2018 Seattle Auto Show comes to town

Images and coverage by Adam Hosey, Written by Deanna Isaacs The Seattle Auto Show is one of the top 10 auto shows in the United States, with more than 500 new vehicles to view and another 75 to test drive. Whether you’re looking for a new truck, sweet sports car, people hauler, or exotic, there was […]

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2018 Portland Auto Show rolls into town

The Oregon Convention Center is hosting the 2018 Portland Auto Show Jan 25 through 28, and includes some vehicles recently released at the LA Auto Show and at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Recently released at NAIAS, the Mustang Bullitt tribute car is on display in the Ford area. This Dark Highland […]

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2017 Seattle Auto Show stuns with supercars and concepts

Once again, the 2017 Seattle Auto Show has come to town to dazzle area denizens with new cars, exotics, concepts and test drives in brand new vehicles. The show is at CenturyLink Field from Nov. 9 through 12. Put on by MotorTrend, the Seattle Auto Show has something from almost every manufacturer, from Toyota to […]

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Rev9 Autosports Miata meeting in Mountlake Terrace

On Sunday, Oct. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rev9 Autosports will be hosting an unofficial meet-and-greet at Diamond Knot Craft Brewing in Mountlake Terrace. Part of their 2017 USA & Canada Miata Road(ster) Trip, the stop in Seattle is one of many that started in Southinton, CT, back in July. Rev9 Autosports is […]

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Ready and Revving to go at 2017 Run to the Sun

Photography by Doug Berger Every year, Run to the Sun gathers automotive journalists from around the nation to check out the latest in fast cars while driving curvy roads around Mt. Hood, Oregon. Some high-profile names came this year and the final results of the competition were a bit of a surprise.   The Contenstants […]

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2016 Los Angeles Auto Show Picturama

We had the opportunity to check out the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show this year and got to check out thousands of beautiful vehicles sparkling under the spot lights. While there, we took well over a thousand photographs, but many were for my coverage through Trucks.com. Of those that didn’t head over there, we’ve given […]

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Review: 2016 Mazda3 S Grand Touring

I can already see the rolling of eyes and the muttering of ‘Dear God, not another Mazda geekfest’ and, no worries, this won’t be that. Ok, maybe a little. But that’s because the 2016 Mazda3 hatchback is a seriously good car with connective technology, driver assists, and a sportiness that you get when you buy […]

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A 2016 Mazda CX-3 for the holidays

Article by Deanna Isaacs, Photography by Robert Isaacs Mazda has been coming out with good cars for decades. I drove the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 during the holidays and was impressed with it’s sporty feel and looks, along with it’s comfortable environment. For its pint size it packs a punch.  (More below photograph.) Sporting a […]

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Living the life with the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5

Anyone who has frequented this site will know by know that I’m a Mazda Miata/MX-5 fangirl. I sat on the edge of my couch watching the unveiling of the brand new MX-5 in September of 2014. Fast forward one year and the 2016 MX-5 is sitting in my driveway, waiting to take on the roads […]

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Finding the gearbox that gets your gears turning | Updated

It used to be that there were one or two choices for gearboxes, also known as transmissions, consumers could purchase in their cars. Today, transmissions are not so simple as they were, but the choices remain largely the same. The Automatic The automatic transmission has transformed since its inception in horseless carriages of 1904 (by the Sturtevant Brothers […]

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Mazda and Toyota to work together for car greatness

It’s no secret that there’s quite an enthusiast following for both Mazda and Toyota, not only because they make reliable vehicles, but also vehicles that are fun to drive and a joy to own. (Note: The author of this article totally doesn’t own a ’96 Miata and a ’93 Toyota MR2… no bias…right.) By sharing […]

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Roadtrip – ZoomZooming to Deception Pass

I have been remiss. My husband transplanted to my native state, Washington of course, after the military and we have lived up here for around 8 years now and I still hadn’t taken him to see Deception Pass. It was about damn time, but we didn’t just take any car – we took the 2015 […]

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A Mazda3 for every day Zoom-Zoom

The Mazda3 is a sporty sedan that will ensure you not only get to where you’re going safely, but with a smile on your face. This 5-person 4-door sedan, also available in 5-door hatch, costs around $25,000 starting out – though the version I drove had optional accessories that bumped the price up to $26,335.

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First year of the drive = heaven

   Those who come to Gearbox Magazine love their respective cars. We don’t care what your car-quirk is so long as you love what you do and how you do it. I first fell in love, not with autos, but with the road trip, whether rolling around the Pacific Northwest with my family as a […]

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And the light shall chase away the darkness. Photo: Deanna Isaacs, location Carkeek Park, Seattle

Book of Carnesis

The (Good) Book of Carnesis In the beginning… there was darkness. Then an engine revved and everything was good. Now, some rev and some whisper with the whir of electric motors, the culture has changed and evolved, but there has been one constant through it all – our desire to learn more about them. Whether […]

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2016 Mazda Miata Livetweet Stream!!

This article has been updated (9/3/2014). I’ve been waiting for this moment for what seems like a billion years. I’m absolutely in love with my the official media car of AON Media, the Mazdarati – a 1996 Mazda Miata M-Edition (in Starlight Mica Blue). I have gone scuba diving (though I couldn’t bring my dive buddy in the […]

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