3101, 2016

Come pan for gold with Jim Thurber, Jack Hoffman and Andy Spinks stars from the hit TV series Gold Rush in the Great Outdoors exhibit all day on Sunday

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Want to win an ounce of gold?? Here is your chance. Home with Heroes have partnered with the Jim Thurber and other members of the hit reality TV show, Gold Rush, to provide a chance for some to win an ounce of gold at this year’s show. Attendees can buy a ticket at the Home with Heroes exhibit, in the Great Outdoor feature, on the main floor of the Auto Show in the northeast corner. Ticket sales proceeds will go to support the Home with Heroes Veterans Program.

3101, 2016

The Portland International Auto, Area Honda Dealers Honor Military

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PIAS announces Northwest Honda Dealers Military Appreciation Program 

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Day, Jan. XX, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) and the Northwest Honda Dealers have joined forces to offer thanks to our current and veteran military personnel by providing a complimentary ticket for entrance into the show, which runs from Thursday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Members and former members of all branches of the military can visit any NW Honda dealer prior to and during the show to receive a complimentary ticket after presenting a valid military ID. Tickets are available while supplies last.

“This is a small gesture of thanks for our military personnel,” said Jeff Fishback, show director of the PIAS. “Their commitment to serve in the defense of our nation deserves our thanks, and we are happy to work with the NW Honda dealers to express our gratitude […]

3101, 2016

It’s the Cars

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Portland International Auto Show is the biggest showroom in town

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Day, Jan. XX, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) is one of the best family entertainment values around, but the real reason for the show is to bring to Portland the most beautiful, technologically advanced automobiles in the world. Mission accomplished. With over 400 vehicles under one roof, patrons will have plenty of options from which to evaluate in the biggest showroom in Portland. The show runs from Thursday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

The show floor will be resplendent with 2016 and 2017 vehicles, the cream of the crop from the world’s automakers, including customized creations and special limited run editions. Just a few of the vehicles that you can expect to see are:

From FCA:

Dodge Charger Hellcat, Chrysler Pacifica HD (just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show), Jeep […]

3101, 2016

The Portland International Auto Show Unveils New Tech Center Feature

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Exhibit celebrates Oregon’s position as leading the tech hub 

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Day, Jan. XX, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – The internet of things is increasingly making every aspect of our lives more connected and nowhere is that more evident than in the automobile. The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) connects attendees with the future in the all-new Tech Center. The PIAS runs from Thursday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Connectivity within the car and to the car via smart devices is becoming more commonplace in today’s automobile, and certain autonomous features, particularly in the area of functional safety, have been in place for some time – think adaptive cruise control. This technology and more are some of the things that show attendees will see in the Tech Center.

“The Tech Center evolved from our Eco Center,” said Jeff Fishback, show director of the PIAS. “We still count […]

3101, 2016

The Portland International Auto Show Unveils “The Experience”

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Super, Hyper, Hot – you name it, The Experience Delivers 

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Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – This year, the Portland International Auto Show (PIAS), in conjunction with 503 Motoring, unveils “The Experience,” a total immersion into the world of customized vehicles. It all happens at the show starting Thursday, Jan. 28, running until Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Think of all the customization reality shows on television. Then think of that happening right here in metro Portland. 503 Motoring, located in Beaverton, does what the TV shows do, only right in Portland’s backyard, and with the cream of the luxury vehicle crop. And they are brining it to the PIAS.

