Portland Cars and Coffee - 15 Nov 2014: Porsche 918 Spyder Edition

I list off a number of cars that came out to Portland Cars and Coffee this past weekend, but there was one that just stole the whole show: a black Porsche 918 Spyder. Here are some of the photos of the 918 and other cars and owners that braved the cold weather. » 11/17/14 11:34am 11/17/14 11:34am

In Photos: Quattrofest 2014

Every year, the Northwest chapter of the Audi Club of North America holds their signature event called Quattrofest, in which Audi Club members can participate in driver's education and autocross events, and get some track time in their Audi (or non-Audi) cars. This year, Quattrofest was held at Portland International… » 11/07/14 11:51am 11/07/14 11:51am

In Photos: Audi A3 Sportback e-tron at Quattrofest 2014

Back in the first half of 2012, Audi produced a small number of A3 e-tron concept cars that were plug-in electric cars based on the 2nd generation A3 Sportback. Although it proved that an A3 EV would be feasible, Audi decided that an extended-range plug-in hybrid would be the best route to go down. With that, the A3… » 11/04/14 11:05am 11/04/14 11:05am

Photos from Portland Cars and Coffee and More - 11 Oct 2014

After two weeks of little to no sleep, thanks to a lovely business trip and working late at night, I was pretty close to not going out to Portland Cars and Coffee this past Saturday. It wasn't until a friend of mine said that his father would offer me a chance to drive his exclusive Aviator Gray Audi S6. So yeah,… » 10/13/14 11:12am 10/13/14 11:12am

The return to Portland Cars and Coffee...

So, after a number of weeks not going to Portland Cars and Coffee, for a number of reasons, I decided to head back even though I was already severely sleep deprived (for those who are wondering: I drove up to and back from Woodinville, WA for an event on the same night on Thursday). » 9/01/14 2:19pm 9/01/14 2:19pm

When I was in Chicago two years ago, I had no intention of renting a car and deal with finding a place to park it downtown. Took the train all the way from O'Hare to the hotel and made liberal use of Metra, bus and what-not to go the places I needed to be. » 8/26/14 12:13pm 8/26/14 12:13pm