#araroad: A Thousand Miles In

In the two months since the I got my new Exclusive Ara Blue Audi A4 allroad, aka #araroad, the allroad has been lavishly treated with by Paul at Attention 2 Detail NW. The allroad was given new car paint preparation to remove some of the minor scratches and orange peeling on the paint that the allroad had when it arrived. …

Farewell #LoveMyS5, Hello #LoveMyallroad

With a sad and heavy heart, after six years and eight months and 46.5K miles clocked on the odometer, I must bid a fond farewell to my lovely 2011 Sprint Blue Audi S5. In its place, I have picked up a 2017 Audi A4 allroad quattro; but, it isn’t any ordinary allroad. More in that later. As far as why …

Audi at the 2017 Portland International Auto Show

The 2017 Portland International Auto Show, held at the Oregon Convention Center, had all of the major brands and marques on display. I took a hiatus from going to the show the last couple of years and decided that I had to go after hearing about several models (including a couple of non-Audi ones) that will be on display. For …

Driving Impressions: 2017 Audi Q7

Back in December 2015, I got my first good look at the all new 2017 Audi Q7, when it was at Audi Wilsonville for brand specialists to learn about the new crossover, especially the new technology that is packed in. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to take a spin in the Q7. Jumping ahead to late August, I was heading …

In Photos: Quattrofest 2016

This year marks my fourth year of officially covering Audi Club Northwest’s annual signature event, Quattrofest, as one of the event’s photographer. As with the past three years, Quattrofest was held at Portland International Raceway on the first weekend of November, with a banquet held Saturday night. Rain almost always makes its presence at Quattrofest in one way or another, …