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Winter Edition

In t h i s issue Motoring: • Brian Hilton Renault turns 1! • Win a trip to Perisher • Word Quest • What’s hot on the lot

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Lifestyle: • What’s Cooking • Kids: Colouring-In Competition • Travel: The Snowy Mountains

Loyalty Program: • Customer Advantage information

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We l c o m e Winter has well and truly arrived, making us all feel as though we need to hibernate. But, you don’t have to

With any vehicle purchased

win to Per

Let your egin adventure bilton at Brian iH this w nter

stay indoors. Shake off your winter blues and let your winter adventure begin by

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taking a road trip to the Snowy Mountains and enjoy the magic of Australia’s winter wonderland. It has been an exciting first half of the year at Brian Hilton Motor Group with much more to come. Brian Hilton Renault celebrated its first birthday! Our showrooms are filling with

hts • Experience 4 nig t Smiggins accommodation a two adults Hotel, Perisher for adults o tw r fo t e k c ti ft li • 3 day rd set hire for a o B r o i k S y a d 3  • two adults

the latest models including; the new Renault Megane GT 220, all new Kia Cerato, Toyota Rav4,

Winter Word Quest

Kia Sportage series 2 and the new

Complete the Word Quest for your chance to

and improved Ssangyong Stavic! There is something for everyone at Brian Hilton. This winter purchase any vehicle during July and you could be off to the snow. Enjoy our Lifestyle segment, an exclusive recipe from the chefs at Lizotte’s can be found

win

a scrumptious hamper!*

Mission objective: Find 9 single letters hidden within this issue and unjumble them to form a word associated with Brian Hilton’s winter campaign!

in this issue. It will entice you into the kitchen. Be sure to stay posted and keep reading! Why not join our family on Facebook! The big local, here for you and your vehicle. Happy reading Sincerely; The Brian Hilton Team

*To enter simply submit your answer to the Customer Advantage coordinator at advantage@brianhilton.com.au with your name, address and contact number before 18th August 2013 to go into the draw to win a hamper. One entry per person. NSW Permit Number LTPS/13/01741

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during July, go in the draw to

a trip risher ^Authorised under permit number LTPS/13/04877. For full terms and conditions see Brian Hilton Motor Group or visit

Smiggins Ho

www.brianhilton.com.au. Offer valid from 1st July 2013 – 31st July 2013.

tel, Perisher

Brian Hilton Renault turns 1 As one of the world’s most innovative car

you to continually update your skills and receive further

manufacturers Renault has been creating some of the

training no matter how old you are!

world’s best cars for over 100 years. Producing a range of passenger, commercial and sport models such as the latest Renault Megane GT 220, there is a Renault for every occasion. Renault is now even more affordable thanks to Capped Price Servicing across the range. Elegant looks, versatility, safety and comfort, why not test drive one today?

Who’s who? Meet Keith, our Renault Mechanic Specialist at Brian Hilton. What experience do you have servicing prestige vehicles? In 1988 I began working on an entire range of

Keeping your European vehicle in top shape? Regular servicing can be overrated in the consumer mind however it is very important to change brake liquid every two years and coolant every four years. The weather conditions experienced in Australia puts a lot of stress on the vehicle – timing belt should also be changed every four years. How long have you been a mechanic? I started playing around and working with cars at the age of 14 and everything went from there. If one of our readers would be interested in becoming a mechanic, how would they go about it?

prestige vehicles over in the United Kingdom.

An apprenticeship is the best way to get your foot in the door.

I came out to Australia in 2005 and was trained on

Completion of a four year apprenticeship including both

Renault vehicles. Within this industry technology

attending TAFE and workshop experience is necessary within

is ever-changing therefore it is important for

this industry. 3.


? t o l e h t n o t o h s ’ W h at

Kia Cerato S

Kia Cerato SLi

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Kia Cerato

Outstanding features include from the base model’s reverse

The fully redesigned third generation Kia Cerato has arrived in Australia, making the Kia Cerato a force to be reckoned with in the small car market. The first thing you notice about the new Kia is its sleek design, clean lines and sporty appearance. With notably improved dynamics and features, high quality interior and comfort.

parking sensors, trip computer, cruise control, heated mirrors and fog lamps, through to the Si model’s reversing camera, and leather-wrapped steering wheel, to the top-of-the-range SLi model’s xenon headlamps, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control and even the option of sat nav. All models feature six airbags, Bluetooth, a six speaker stereo system and several methods of audio connection. New across the range is a ‘flex steer’ steering system which uses an electrically assisted steering servo to help lighten the load for drivers. With three different settings comfort, normal and sport, drivers can determine how much assistance they need. The outstanding features and quality of the new Kia Cerato will definitely win you over. Try it for yourself, test drive today!

