2017 NWAPA Run to the Sun – Part 1

Part 1 ? Acura NSX to Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk By Bill Schaffer Mount Hood — Driving 24 different cars and SUVs over a two-day period on some of the most challenging and scenic roads in the northwest, is certainly an eye-opening experience. Oh, did I mention that the 24 cars had an average price…

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2014 Nissan JUKE NISMO RS Test Drive Review

?2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS Sportcross? A Fun spirited ride Nissan introduced a new and uniquely designed sport cross vehicle in 2011, inspired by the Nissan Qazana concept car that was shown earlier at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The hugely popular Qazana drew upon a number of lifestyle activities including motorcycles and rally cars….

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First Drive: Chevrolets 2013 lineup

By Bill Schaffer With the annual flood of new and changed models, I don?t always get a chance to sample everything each carmaker is releasing.? However, Chevrolet recently gave a group of automotive journalists the chance to drive five of their new models at a program in Marin County, California. The fun-filled event gave me…

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Test Drive: 2012 Audi TT RS Coupe

?Audi?s TT RS Coupe: Pinnacle of the TT stable? By Arv Voss The Audi TT made its debut in autumn 1999, instantly establishing itself as an automotive icon, while at the same time, becoming a highly recognizable cult car. The original design adhered to lines of a puristic nature, reflecting the 1920s Bauhaus style, with…

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Test Drive: 2013 Chevy Sonic RS 5-door hatch

?2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS: A ton of fun? The Bow-Tie team first displayed the Chevy Sonic at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Sonic in its base form delivers a youthful and aggressive design, while the five-door hatchback version, is destined to seriously challenge the likes of Ford?s Fiesta, the Honda…

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Audi TT RS is Coming to America

The King of the Hill for Audi performance enthusiasts is any model wearing the RS badge, which taken from German stands for RennSport, which translates to ?racing sport?.? The company has been stingy about bringing the RS models to the U.S. with only an occasional sample arriving at dealerships. We now know, for sure, that…

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