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Continental Audi of Naperville

1527 Aurora Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

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Continental Motors Group Timeline

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50th anniversary
2012

Continental Motors celebrating 50 years of business.

       

Continental AutoSports renovated their building expanding the Ferrari and Maserati showrooms.
2011

Continental AutoSports renovated their building
expanding the Ferrari and Maserati showrooms.

       

Continental Audi renovates building expanding the showroom, service and parking lot. Also adding a new detail center and car wash.
2011

Continental Audi renovates building expanding the showroom, service and parking lot.
Also adding a new detail center and car wash.

   

Continental Motors obtains Mitsubishi franchise and opens at 5800 S. LaGrange Road in Countryside, Illinois.
2010

Continental Motors obtains Mitsubishi franchise and opens at
5800 S. LaGrange Road in Countryside, Illinois.

   

 

   

Continental Toyota Scion moved to its new 103,000 sq. ft. facility at 6701 S. LaGrange Road in Hodgkins, Illinois.
2009

Continental Toyota Scion moved to its new 103,000 sq. ft. facility at
6701 S. LaGrange Road in Hodgkins, Illinois.

   

 

   

Continental Chrylser Jeep gives up its franchise and reopens as Continental Auto Center.Continental Chrylser Jeep gives up its franchise and reopens as Continental Auto Center.ContiContinental Chrylser Jeep gives up its franchise and reopens as Continental Auto Center.
2009

Continental Chrylser Jeep gives up its franchise and reopens as Continental Auto Center.

  

Continental Motors obtains Mazda franchise and facility at 2363 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.
2009
Continental Motors obtains Mazda franchise and facility at
2363 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.

 

2004  Continental Acura moved to its new facility at 2275 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.
2004

Continental Acura moved to its new facility at 2275 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.

   

2003
Continental purchases the assets of Currie Motors and moves
the Chrysler franchise into the Jeep facility.


2001
Continental Jeep moves into its new building.


2000  Continental Audi moved into its new facility at 1527 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.
2000

Continental Audi moved into its new facility at 1527 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.


1999
Continental Chevrolet was sold to General Motors.


1998  Continental added Audi in a temporary facility at 2500 N. Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora, Illinois. 
1998

Continental added Audi in a temporary facility at
2500 N. Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora, Illinois.

   

1995
Continental Chevrolet opened a new facility at 9510 Joliet Road in Hodgkins, Illinois.

 

1994
Continental Motors purchased the assets of Jim Link Chevrolet in LaGrange, Illinois.

   

1987  Continental added Acura and opened new facility at 2110 Ogden Avenue in Lisle, Illinois.
1987

Continental added Acura and opened new facility at 2110 Ogden Avenue in Lisle, Illinois.

   


1982

Continental Motors moved Rolls Royce, Bentley, Ferrari and Maserati to a new facility
at  420 E. Ogden Avenue in Hinsdale, Illinois and added Lotus to the franchise list.
In 1995 the store was renamed Continental AutoSports.

 
   

1981  Continental Motors was converted into a Nissan dealership by purchasing the assets of Mannheim Datsun at the 5750 S. LaGrange Road location. Fiat, Lancia, MG, Austin Healy, Triumph ceased doing business in the United States.
 1981

Continental Motors was converted into a Nissan dealership by purchasing the assets of
Mannheim Datsun at the 5750 S. LaGrange Road location.
Fiat, Lancia, MG, Austin Healy, Triumph ceased doing business in the United States.


1980
Continental Toyota moves into new facility at 9960 Joliet Road in Countryside, Illinois
1980 in Countryside, Illinois. Continental Toyota dropped Peugeot and moved to a
new facility at 9960 Joliet Road in Countryside, Illinois. The original location
(5800 S. LaGrange Road) became an exclusive Honda dealership.

   

1979
Continental Motors added Rolls Royce.

 

1975
 Continental Motors added Ferrari.


1974
Continental Motors added Lancia & Fiat.

   

1971  Continental Toyota added Honda, Bricklin and Peugeot.
1971

Continental Toyota added Honda, Bricklin and Peugeot.


1970
Continental Motors expanded into two facilities. 5750 S. LaGrange Road in
Countryside, Illinois became the new home for British Leyland cars.
The original location continued as an exclusive Toyota dealership.

     

1969  Continental Motors added DeTamaso dropping Porsche. (Pictured: George Garbutt, President of Jensen Motors, Joan & John Weinberger at the Chicago Auto Show)
1969

Continental Motors added DeTamaso dropping Porsche.
(Pictured: George Garbutt, President of Jensen Motors, Joan & John Weinberger at the Chicago Auto Show)


   

Continental Motors added DeTamaso dropping Porsche. (Pictured: George Garbutt, President of Jensen Motors, Joan & John Weinberger at the Chicago Auto Show)
1968
Continental Motors Group purchased adjacent residential properties
for future expansion on LaGrange Road.

   

1966
Continental Motors added the Toyota franchise.
The second factory authorized dealer in Chicago.


1963
Continental Motors moved to Brookfield, Illinois and added
Jaguar and MG to its new car line.

 

1962  Continental Motors founded in Lyons, Illinois by John and Herman Weinberger and  held a Triumph franchise with one employee.
1962
Continental Motors founded in Lyons, Illinois by John and Herman Weinberger and
held a Triumph franchise with one employee.

   
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