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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 5 Hatchbacks for Your Adventurous Life

You live an adventurous lifestyle and need a vehicle that’s good on gas and fits your everyday outgoing and active personality. Well, it sounds like you need a hatchback and our team of editors decided to put together a list of the best hatchbacks you can buy in the United States today. Let’s kick it off. Volkswagen Golf: The Volkswagen Golf is the king of all hatchbacks. One of the most reliable, fuel efficient, and utilitarian hatchbacks on the market, the Volkswagen Golf has become the go-to car for those…

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What’s Different About the 2017 MINI Seven?

The 2017 MINI Seven was modeled to be as close in aesthetics to the British roots of the original in 1959, the Austin Seven. Fans loyal to the brand love the available color choices and the selection today spawns from original choices: Tartan Red, Speedwell Blue and Farina Gray. Today’s blue option, Lapisluxury Blue, is said to be the “blue of kings,” and the “most intensive blue tone ever applied to the body of a MINI.” 2017 MINI Seven – Retro with a Modern Twist This re-interpretation includes three-dimensionally molded…

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Top 5 Attributes of the 2016 MINI Cooper S Convertible

If you’re looking into a capable, small, and stylish vehicle, check out the 2016 MINI Cooper S Convertible. For a low entry price, you’ll get a peppy amalgamation of British style and German engineering making for one spirited drive. Join us as we explore our top 5 attributes of the 2016 MINI Cooper S Convertible!   Sporty Performance All things sporty start with the push of the starter button, as tapping the ignition starts the 189-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder TwinPower turbocharged engine featuring direct injection and 207-lb.ft. of torque. When paired…

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Cars in LEGOs

Recently LEGOs made waves in the automotive industry by offering a 1:8 scale, crazy-complicated, $300 LEGOs kit for the Porsche 911 GT3 RS featuring more than 2,700 pieces. With so many cars on the road we wondered how many cars in LEGOs there were.   LEGO Creator   It starts as a Jeep-like vehicle with two seats, off-roading capability, and circular headlights flanking a grille. There are tow hooks and high-fenders that won’t hit rocks, it even comes with doors you can remove in good weather. However, it also turns into…

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