Kia Cerato Si

The 2013 model from Kia Australia is available in the three different levels, including S, Si and SLi. The entry level offers a 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine and a more powerful 2.0-litre four-cylinder available in the mid and top level variants.

Scan here to check out the all new Kia Cerato around the Central Coast.

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Toyota’s New Corolla Sedan revealed Toyota Australia confirmed that the European car pictured is closer in appearance to the model that will be launched in Australia during 2014.

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the New Ssangyong Stavic

The second generation ‘good-looking’ version of the

MP3 sound system with Bluetooth and USB/AUX ports, auto

SsangYong Stavic has arrived here at Brian Hilton.

headlights, a leather steering wheel, seatback tables and rear

The seven seater configuration promotes ample room, easy

parking sensors.

entry and egress. Travel in groups in maximum comfort with

Equipped with an array of safety features including Electronic

adaptable and versatile seating arrangements.

Stability Program (ESP), Anti-Rollover Protection (ARP),

Priced far cheaper than many other people movers on the

Anti-lock brakes (ABS), dual front airbags and side airbags to

market, the 114kW/360Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder

keep you and your passengers safe at all times.

turbo-diesel, five-speed automatic Ssangyong Stavic returns

Based on its design philosophy ‘robust, premium, specialty’,

a claimed combined fuel consumption figure of 7.8 litres per

the new SsangYong Stavic boasts maximum functionality

100 kilometres making it Australia’s cheapest diesel-powered

without sacrificing stellar looks and performance.

people-mover.

Families will be excited to know that the SsangYong Stavic

The SsangYong Stavic has been designed for both off-road

is not only aesthetically pleasing and great to drive but also

and on-road driving and is sure to impress, meeting leisure,

affordable!

travel and business needs. Standard features include

Keep a look out on our youtube page for the

dual-zone climate control, cruise control, heated side mirrors,

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latest footage of the Ssangyong Stavic.


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Brian Hilton Roadside Assistance Standard and premium Brian Hilton Roadside now available! With any vehicle purchase receive 1 year complimentary Brian Hilton Standard Roadside Assistance. Contact one of our business managers today for more information.

Brian Hilton Spotters’ Reward

✂

If you recommend a person or persons to our dealership which results in the purchase of a

Customer Name:

vehicle, we will reward you with a

Customer contact number:

$100 Visa Card. Simply complete the form and have your recommended

Referred Name: Referred Postal Address:

person hand it to our salesmen at the beginning of the sales process. Terms and conditions apply, please see in store for full details.

Referred Contact Number: Referred Customer Advantage Membership Number:

Brian Hilton, the big local is on Facebook and Youtube!

Purchased a car from us recently? Keep a look out on our Youtube page for the latest model reviews. www.youtube.com/user/brianhiltonmg

Find ur photo on FB now!! Like it? Tag it, share it. www.facebook.com/brianhiltonmotorgroup 7.


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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Saturday 22nd June with lots of glitz and glamour many happy guests left the Ball winning holidays and concert tickets all in

It’s that time of the year again, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea!

the name of charity!

A fantastic fundraising event bringing colleagues together for

Little Legends

a bit of fun and yummy food, to assist in raising funds towards

This month Brian Hilton

the Cancer Council’s work in research, prevention and support.

are taking on 2GO’s Little Legends.

Give Me 5 For Kids

Listeners are encouraged to

Brian Hilton proudly supported Give Me

nominate their team with one entry being selected each week.

5 for Kids in June; a fundraiser established

The 2GO Breakfast show host a party for the winning team and

by local radio host Sarah King on 2GO.

send out the 2GO Street Team to their game with drink bottles,

The nation-wide charity supports and raises money for local

balloons, lollies and lots of gear for parents to support and

children’s services including Gosford and Wyong Hospital,

cheer for their kids.

Central Coast Kids in Need and Breakaway.

