Auto Services in Washington
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Radios & Stereo Systems
Address: 3125 Simpson Ave, Hoquiam
Phone: (360) 532-6279
New Car Dealers, Used Car Dealers
Address: 2255 Carriage Loop SW, Tumwater
Phone: (360) 357-5517
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Wheel Alignment-Frame & Axle Servicing-Automotive
Address: 315 S 2nd Ave, Selah
Phone: (877) 929-0874
Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Body Shop Equipment & Supply-Wholesale & Manufacturers
Address: 300 Willow Ln, Lyman
Phone: (360) 424-7184
New Car Dealers, Used Car Dealers
Address: 10500 Evergreen Way, Everett
Phone: (425) 347-5763
New Car Dealers
Address: 555 SW Grady Way, Covington
Phone: (425) 226-2775
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:33:00 EST
BMW, Honda, and Mercedes-Benz are all going to avoid small recalls, after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued petitions for "findings of inconsequential noncompliance" to the three manufacturers, according to Tire Business. Basically, the petitions allow the brands to avoid recalls for some very, very minor issues.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:32:00 EST
BMW had tire placards on 364 X6 M CUVs that stated the car could only handle four passengers, when in reality it had room for three in the back. Actual plausibility of fitting three real humans in the slope-roofed Bimmer aside, the Munich-based manufacturer argued it was inconsequential, as the placards were correct regardless of the number of passengers.
Honda's case focused on 212 2011 and 2012 Acura TSX sedans equipped with 18-inch wheels. The TPMS systems on these cars were set for 17-inch wheels, rather than the larger hoops, but even with the lower settings, the tires maintain adequate load capacity.
LoveFab had a rough run at Pikes Peak 2012. During qualifying on Day Two, owner and professional driver Cody Loveland launched his car off of the course at nearly 60 miles per hour. Never ones to be dismayed by a few bruised ribs and some busted body panels, LoveFab is headed back to the hill climb for 2013, and this year, it's bringing Garrett along as a title sponsor.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:29:00 EST
Loveland's chariot of choice is officially dubbed "Turbo by Garrett/LoveFab Pikes Peak Enviate" and is loosely based on an Acura NSX. All of the stock Japanese components have been swapped for LoveFab-built pieces with the exception of the subframes and suspension.
With a dry-sump LS1 V8, chromoly-tube chassis and a full carbon fiber body, the car is about as wild as they come. With around 800 pound-feet of torque on hand and a curb weight of under 2,000 pounds, the machine should give the mountain a run for its money. The team is expected to begin testing Enviate beginning May 1. You can check out a quick interview with Loveland in the video below along with the full press release.
Acura will tease us yet again with its next-gen NSX when it makes an appearance at Mid-Ohio Raceway before the circuit's IndyCar race early next month. To be fair, the car's in-motion debut won't take the form of a production model - that's still a ways off - the vehicle will be a prototype. It'll be sporting custom graphics and an eye-catching paint (wrap?) job to draw the attention of the spectators, but really, we just want to hear this thing rounding the legendary road course at full chat.
The NSX prototype doesn't look to be much different from the various showcars we've seen over the last couple of years, with the same mid-engined, hybrid V6 power and all-wheel drive all present and accounted for.
The display will take place before the Honda Indy 200 IndyCar Series on August 4. The race itself starts at 3:00 pm and will be shown on NBC Sports Network.