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Social Butterflies Find Our Golf Cars Useful

If you’re a social creature, a good golf car from Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is the ticket for you!  Ever think you might like to go somewhere with very little parking and then think better of it so you can avoid the hassle? Well, if you have your own golf car you can think again! When you drive up in a …

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Show Off Your Golf Car at the Beach

Did you just purchase a brand spanking new golf car that you absolutely love? Maybe you tricked out your current golf car with a wicked wrap or you added a built-in cooler and fans that are just jonesing for some sun and sand? What are you waiting for?  Some New Smyrna beaches offer driving areas, so give that cherry ride …

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Volunteering in New Smyrna Beach Just Got Easier

Join the New Smyrna Beach Cleanup by Using Your Golf Car There is nothing better than a clean and pristine beachside town. I know because we have one right here. New Smyrna Beach is absolutely gorgeous and a large part of that is because our residents take the cleanliness of our community to heart. And here’s the even better news…volunteering …

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Golf Cars Are Essential in Case Your Regular Vehicle Fails

Ever get in your car, turn the key and hear absolutely nothing? Ever start hearing a knocking that gets louder and louder while you are driving? If you’re like most people, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” I think we all have our vehicle horror stories.  Well, believe it or not, there is an excellent solution. Golf cars can be …

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Golf Cars Are Great Stress Reducers

Ever think that cruising in your golf car might be a good place for meditation? It might sound crazy, but meditating while you are driving your golf car through the neighborhood can be very therapeutic. Meditation isn’t just sitting cross legged on the floor with candles all around while you chant “ohm” with your eyes closed.  I’m not talking about …

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Why Seniors Enjoy Golf Carts When They Lose Their License

Whether you have lost your license because your age has caused you to run into (no pun intended) some difficulty driving, you decide on your own to stop driving or a loving family member has asked you to give up your keys, this can be a difficult time. You know what makes it one thousand times easier? Owning a golf …

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Take a Cruise in One of Our Golf Carts

If you’re a senior, you may remember cruising the avenue in your classic (which was not a classic yet!) car. The girls were all dolled up, the summer sun was shining brightly and the boys were preening in their smooth rides. Those were the days!  Well, retirees may be a little older, but those who are wiser have extended their …

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Looking to Buy a New or Used Golf Cart?

If you are looking to buy a new or used golf cart, look no further. Come to Gulf Atlantic Vehicles. Our services extend to Daytona Beach, Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach and Port Orange. Buy new. Buy used. Get it custom built. Make it street legal.  Whether you want to purchase a top-of-the-line, brand spanking new golf cart or …

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Looking for a Golf Cart? We Can Help!

With over 30 years of experience in the golf cart industry, Gulf Atlantic Vehicles can help you find the perfect golf car for you. Florida offers an interesting dichotomy of seniors who liberally use their golf cart out and about and within their retirement community to keep active, social and independent; and those who may be a little younger, using …

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Full Service Golf Cart Parts in New Smyrna Beach

At Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, your satisfaction is paramount to us. For four generations, our family has provided top-quality golf cart sales and service to the New Smyrna Beach area, but did you know that Gulf Atlantic Vehicles also offers a full-service, fully stocked parts department? In this day and age, you have to be careful about cheap aftermarket mechanical parts …

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Golf Cart Buying Tips from Gulf Atlantic Vehicles

The most important thing you can do when purchasing a golf cart is to make sure that you are buying from a reputable dealer – one that is licensed and insured. You also want to make sure that dealer is factory authorized for the golf cart you are buying. Diagnostic tools and software upgrades specific to your cart are typically …

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Mobile Service: Here to Help in Our Local Area

How would you like the heightened convenience of mobile service for your golf cart? Our main goal at Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is the satisfaction of our clients. Deeply rooted in this community and dedicated to continually exceeding the expectations of our customers, Gulf Atlantic Vehicles offers mobile service as just another incredible benefit for you! Our Gulf Atlantic Vehicles mobile …