Brian Hilton Motor Group are proud to be sponsoring such a

It was a wonderful, fun filled night with guests getting into the

great Community initiative. Sign up now!

spirit and dressing to the theme of ‘Viva Las Vegas’. Held on

http://2gofm.com.au/competition/2gos-little-legends/signup/

Kokoda

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Graeme Wade far right. The team at Brigade Hill a day after ANZAC day.

In January this year I participated in walking the

on the Kokoda Track.

Kokoda Track to raise funds for Lifeline’s new Online Chat

One of my first sponsor’s was Brian Hilton Motor Group

Initiative. It was an experience that I will never forget – 9 days on a 96km track through Papua New Guinea’s thick jungle, walking in the footsteps of our Aussie Diggers. The aim of the trek was to not only finish but to be at Brigade

who generously donated $1,000; this was a huge boost to my fund-raising initiative. At the completion of my journey, the entire team managed to raise $53,781.80 for Lifeline. I would like to thank the team who joined the trek to raise

Hill on day 5 to commemorate Anzac Day.

money for Lifeline and take this opportunity to thank

This was one of ‘life’s moments’ I will remember for many

everyone, especially Brian Hilton Motor Group and other

years, as 220 people quietly reflected on the sacrifice,

businesses and individuals from the Central Coast who

courage, endurance and mateship the Diggers went through

supported and sponsored me in raising this final amount. – Graeme Wade

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Central coast vet c entre Mashed Potato Do

ggy Goodness

Ingredients: 300g chicken breast 500g potatoes Preparation:

100g cottage cheese

Cook the chicken breast

for 20 minutes in a quart of water. Remove from the stock an d allow to cool. Cut into small pieces. Boil the potatoes in their skins in unsalted water un til soft. Drain, peel and ma stock. Mix in the chicken ke a soft mash with som e of the chicken and cottage cheese. Serve at room temperature in sev eral small portions throu ghout the day.

H ot ve t t i p

Travelling with your do

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stops you worrying ab

out your dog while yo

ur vacation and

To keep your dog calm something they are fa

u’re on the road.

bring their favourite to

y or blankie,

miliar with that will ke

Central Coast Vete

a new facility!

ep them relaxed.

rinary Centre has just opened

Here at Brian Hilton we

are pet friendly. Be sure to look after all your animals. Not sur e on a good vet? Central Coast Veterinary Centre (CCV C) have been serving the Wyong Shire for 8 years and are now ver y proud to offer the sam e complete veterinary experience at North Gosford. CCVC are located in both Wyong and Gosford right near Brian Hilton! Get your car servic ed and your pet checked out all at the one time! The Centre also offers a Boutique Pet Shop to me et your pet’s needs with specials and discounts in store. There are also great opening specials available exclusive to Brian Hilton Customer Advantage Members. Su pport your local vet, 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday.

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Lizotte’s sumptuous dining room.

Lizotte’s opened in Kincumber in 2005, combining two of Brian and Jo Lizotte’s great passions, fine food and great music. The intimate venue quickly became the premier entertainment destination on the Central Coast, attracting the best Australian and international artists to play in a space that locals affectionately refer to as ‘The Cubby House’ The gorgeous venue host dinner show entertainment

the 6 Course Winter Truffle Degustation Evening and Brian’s

up to 6 nights a week. Regularly hosting artist such as Diesel,

famous Jazz and Chilli Crab Nights. Thanks to its stunning

Jimmy Barnes, Darren Percival, Abby Dobson and Pseudo Echo.

outdoor space and unique atmosphere it has also become a

As well as night specifically aimed at food and wine lovers like

sort after destination for wedding and private functions.

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Ian Moss

? g n i k o o c s ’ t a h W Oh So Slowly Braised Lamb Shanks An exclusive recipe from the Chefs at Lizotte’s

Comfort food is all about slowing down. This dish would really hit home for a touring crew. Serves 4 Instruments • 2 cups plain flour • Salt and pepper, to taste • 2 teaspoons dried oregano powder • 8 small lamb shanks • 300ml olive oil • 2 carrots, finely diced • 3 sticks celery, finely diced • 6 cloved garlic, thinly sliced • 2 fresh bay leaves • 1 bunch fresh thyme, finely chopped • 1 large brown onion, finely diced • 2 litres Napolitana sauce • 200ml beef stock • 200ml red wine Rhythm Pre-heat oven to moderately low, 160°C.

