Archive for March, 2018

Latest Photos of the Volkswagen Tanoak Concept

Friday, March 30th, 2018
Volkswagen Tanoak driving by a mountain

A Volkswagen truck? What kind of crazy idea is that! Well, not too crazy, since Volkswagen recently unveiled the Tanoak, a stylish pickup truck that may or may not make its way to our shores sometime in the near future. This pickup truck is based on the current Atlas model and features a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. It will also feature an efficient eight-speed automatic transmission and the 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive system. See the most recently-released pictures below!

Easter Brunches in Ballard Seattle WA 2018

Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Side by side picture of kids in the grass and blocks that spell out Easter

Seattle, like many cities, is a big brunch town. And by the time Easter rolls around, things have reached a fever pitch and wait lines can stretch down the block. If you plan on heading out to celebrate after all of the colored eggs have been found, here are three can’t-miss Easter restaurants in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle to enjoy the festivities.


2018 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Seattle WA

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
St. Patrick's Day Events 2019 with picture of bag pipers

Whether you are a resident of Seattle or just a visitor on vacation, St. Patrick’s Day in our city is truly an adventure to experience. Take a look below at what is on the schedule for the weekend and don’t forget to wear your green or you’ll get pinched!


Do You Really Need All-Wheel Drive on Your Vehicle?

Monday, March 5th, 2018
Vehicle with snow tires on snow

Experts tend to blame car manufacturers for the commonly-cited wisdom that all-wheel drive is a necessity for those who live in areas that get heavy rain or snow, and it’s repeated so often that it seems like truth. To be fair, there is some reasoning behind it! All-wheel drive does improve traction, especially in certain vehicles with systems that constantly monitor and adjust power distribution for optimal traction, like it does in the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas with 4Motion all-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is particularly useful when you’re starting to accelerate from a stop. And, all things considered, if all-wheel drive is what it takes to get you out of the house in winter, go for it. But do you really need it? The answer is: depends!