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A Brief History of Gulf Atlantic Vehicles

You can tell a lot about a person by his or her past. At Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, we are proud of our past because our history is chock-full of accomplishments that have led us to where we are today. Atlantic Vehicles began extending great quality, value and the consistent assurance of customer satisfaction to the New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach, …

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The Parts and Accessories Department at Gulf Atlantic Vehicles

As my mother used to say, it’s all in the presentation. So do you, and make your golf car anything you want it to be. Wrap it in camo, flames or skulls. Add racing stripes, your favorite sports emblems or dress it out in the American flag.  Maybe you like cruising in luxury with cushy seats, carpeting, a refreshing beverage …

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Gulf Atlantic Vehicles Service and Assembly Department Is Here to Help You

Your peace of mind is what drives us at Gulf Atlantic Vehicles. Conveniently located on Pioneer Trail in New Smyrna Beach, Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is a customer-centric company, as evidenced by the mantra that customer satisfaction is our number one goal…and an unparalleled Service and Assembly Department that continually meets that goal. Looking for a custom-build? Gulf Atlantic Vehicles Service …

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Buy Used From Gulf Atlantic Vehicles for Incredible Savings

In the market for a golf cart, but don’t want to spend a ton of green? If you could get an amazing deal on a golf cart – just like new – from a reliable, experienced team that has dedicated a lifetime to quality and value, would you? Of course you would! Here’s the good news, Gulf Atlantic Vehicles IS …

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A Brief History of E-Z-GO

Once upon a time (in 1954) in a tiny garage in Augusta, Georgia, two brothers – Billy and “Bev” Dolan – set the E-Z-GO saga in motion. Interestingly enough, it was the day after Bev returned from his tour of duty in the military, and their first golf carts were built with the military surplus 24 volt motors which originally …

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Gulf Atlantic Vehicles – Your Local LSV Retailer

Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is Volusia County’s trusted, local, family-owned, low speed vehicle (LSV) retailer. For over four generations, Gulf Atlantic Vehicles has provided new and fully reconditioned, pre-owned golf carts to Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach and Edgewater areas.  The owners of Gulf Atlantic Vehicles each have over 30 years of golf cart industry experience, including …

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A Brief History of GEM Golf Cars

It all began in 1998…the birth of the Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) and the beginning of GEM – electric golf cars engineered by the powerhouse of Polaris.  Originally created to fill the gap between golf carts and full-sized automobiles and designed for both on- and off-road use, the GEM LSV was the first Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV). After only two …

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Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) Basics: What Is Needed to Be Street Legal

You’d like to be able to drive your golf cart on the road as well as off-road. So what do you need to make your golf cart street legal? U.S. Federal Safety Standards require street legal golf carts to have a vin number, a windshield with safety glass, three-point safety belts for each seat, front and rear turn signals, head …

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Gulf Atlantic Is Your Go-to Golf Cart Dealer in New Smyrna Beach

Gulf Atlantic is family owned and operated, so we are more customer oriented than most other companies and possess a deeper commitment to quality products and customer satisfaction. Our reputation is paramount to us, so we maintain integrity and consistently go above and beyond for our clients. We also stand behind our family name with fair prices and excellent service …

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Great Yearly Events on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach

Canal Street is a particularly charming part of New Smyrna Beach, rich with culture and history and full of plenty of things to do on land and by sea. Dubbed “Best Main Street” by the News Journal and 250 years old this year, Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach is a pedestrian-friendly blend of tree-lined streets, specialty shops, eateries, parks …

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Top Things to Do in New Smyrna Beach in 2020

New Smyrna Beach is a quaint little seaside town, but don’t let that fool you! There is always plenty to do in New Smyrna Beach… Take June, for example, with the New Smyrna Beach Seaside Fiesta – a lively celebration of the sea with games, tastings and entertainment; as well as high flying fun at the New Smyrna Beach Kite …

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How Many Passengers Can Fit Into a Golf Cart?

