over the past three decades. Since we are celebrating this exciting milestone, we figured it would be fun to look back at what was happening in 1986. Today we want to ask, What were the highest grossing movies of 1986? (more…)

Prices have changed since Gil’s Auto Sales began 30 years ago!

Friday, March 4th, 2016
The economy has changed since 1986.

What was the cost of living in 1986?

Has it really been that long? 1986 never looked like a terribly long time ago, but now it has been thirty years since those digits graced our calendars, and in today’s fast-paced world, it feels like many lifetimes ago. 1986 also happens to be when Gil’s Auto Sales started selling cars, and we have been happy to serve the communities that have welcomed our six locations: Phenix City, AL; Columbus, GA; and Opelika, AL. We thought it might be fun to see how the world has changed in those thirty years by taking a look back at what was going on in 1986. The first question we wanted to ask was, What was the cost of living in 1986? So we did a little digging, and here is what we found. (more…)