Subaru Justice: Police Nab Man Suspected In Portland Subaru Thefts

Today, justice has symmetrical all-wheel drive and a boxer engine. Police in Portland have arrested a man they believe stole dozens of older Subarus and Toyotas in the city over the past few months. » 1/22/15 9:22am 1/22/15 9:22am

Who Keeps Stealing All The Old Subarus In Portland?

Before they became the modern, hot-selling, Volkswagen-crushing mainstream brand they are now, Subaru was a niche brand that mostly appealed to people in states with bad weather. The older ones, being the tough workhorse cars they are, remain common sights in places like Portland, Oregon. That's changing thanks to the… » 1/21/15 4:02pm 1/21/15 4:02pm

​Uber Just Got Sued By The City of Portland

Uber launched in Portland, Oregon on Friday, and like previous pushes into new cities, it knew full well that it was against the law. Portland's lawyers were apparently busy over the weekend, because they just sued the ridesharing company to stop operations in the city.
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Cars and Coffee Portland 6/7/14

Another great turnout this week at Cars and Coffee. Some highlights included a custom Lola based racecar, about 5 or 6 GTRs and an Alfa Giulietta. Enjoy the gallery! » 6/07/14 7:16pm 6/07/14 7:16pm

Cars and Coffee Portland 4/13/14

Today had to be the biggest turnout to C&C I've ever been to. The entire parking lot was full of cars. Some highlights included a Corvette car club, custom Ford show car, 200,000+ miles Chevy truck in perfect condition, Ferrari F12, and some sort of home made racecar. Enjoy this huge gallery! I may or may not post a… » 4/13/14 11:49am 4/13/14 11:49am

Another Man Steals Gas While Smoking, Also Sets Self, Car On Fire

The other week, a man in Australia was siphoning gas from a car while smoking when he lit himself on fire. We thought he was the only person dumb enough to do this. Apparently he isn't. Stop smoking and siphoning. » 12/23/13 12:00pm 12/23/13 12:00pm

Detroit, Prepare For An Influx Of Oregon Trail-Loving Portland Weirdos

I don't even know where to begin with this Craigslist ad out of Portland that encourages young people sick of "working for table scraps" to make the "long trek to the promised land. Detroit." » 11/18/13 3:18pm 11/18/13 3:18pm

A Portland Police Pursuit Was Interrupted by Ducks Crossing the Street

Portland Police Traffic Officer Mark James was in hot pursuit of a traffic violator caught going 52mph in a 35mph zone when his "high-speed chase" was abruptly interrupted by a family of ducks trying to cross the street. » 5/16/13 1:12pm 5/16/13 1:12pm

Why Is This Truck Dangling From A Tree?

This truck was found in a tree near Portland, OR on Sunday morning. The best part? They don't really know how it got there. And yes, they spoke to the driver. » 4/29/13 2:13pm 4/29/13 2:13pm

Watch Vandals Throw A Roman Candle Into A Parked Car

Police in Portland, Maine released this surveillance video of either one or two vandals tossing a roman candle into a parked 2009 Nissan Versa on July 17th. The culprits are still on the loose. » 8/09/12 3:00pm 8/09/12 3:00pm

This Lotus Is 'Brimming With Myriad Accoutrements One Would Surmise…

We have seen a number of car ads on Craigslist over the last couple of years, including what could only be described as the greatest car ad ever. » 7/11/12 5:30pm 7/11/12 5:30pm

This Is The Dumbest Way To Set A Lamborghini On Fire

What you're looking at is the extinguished engine bay of a Lamborghini Gallardo that caught fire outside the Portland Auto Show yesterday. Supercars sometimes burst into flames unexpectedly, but this was no random accident. This was the work of complete idiots. » 1/26/12 3:00pm 1/26/12 3:00pm

Hacked electronic road sign warns of "Hammertime"

We have repeatedly warned you not to hack electronic road signs. Now some free-spirited Portland, Ore., natives have hacked one to warn of impending Hammertime. » 7/26/11 10:30am 7/26/11 10:30am

How to install a $5 million Bugatti

By now you should be familiar with fashion mogul Ralph Lauren's classic car collection, which includes the rarest and most beautiful cars ever built and has been on a traveling show around the world. But how do you install a car in a museum? » 6/13/11 9:30am 6/13/11 9:30am

"Incoherent" Woman Repeatedly Slams Honda Into Exotic Car Dealership

It's no secret Ferraris are renowned for their ability to drive women crazy. Unfortunately, a Portland dealership full of them drove one woman so insane she used her green Honda to punch a few holes in the showroom this morning. » 3/04/10 1:40pm 3/04/10 1:40pm

Travis Pastrana Wins 2009 Oregon Trail Rally

MTV's "Nitro Circus" star and rally driver Travis Pastrana, along with co-driver Christian Edstrom, clocked a third win this season here at the Oregon Trail Rally situated in and around scenic, hippie-infested Portland. » 5/20/09 8:30am 5/20/09 8:30am

Jalopnik Heads Down The Oregon Trail, Gets Dysentery

There's a rally afoot in the hills of Oregon and we're headin' there; giant cameras and even bigger energy drinks in hand. Keep tabs on all of these crazy, dirty happenings after the jump. » 5/13/09 8:00am 5/13/09 8:00am

Billy Jack's Revenge: Judge, Jury, And Executioner In Portland

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 9/05/08 12:40pm 9/05/08 12:40pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Today's find is a '72 Plymouth Duster (or maybe it's a '71) with an innovative customization job. shot the Billy Jack's Revenge on the damp streets of Portland, Oregon, and we can't help but…

Citroens And Fuegos Roam The Streets Of Portland

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 8/27/08 3:00pm 8/27/08 3:00pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . We already know still driving in Portland, Oregon, but there's plenty more French machinery to be found on the streets up there. Today we've got some photos from Craig, who works near a…

Renault Caravelle In Portland: No, Ralph, It's Not A Corvair!

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Now that we've started the week with a French DOTSBE car, we might as well keep it going with another. JasonTorch (of Team Make:Way fame) was up in Oregon and found this… » 8/12/08 11:00am 8/12/08 11:00am