Autos: Auto Shows

Driving the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon on the Rubicon Trail

Monday  17:07,   17 september 2018

America's most iconic off-roader faces America's most challenging trailA pair of hands pokes up over the hood, as if two moles were sticking their heads out of the dirt. I can barely see them pointing to the left and then to the right, with...[...]

2018 BMW M5: Bimmer's beast is also its best

Friday  17:26,   14 september 2018

When BMW says it builds the Ultimate Driving Machine, it's specifically talking about the 2018 M5.And yet, closer inspection reveals that this new M5 may not be as hardcore as it might seem. I mean, yes, with 600 horsepower beneath its sheet...[...]

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Proving a Point

Friday  16:55,   14 september 2018

Mitsubishi Motors claims its plug-in hybrid compact SUV, the Outlander PHEV, will drive up to 35 km in fully electric mode. The user’s manual says 60, and when we drove it in Vancouver during its launch this winter; we managed to do about 40 km....[...]

Quick and the Dad: 2018 Ford Mustang GT

Friday  13:53,   14 september 2018

If anyone asks, we ate our vegetables. And went to bed early, avoided sugar, got plenty of fresh air, kept to a minimum of screen time, and didn’t spend all our pocket money on Hot Wheels. If anyone asks. Got your stories straight? Is it too much?...[...]

Review: 2018 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD

Friday  00:06,   14 september 2018

Ford grabbed a lot of headlines earlier this year with the news they’re getting out of the car business. Not exiting the automobile business, mind you, but rather ceding the lower-profit sedan and small-car game to other manufacturers. This is in an [...]

Test Drive: 2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo

Tuesday  13:51,   11 september 2018

Toshiro Mifune, perhaps the greatest actor of the golden age of Japanese cinema, was known to study the movement of lions in the wild. In films like Seven Samurai and Yojimbo, he often played rōnin, rough, itinerant warriors with unmatched martial...[...]

2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo / GTS First Drive | Yes, you want the Ferrari V8

Monday  18:31,   10 september 2018

Quickly escalating the Trident's performance.The A6GCS, a rare, Pininfarina-built sports car, lives on in today's Maseratis, he argues. This includes the Levante, a handsome crossover aimed at suburban cruisers bored with the notion of German...[...]

Review: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Execline

Monday  17:20,   10 september 2018

At the end of 2017 those of us who write car reviews for Metroland Media were asked to list our favourite cars we had driven the previous year. My pick for favourite car last year was the Volkswagen Jetta. I noted the Jetta is a compact car that has [...]

Test Drive: 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Wednesday  14:01,   05 september 2018

What’s the best enthusiast vehicle you can buy in 2018? Some would say the re-worked Mazda MX-5 is a worthy contender, its critically acclaimed dynamics improved by a lighthearted new engine. Other votes might go to the Chevrolet Camaro or Ford...[...]

Test Drive: 2018 Nissan Murano Midnight Edition

Tuesday  18:11,   04 september 2018

Everything comes together in a well-rounded package.It’s amazing how times flies. Back in the day – 2003, to be exact – Nissan’s Murano came onto the scene as a pioneer among Japanese crossover vehicles. I was impressed with it then, and even though [...]

Test Drive: 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel

Friday  19:50,   31 august 2018

All said, F-150’s newly available diesel wouldn’t (and doesn’t) feel out of place in a $90,000 luxury SUV.The following is a list of vehicles from recent test drives that have used more fuel (as measured by hand and driven over very similar routes)...[...]

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: The best it’s ever been

Friday  19:22,   31 august 2018

With good looks, driving demeanor and tech, the Corolla Hatchback eschews the model’s stereotypical blandness.But I can't do that anymore. The 2019 Corolla Hatchback (née Corolla iM Hatchback, née Scion iM) gives the Corolla lineup something it...[...]

2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE First Drive: Point Me to the Corners

Friday  19:11,   31 august 2018

The little 2.0-liter finally gets its track legsResearch the Chevrolet Camaro on MSN...[...]

The 700 Horsepower Club

Friday  18:52,   31 august 2018

Exploring our gilded age of power in three of the world’s best supercarsThere's nearly three-quarters of a million dollars' worth of carbon fiber and forced induction between us, better than 2,100 horsepower split among the three. The Broadway crowd [...]

Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross GT

Friday  18:16,   31 august 2018

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