Add to lamb shanks, evenly distributing in baking tray.

Season flour with salt, pepper and oregano powder and toss

Add Napolitana sauce, beef stock and red wine and cover with foil.

shanks in flour.

Cook in oven for approximately 2 hours until meat is tender

Heat half of the oil in heavy skillet over moderate heat and cook

and begins to fall off the bone. Turn the meat approximately

shanks until brown on all sides, approximately 10-15 minutes.

every 30 minutes to ensure that it cooks evenly.

Remove shanks from skillet and place in a deep baking tray.

Remove from oven and serve.

Heat remaining oil in saucepan and fry off carrot, celery, garlic,

Artists served: Angus & Julia Stone, Beccy Cole, Bondi Cigars,

bay leaves, thyme and onion for approximately 3 minutes over

Hat Fitz, John Morrison, Julia Morris & Jackie Loeb, Karl Broadie,

moderate heat.

Tyrone Noonan, Adam Harvey, Mia Dyson, Galapagus Duck. 11.


The Snowy Tr a v e l Begin a road trip this winter and for either an action packed, fun The Australian Alps experience heavy snow falls annually which

include Thredbo and Selwyn. In Victoria, Falls Creek, Mt Buller,

makes for wonderful skiing for you and your mates or the whole

Mt Hotham are a few of the most popular destinations. These

family. The Snowy Mountains is worth the drive, head south-

resorts offer night skiing, downhill or cross-country skiing,

west of New South Wales via the Australian Capital Territory or

snowboarding and tobogganing. They cater for family groups

continue on through to Victoria. The journey takes you on easy

including experience and inexperience skiers.

to drive sealed roads, a fantastic way to explore the mountains

If skiing or snowboarding isn’t you’re thing but you still seek

and an opportunity to see the diverse and stunning scenery.

adventure, the Snowy Mountains has an endless list of activities

There are many different routes to choose from to get to the

to offer you. Discover a diverse region of mountains, rivers and

Snowy Region. The Alpine Way, the Snowy Mountains

lakes, explore the incredible Kosciuszko National Park, go

Highway, the Monaro Highway and the Elliot Way, all of which

fishing, bushwalking, horse riding or mountain biking.

take you through scenic towns and villages and showcasing the

Visit some of Australia’s heritage listed towns and soak up the

natural beauty of the region.

history, walk the pretty streets or try the local food and wine.

Perisher is Australia’s biggest ski resort with Bullocks Flat,

At the end of the day find comfort and warmth around an

Guthega, Blue Cow, Smiggin Holes and Charlotte Pass

inviting fire or slip out into the nightlife amongst the pubs and

offering fantastic recreational skiing in NSW. Other ski resorts

bars. It will be one trip to remember!

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head down to the Snowy Mountains filled time or a relaxing getaway.

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n o i t i t e p m Co g n i r u o l tions o C Congratula ners! K i d ’s issue Win

win

a $50 * Gift Card!

to last

r: 5 yrs Winne Category : 2er Xavier Werd r: 9 yrs Winne 6 : y r o g te a C e Kishani Hyd yrs Winner: 4 1 0 1 : y r o Categ ot Elleisha Perr

Name: Address:

Phone number:

Age:

Competition closes Sunday 18th August 2013, winners will be drawn Friday 23rd August 2013. The winners will be published in the next issue of the Customer Advantage Magazine. Write your name, age, phone number and address on the form attached to your poster and send it to: Colour-In Competition. P.O. Box 97, Gosford, NSW 2250. *Conditions of Entry. There will be one winner in each age group 2-5yrs, 6-9yrs and 10-14yrs. All winners will be notified by mail within two weeks of the closing date. Photocopied posters will be accepted. Brian Hilton Motor Group employees and their families are not eligible to enter. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. One entry per person. Prize is not redeemable for cash.

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Customer Advantage Information

The Brian Hilton Customer Advantage Program is designed to ensure that our most valued customers are receiving the very best customer service possible. The program requires no joining fee and with any vehicle purchase you will automatically become a Customer Advantage member.

What’s the advantage?

How do I redeem my points?

• Each advantage point you save equals the value of $1.00 to

Use your points on future purchases at the Sales, Service, Spare

spend at the dealership on accessories, parts, servicing or to

Parts or Panel departments simply by informing our customer

go towards your $100 Visa card.

service team of your membership.

