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Joe Machens Dealerships

Directions Columbia, MO 65202

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IN CASE YOU ENTER THE SPIN ZONE

 

An Old Man Winter surprise.  Fault was the other guy’s.

Fender.  Bender.  Deer.  Didn’t steer clear.

Big bash?  Just a minor gash?

No matter the “oh no” – there’s one place to go.

It will happen to you, or someone close to you, when you least expect it.  For you, it’s usually a millisecond after you drop an S-bomb.  With say…your 20-year-old daughter driving the car you bought her, covered uber-expensively on your insurance, whilst in the middle of an ice storm that nobody predicted…the phone call begins something like this:

KID:  Dad?  (sniffling sounds…

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VERY NICE TO new YOU

A first date.  Christmas morning.  Sneakers just out of the box.  Snow number one of the season.  That day you got to go pick out Scruffy.

  

As a kid, or a kid-at-heart, there’s rarely anything as exhilarating as experiencing, or getting, something new.  Something different.  Something for the first time, or the…

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THEY DON'T SUCK ANYMORE

When I was a kid, they mercifully didn’t exist.  So my parents never felt compelled to consider one.  Us three boys just made do the best we could.  One pillowed-up on the floorboard.  One hogging the entire back seat.  The youngest even up in the ever-so-cavernous back window.  After all, this was a titanic Oldsmobile of the ‘70’s, so you really could fit…and apparently, it wasn’t illegal.

Years later, once they did roam the planet, it was never something my wife and I longed for, dreamed of, or bucket-listed.  And yet, we ended up owning in…

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MACHENS, MUSIC & MORE

Ted Nugent, REO Speedwagon and John Cougar at Arrowhead Stadium, 1977-ish.  AC/DC, 1982, at the old Checkerdome in St. Louis.  Elton John at the Hollywood Bowl, 1987.  

Passing on Kenny Chesney tickets, twice :(

No matter what your concert memories are, be sure to make some new ones at Summerfest, sponsored by Joe Machens Dealerships, April 23rd through September 16th, in downtown Columbia.  Some great acts will be on hand, including Cole Swindell…

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Press Release: Joe Machens Recognized as Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Dealer for 2013

JOE MACHENS RECOGNIZED AS MERCEDES-BENZ BEST OF THE BEST DEALER FOR 2013

MONTVALE, N.J. - Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today announced that Joe Machens of Columbia, Missouri, has received the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Dealer Recognition Award based on its outstanding performance in 2013. Joe Machens was presented the award as a tribute to its success as an independent entrepreneur who routinely exceeds the expectations of Mercedes-Benz owners.

The award, which is distributed annually, goes to top performing Mercedes-Benz dealerships for demonstrating superior performance in various...
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