Paragon Dealerships Continue to Grow Thanks to Successful Vehicle Exchange Program

Paragon Honda picked up right where it left off last year, selling more certified pre-owned Honda vehicles than any other Honda dealership in the world for the second consecutive year. Sister store Paragon Acura joined in on the success, leading in certified pre-owned Acura sales for 2012.

By |January 9th, 2013|Article|Comments Off|

Brian Benstock Attends Facebook Auto Summit

Earlier this week I was invited to speak at the 2015 Facebook Auto Summit roundtable in Detroit, MI where I met Michelle Morris and Trace Przybylowicz of Facebook (pictured below). It was a great experience to be surrounded by the best and brightest in the industry, sharing their ideas and best practices.

A huge thank you to Facebook for including me in such a wonderful event.


Brian FB pic 2015 Facebook Auto Summit Roundtable



By |May 20th, 2015|Article|Comments Off|

Paragon Honda wins the prestigious Presidents Award Elite for 2014





American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced that Paragon Honda was recognized with Honda President’s Award Elite honors for 2014. Each year, Honda recognizes dealerships for exceptional performance in all facets of their operations – profitability, sales, vehicle condition, customer experience, service retention, and brand representation.

In 2014, the Elite level of distinction was added to the Honda President’s Award program to recognize dealerships that achieve operational excellence and also rank among the top 10 in the nation in new-vehicle sales. Honda has more than 1,000 dealerships nationwide, and Paragon Honda was among the 10 that earned President’s Award Elite honors.

To mark this significant achievement, each President’s Award Elite dealership receives a Tiffany & Co® crystal trophy, along with the exquisite Honda President’s Award trophy and President’s Award Elite recognition materials for its showroom.

“Honda has a proud tradition of delivering excellence in everything we do,” said John Mendel, Executive Vice President of Automobile Sales for Honda. “The Honda President’s Award Elite is reflective of our long-standing commitment to achieving ever-higher standards of performance. I’m proud to recognize the dealerships that earned this honor as the best of our best Honda dealerships.”

“I encourage you to visit Paragon Honda and to experience the outstanding services offered by this Honda President’s Award Elite dealership. All dealership team members have a drive to excel that makes them worthy of this exclusive status.”

Paragon Honda carries the full line of reliable, fuel-efficient, and fun-to-drive Honda automobiles. The Honda lineup includes the Accord, Crosstour, Civic, Fit, and CR-Z, along with the Pilot and CR-V sport-utility vehicles and the Odyssey minivan.

By |April 30th, 2015|Article|Comments Off|

An amazing day at the Formula E Race!

I had the opportunity to attend the new racing league Formula – E in Miami, and it was amazing. Seeing the technology in the cars and how well they performed was a site to be seen.



By |March 25th, 2015|Article|Comments Off|

Miami, FL – Automotive Leadership Roundtable connects the top industry leaders through a series of high-impact experiences where the best and the brightest leaders share strategies that help each other grow professionally and personally.

Brian spoke about breaking barriers and how to push through quitting, avoid camping and being content, and always strive to climb and reach your full potential. The conference had 9 auto manufacturers present and represented 1000 automotive dealerships.


By |March 23rd, 2015|Article|Comments Off|

Some pictures while Breaking Barriers…

Attached are some of the inspiring shots from the Breaking Barriers trip with the Cox Automotive Family. So many inspiring moments…

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By |February 18th, 2015|Article|Comments Off|