“I can’t express how excited I am for this feature,” said Greg Remensperger, executive director of the PIAS. “Being a car guy, I always take notice if a customized vehicle rolls by, but to have them […]

3101, 2016

Automotive Brilliance at the Portland International Auto Show

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Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS) offers an unprecedented opportunity to get up close and personal with over 400 brilliant, brand new, 2016 cars, trucks and SUVs. But more than that, the show is an expression of what drives Oregon – a technology hotbed, concern for the environment, a love of the outdoors, and a sense of independence that is part of its pioneer heritage. All that will be on exhibit starting Thursday, January 28, and running until Sunday, January 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

The 2016 show promises to raise the bar in nearly every area, starting with the Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The gala affair, now in its third year, benefits five local charities and has become one of the most sought-after tickets in Portland. Sneak Peek provides an elegant evening complete with […]

3101, 2016

Taking it to the Streets at the Portland International Auto Show

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Record number of Ride & Drive events allows consumers to get the real feel 

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Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – There is no better way to get a feel for a vehicle than by getting behind the wheel. Portland International Auto Show Attendees can do that as never before, with a record 12 Ride & Drive events being staged around the Oregon Convention Center during the show’s run from Thursday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 31.

Manufacturers conducting Ride & Drive events this year include Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Ram Scion, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. Most manufacturers provide vehicles across the product lineup, so expect a wide variety of cars and trucks from which to choose.

This year, Volkswagen is going green, with its Ride & Drive featuring the all-electric e-Golf. Ford, too, is departing from the traditional Ride & Drive formula by offering the […]

3101, 2016

The Portland International Auto Show, Ally Financial Partner for 2016 Show

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Ally supports Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party, provides recharging lounge

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PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 25, 2016 – The Portland International Auto Show (PIAS), announced that it has partnered with Ally Financial for support of the Sneak Peek for Charity Preview Party Wed. night, and the 2016 show, which runs Thurs., Jan. 28 through Sun., Jan. 31 at the Oregon Convention Center.

“Ally is a valued partner to many of our Portland area auto dealers,” said Jeff Fishback, PIAS director. “Including them in the auto show is a natural extension of that relationship.”

For the Sneak Peek, Ally will be the beverage sponsor in the Luxury Loft areas serving a special drink called “Ally’s Passion Pour.” Also for the Sneak Peek and continuing for the duration of the show, Ally will sponsor a Customer Appreciation Plug in Lounge where attendees can recharge themselves and their mobile devices while taking a break from viewing […]

3101, 2016

The Great Outdoors moves to Main Show Floor at the Portland International Auto Show

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Bigger than ever, the Great Outdoors exhibit epitomizes the Oregon lifestyle

 

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Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 – Portland, Ore. – The Great Outdoors exhibit traditionally located in the concourse below the Portland Ballroom, has grown in popularity to the point where show organizers felt that it deserved a spot on the main show floor for the first time ever. The exhibit will be located in the back of Hall A in the Oregon Convention Center during the show’s run from Thursday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 31.

The Great Outdoors features outdoor gear and vehicle accessories that can make any outdoor adventure possible. Rack Attack, provider of accessories to carry nearly any type of outdoor sporting equipment, has outfitted several vehicles to show the possibilities of escaping to your next adventure.

Speaking of which, Next Adventure, purveyors of nearly everything needed to enjoy a backyard sleepover to trekking the wilderness, will be […]

2901, 2016

“Beast Mode” Jeep by McLoughlin Chrysler Jeep

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Beastmode #2 Jeep overview:
Started with a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport
4″ Teraflex Elite Long Flexarm suspension
Fox remote reservoir shocks
37″ Cooper Discoverer STT Pro Tires
Metalcloak Overland System fender flairs, rock rails and rear tire carrier bumper with custom powder coating
20″ Trail Ready Beadlock wheels with custom powder coating
VPR 4×4 front bumper with custom trim rings
10K Warn Xeon winch with synthetic rope
Mopar Dana 44 axles front and rear with Mopar 4:88 gears and Electric Lockers
Custom leather upholstery with green accent stitching with Beastmode logo and Marshawn’s signature embroidered on the back rest
Wildboar 1 piece fastback hard top
Totl Innovations Heat reduction hood with custom paint
Wild boar Hawkeye grill with custom grill inserts
LED headlights with green halo’s
2 Rigid industries light bars 1 50″ one 10″ and 4 cubes on windshield
Custom Beastmode graphics by Recon NW
Mopar cold air intake
Magnaflow cat back exhaust.
plus many other custom touches
designed and built by the Custom & Performance Vehicle Division […]