3101, 2014

Cadillac ELR Charges into the 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Cadillac and the 2014 Portland International Auto Show are excited to be bringing the latest in electric vehicle technology from the Motor City straight to Portland. The Cadillac ELR extended range vehicle has an aggressive, forward-leaning profile that introduces a new, progressive theme and proportion in Cadillac’s design evolution. The overall shape is reinforced by a prominent, sweeping body line accented by 20-inch wheels pushed to the edges of the body.
“The ELR represents a new dimension of Art & Science, the guiding philosophy of Cadillac,” said Mark Adams, Cadillac design director. “Cadillac’s DNA is innovation, with dramatic and provocative design. ELR delivers this in a luxury coupe that stands alone among major luxury brands globally.”
The Cadillac ELR has a range of 36 miles pure electric driving. Thanks to the Extended Range Electric Vehicle (EREV) technology the a full driving range is 340 miles, combining pure electric driving and an efficient, […]

3101, 2014

2015 Aluminum Body Ford F-150 Rolls into the 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Smarter, tougher and more capable is how Ford describes the all new 2015 F-150. The all new take on America’s best selling truck is one we are excited to have on display a the 2014 Portland Auto Show.

The new F-150 features many improvements in technology, fuel economy, and even the body itself. Boasting new aluminum construction, Ford was able to remove up to 700 pounds of weight. Four engine choices allow for an impressive combination of power, capability and efficiency. It will also have 11 new class-exclusive features including 360-degree camera view, integrated loading ramps stowed in the pickup bed, 400-watt power outlets inside the cab, LED headlights and side view mirror spotlights, and remote tailgate release.

While you will not be able to purchase one until later this year, you will be able to see one in person February 6th – 9th at the Portland Auto Show. Be sure to […]

3001, 2014

BMW i3 Born Electric Ride at the 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 30th, 2014|News|0 Comments

For the first time in the 105 year history of the Portland International Auto Show you will be able to participate in an all electric vehicle indoor experience: BMW i3 – Born Electric. This event will offer Portland an in-depth first look at the all new BMW i3 electric vehicle. For more information please visit the BMW i3 Born Electric Ride section of our website.

2801, 2014

Kia K900 to be on Display at 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

2014 marks Kia’s 20th anniversary in the United States and the all-new K900 is a symbol of how far the brand has come. The K900 represents the next bold example of the challenger spirit that has benefited Kia over two decades of growth and maturation.

Offered with a V6 or a V8 engine, the K900’s list of standard equipment will feature first-class accommodations and advanced technology. The three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel is substantial and features controls for audio, cruise control, entertainment, and vehicle information.  A heated wheel is available on the V6 and standard on the V8. First-class in-car entertainment comes standard in the form of a 900-watt Lexicon high-fidelity audio system, the most powerful and advanced system ever offered by Kia.

The Portland Auto Show is excited to have the Kia K900 on display at this years show. Come see it in person February 6th – 9th.

2701, 2014

All New 2015 VW Golf Heads to the 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

First unveiled last year, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf represents the latest in the long line of famous hatchbacks from the German automaker. Scheduled to go on sale mid 2014 the Portland International Auto Show is proud to have it on display prior to its release.

Bringing updated looks and an all new power plant to the car, the 2015 VW Golf is wider and longer for more interior legroom. Although this is the seventh generation Golf from VW, it is the lightest model since the third generation in the mid 90s thanks to advancements in vehicle architecture and materials. This helps the 2015 Golf achieve higher fuel efficiency. There will be a multitude of power plant options available ranging from electric to diesel, as well as a turbocharged engine in the upcoming 2015 VW Golf-R.

Stay tuned to the Portland Auto Show website as new vehicle announcements are arriving almost every day!

2701, 2014

Jack Ingram and American Young set to Rock Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party

By |January 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

The Portland Auto Show is extremely excited to announce that Jack Ingram as well as American Young will perform at the 2014 Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party. Both acts bring a country flavor to the event, which has set to raise funds for local charities.

