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Top Picks from Run to the Sun

Automotive journalists from around the Northwest gather to test out performance or sunny-day vehicles at the Northwest Automotive Press Association’s Run to the Sun gathering. This year, 24 vehicles were assembled and tested in a day and a half of driving around Mt. Hood. There was a wide array of vehicles including: an Acura NSX, a BMW M4 with the Competition Package, a Buick Cascada, Kia Cadenza, a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and a Viper GTC, the Fiat 124 / Mazda MX-5 and the Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86 twin…

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Top Green Vehicles at Drive Revolution

Each year, members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) gather to test and evaluate the latest in eco-friendly and tech-filled vehicles. For 2016, journalists drove 14 of the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient vehicles in the automotive industry. Here are the top green vehicles at Drive Revolution 2016. Journalists evaluate vehicles not just for what kind of green tech they have, but also on cost, design, and more. In the end, only four can come out on top of NWAPA’s 2016 Drive Revolution.   NWAPA Green Vehicle of…

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Acura NSX GT3 is One Wicked Racecar

Acura is ramping up production of their 2017 NSX, a hybrid and eco-friendly supercar. However, Acura and Honda just can’t help but beef their supercar over the top for a bit of racing fun, and we’re thankful that they created the wicked racecar known as the Acura NSX GT3. In a recent release, Acura noted that the NSX was getting an FIA GT3 upgrade to compete in that class. The racecar version of the 2017 Acura NSX, called the Acura NSX GT3, is already being tested for the North American…

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Essential Auto 101: What Is a Halo Car

Sure, vehicle commercials might do the trick to keep a brand on the mind of shopper, but they aren’t nearly as effective as crafting a vehicle that stands on its own as the epitome of your brand’s voice and style. When a car like that comes into existence, it’s geared for creating hype, and create hype it does. A “halo car” is a car that goes out of its way to push the technology, styling, and performance a brand can offer.   Branding A brand’s “halo car” is often the…

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Top 10 cars to look forward to in 2016

2016 is shaping up to be quite a year for the automotive industry with a bunch of brand-new models and refreshes coming to an AutoNation store near you. There are some models that are going to go under the knife for a minor facelift and some technical upgrades and some models will be completely brand-new vehicles an automaker has never sold before. Either way, we decided to put together a list of the Top 10 of the most significant models you’ll see in 2016 so without further ado, let’s get…

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