British Block Party 2017

British Block Party 2017

We had so much fun at our annual Block Party last month that we almost forgot to post about it. #betterlatethannever This event is full of British goodness– food, music, and, of course, cars. Take a peek at the pictures below and be sure to follow us on social media so you won’t miss it … Read More

3 Automotive Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

3 Automotive Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Do you have a favorite automotive podcast? Podcasting is a form of audio broadcasting on the Internet that has gained popularity over the last few years. These digital audio files are great for listening to on your commute or a long road trip, at the gym, or just to take a break and learn something new. … Read More

Paying for Parking Just Got Easier with this Mobile App

Paying for Parking Just Got Easier with this Mobile App

Have you ever had to stand in line in the pouring rain waiting for your turn at the parking meter? Well, have no fear, a new mobile app allows you to pay for parking right from your phone. Okay, so it is only available in a select few areas… but if it is up to … Read More

Decoding your VIN

Decoding your VIN

You’ve likely heard the term VIN used in reference to a vehicle before; but what does it stand for, what exactly do all of those letters and numbers mean, and where in the world can you find your vehicle’s VIN? The acronym VIN stands for vehicle identification number and every automobile manufactured after 1981 has it’s … Read More

Fresh signage!

Fresh signage!

Thanks to Specialty Graphics Solutions it is now easier than ever to find us! They created a fabulous A-board for guidance near the street and a sleek new permanent building sign. We are loving this sleek, brushed aluminum with raised lettering– it really makes our logo stand out! We are so grateful for their creativity and expertise– … Read More

World of Speed hosts Portland Cars and Coffee

World of Speed hosts Portland Cars and Coffee

If you are a car lover in the Vancouver or Portland area and are looking for a fun Saturday, look no further. The new World of Speed museum in Wilsonville is now also the host of Portland’s famous Cars and Coffee gathering– and between the two, it makes for a great day. Get there early … Read More

The Importance of ASE Certifications

The Importance of ASE Certifications

Have you ever wondered what it means for a mechanic to be ASE Certified or why it is important to you as a car owner? ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) is a non-profit organization founded in 1972 that strives to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. ASE Certification … Read More

Exotics at Redmond Town Center

Exotics at Redmond Town Center

We took a weekend trip to Redmond, WA to check out the Exotics@RTC car meet held at the Redmond Town Center. This is one of the largest exotic car meets north of Los Angeles and with the sunny, beautiful weather we were having the turnout was great! If you haven’t been, check out their website and make a … Read More

What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

It is always interesting to hear about how a business came up with their name. And since we are frequently asked about the meaning behind ours, Kings Cross Automotive, we thought it would be fun to share the details. Our specialty is British vehicles; even more specifically, Jaguars and Land Rovers. We wanted our name … Read More