Jack Ingram, named “Best New Male Vocalist” by the Academy of Country Music in 2008, is the Texas born-and-bred successor to the likes of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, yet with a sound that is all his own that was cultivated by years of playing road houses, theaters and stadiums since 1997. Now Ingram remains in the forefront of country music with the new album “Big Dreams & High Hopes.” Sneak Peek organizers are thrilled to have Ingram at the event.

“Oregon and Texas may not have a lot in common on the surface,” said Greg Remensperger, executive director of the Portland Auto Show, who is organizing the Sneak […]

2401, 2014

Land Rover Returns to 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Land Rover Portland is returning to this year’s Show featuring an exciting new lineup of Range Rovers.

Making its west coast premier will be the 2014 Range Rover Autobiography Long Wheelbase. The new Long Wheelbase Range Rover enhances the world’s finest luxury SUV by increasing rear legroom an additional 186mm. The 2014 Range Rover has just been named by JD Power as having the Highest Ranked Appeal among all categories of vehicles, of course as well as the Highest Ranked Appeal in the Large SUV category.

Land Rover will also be featuring the all-new 2014 Range Rover Sport. The new Sport is winning critical acclaim and Top SUV Awards from automotive journalists around the world. Recently, a new 2014 Range Rover Sport broke the long standing production standard vehicle record for the Pikes Peak Hill climb.

Also on display will be the third and smallest model of the Range Rover lineup: the 2014 […]

2201, 2014

smart Electric Drive and eBike Combo Headed to 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

At the 2014 Portland International Auto Show smart will have an electric answer for both automotive and cycling enthusiasts interested in cutting edge transportation. The 2014 smart electric drive and ebike are a match made in heaven for the Portland commuter.
Emission-free motoring with an extra dose of driving pleasure – this can only be the smart electric drive. And it’s all down to its powerful drive technology: thanks to the 55 kW electric motor, delivering 96 ft-lbs of torque, the car is impressively quick off the lights and goes from 0 to 60 mph in 11.5 seconds. Plus, with a top speed of 78 mph, the two-seater doesn’t have to shy away from urban expressways. A lithium-ion battery with 17.6 kWh provides enough energy to cover a range of 190 miles.
The smart ebike is no slouch either. Once you’ve parked your smart Electric Drive you are free to zip about […]

2201, 2014

Ram Sun Chaser SEMA Truck Rolls into the Portland Auto Show

By |January 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

When Ram isn’t hard at work, it’s back to the beach with the Ram Sun Chaser show truck.

Vibrance Orange Blast, with two-tone Brilliant Black paint, color this Ram 1500 Quad Cab. A unique concept Mopar roof rack, dubbed the “surf rack,” and two adjustable support rails housed within the tracks of the truck’s bed accommodate a long surfboard. As an added bonus, hooks on the side of the rails can also carry up to four boards. To wash off salt water or seaweed, Ram Sun Chaser’s exclusive RamBox bed-side storage features a concept water tank equipped with a hose and a portable shower head, forming a makeshift shower kit that may be clipped on to the rack for a quick rinse. A bed step enables easy access to gear.

Surfers or paddle boarders can take a seat when taking off gear or waxing their board with the concept “Flip-Up” seat-back tailgate, […]

2101, 2014

Mercedes SLS AMG GT Roadster Flies into the 2014 Portland Auto Show

By |January 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

It is with great pride that we are able to announce the 2014 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster in the 2014 Portland Auto Show’s Luxury Loft. Under the long hood the V-8 makes 583 horsepower at 6800 rpm and produces 479 lb-ft of torque at 4750. That thunderous output is transmitted to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic.

As the convertible spiritual successor to the 1950s 300SL, the SLS AMG GT features the same mid-front engine rear wheel drive setup, and perfectly balanced handling for a driving experience unlike any other.

For more information on the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster please visit the Mercedes Benz website or come to the 2014 Portland Auto Show February 6th-9th.