California is currently facing several deadly fires burning their way through residential and nature areas alike. The fires have caused unprecedented levels of death and destruction, leaving an apocalyptic scene in their wake. More than 55 people have lost their lives, and millions of dollars in property has been wiped off the map including hundreds of cars. Here’s a look at some of the rarest and most important automotive losses that these fires have caused.
Cars and Coffee season usually only lasts while the sun is out and summer is still in full force, but every once in a while somebody brings out something special right at the end of the car show season.
A common complaint about car design these days is that many have become bloated swollen iterations of their older versions and that they have lost much of what made their predecessors successful. Most of this size increase is due to the increases in safety regulations and chassis design, but there is one manufacturer who seems to be going in the opposite direction. I’m talking of course about Bugatti.
Just when we think we’ve seen the pinnacle of engineering from the folks in Woking they go and surprise us all again. The Speedtail is McLaren’s first ever Hyper-GT and using McLaren’s own words is “A pure fusion of science and art in automotive form.” Driven by a 1000+ horsepower hybrid powertrain and unparalleled aerodynamic efficiency, the Speedtail is of a new breed and age of automotive design and engineering.
In today’s day and age we are truly inundated with advertisements. They are everywhere you look and from ad blockers to our own ability to just tune them out, most ads are completely forgettable. There are a few however, that have captured our attention. They pull us away from our phones and cause us to stop a moment and connect and feel with what we’re seeing. Here are a few of the greatest automotive related advertisements of all time.
Oregon Raceway Park is known as one of the most technical and challenging tracks on the west coast which made it the perfect setting for TakeoverNW and the Time Attack Shootout. With soaring temperatures, off camber corners, and the desire to win, drivers pushed both their tires and themselves to the absolute limit.
TakeoverNW 2018 was epic. From drifting to time attack it was an event for the ages and one that every automotive enthusiast should find their way to.
This coming weekend in the middle of nowhere in Eastern Oregon, the Pacific North West’s premiere car culture event will take place. The only event where all worlds collide, Drifting, Time Attack, Stance, and Music will all have their place at TakeoverNW. Hosted at the picturesque Oregon Raceway Park, TakeoverNW will feature some of the Pacific North West’s top drivers and is set to be THE automotive event of the year.
Professional racing made its return to Portland International Raceway this year thanks to the Pirelli World Challenge Super Car Series debuting at the annual Rose Cup Races. This marks a pointed resurgence in Motorsport in Portland and with the Verizon Indy Car Series set to return to Portland after 11 years in September, Portland is beginning a new heyday in its motorsport history.