• Regularly service with us and meet your yearly manufacturer

No card is required, our up to date computer system will do

log book service requirements and we will provide you

the rest!

with another year of Roadside Assistance, free of charge

What is the Golden Advantage?

(conditions apply) •A  ccrue advantage points and save towards your child’s first car! • Accumulate over 100 advantage points and receive our

Reached over 100 advantage points? You may choose to use these points to receive a pre-paid Visa card topped with funds which can be used at any store that carries an eftpos facility.

‘Golden Advantage’, a Visa card allowing you to spend your

Choose any amount up to the value of points accumulated to

money wherever and however you please.

spend in store. Got 100 points? That’s $100 to spend. Got 150

• Other benefits include various discounts and offers that will be accessible in our quarterly Customer Advantage magazine.

points? That’s $150 to spend at any store! – Golden Value.

Do Advantage points expire?

How do I earn advantage points?

Yes. You needn’t worry; the expiration of your points will

Points are awarded at the rate of 7.5% of the purchase price

only occur if your account has become inactive over a three

before GST. Earn points whenever you have your vehicle

year period.

serviced, purchase spare parts or visit the panel department for

Spotters Reward

repairs. Receive 50 bonus Advantage points for every vehicle

If you recommend a person or persons to our dealership

purchase.

which results in the purchase of a vehicle, we will reward you with 100 FREE advantage points (conditions apply). Please see all terms and conditions online at www.brianhilton.com.au/customeradvantage.

If you would like to join, membership applications can be found at the Sales, Service or Spare Parts Departments or by calling the Customer Advantage Coordinator (02) 4328 2888.

What is your curre n point balan t ce? Email

your name, a ddress an contact deta ils to advanta d ge@ brianhilton .com.au

Please note: Fleet and Government vehicle purchasers as well as Fleet servicing customers and trade customers are not eligible for the Customer Advantage Program. Please read the full terms and conditions for further details which are available at the dealership or online @ www.brianhilton.com.au/customeradvantage

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Showroom Opening Hours: Gosford and Wyong Mon-Fri 8.30am -5.30pm Saturday 8.30am -5.00pm Sunday

9.30am -4.00pm

Service: Mon-Fri 7.30am -5.30pm North Gosford 600 Pacific Highway

Saturday 8.00am -12.00pm Sales: Gosford: Ph: (02) 4328 2888 e: enquiries@brianhilton.com.au Wyong: Ph: (02) 4353 1122 e: wyongrecption@brianhilton.com.au Book a Service: Gosford Ph: (02) 4328 0466 e: gosserv@brianhilton.com.au Wyong

Ph: (02) 4353 1122 e: wyongserv@brianhilton.com.au

Woy Woy Ph: (02) 4344 1455 e: woywoy@brianhilton.com.au Spare Parts: Gosford Ph: (02) 4328 0470 e: partsm@brianhilton.com.au Wyong

Ph: (02) 4353 1122 e: wyongrecption@brianhilton.com.au

Woy Woy Ph: (02) 4344 1455 e: woywoy@brianhilton.com.au Wyong 170 Pacific Highway

Panel Department:

Ph: (02) 4328 5855 e: panelshop@brianhilton.com.au

Customer Advantage:

Ph: (02) 4328 2888 e: advantage@brianhilton.com.au

Gosford 600 Pacific Highway North Gosford, NSW 2250 Wyong

170 Pacific Highway Wyong NSW 2259

Woy Woy 1 Charlton Street, Woy Woy Website: www.brianhilton.com.au

Woy Woy 1 Charlton Street

About the Customer Advantage Magazine. The Customer Advantage Magazine is published by Brian Hilton Motor Group. Please address all correspondence to The Editor, Brian Hilton Customer Advantage, PO BOX 97 Gosford NSW 2250. Distribution: All Customer Advantage Members. Brian Hilton Motor Group (BHMG) has endeavoured to ensure that the information in this magazine is accurate at the date of its publication however; BHMG makes no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy of the information contained in the magazine. To the maximum extent permitted by law, BHMG does not accept any liability for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) by a person relying on the information contained in the magazine. BHMG advises readers to obtain independent advice from an appropriate advisor before relying on any information contained in the magazine.


Brian Hilton Customer Advantage Winter Issue 2013