California millennial wins brand new 2019 Subaru Ascent

Nicole Fisher, a 23-year old native of Mountain View, Cali., won the prize of a lifetime: a 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV, complete with REI Co-op’s camping equipment package. Announced by Subaru on February 22, this was the grand giveaway from last year’s experiential event series hosted by both the car manufacturer and REI Co-op, headquartered […]

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Fire guts All Fours Rally Team car at Oregon Trail Rally

The Oregon Trail Rally, hosted by the American Rally Association, is an annual stage rally competition held in the grassy and forested hills outside Portland along the Columbia River Gorge and ending in Dufur, OR. For Agatino Fortunato, driver and owner of All Fours Rally Team, Oregon Trail Rally had started out normal. That is, […]

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Russ and Garth on a transit section.

GUEST | Fun with Cars; a Winter Rally Adventure

Story by Paul Eklund, Photos by Yulia Smolyansky Outside: Jim’s breath is visible. It hangs in the cold mountain air as a cloud, then dissipates with his next breath. He draws the air in slowly. With temperatures this low, it can sting both throat and lungs. It is silent in the woods. Only the occasional […]

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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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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 Subaru WRX STI Review

Let’s not dance around the fact that we loved the 2016 Subaru WRX STI, though we never thought we wouldn’t. The latest iteration in Subaru’s 23-year-old flagship sport sedan is one amazing vehicle with the looks and audible street presence that will satisfy many car nuts. The longer we looked at it, the more we […]

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2016 Subaru Forester Review

The 2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium is one safe and stylish crossover, whether you’re looking for an all-weather vehicle or you want something which fits into the Pacific Northwest lifestyle. Featuring plenty of technology at your fingertips and a plethora of creature comforts, the 2016 Subaru Forester offers premium refinements without the premium price-tag. Starting […]

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Mount Forgotten meets the (Subaru) Outback

The 2016 Subaru Outback is a crossover often found on the roads of Washington, which is why we took this wagon to its native environs (no, not the parking lot of Sound Publishing, where there are two more of it’s kind out of ten cars, but…) on dirt roads out by Mount Forgotten along Mountain […]

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