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.
We automotive enthusiasts love to tinker and modify our rides, but sometimes we don’t have the skills, time, or desire to do the modification ourselves, that’s where shops come in. Thankfully here in the Pacific North West we have some of the greatest shops around and Versionex Auto Body is one of the best. They are experts at not just repairing your car to working order, but in turning your ideas and dreams into reality.
The 2018 Oregon Trail Rally was full of thrills, spills, and epic rally action! Thankfully TAH founder Dak was out there on the trails capturing some of the epic moments.