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Mudfest 2014 Winners Announced

Press release announcing the winners and selected photos from NWAPA's 2014 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year competition.
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2014 Mudfest Announced

For 2014, the NWAPA Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year (“Mudfest”) event will be held at the Dirtfish Rally School in Snoqualmie, Washington. We’ll be testing the best outdoor vehicles on a variety of courses, plus we have some new surprises to offer!…
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2013 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year

Snoqualmie, Wash. – April 22, 2013 – The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) today crowns the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee as the 2013 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee demonstrated outstanding performance, features and value after rigorous testing during NWAPA’s annual Mudfest competition.…
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Run to the Sun 2013

2013 Run To The Sun will be September 11th and 12th. The second of the two annual NWAPA events, Run to the Sun is–unlike Mudfest–a social event rather than a scored, competitive event. Just after Labor Day each year, NWAPA congregates for a two-day drive consisting of 25 of the latest and greatest sports cars that the world’s automakers have to offer.…
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Mudfest 2013 Info

Mudfest will be returning to the DirtFish Rally School for 2013. Here, NWAPA members will have an opportunity to drive today’s hottest crossovers and SUVs on a variety of test surfaces. New this year is an epic technical offroad course that will challenge any production vehicle!…
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Douthit Drives the Cadillac ATS

Recently, NWAPA member Ryan Douthit tested the 2013 Cadillac ATS with the 3.6-liter V6 for Driving Sports TV.…
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Nik Miles Drives the 2013 MINI Paceman

NWAPA President Nik Miles drives the MINI Paceman in Puerto Rico. How does this newest MINI compare to previous models?…
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Chevrolet Malibu Turbo LTZ

NWAPA member Tom Voelk reviews the Chevrolet Malibu Turbo LTZ.…
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Crosstrek Megatest

Member journalist Ryan Douthit recently produced the “Crossover Megatest” for Subiesport TV featuring the Subaru XV Crosstrek. The mini-feature was filmed at Portland International Raceway and at the DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie.…
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2012 SUV of the Year Announced

Following the annual SUV of the Year test event, affectionately referred to as “Mudfest”, NWAPA announced their choices for each category, as well as the coveted SUV of the Year award. Best Compact SUV: Mazda CX-5 Best Family SUV: 2013 Acura RDX Best Off-Road: 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon SUV of the Year: 2012 Land Rover Evoque  …
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