July 13, 2014

Auto Briefs

AAA's top NW road trips; top fun cars for CEOs

AAA's picks for top Northwest road trips
In the thick of road-trip season, here are AAA Washington's top picks for Northwest drives and destinations notable for their scenery and attractions.
1. Olympic Peninsula
2. Walla Walla
3. Palouse Falls State Park
4. Newport, Ore.
5. Canadian Rockies, Canada
For more road-trip inspiration, read next Sunday's NWautos for the favorite destinations of local car buffs.
NWautos staff



Edmunds, magazine choose fun 5 for CEOs
In their free time, CEOs like to have fun, too. Auto-information site Edmunds.com and Chief Executive magazine teamed to pick the Five Best Play Cars for CEOs. Here are the cars from model year 2014, and their price as tested:

- Audi RS 7, $122,545 (shown)
- BMW i8, $135,700
- Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, $66,080
- Jaguar F Type V-8, $88,615
- Porsche 911 Turbo S, $210,620
NWautos staff


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