How many clowns can fit into a Volkswagon, or how many extra pounds can fit into Grandma’s straining Spanx? Do we really want to know? Uh…I’m guessing no, but if you ask how many passengers can fit into a golf cart, now there’s a good question! Golf carts come in all sizes. There are two-passenger golf cars that can easily …

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Golf Cart Races…the Next Hot Trend

Bursting out of the gate and across the lawn at a 20 mph clip, looking over your shoulder to see how close your opponent is, the wind in your hair…Daytona International Speedway? Nah, it’s a backyard golf cart race! Golf cart races are quickly becoming the latest trend. It’s no secret they can liven up a backyard barbeque. In fact, …

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Discover New Smyrna’s Beautiful Beaches on Your Golf Cart

Driving on the beaches in New Smyrna and Daytona is a time honored tradition. It all began with horses and buggies when a stretch of sand called Beach Street was dedicated as a public highway in 1889. Then, in the early 1900s, the first cars were driven on New Smyrna’s beach. Car races followed in the 1930s, and were held …

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Golf Cart Etiquette on the Course

According to Miss Manners, proper etiquette is always good form. According to the world of golf, proper golf cart etiquette on the golf course is polite and it helps to protect the turf as well as ensure the safety of you and others. Okay, so let’s talk polite. Don’t drive your golf cart in front of other golfers when another …

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Why Not Use a Golf Cart as Your Wedding Chariot?

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life and should be a memorable one. You want the time of day and place to be perfect. Maybe you will choose an afternoon garden wedding filled with everything fairytales are made of. Imagine a garden in full, fragrant bloom with a path leading to an archway dripping with …

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Spruce Up Your Golf Cart with Music

Riding in a golf cart has become a popular pastime, and for good reason. It’s a great way to get from place to place while enjoying the open air, interacting with your neighbors and spending quality time with your friends and family. Today you can make your golf cart experience even more enjoyable with some very sweet accessories. If comfort …

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How to Properly Clean Your Golf Cart

You’d be surprised at how much routine cleaning of your golf cart can extend its life. Let’s get started! There are a few things you want to be mindful of before getting your hands dirty. Remember that – just like cars – golf cart exteriors are covered with clear coat, so you want to avoid abrasive cleaning products. Unlike cars, …

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Winterize Your Golf Cart with a Golf Cart Enclosure

We cover up all of the things we want to protect…bundling our babies in overstuffed snow suits, placing Band-Aids on our cuts and scrapes and shielding ourselves from the rain with umbrellas. Why wouldn’t we want to treat our beloved golf carts the same way? Now is the perfect time – while we are experiencing the cooler temperatures that come …

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5 Great Movies about Golf

It’s wintertime – a great time to hunker down and watch a good movie. If you are a golfer, you may want to consider a movie about golf because there are some really great ones. Here are five outstanding examples… How can anyone explain “Caddyshack” and do it the justice it deserves? Arguably the funniest golf movie ever made, “Caddyshack” …

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How to Avoid Golf Cart Theft in Your Community

As golf carts become more popular and as they become adorned with even more cool accessories, they become more coveted and, sadly, more at risk for theft. Even more sadly, golf carts are simple to steel. Over 30,000 of them are stolen every year! One of the best ways to protect against golf cart thieves is to store your golf …

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Seniors Love Golf Carts to Get Around

Are you getting older? Maybe you’re not as comfortable driving your car in heavy traffic anymore. Maybe you want to save money on gas or maybe you live in a retirement community where being social and getting around is so much easier with a golf car. Golf cars are affordable and fun to drive. When you drive in the open …

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A Brief History of Golf Carts

Today, golf carts are used recreationaly for our enjoyment on and off the golf course; in business for agriculture, warehouses, etc.; for seniors and the disabled population to increase independence, for short jaunts to save gas; and so much more – but that certainly wasn’t the case at first. Golf carts were first introduced in 1932, but they were far …