Continental Motors celebrating 50 years of business.
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.
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.
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.
Continental Acura moved to its new facility at 2275 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.
Continental purchases the assets of Currie Motors and moves
the Chrysler franchise into the Jeep facility.
Continental Jeep moves into its new building.
Continental Audi moved into its new facility at 1527 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Illinois.
Continental Chevrolet was sold to General Motors.
Continental added Audi in a temporary facility at
2500 N. Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora, Illinois.
Continental Chevrolet opened a new facility at 9510 Joliet Road in Hodgkins, Illinois.
Continental Motors purchased the assets of Jim Link Chevrolet in LaGrange, Illinois.
Continental added Acura and opened new facility at 2110 Ogden Avenue in Lisle, Illinois.
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.
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.
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.
Continental Motors added Rolls Royce.
Continental Motors added Ferrari.
Continental Motors added Lancia & Fiat.
Continental Toyota added Honda, Bricklin and Peugeot.
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.
Continental Motors added DeTamaso dropping Porsche.
(Pictured: George Garbutt, President of Jensen Motors, Joan & John Weinberger at the Chicago Auto Show)
Continental Motors Group purchased adjacent residential properties
for future expansion on LaGrange Road.
Continental Motors added the Toyota franchise.
The second factory authorized dealer in Chicago.
Continental Motors moved to Brookfield, Illinois and added
Jaguar and MG to its new car line.
Continental Motors founded in Lyons, Illinois by John and Herman Weinberger and
held a Triumph franchise with one employee.